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World Championships Teams Announced

  From October 2 – 8, 2017 the gymnastics world will be coming together in Montreal, Canada for the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. The US athletes who will be representing the USA are: US Men’s Team: Eddie Penev Donnell Whittenburg Sam Mikulak Alex Naddour Marvin Kimble US Women’s Team: Ragan Smith Jade Carey Ashton Read More

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Jump, Jive & Thrive – Celebrating Cancer Survivors & Thrivers

  A collection of amazing musical artists, dancers, gymnasts, and more are coming together for a one night show to honor those that have battled & survived cancer and who are now thriving in life! Jump, Jive & Thrive; A celebration of sport, song and survivorship is showcasing a star studded cast of artists and athletes featuring Read More

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Johnson-Scharpf Honors Artistry

  For competitions, most gymnasts have one routine on each event that they work endless hours on in order to perfect it before performing in front of the judges. With each of these routines, a gymnast may have a slight variation of that routine in case a mistake occurs or they are having an issue with a Read More

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World Team Selection and Competition Schedule

  The 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships are going to be held October 2-8, 2017 in Montreal, Canada were over 500 athletes and 80 countries will be competing for 12 World titles. A select group of US women will attend a selection camp to be held at the National Training Center on September 18-22 in Read More

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U.S. Classic – The Details

  The first big meet of the Elite season gets underway this weekend in Chicago and will be featuring many new faces and some returning familiar ones. The U.S. Classic is a qualifier for both the Junior and Senior Elite women to compete at the P&G Championships in Anaheim, CA on Aug. 17 – 20. Ragan Read More

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Dance Clinic a Success

  On Saturday, July 15 we co-hosted a dance clinic with SET-10 at More Than Gymnastics that featured the Head Coach of the UCLA Bruins women’s gymnastics team, Val Kondos-Field. The 3 hour clinic consisted of a motivational/inspirational lecture and dance session. During the lecture, Ms. Val discussed how the athletes should make their own choices Read More

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USA Gymnastics Independent Review Published

  USA Gymnastics has released the “Report to USA Gymnastics on Proposed Policy and Procedural Changes for the Protection of Young Athletes“.  This report includes the findings & recommendations from the independent review of USA Gymnastics’ bylaws, policies, procedures and practices related to their handling of sexual misconduct cases conducted by Deborah J. Daniels. This review included discussions with the Read More

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Open Letter From USA Gymnastics

  Many of you may have recently received a letter (email) from USA Gymnastics regarding the recent incidences pertaining to Dr. Larry Nassar, the implementation of SafeSport, and USA Gymnastics’ internal review/investigation of current policies & procedures. If you did not receive it or did not have a chance to read it, we have copied the Read More

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Proposed Compulsory Skills for 2021-2029

  USA Gymnastics has given a sneak peak at the proposed new skills and “probable” routine sequences for Levels 1 – 5 for 2021-2029. Listed below are the proposed skills and sequences by event for each level. VAULT Level 1: Straight jump onto min. of 16″ mat, kick up to HS, fall to flat back Level Read More

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Ingredients For a Successful Floor Routine

  Like the recipe for a main dish, floor routines also have a list of “ingredients and spices” that need to be added in order for it to look (taste) good! At the JO Optional levels, each level has a unique set of requirements for Floor that lists skills, types of skills, or value parts needed Read More