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Protecting Gymnasts From Predators – Part 3

Post Views 2,705 Click here to read Part 1 or Part 2 of the series. The final line of defense, to protect a gymnast from a predator, comes from the parent! We all want to trust the adults in our child’s life.  But according to d2l.org, 60% of children are abused by people the family trusts! So Read More

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Protecting Gymnasts From Predators – Part 2

Post Views 2,255   If you have not read Part 1 in this series, click here. But what else can be done? Well, club management can also play a large role in ensuring your child’s safety while under the supervision of their employees and/or while in their facility. I say “employees” instead of coaches because coaches are Read More

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Protecting Gymnasts From Predators – Part 1

Post Views 2,686   This is Part 1 of a 3 part series. We are hearing more and more through the media about allegations of sexual misconduct by adults toward minors in the sport of gymnastics. Almost a year ago, the owner of Sharp’s Gymnastics Academy in Indianapolis, IN (Marvin Sharp), was arrested and charged with three counts of child Read More

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UF Makes NCAA History

Post Views 591 The #1 ranked Florida Gators Women’s Gymnastics team made NCAA Gymnastics history on Friday, January 29 during their home meet against #5 ranked Alabama. The evening started out strong for the Gators after Alex McMurtry scored the evenings first perfect 10.0 on bars during their second rotation. Next, Bridget Sloan showed how a “Beamer” gets Read More

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Updated 2/17 – 2016 College “10.0” Performances

Post Views 691 *I have created a page called “College 10.0 Routines” on my blog specifically dedicated to 10.0 routines performed at the college level.  This article will no longer be updated with new routines.  All new 10.0 routines can be found on the new “College 10.0 Routines” page on my blog. Fortunately, for the sport Read More