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Ingredients For a Successful Floor Routine

Post Views 2,773   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 Read More

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JO Nationals – A Recap

Post Views 686   The top Level 10s competed this past weekend at the USA Gymnastics Women’s Junior Olympic National Championships in Indianapolis. The top 681 Level 10s participating this year were divided into 12 age divisions with between 56 – 58 athletes in each age division. To illustrate the caliber of athlete that competed at Nationals, we combined Read More

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Don’t Forget The Small Stuff – Compulsory Beam & Floor

Post Views 1,678 As coaches and judges get ready for another competitive season, it is always good practice to review the compulsory beam and floor routines. ESPECIALLY the small details! As a coach, it is valuable to review each compulsory routine found in the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic (JO) Compulsory Program book to ensure you Read More

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Women’s NCAA Day 1 Wrap-Up

Post Views 296 Day 1 of the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship has concluded with an All-Around Champion, Individual Event Champions, and qualifying teams to the Super Six on Saturday night at 9pm EST. Individual All-Around 1. Bridget Sloan (UF) – 39.70 2. Chayse Capps (Oklahoma) – 39.6125 3. Myia Hambrick (LSU) – 39.5625 Individual Event Read More

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8 New Skills Added to Men’s Code

Post Views 423 The FIG has announced that 8 new skills have been added to the Men’s Code of Points. The first step in the process of adding a new skill to the Code of Points is for the athlete to submit the skill to the FIG Men’s Technical Committee for review.  The Technical Committee will Read More

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Updated 2/17 – 2016 College “10.0” Performances

Post Views 240 *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