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Behind the Scenes of an Elite Family – Part 2

Post Views 3,037   We all think we know the daily, weekly, monthly life of an Elite athlete based on the life of our own athletes or of those we train. But how much do you really know? What do you know of the financial sacrifices made, cruel training techniques used by some coaches, the Read More

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Behind the Scenes of an Elite Family – Part 1

Post Views 3,672   How many parents have said that they want their child to be an Elite athlete, to go to the Olympics? On TV, we see the amazing tumbling passes on floor, sky high release skills on bars, beautiful dance on beam, and huge vaults. And don’t forget the bejeweled and bedazzled leotards. Read More

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Permanently Ineligible & Suspended USAG Members

Post Views 6,777   USA Gymnastics has now made it easier to find members that have either been deemed permanently ineligible for membership with USA Gymnastics or who currently have their membership with USA Gymnastics suspended. These published lists are beneficial to club owners and managers during the hiring process as just one of many Read More

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S. 534 Passes the House & Senate – But What Is It?

Post Views 1,959   The House of Representatives passed the “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act” yesterday.  It had previously made it through the Senate in November of 2017 but minor changes made by the House require another Senate vote. The bill states that any “covered individual” that observes or Read More

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Photo Releases Required At Meets

Post Views 3,132   Many Meet Directors across the country have photographers and/or videographers at their meets taking pictures and videos of athletes during competition. Now, according to USA Gymnastics, Safe Sport policies now require these Meet Directors to have written permission from parents and/or guardians of a gymnast before an athlete can be photographed Read More