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Who is The Gympire?

Post Views 1,397   For Elite athletes, it can be hard to maintain their bodies at peak physical condition after retirement. But for two former USA Gymnastics National Team members, they are using Instagram to motivate not only themselves but others to workout every day. Samantha Peszek was a National Team member from ’07-’10 and Read More

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Protecting Gymnasts From Predators – Part 3

Post Views 514 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 487   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 1,365   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