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Q&A With Cheryl Hamilton – USA Gymnastics’ Women’s NTCC

Post Views 120   We recently did a LIVE Facebook interview with Cheryl Hamilton, USA Gymnastics Women’s JO Program National Technical Committee Chair & Brevet Judge. Cheryl responded to questions that were submitted by coaches and judges from around the country. The topics included; Level 2/3 Vault Level 6/7 Vault Potential new deductions for Vault Read More

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SafeSport Update Prior to East/West & National Championships

Post Views 177   Attribute to USA Gymnastics’ article posted on 3/19/19: Every USA Gymnastics athlete member who is 18 years of age or older is impacted by the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s recent update to its education policy, in accordance with federal law.  The U.S. Center for SafeSport mandates the SafeSport training requirements for Read More

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“AHHH” & “EWWW” Moments – 2019 American Cup

  This past weekend was the 2019 American Cup, a FIG All-Around World Cup series event. The competition, in my opinion, had many “AHHH” moments and also many “EWWW” moments”! Check out the list of my “AHHHS” & “EWWWS”. Do you agree?   EWWWS 1.I am honored to be an American citizen and respect our Read More

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USA Gymnastics Men’s & Women’s International Assignments

Post Views 176   Here are the Spring assignments for both the Men’s & Women’s National Team members… men American Cup, Greensboro, N.C., March 2 (all-around) Sam Mikulak Yul Moldauer Coaches: Andriy Stepanchenko and Mark Williams DTB Pokal World Cup, Stuttgart, Germany, March 14-17 (all-around) Akash Modi Coach: Karl Ziehn World Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan, March Read More

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Nastia Liukin Cup/American Cup TV Schedule

Post Views 168   Two of the premier JO Level 10 and Elite World Cup competitions are right around the corner, March 1 & 2, 2019 in Greensboro, NC. Both the Nastia Liukin Cup and the American Cup are going to be televised LIVE on the Olympic Channel & NBC! The viewing schedule for both is Read More

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Li Li Leung, New President & CEO of USA Gymnastics

Post Views 84   Please contribute to Li Li Leung, President and CEO of USA Gymnastics; February 19, 2019 To the USA Gymnastics membership and community: I am both thrilled and honored for the opportunity to lead USA Gymnastics as its next president and CEO. My love and passion for gymnastics dates back to when Read More

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NEW Level 6/7 Vault – Judges Eye

Post Views 7,979   As many of you know by now, the JO Women’s Program has new vault choices at Levels 6 and 7.  Long gone is the Front Handspring vault to a hard landing surface. The new vault choices now include; Front Handspring Entry Tsukahara Entry Yurchenko (Round-Off) Entry From a Judge’s perspective, we Read More

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Become a Gym Blog Central Member!

Post Views 263 Gym Blog Central is excited to announce that we are now offering EXCLUSIVE access to; Articles Interviews Coaching Tips & Tricks Editorials Meet Results Sales/Promotions Give-A-Ways And more… You can also have access to a “CLOSED” Facebook group where you can read and watch unique content including LIVE Facebook posts and interviews! Read More

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Who is the USGCOA?

Post Views 1,390   Not happy with where USA Gymnastics was heading and frustrated that gymnastics club owners voices were not being heard by the USA Gymnastics board of directors, a few prominent club owners from around the country came together to discuss how they can begin to resolve these issues. In July of 2018, Read More

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Ropes & Gray Report Released

Post Views 687   The final report of the independent investigation, commissioned by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), that looked into the sex abuse scandal involving Larry Nassar was released yesterday. The report was commissioned by the USOC and investigators reviewed 1.3 million documents that included reports, files, emails, notes and text messages and interviewed Read More

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USA Gymnastics Filed Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code

Post Views 228   Attribute the following to USA Gymnastics – To USA Gymnastics members: Your Board of Directors has met frequently since we were appointed in June to determine the best steps to move USA Gymnastics forward and to restore the trust of the community. Critical to this effort are reaching resolution with the survivors Read More

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Compulsory & Optional Routine Evaluations

Post Views 424   We are excited to announce that Gym Blog Central is now offering routine evaluations for all Compulsory Levels 1 – 5 and Optional Levels 6 – 10. All evaluations will be conducted by USA Gymnastics Level 10 or higher rated Women’s Judges. The purpose of a routine evaluation is to provide Read More

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New USA Gymnastics Board Chair

Post Views 166   PLEASE ATTRIBUTE TO USA GYMNASTICS – Dear USA Gymnastics Members, We are writing to advise you that Karen Golz has completed her board service to USA Gymnastics and has stepped down as chair. We thank her for her dedicated service as the first chair of the new Board. We are pleased and Read More

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The Olympic Vault Judge Known Around the World

Post Views 1,653   The 2012 Olympic Games had some amazing moments. The US Women’s team comprised of Gabrielle Douglas, Jordyn Wieber, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross, and McKayla Maroney won Gold. Many expected Jordyn Wiber to walk away with the AA Gold but she did not even qualify for the AA Finals.  Instead, fellow US Team member Read More

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2018 World Championships – The Details

Post Views 1,168   UPDATED: 10/22 @ 9:45am (Updates are in BLUE) The 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar will be October 21 – November 3. Here is all you need to know! SCHEDULE – 10/22 – US Men’s Podium Training 2:00am – 4:00am EST 10/23 – US Women’s Podium Training 11:00am Read More