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2019 GK Classic – Details

Post Views 841   The 2019 GK U.S. Classic is scheduled for July 20 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY. This is the last qualifying competition for both the Jr. and Sr. Women to qualify to US Championships set for August 8-11, 2019 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The schedule Read More

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2019 Jr. World Championships – Results

Post Views 263   What an honor and exciting opportunity for the world’s Jr. Elite athletes to represent their countries and compete at the 1st ever Jr. World Championships this past week! Below are the results from the competition and the history setters who stood on the podium at this inaugural event. men Team –  Read More

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USAG Updates Team Selection Procedures

Post Views 315   USA Gymnastics recently announced that they have updated the Team selection procedures, to be more transparent, for artistic and rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling for World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic Games.  Acro will undergo similar reviews in time for the 2020 World Championships. “All procedures going forward Read More

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Does Your Club Have HUGS?

Post Views 429   HUGS, Hope Unites Gymnastics with Special Athletes, is a competitive program offered through USA Gymnastics for athletes with special needs. The mission of HUGS is, “To grow the sport of [gymnastics] by creating a program that integrates athletes with special needs into mainstream events”. Gyms and athletes have multiple competitive programs Read More

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

Post Views 411   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 357   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

Post Views 357   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 Read More

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USA Gymnastics Men’s & Women’s International Assignments

Post Views 365   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 338   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 215   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 15,646   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 388 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 2,036   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 896   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 372   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