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The Gymnastics Parents Episode - Handling Conflicts, Realistic Expectations, and Setting Boundaries

Gymnastics parents and gymnastics coaches are one of the most essential relationships that occur in our sport. Without great relationships, regular communication, and the ability to troubleshoot problems together, things can go sideways quick. That…
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The Food and Body Image Talk Gymnasts and Coaches Must Hear with Christina Anderson, RDN

In gymnastics, misguided nutrition advice, body image insecurities, underfueling, and negative mental health are still massive problems that gymnasts face. It doesn't matter the level, discipline, or age of athletes when it comes to this…
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Building Gymnastics Skill Basics & Drills, Motivating Athletes, and High Performing Cultures with Brett Wargo

Brett Wargo is a well known, high-level gymnastics coach who has not only been a positive voice in the gymnastics community. In his current role at Ascend Gymnastics, they are a great positive example for the world of gymnastics. Although…
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Changing “Unspoken Rules” in Gymnastics Culture with Natalie Barker-Rutchi

Gymnastics culture has "unspoken rules" and norms that have developed slowly in the last 30 years. There are some that are very beneficial. Like always help new coaches learn or using drills for skills due to danger. Unfortunately, there…