Recent content by ODDBALL

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    For Parents Overlooked

    We left her original gym because they did not teach pass Level 8. She had been with this gym since she was 2 yrs old. We researched other gyms in the area before she started Level 8 season so she could train for the skills needed to start the season. We would have only had another year there.
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    For Parents Overlooked

    I think you may have misunderstood that part. At the gym they are all grouped together.and they practice as a team. The time that is given during practice is not equal to those who are considered the "favorite" gymnast. In meets the are separated but in the same sessions. It's quite clear...
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    For Parents Overlooked

    This is not the case sadly as you describe. Just to set the record straight. My DD is a level 10 gymnast and has placed 1st on States and Regionals mant times. She has made the Top 100 list for 2 years in a row. She is NOT Elite, TOPS, HOPE, nor has she been to a JO meet. Why not, if she that...
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    For Parents Overlooked

    The best coaches make all of their gymnasts feel like each one of them is a crucial part of the team, not our gym. These coaches have favorites who get special privileged. Professional coaches of gymnast should not play favorites but they DO!. Fairness is a process—not a result. So, when a...
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    For Parents Refusal to Coach gymnast

    We have had several meetings with the owner, who coaches as well. We are told "Trust the process, things will get better." Others have had issues with this same coach. Saying something gets you NO where. The girls have learned to deal with adversity in the gym and have developed a work around...
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    For Parents Refusal to Coach gymnast

    My Daughter was humiliated in front of her teammates and her coach is refusing to coach her? Moving her to a lower level to practice with level 6 when she is a Level 10. It's a incident of he said she said. My daughter was the bigger person and apologized with no acceptance from Coach...