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  1. Aero liked cadybearsmommy's post in the thread Leg speed.

    ;);););)Just going off my own experience here but this might be the one thing that puberty actually helps with in gymnastics. ;) Dd...

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  2. Aero liked tucktwisttumble's post in the thread Leg speed.

    Everyone has nailed it thus far. Your DD sounds like me - my tumbling would slow down instead of speed up ... Muscles are built on...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:35 PM
  3. Aero liked Seeker's post in the thread Leg speed.

    Look for a Sports Performance facility — sometimes they have these sorts of classes as part of cross fit centers.

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:33 PM
  4. Aero liked Seeker's post in the thread Leg speed.

    Definitely try the sprint training — it doesn’t take a lot of time, but will likely help her hone in on whatever explosiveness she can...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:33 PM
  5. Aero liked profmom's post in the thread Leg speed.

    I am not a coach, but rather someone who fell in love with running in middle age. I found that adding fartleks (short bursts of speed...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:32 PM
  6. Aero liked kecks's post in the thread Leg speed.

    i really would recommend sprint technique coaching for a while. this does not take much time and works wonders (just like ballets, but...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:30 PM
  7. Aero liked ayyyrial's post in the thread Leg speed.

    I'd guess your hunch is correct and it's about speed and/or active flexibility. There's often not much of a difference between...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:25 PM
  8. GymMom4 replied to the thread How do you feel about 100% medals placements?.

    I don't mind if they do medals all the way out for AA but not with calling their places. Call for the top 50% and then say "and also in...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:25 PM
  9. Aero liked profmom's post in the thread Frustration with Xcel.

    Peachykeehn, no, judging is not consistent. If you look through CB, you'll see endless numbers of threads discussing this and talking...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:16 PM
  10. Aero liked profmom's post in the thread Frustration with Xcel.

    The coaches do have some agency here, you know. They pick the meets. For the most part, experienced coaches will know which meets are...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:12 PM
  11. coachmolly liked Aussie_coach's post in the thread Questions for parents of kids with ADHD.

    Bringing it up with the coaches can bring mixed reviews. Her ADHD must not be too bad if you have not had to let the coaches know as...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 5:10 PM
  12. jlogym posted a new thread.

    Can someone judge a fhs vault?

    My daughter is level 7. She usually scores well on vault but at the last meet scored lower than she has been. I am not sure why? I can’t...

    Forum: Women's Artistic Gymnastics (WAG)

    Feb 25, 2018 at 4:52 PM
  13. acam1103 replied to the thread Thoughts on Divisions 1/2.

    The fluidity between divisions is one thing that seemed to have really changed at our gym the second year. Last year the boys were...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 4:49 PM
  14. profmom liked Sasha's post in the thread Thoughts on Divisions 1/2.

    I think you answered your own question here, as to me, that is what the different options (Xcel, D1/2, JD, JO, JE) are designed for -...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 4:41 PM
  15. profmom replied to the thread Thoughts on Divisions 1/2.

    I think that boys' coaches are less likely to place an athlete in a rigid track from day one than girls' coaches. At our gym, the...

    Feb 25, 2018 at 4:41 PM
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