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    ankle injurie

    hi everyone! thankyou! i bent the rules a bit and although my ankle is still swollen and a bit sore i managed to convince my parents to let me go to gym today! after missing nearly two weeks!! so i am thrilled! but on the low beam doing tuck jumps i landed on the side of m left foot and the...
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    ankle injurie

    thank you! im going to try to keep up on my streches nd at least sit ups and crunches! :)
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    ankle injurie

    Hi everyone! i was at practice yesterday, and rite as it was almost over, after the "possibly dangerous" things were over like a bhs i fell on my ancle while exersizing nd i went to the doctor and its a sprain, something about my growth plates arent closed, idk, but he gave me an air cast and...
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    Fear Of Beam

    hey! i also HATE beam so im going to give theese sugestions a shot. :) good luck!
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    Rips

    thanks! I just bought DAT sticks ( it comes with a callus stick, a conditioner stick and a rip stick ) so ill see how that works and i also got hand-e-balm! anyone ever tried them? i ordered offline from gibsongymnastics.com and they arrived today so i cant wait to see if they are worth it...
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    ??? re: handstand drills

    ps. any hints on how to improve my handstand on beam??
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    ??? re: handstand drills

    wow! all of theese stories really sound intense! how exactly do you get into a handstan with our belly to the wall ( i have never done this! ) do you walk your legs up??
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    a late starter!

    thank you! okay i will try the duct tape idea! yea it does seem like the younger girls are so much more flexible but at least i have my splits down pat. I think that im going to a gymnastics camp for the summer, called usga? has anyone heard of it? thanks for all of the support. ho are canadian...
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    a late starter!

    Hello. i am 16 ( just turned ) and i started gymnastics a fiew weeks ago. hopefully i will be moving to team before summer as a level four. :) Is anyone here also a late starter? i feel like this sport is oinated by younger girls so im a bit intinmiated to see girls my age so so much better than...
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    Rips

    I onl practice twice a week, not including open gyms, and yesterday when i was workig on tap swings i got two rips one p each hand the size a bit saler than a quarter.... so i got tape and ect ( i dont wear grips becaseim not on team and dont pactice that much.... shuld i?????) then went back on...
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    when to wear grips... And when to join team

    yeah im sure i would not be allowed to use mens gips...
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    when to wear grips... And when to join team

    thankyou! im really greatful for the help! i almost have my backhandspring with a spot! im really exited! I still dont know if i want to swich gyms! gosh!
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    hi there!!! level 7!!!

    hey im about to be level four and just started gymnastics, im 15, and beam is my least favorite! bleh, i am a bit afraid of it... the thought of my feet sliding right off, bars are my favorite!
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    when to wear grips... And when to join team

    News. My coach is moving to a different gym, about 3 minutes from my old one, and she invited me to go with her... what do i do?? i searched the gym she told me she was going to and it looks nice, i jus dont know how to go about choosing.... ps. i almost have my back hand springs! i also got...
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    Exercise at home?

    and spilts, STRREEECH, tey asked me for a split on my first day, so strech alot!
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    Exercise at home?

    Omg, i am 15 anjust started gymnastics a fiew ( 2 or 3 ) weeks ago! im glad im not the only one to start so late. well i take two privates a week and attend open gym. (privates so im not with young kids ) well i would practice easy stuff so you can go right to the important things at your...
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    when to wear grips... And when to join team

    thanky you! i am scared to be on a level with a uunch of little ids now! oh well. ok i will tlk to my coach tomorrow! thanks a bunch for all the help. ps. my birthday is coming up, should i ask for a rollable beam or a portable floor beam o practice at home? thanks a bunch l keep you posted.
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    when to wear grips... And when to join team

    Thank you and good news! I have never taken a class lesson, i take privates only, so should i add on another? anyways when i was in the gym today my coach and the recriational gym director said they had a meeting an they want me on the team and it will proably start over summer!! i have not...
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    Stalder drills

    are you also her coach?... sorry i do not have any drills but i would google it and im sure something will come up. good luck!
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    when to wear grips... And when to join team

    Im 15 and just started gymnastics ( i know its a bit lte for me to be a geat gymastt) but i work really hard and love it to death. anyways i was wonderig when to purchase grips, and when i do do i get dowel grps or not? i have simple things mastered like bck hip cicle and kartwheel on beam ( i...