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    I'm new too

    Welcome to Chalk Bucket!
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    Sciatic nerve injury

    How long ago did you tear your hamstring? I would recommend stretching it and getting some therapies (like ultrasound and some massage) to help it heal and break up scar tissue.
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    Sharing my excitement :-)

    Congrats- That sounds like a lot of accomplishments!!! Keep up the good work.
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    Hey! I'm new!

    Welcome to the Board!
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    Handstand Straddle Down ~ Beam

    Just an idea, what if you try to go slow into the side handstand. If you go in slow and control the cartwheel you might be able to hold the handstand. Make sure that you remember to kick straight over and not to the side. Also you might want to do a lot of them so they become more consistent.
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    What are you in gymnastics for?

    I have been in gymnastics for 22 years. I started when I was 3. I found that it was a great stress reliever for me. When I was really stressed with school and exams it helped me clear my head and helped me concentrate more when I needed to study.
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    blind changes!

    Make sure that when you turn to aim your feet to the right. When you get to the top you should have almost all your weight on your right hand. A drill that you can work on is tap swings with a half turn to the right. As you get comfortable with small swings you can work on bigger swings with...
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    New/ info

    Welcome to the board!
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    Can anyone help me???

    Depends on where in Orlando you are. There are a few YMCAs, Orlando Metro, ACE Gymnastics, and a few other ones.
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    newbe here...

    Welcome. Good luck at you meets and keep up the good work.
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    Gyms in Florida?

    I am from the Tampa area and competed in gymnastics for 20 years. I went to Lafleurs Tampa, the brother gym of Lafleurs Largo. I know that both gyms are very good there. When I competed American Twisters were very good and had good coaches. I believe that Prep-Op is a pre-optional level...
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    Leaps on Floor Level 7

    I think that either a split jump or a straddle jump would look good after her split leap. Also if she has trouble with that she could try a a step through to a side leap. I hope that this helps.
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    Hello Everyone

    Welcome to the Chalk bucket!
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    OT just threw it!!!

    Congrats! Keep working on it and it will come along. Just remember to set and bring your knees up.
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    new here!!

    Welcome to the board.
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    Hi!!! I am very new here!

    Hi! Welcome to the board. You will find a bunch of information that can help you with skills.
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    Where is everyone from?

    I am from Florida (Tampa area).
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    New here

    Hi! My name is Kimberly. I competed gymnastics for close to 20 years. I competed at UF. I would love to compete again, someday.:)