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    WAG Beam back handspring troubles

    The up onto the panel matt back-handsprings are extremely helpful for gaining height and fixing bent arms... also about the coaches.. that seems to be a problem.
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    We do conditioning at the gym for around an hour to 40 minutes.. But we also do conditioning during events. Yes I do conditioning at home. My coach gave us a Geddart's Twistars conditioning sheet which is very helpful in conditioning at home. And lastly, no we do not HAVE to do conditioning...
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    Do you eat before meets?

    I am almost scared for life.. had a 10:00 meet in Chicago and we all went down to breakfast and I ate to much and bars was not fun for me... anyways. In morning meets I usually get a protein shake and that's all I can really eat. In afternoon meets, I eat lunch
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    Baby/ threequarter giant

    Do you have a strap bar? If so, strap in and if you have a bar pad pull that on too. This is what we do at my gym to train actual Giants: you start with tap swings on the strap bar and while tap swinging think about shooting your legs over and landing with your hips on the bar. This is not a...
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    OT GAME: Last Letter Gymnastics

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    Flat feet :(

    Yes I did get the foot stretcher! And no, I do not wear insoles. I suppose I should start looking at them
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    Should I quit?

    I am a gymnast. In my opinion, you should only quit if you think it is the right thing to do, you are injured, or you don't love the sport. Really the only person that can answer your question is yourself. I am sorry that no one has answered you. But that is my opinion on this.
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    WAG Back Handspring on Beam Jumping

    Hey guys! So, I am having a little bit of trouble with my backhandspring on beam. I have competed it all season with small mental blocks and what not, and just yesterday I missed my hand. My coach told me it was because I didn't jump enough and I just want some drills and things that would help...
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    WAG Floor music! Please Help

    ABSOLUTLEY LOVE that Lamborghini one! Oh my goodness
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    WAG Floor music! Please Help

    Wow!! When I posted this I didn't get much feed back right away, but this is just amazing! Thank you all so much for the recommendations!! I am going to check out every one of them right now :)
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    WAG Floor music! Please Help

    Lookin it up right now!
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    WAG Floor music! Please Help

    I am really struggling here. I need some recommendations. I would like something fierce, that is not overplayed, and everyone would love. Almost like Simone biles' floor music. I have searched everywhere and I am starting to loose patience. Nothing cutesy please, I am a bit to tall and old to do...
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    WAG Tsuk vs. Yurchenko

    that is so interesting.. no wonder why I am always seeing yurchenkos at level 8 [emoji23]
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    WAG Tsuk vs. Yurchenko

    I have been seeing a lot about Tsuks and yurchenkos in the forums lately, and recently I saw something that seemed interesting to me. Which one seems to be the easier one?? I remember going to a gymnastics camp last summer, and I attempted a tsuk, and found out that it actually was a lot harder...
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    Flat feet :(

    Hey guys! So, I am feeling extremely discouraged at the moment. I just competed at a kind of hard meet, and I still got an 8.9 on floor. I have worked so hard for a nine. Even to the extent of changing my tumbling passes! Anyway, I have very flat feet which are extremely annoying because from...
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    Need help with my Aerials! Please Help!

    Well, you could try it on a trampoline/ tumbl trak but I really agree that if you think you are hurt you should see a doctor
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    WAG Joining Cirque du Soleil when I'm older?

    HIGHLY suggest you watch this video:
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    WAG improvement!

    Thank you!
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    WAG improvement!

    Figured it out! So sorry for the confusion