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    WAG Preschool gymnastics program

    Hi! So I've been coaching preschool gymnastics for about 7 years and the program at my gym has changed quite a bit. Before, for 3-4 year olds we used to do three seperate circuit. It was so that there were less kids with each coach. One was more focused on bar/hanging skills, one on...
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    WAG When your athlete gets injured

    Hey, So I have been coaching for six years now and none of my gymnasts ever got really injured. Except last Sunday. She over rotated a front somersault hit her head on her knee resulting in an orbital bone fracture and a concussion. I know it was an accident and I couldn’t have done anything...
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    WAG Throwing shoulders and head back in back tuck

    Hi! I'm struggling with some girls who are throwing their head and shoulders backwards when doing a standing back tuck as they would do in a backhandspring. Other than squeezing a sponge between your chin and neck and jumping straight up unto a pile of mats and then doing a tuck, what other...
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    WAG Injuries and roundoff back handspring

    Hi! I'm not in gymnastics, I'm in cheerleading but I still wanted an answer from gymnasts or gymnastics coaches since I trust those more. So my elbow are hyperextended elbows and it's really bad. I've been working on my roundoff back handspring for two years and my coach has been telling me that...
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    WAG New ideas for warm up

    Hi! So I've been looking for fun ideas for warm ups for my groups. Nothing to complicated just something that they'll like doing and will be warmed up after. My girls are aged 9 to 14 and are recreational. Please tell me about anything you do with girls if you coach and anything you like to do...
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    WAG Help from coaches for more fun while training

    Hey there! I'd like toget some help from coaches out there on how to include games while still working. My girls are aged from 10 to 14 years old so I need games for teenage girls. I' also like games on every apparatus if possible. Thank you!
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    WAG Back Tuck Help

    Hi! So I've been practicing my back tuck for a long time and I don't know what to do anymore. If I have rotation, I'm so close to the ground but if I I get enough height, I have no rotation. No one seems to be able to tell me what to do to combine both rotation and height. I mean there must be...
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    WAG Need help fast for coaching 3 years old

    hi! so I have to create 8 different activities to help three years old develop movements in gymnastics using less material possible! It would include like walking like a cat on a triangle mat or doing a bear walk on something else but I just have no inpiration! so please help!! and it has to be...
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    WAG Back handspring exercises

    Hello! I've been working on my back handspring for like two years and I still can't do it by myself. Since I am tall and not light like the little girls, I absolutely need the help of one particular coach that is able to lift me. So I really want to know exercises that I can do by myself and...
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    WAG Hyperextended knees, ankles and elbows

    Hey everyone! So I have hyperextended knees,ankles and elbows but not from an injury I think I was just born that way. The thing is, in some gym moves, I get hurt more easily because of it. For example, when doing a back handspring, my elbows really hurt and I have to be careful not to lock my...
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    WAG Being discouraged about no improvement

    Hello everyone! I'm an 18 years old girl an yes I'm still trying to learn gymnastics. I obviously don't want to get really far in the sport but I really love gymnastics and I love doing it so why not! But I get discouraged because since I'm old and everything it is really hard to get new moves...
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    WAG Wanting to improve

    Hi! I don't really have a lot of gymnastics moves and I'm pretty old but I absolutely love gymnastics and really want to improve! I've done gymnastics before and now I'm doing cheer and it makes me so angry the way the are showing me gymnastics! They just want me to have the move but don't...
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    WAG Back tuck help!!

    Okay I have been practicing my back tuck lately and just like my front tuck, I'm having a really hard time jumping high enough an having enough rotation at the same time. If I just high enough and almost don't rotate at all but if I do turn, by head is pretty low. All the exercises I've done...
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    WAG What to eat

    Hi everyone, I wanted to know what is good to eat for meals and also as snacks that would give me enough energy to get through practice an stay focused. I don't really know anything about nutrition but wanted to know if anybody had any recipes or advice for me on meals that would give me a lot...
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    WAG Nutrition and Diet

    Hello everyone! Before I started gymnastics, I never really thought about what I was eating but now I want to have a lot of energy for practice. I do not know anything at all about nutrition so I would really like if someone could help me out on examples of meals (especially breakfast) and also...
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    WAG Dealing with fear

    Hi! So since I just started gymnastics last summer, I have never been used to dealing with how scary some of the skills are and I am really struggling with fear. I can be really scared of something and then do it well but be extremely scared to do it another tine even if I know I can make it...
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    WAG Wrist problems

    Hi! I have really weak wrists and they start hurting whenever I do backhandsprings. I wanted to know if anyone had any exercises for me to do to strenghten my wrists. And multiple coaches have already looked at my back handspring and I am doing it properly it's really just that my wrists are...
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    WAG Full turn on beam

    Hi! So I don't know what is going on with me but I am struggling a lot with my full turn on beam and I kind of beam struggling with my half turn too which is making me extremely frustrated!! I don't know why but I always fnish with half my foot on the beam so I completely loose balance and fall...
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    WAG Arm muscles

    Hey everyone! Okay so I really want to work at building more muscles because I know it is like the most important thing in gymnastics along with technique. I have been doing okay with legs and abs but I just am struggling a lot with my arms. I have really weak arms so I know I need to work on...
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    WAG Losing skills

    I don't what is wrong with me but I feel like I'm losing some skills like basic skills lately. I have no strenght and feel weak even though I have been working on my muscles to actually be stronger. I'm completely of balance on beam and I can barely get on the bars. I feel exhausted all the time...