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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    Thank you! I'm hoping all goes well too! I'm not willing to give up and neither is my son. He truly loves this sport and I really believe he's naturally talented. He just needs some guidance.
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    Thank you for your response and advice! This definitely gives me hope for my son. We are calling a parents meeting and I'm going to discuss your suggestions with everyone, including the owner. Congrats on your boys program! I want to see boys gymnastics get big again!!!
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    That's really good advice! That would ensure that there's a constant person there! I'm going to mention this to the other parents and owner and see what they think. Thank you for your reply and advice!
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    I like the Ninja Zone idea and really want to look into that more. This may be a real possibility because the problem with getting, keeping, and training a good boys coach is exactly as you said... financial. I would like to think that the girls head coach would allow him to practice with girls...
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    I've actually thought about this... my only thinking is that gymnastics is such a techniques dependent Sport, would it be possible for someone who doesn't have that background to learn it?
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    The next closest gym is 1 1/2 hours away and from what I can tell, the situation isn't much better. It's sad because there are so many boys who love this sport but don't get the proper attention and coaching to progress. I'm not sure what to do!
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    Thank you for your comment. You have some really good ideas! I'm not sure the gym owner is that invested in the boys program. That's why I was wondering if there are incentives for gym owners to build a good boys program. However, I do think it's worth a shot talking to the owner again. As far...
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    For Parents Advice on quitting because of lack of coaching

    Hello all! I need some advice for my 8 year old son. We live in a small town with only one gym 30 minutes from our home. He has been in gymnastics and on the team for 2 years and he loves it but there have been so many coaching problems. It's hard to find a good boys coach. We had a good one...