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SHOULD I STAY, OR SHOULD I GO?

by Jen Kula

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In a perfect world, every gymnast would start and finish in one gym where excellent coaching, supportive teammates, and a plenty of opportunity for athlete growth combine to create an ideal atmosphere. In reality, somewhere along the line many parents find themselves wondering if it’s time to make a gym switch. But, uprooting a gymnast from their teammates, possibly driving greater distances, and developing a rapport with new coaches, can be difficult. How do you know if it really is time to make a change, or if you’ll discover the grass isn’t greener elsewhere?

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JBS

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Welcome to our newest writer, Jen Kula!

Thanks for the great article. I would love to hear what everyone thinks about it. Post away right here in this thread as the article comments are linked here.

Here are some threads over the years on ChalkBucket about switching gyms (I'll add more as I find them)...

 
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