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Cascade

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Feb 22, 2007
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My daughter is an eight-year-old level 5 gymnast in the Western New York area. She has a true love of gymnastics. My daughter is tall for her age and has very long legs. I would be interested in tips from others on how to overcome some of the struggles associated with the height factor. This seems to be a very nice site to visit.. we look forward to hearing from fellow enthusiasts in both the USA and Canada.

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gracefulone

Welcome. I'm a 15 year old level six gymnast who coaches because I love the sport that much. About overcoming the struggles of being taller, the thing that helps the most is being strong, especially having strong abs.
 

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Welcome to The Chalk Bucket!

It's about staying strong...if she is having problems with any specific skills, we could recommend some strength drills.

I also started a thread called "The Strength Thread" that we are posting all of the strength exercises we know.:)
 
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