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Q&A With Charleston Twisters Level 9/10 Gymnast – Moria Ivey

Q&A With Charleston Twisters Level 9/10 Gymnast – Moria Ivey

By Terri Laymon Recently GNN has opened up our website to include the many, many amazing gyms and gymnasts to be a part of our ever expanding network. Joining the GNN Elite Program allows our members a dedicated web page, detailed description of your gymnast or gym/program, add an unlimited number of coach/staff spotlights, and an online Trophy Room where ...

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The Changing Climate of College Recruiting

The Changing Climate of College Recruiting

By Tom Kovic – President Victory Collegiate Consulting College athletics has changed dramatically over the past 20 years and coaches are under tremendous pressure to achieve two important goals: 1) Win and 2) Drive program revenue upward. The one directly affects the other. Alumni will enthusiastically support a winning team, but the opposite is also true. The changing climate of ...

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Sloped Board Hold and Reverse Lunge Drill

Sloped Board Hold and Reverse Lunge Drill

The Gymnastics coach in me would love to hear from all the coaches about your thoughts on this drill. I really feel that my gymnast would have benefited from this drill. I’m looking forward to hearing from you! Gymnastics News Network via Dr. Dave Tilley – The Hybrid Perspective I’ve been playing around a lot with these sloped board drills ...

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3 Thoughts To A Key Article – “Women’s Worlds Team Defying The Norm: Is Sixteen No Longer The Peak?”

3 Thoughts To A Key Article – “Women’s Worlds Team Defying The Norm: Is Sixteen No Longer The Peak?”

Dr. Dave jumps in and gives his technically input on how age effects the ability of gymnasts. Of course this article goes into so much more than just age, but what a great breakdown of age, ability, and injury. Gymnastics News Network via Dr. Dave Tilley – The Hybrid Perspective Gymnastike put out a great article this week “Women’s Worlds Team ...

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How To Regain Muscle Strength After Injury

How To Regain Muscle Strength After Injury

Although this article may be a bit technical, it is certainly well worth the read. Many gymnasts have an injury at some point throughout their career, getting back to full strength is vital so frustration does not set in and the gymnast becomes saddened with the progress. This information by Dr. Joseph Myhren can certainly help get the injured back ...

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Sam Mikulak Off of World Team

Sam Mikulak Off of World Team

By Vinnie Silber The US Men’s Gymnastics Team is down one athlete for the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships due to an injury. Three time US all-around champion and Olympian Sam Mikulak had to pull off the team roster due to a left ankle injury he received this past week in training. Being sent, along with world team members Donnell ...

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