Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Ragan Smith (Texas Dreams Gymnastics) leads the senior women’s all-around after Day 1 of the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships. Competition continues Sunday as the ladies battle for that all coveted top spot. Smith earned a 57.400 total for the highest all-around score for the first night of women’s gymnastics. Riley McCusker (MG Elite) ...Read More »
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Online Access to the Gymnastics Physical Preparation Masterclass with Nick Ruddock is Now Available!
Gymnastics News Network Last month I had the huge honor of being invited to speak in the United Kingdom along side Nick Ruddock. Nick has over 12 years of experience coaching at the elite and Olympic level of gymnastics. He has consulted with 12 gymnastics federations, multiple private clients, and has helped education 1000’s of gymnastics coaches in his travels. Now, ...Read More »
Gymnastics News Network There are tons of reasons why an athlete may show a dramatic rib flare during many skills, whether in sports or during strength and conditioning. In a post I wrote a few months ago, I went pretty in-depth about what reasons could lead to somebody having some issues with overhead motion and replay. Hip and shoulder mobility ...Read More »
Gymnastics News Network This past weekend I had the great pleasure of joining Nick Ruddock of Nick Ruddock Gymnastics in the United Kingdom to guest speak at his Physical Preparation Masterclass. For those that are not familiar, Nick was the former Great Britan junior national team coach and has worked extensively on the elite/Olympic level of gymnastics as a coach and consultant ...Read More »
Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The University of Pittsburgh has named Samantha Snider as the new Panther head coach! After 31 years as the head coach for the Panthers, Debbie Yohman stepped down, retiring from her long standing career in gymnastics. Samantha Snider joins the Panther team after an eight year run working with the Arkansas Razorbacks Gymnastics team. The ...Read More »
Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Donnell Whittenburg will turn 23 years old this August, but he is not slowing down! After the devastation of only becoming an alternate for the 2016 Olympics, Whittenburg has hit this year with goals set high and ready to accomplish his plans. One goal Whittenburg has checked off his goal list is the ability ...Read More »
Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Robert Ladanyi has accepted at the position of Assistant Coach for the Utah Utes. Ladanyi is a 12-year veteran coach of NCAA women’s gymnastics and also the former coach of the Romanian Junior National Team. His most recent position was that of an assistant coach at University of Denver and prior to that, he was ...Read More »
Weightlifting for Gymnasts, and Gymnastics for Weightlifters – Episode #9 of the Vaughn Weightlifting Podacast
Gymnastics News Network Today I’m really excited to share an episode of the Vaughn Weightlifting Podcast that I was fortunate to be asked on. Chad Vaughn is a 2x Olympian in the Sport of Weightlifting (2004 and 2008), is one of the coaches at Power Monkey I get to spend a ton of time with, and is someone I am ...Read More »
Gymnastics News Network -Posted by Brandon Chaney Recently GNN added a tip line to our website. We wanted to give people in the community a voice. We knew there were still victims out there. We also knew that parents and coaches were eager to make sure gymnastics stayed a safe sport. What we quickly realized as tip after tip came in, there ...Read More »
GNN Exclusive! Yet Another USA National Gymnastics Coach Being Questioned For Abusive Behavior During Practices – The Abuse In Gymnastics Needs To STOP Now!
Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon It comes as no surprise that in the wake of Larry Nassar being indicted with count after count of sexual assault from more than 80 individuals, that USAG would sit up and take notice to other abuse claims that have been filed within their organization. GNN has acquired information that a prominent team coach ...Read More »