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US Olympic Committee Increasing Monetary Payments To Medalists

US Olympic Committee Increasing Monetary Payments To Medalists

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The United States Olympic Committee has approved and increase in monetary compensation for those that earn medals at major competitions in recognition of their accomplishments. The USOC announced that Operation Gold will provide a “significant” increase to those athletes who earn medals at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as World Championships for the ...

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Gymnastics – Guts And Determination Make Us Who We Are

Gymnastics – Guts And Determination Make Us Who We Are

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The JO Optional and Collegiate (and even Elite) Gymnastics season begins in just a couple days. It comes as no secret that these girls have been practicing and competing for years and years to be able to get to the point where they are today. Gymnastics requires an immense amount of practice and countless ...

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Healthcare Quick Tip – Unique Eccentric Exercise for Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy in Gymnasts/Dancers

Healthcare Quick Tip – Unique Eccentric Exercise for Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy in Gymnasts/Dancers

Gymnastics News Network I have worked with quite a few cases of proximal hamstring tendinopathy and/or ischial apophysitis in the last year. The cases I work with tend not be the “Type 1” running/sprinting based mechanisms commonly seen and discussed in literature, but more the aesthetic based sport population like gymnastics, dance, and so on. These “Type II” proximal hamstring tendinopathy’s are ...

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NCAA Top Freshman Gymnasts To Watch Across The Country

NCAA Top Freshman Gymnasts To Watch Across The Country

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The NCAA gymnastics is beginning the 2017 season this weekend with home openers happening across the country. Many teams have already had a pre-meet scrimmage with another team or competed in their own intrasquad to see just how ‘ready’ they really are to begin competing. The Oklahoma Sooners are the reigning NCAA Champions, with ...

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It’s An ACC / SEC Showdown This Weekend As NC State Gymnasts Take On The Florida Gators

It’s An ACC / SEC Showdown This Weekend As NC State Gymnasts Take On The Florida Gators

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The National Football Championship between SEC’s Alabama Tide and the ACC’s Clemson Tigers is not the only Battle between rivals ACC and SEC that’s  happening this weekend. Sunday marks the opening day of the 2017 collegiate gymnastics season for the NC State Wolfpack as the host the Florida inside the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum. ...

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Video Quick Tip! Medball V Up Passes

Video Quick Tip! Medball V Up Passes

Gymnastics News Network Medball V Ups How To Perform This Exercise This exercise is relatively straight forward. The athlete starts in a tuck hold position with the medball in their hands. They will slowly extend their arms overhead until the medball lightly taps the ground above their head, and hold for 1-2 seconds (cycle a full breath in and out). ...

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Kentucky Head Coach Tim Garrison – “Just Hit, Baby” Is Best Way To Win It All!

Kentucky Head Coach Tim Garrison – “Just Hit, Baby” Is Best Way To Win It All!

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Tim Garrison, Kentucky Gymnastics head coach, is thrilled to begin their season in just a few short days with a very challenging couple of matches. Meeting with SEC and previous NCAA National Champion Florida Gators will certainly  let the help Garrison see just how ready his team is for the year ahead. WE caught up ...

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Pitt Gymnasts Still Contribute To Team Even In Post-Graduate Studies

Pitt Gymnasts Still Contribute To Team Even In Post-Graduate Studies

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Pitt Education Prepares Former Gymnasts for Post-Graduate Life   Offutt, Pearson Take Pitt Education to the Next Level  It all came down to one day, one moment, one final routine. Former Pitt gymnasts Lindsey Offutt and Nicole Pearson had the meet of a life-time last March 19th, 2016 when the Pitt Panther gymnasts jumped ...

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Huskers Gymnastics Grab #2 Spot In 2017 Big Ten Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Huskers Gymnastics Grab #2 Spot In 2017 Big Ten Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The Nebraska women’s gymnastics impressed the coaches across the country as they were able to grab the second place pick in the 2017 Big Ten Preseason Coaches’ Poll right behind the defending Big Ten champion – Michigan. “We’re excited to be seen as one of the top teams,” Nebraska head coach Dan Kendig said. ...

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LSU Gymnastics Posts High Scoring Intrasquad – 197.400

LSU Gymnastics Posts High Scoring Intrasquad – 197.400

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The LSU Tiger gymnasts finished out the 2016 year with their high-scoring annual Gym 101 match-up held in front of more than 2,500 fans! “We had a great crowd and it has consistently grown every year,” head coach D-D Breaux said. “It was great to get the kinks out in our home arena since it’s ...

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