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Laymon & Pearson Earn Regional Event Specialists Invitation

Laymon & Pearson Earn Regional Event Specialists Invitation

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Duo to Compete at West Virginia April 1 University of Pittsburgh gymnasts junior Taylor Laymon and  senior Tracey Pearson  will be representing Pitt at the 2017 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Regional Championships in Morgantown, West Virginia as announced by the NCAA Monday afternoon. Laymon will be competing on the uneven bars while Pearson will competing on vault as the two Pitt Panther ...

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The #1 Cause of Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Gymnastics, and How To Help

The #1 Cause of Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Gymnastics, and How To Help

Gymnastics News Network   Every year at the middle point of the competitive gymnastics season, I get a huge influx in emails from coaches and parents regarding their gymnasts having large spikes in overuse injury rates and burnout. They also report a lot of fatigue in their gymnasts, saying that despite their best efforts the gymnasts they work with are ...

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USAG Debacle and Just Who Should Be Notified First of Wrongdoings

USAG Debacle and Just Who Should Be Notified First of Wrongdoings

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon With all the talk and scandal forming around the ever so heated topic of abuse within USAG and the abuse issues that have been mounting for decades, I really feel like I need to speak my mind about a few key issues. Let me start with a few clerical points. USAG is under attack ...

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18 Pitt Gymnasts Earns EAGL All-Academic Team Honors While Six Are Named To All-EAGL Teams

18 Pitt Gymnasts Earns EAGL All-Academic Team Honors While Six Are Named To All-EAGL Teams

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   Pitt Lands 18 on EAGL All-Academic Team As They Lead The League With Academic Honors   The University of Pittsburgh women’s gymnastics team landed 18 gymnasts on the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) All-Academic Team. For the fourth year in a row, the Panthers lead all EAGL teams as Pitt bests its own mark of ...

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Pitt Gymnastics Finishes ACC Regular Season On The Road As They Are Edged Out By SEC’s Auburn

Pitt Gymnastics Finishes ACC Regular Season On The Road As They Are Edged Out By SEC’s Auburn

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Pitt Concludes 2017 Regular Season in Auburn as they get ready for EAGL Championship Complete Results (PDF) The University of Pittsburgh gymnastics team fell to SEC’s Auburn on the road scoring a 194.200 for the second straight week. Auburn walked away with their only win of the year totaling 196.300. Pitt struggled as the visiting team ...

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Existing Outside the Gymnastics Spheres

Existing Outside the Gymnastics Spheres

Gymnastics News Network By: Stefany Bryan Being a post-collegiate gymnast is complicated and lonely. The gymnastics world does not have a place for you. You are  left floating in the abyss between gymnastics club life and adulthood, leaving behind the glorious days of college athletics. Once again you’re forced to buy your own tape, find your own physicians, and create your ...

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Pitt Gymnastics Hits Back-To-Back Quad Meets Over The Weekend Breaking Multiple Records

Pitt Gymnastics Hits Back-To-Back Quad Meets Over The Weekend Breaking Multiple Records

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon  The University of Pittsburgh gymnastics team produced season high totals in vault and beam to help propel the Panthers to a new season high total in their final home meet of the 2017. In front of a packed Fitzgerald Field House for senior night, the raucous crowd witnessed Pitt total a 195.375. Pitt topped ...

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It’s Finally Here!! My Brand New Online Course “Keys To Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” Now Available

It’s Finally Here!! My Brand New Online Course “Keys To Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” Now Available

Gymnastics News Network   I’m beyond excited to announce that my brand new online gymnastics course, “Keys to Developing Flexibility and Strength in Gymnastics” is officially here! I have been working nonstop with my good friend and Strength Coach, Rupert Egan, to create this online course that will give everyone involved in gymnastics the tools they need to maximize flexibility, increase strength skills, skyrocket ...

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Best Running Exercises for Gymnasts

Best Running Exercises for Gymnasts

Gymnastics News Network By Dan Chabert – guest writer There’s not a doubt in my mind that gymnasts are some of the most powerful, talented, graceful, and strong athletes out there. Few other sports combine utter strength with what I can only describe as artistic grace, in addition to elements like endurance and power, and produce athletes that practically create art ...

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Download My “Gymnastics Myofascial Release Checklist”

Download My “Gymnastics Myofascial Release Checklist”

Gymnastics News NetworkBy far the most common problem I see gymnasts face is a progressive loss of muscle flexibility as a natural response to training. Over time gymnasts naturally acquire stiffness in certain muscle groups, and I constantly see that these areas are not being addressed regularly. The problem is that neglecting to take care of these muscular areas leads to performance ...

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