Ditch Your Excuses Now

How many times have you blamed mistakes, falls, and losses on some external source? The crowd distracted me. Warm ups were too rushed. The bars were too bouncy. The beam had too much chalk on it. Etc, etc, etc. There are endless ways to make excuses, but those excuses don’t get you anywhere. Don’t let…

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A Happier Route to Success

Being nervous, anxious, worried, or scared has a predictable affect on your mind. Tunnel vision sets in. You revert to your most rehearsed behaviors for safety. You second-guess yourself. You become literal-minded. Have you ever tried telling a joke or being sarcastic with someone who is in this state of mind? Notice how they don’t…

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10 Things Gymnastics Parents Can Do to Help Their Gymnast

1. Verbally & Non-verbally communicate that you believe in them. This theme will gradually start to become a part of their positive self-talk as well & can be a great reminder for them when they are doubting themselves. 2. Verbally & Non-verbally communicate that you accept them, love them, & are proud of them NO…

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