Carly Patterson: What makes a champion?

Carly Patterson: What makes a champion?   If you’ve been following gymnastics for a while, you’ve probably heard of a particular gymnast named Carly Patterson. You probably also know that she is one of the youngest Olympic gymnasts ever – and that she has recently amazed the world with her amazing abilities. In 2004, she […]

Turn assessment – a brief overview

Turn assessment – a brief overview   Whenever your gymnast participates in a competition, be it at a regional, local or other level, you are likely to realize that he or she will be judged on his or her performance. You may or may not like how the panel evaluates your child’s routine, but you […]

Beijing Olympic Games – Chinese gymnastics team cleared

Beijing Olympic Games – Chinese gymnastics team cleared The Chinese gymnastics team was scrutinized based on the athletes’ age group, which was said to be under the age of fourteen, while the minimum age was said to be between fifteen and sixteen. This special investigation also included the 2000 participants of the Sidney Olympic team. […]

Gymnastics history – a brief overview

Gymnastics history – a brief overview   Gymnastics as an activity has existed for more than two thousand years in one form or another, from the ancient Greek Olympic Games to the Roman ceremony to today’s modern competitions. As an organized and genuine competitive sport, gymnastics has existed for a little over a century. It […]

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