As gymnastics coaches, we know how important handstands are -- they are everywhere! Helping kids feel comfy upsidedown and on their hands is one of our greatest challenges! Here are 10 creative ways for teaching handstands to wee ones... best suited for to use in beginner preschool and recreational level gymnastics & tumbling classes! 1 -- With
I'm constantly amazed by the creative preschool and rec gymnastics ideas I stumble upon while cruising instagram! There are brilliant coaches out there and I love sharing what I find. Follow us on Instagram (or Facebook) @recgympros for (almost) daily inspiration! In case you missed them... here are my 6 favourite bars activities recently posted
In this Winder themed course our little gymnasts will roll the dice to see what jump to do on the trampoline. Next they will seal walk down the line and bring the scooter back. Next is a back walkover followed by single arm jumps around the snowflake.
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As gymnastics coaches, we know it is far more than just cartwheels and walkovers that we want teach our gymnasts. We are in the business of teach kids how to use their bodies! Gymnastics teaches gross motor skills easily -- it's the nature of the sport. "Gross motor (physical) skills are those which require whole
Camping is a wonderful and exciting way to spend your vacation. Look at this article to have a great camping adventure. They will offer great advice you can put to good use on your outdoor adventure! Let all the members of your family have a hand in...
We are so excited about January's theme at our gym! Generally speaking we aim for one themed week each month - always aimed at our pre-school programs (age 6 and younger). I'm lucky to have a "theme team" comprised of a handful of keen coaches who like brainstorming program ideas with me! :) This month's