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Ten Skills Every Gymnast Should Know

Always make sure that you have them cast and return to the bar several times so that they get used to working the bar.

Competitive gymnastics has a mystique to it that I've never understood. Probably because I've been in the thick of gymnastics since I was a toddler it's impossible for me to understand why there is such a fascination with the ability to tumble on a 4-inch piece of metal covered in leather that sits 4 feet in the air. To me, that's normal. But for most people, that probably seems like a somewhat of a circus feat.

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  1. Every gymnast should be able to run and hit a springboard doing a straight jump onto an 8" mat. Once they can run and jump from a springboard then you can advance from a springboard with a mat to a springboard with a resi-pit and then gradually build from there.

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