Taming the Beast within Your Child’s Coach (PDF)

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Taming the Beast within Your Child’s Coach (PDF)

By David Benzel
The parent/coach relationship is important for the sake of your child’s skill development and social development. However it can be a tricky relationship for you due to two factors: 1) your emotional investment in your child’s progress; and 2) the complexity of issues a coach faces in making so many subjective decisions that affect your child and the team.

It’s NOT All About the Numbers…

By Dr. Alison Arnold
2013–2014 is an exciting time for USA Gymnastics! Every eight years USA Gymnastics Women’s Junior Olympic Program Committee creates new routines for the Junior Olympic levels. That means, new skills, dance, and the best part of all…new music! With all the changes this year, USA Gymnastics is also implementing a new numbering system for the levels.