Man Balancing on Gymnastics Rings

Why Gymnastics?

Building strong bodies and healthy minds through dedication, hard work and the teaching of life skills.

Benefits of Gymnastics

 

Physical Benefits:  

Help children develop muscle strength, healthy bones, flexibility, coordination, balance, speed.  Gymnastics lays a strong foundation for all other sports, cheerleading, and dance.

Emotional Benefits:  

Athletes develop strong self-esteem and confidence.  Through gymnastics activities, gymnasts learn goal setting, to deal with disappointments, be persistent and overcome obstacles and fears. Athletes become strong mentally. Physical activity can help to reduce feelings of depression and anxiety. 

 

Cognitive Benefits:  Research suggests there is a link between physically fit children academic achievement Gymnasts learn terminology, rules, and tactics as well as how to follow directions and problem solve.

Building Life Skills:  

Gymnastics provides a learning ground for gymnastics skills, as well as wonderful life skills as loyalty, commitment, teamwork, sportsmanship, work ethic, respect, time management, character development, health and physical fitness.