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The 5 reasons to consider gymnastics for your young athlete

The Rio Olympics are right around the corner, and as always, there is a lot of buzz about gymnastics. Team USA is a top contender once again and it’s always one of the highest rated events. At Aviator Sports and Events Center, we are excited too! While not every young child can go on to...
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Parkour Taking Aviator By Storm

Parkour Taking Aviator By Storm Participation in parkour at Aviator has skyrocketed, and new equipment has been purchased to provide students a better experience. In February 2016 Aviator Gymnastics purchased a modular parkour setup. The structure has over 25 parts and is entirely customizable. Aviator coaches alter the set up weekly to work on different...
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USA looks set to defend gymnastics title

The 2016 U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team will attempt to defend the all around gold medal won by the “Fierce Five” in 2012. Competing in London in 2012, the team consisting of Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Mckayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross dominated the competition. Their squad went down as one of the better teams...
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Aviator Gymnastics Spring Time Classic Results

On April 16-17 Aviator Gymnastics competed in the Spring Time Classic in Edgewood, NY. Every Aviator Gymnastics team medaled tallying three 1st place teams, one 2nd place team and one 3rd place team. In addition to outstanding team performance, individual gymnasts took home multiple medals. Bronze Kaitlyn – 1st VT, 1st UB, 2nd BB, 2nd FX,...
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Gymnastics Helps Kids Shine Athletically And Academically

If you are looking for the right sport in which to enroll your child, you might want to consider gymnastics. Not only does it help improve posture, balance, and athletic ability, but it can also help your kids in school. Keep reading to find out how: As kids flip, tumble, and gain strength, they improve...
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HOW GYMNASTICS BENEFITS KIDS

The lure of video games, computers, and smartphones is keeping many kids stuck inside on the couch instead of being active. The result of this behavior can been seen in the staggering rates of childhood obesity in the United States. One way to make activity a bigger part of your kids’ lives is to find...
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LEVEL 4 GYMNASTICS TEAM COMPETES AT NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to the entire Level 4 Aviator Artistic Gymnastics Team!  They all did an amazing job representing Aviator at the NYS Gymnastics Championships May 31­June 1 held at Galaxy Gymnastics in Orangeburg, NY.  Some of our team members were competing in their first competitive year. One of those young ladies, Maggie S., was not only...
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TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE GYMNASTICS HANDSTAND

Whether on the floor or on the beam, professional gymnasts spend a lot of time on their hands. Before a gymnast can walk and land on her hands, however, she must have a natural command of the gymnastics handstand. In this video clip, esteemed gymnastics coach Brian Ray provides an overview and demonstration of the...
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AVIATOR GYMNASTICS TEAM COMPETES AT LEVEL 6 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Edgewood, NY ­ Congratulations to Jasmine B., Jessica K., Samantha C. and Sarah C. who competed May 3­4, 2014 in the New York State Level 6 Gymnastics Championships. The girls did a great job representing Aviator. Sarah came in 8th place on vault and 10th place on bars in the Junior A age division.  Jessica...
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