Category: Gymnastics Archive

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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AVIATOR GYMNASTICS PERFORMS WELL AT PRINCESS CLASSIC

This past weekend, the Aviator Artistic Gymnastics team participated in the Princess Classic, held at Staten Islands’ Athletic Edge Sports Center. Some Level 5 gymnasts shined as they captured individual medals for Aviator. Alexandra England: second on bars, third on vault, fifth all around in children’s Jacklyn Allcock: third on beam, fifth all around in...
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THE BENEFITS OF GYMNASTICS TRAINING

Flip, turn, jump, roll, and balance. These are some of the commands with which gymnasts grow most familiar, and following them can yield more than 1st place ribbons and gold trophies at competitive events. The physical and non­physical benefits of practicing gymnastics are profound, and they include: Strength Building The varied nature of gymnastics events...
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AVIATOR RHYTHMIC INVITATIONAL FEATURED ON MARBLEPLAYTV

MarblePlayTV has featured our 8th Annual Rhythmic Gymnastics Invitational on their latest sports episode. Check it out below! Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIS5VKSxRN8&feature=youtu.be
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GYMNASTICS TEAM UPDATE – NOVEMBER 2013

What a way to start a season!  Congratulations to the members of our Levels 6 & 8 Artistic Gymnastics Teams who competed this past weekend in the Spooktacular State Qualifying Meet.  Alazia, Jessica, Nicole, Samantha and Sarah all qualified for States at their first meet of the season.  Top honors went to Alazia on floor...
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REASONS TO ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILD TO DO GYMNASTICS

Gymnastics is one of the world’s most underrated sports. The fundamentals of this exciting activity are a perfect segue into future success in careers, school, and mainstream sports. Children who participate in gymnastics are shown to have higher self­confidence, perseverance, patience, and discipline. The nature of gymnastics also teaches children the benefits of good work...
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