We ❤️ the sport of Gymnastics so much, we couldn't fit all of the reasons why it is a GREAT sport in a single blog post - stay tuned for the rest of the reasons in the coming weeks!
Reason #1, Gymnastics is a sport that can benefit all other sports!
Gymnastics is the perfect sport for kids who want to make gymnastics their main focus or for kids who want to participate in multiple sports. It can help develop coordination, strength, balance, and flexibility that will help athletes excel in almost every other sport! The foundations of gymnastics- balance, flexibility, strength, and body awareness are all the pillars of sports across the board. In addition, body awareness and motor skills are learned from a young age, and the high muscle tone developed in gymnastics is a benefit to any kind of athlete!
Gymnasts are also highly coachable, persistent and mentally tough - traits that help make them top athletes in all sports they participate in!
The verdict is in, Gymnastics is a GREAT sport and your athlete will benefit greatly from it!