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The Benefits of Gymnastics 

  • What are the benefits of gymnastics for kids? Sarah Robertson. Children benefit from an active lifestyle and participating in any sports. The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that partaking in organized sports provides a chance for young people to increase their activity and develop socially and physically. Gym.Net adds that gymnastics is one of the most comprehensive lifestyle exercise programs available to children, incorporating strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, power and discipline.
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  • Some of the benefits of gymnastics. Michael A. Taylor. USECA Newsletter. It happens many times a day all across the country. A parent will call their local gymnastics club and ask questions about the program. The parents often say something like, “I don’t really want my child to be a gymnast but it would be nice if they could learn a cartwheel; I just think it would be really good for them.”
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  • Benefits of Participation in Gymnastics Programs. Tom Burgdorf. An Athlete Newsletter. All children benefit from classes and participation in gymnastics. Check out this quick fact sheet.
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  • What are the health benefits of gymnastics? Michelle Zehr. Livestrong. Gymnastics is a sport of dedication, athleticism and determination. Gymnasts train hard in order to maintain their strength, balance and flexibility. Gymnasts not only reap the rewards of winning competitions, but they reap benefits for physical and mental health.
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  • Why Gymnastics is Great for Kids. Peszek Luan. Guide to Gymnastics – USA Gymnastics
    Children in today’s world have hundreds of new activities available for their enjoyment. The list ranges from video games to television programs to sports and music activities. Unfortunately, the benefits are not always proportionate to the amount of time kids spend on their favorite activities.
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  • Why Gymnastics?  The Benefits of Gymnastics Training for Kids of All Ages. Rebecca Marson. Crystal Coast Gymnastics in Morehead City. I get this question now and again.  And, it is a question I truly strive to answer accurately and truthfully.  After all, parents have to make choices about where and how to spend the money they budget for a child’s activities.   Additionally, they must make choices about what activities they will put in the limited time available in a child’s day.  It is important to them to understand what benefits their child will get from doing gymnastics before they make the choice to enroll their child in a class.
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