Welcome to the very first post of the Event Introduction series where I explain the basic stepping stones of gymnastics for beginners. In this post I will be covering the floor event to talk about a couple things you’ll need to know before starting, things I wish more parents and gymnast knew before taking their first tumbling for beginners class.
Much of this information can actually help put you ahead instead of starting out as a novice.
For starters, it’s cost effective to read this introduction course otherwise you could be paying several hundred dollars worth of gymnastics classes that give the same information.
Secondly, it starts you at a higher skill level.
Coaches do trial classes for new gymnasts to find out how much knowledge and familiarity with the sport they have. This helps coaches determine the skill level, therefor they can assess what class level they should be taking.
Now, enough chit chat. Let’s get down to business. [Read more…] about Event Introduction – Tumbling For Beginners