Home Gymnastics Equipment You Need to Have


This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Stuck at home and can’t go to the gym? Want to supplement your practices with some gymnastics homework? Love gymnastics and just can’t get enough? If this describes you, you might be thinking about purchasing some home gymnastics equipment. I […]

Preview of 2021-2029 Compulsory Skills


It’s officially time for the new compulsory routines! As of August 1, 2021, the routines will change. The old routines from 2013-2021 will no longer be allowed in competition. With these changes, the level system will still stay the same. There will continue to be five levels of compulsories and five levels of optionals. Level […]

Making Sense of Composition – Level 8 Beam


This article has been updated to reflect the 2022-2026 Code of Points. What are the ingredients for a great Level 8 beam routine? Gymnasts need a combination of strong acro skills, dance skills, and a big dismount. Judges have deductions available, called compositional deductions, to separate gymnasts of different skill levels. In 2018, those deductions […]