Xcel Vault: What You Should Know


This article has been updated to reflect the changes in the 2022-26 Xcel Code of Points. Ah, Xcel. These are the levels that foster the most questions. There are so many questions that our regional Xcel chair even started a Xcel Facebook group. Professionals in our region can write in to the group to get […]

How To Overcome Fear In Gymnastics


This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As some of the gyms around the country are opening back up, it’s been a while since most gymnasts have been on the equipment. That can be a really big deal to a gymnast returning to their sport! Gymnasts may […]

Making Sense of Composition – Level 10 Floor


This article has been updated to reflect the changes in the 2022-2026 DP Code of Points. Have you ever watched a floor routine that looked amazing, but then it scored low? I know I have! Especially before I started judging, it just didn’t make sense! What was the problem? Composition deductions!  But what exactly does […]