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Top 10 Tricks to Teaching Young Gymnasts

By Jackrabbit Class, 09/28/18, 12:00PM CDT

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As long as a couple students hear you, the talkers will wonder why people are putting their hands on the top of their head. Then they of course figure it out and follow along.

Kids. We all love them, but controlling them at gymnastics is a tough job. How do you get them to calm down during instruction and then have fun tumbling?

This list might do the trick for you. Ten simple tips to remind yourself of what to do and what not to do can help keep you on track.

1. Good lesson plans
Being prepared for the class with a lesson plan will help keep you organized and the students entertained. This will also give you credibility to the students and make them feel like you are in charge. Be prepared for the schedule to go off course or to spend more time on one exercise than you anticipated.