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16
2016

Ready Or Not It’s Competition Season!

It is that time of year again when the holidays come to an end, and the meets begin! For some gymnasts, this is a glorious time while for others it can’t get any more nerve-wracking. For those gymnasts who feel overwhelmed this time of year, Team Jumptwist is here to help! These are our top 4 tips to be prepared and enjoy competing.      Tip #1     Control Your Emotions: This tip is at the top of the list because it is hands down one of the most important. Keeping your emotions under contr...

12
15
2016

Host Cities for 2017-2018 National Solo Dance Final

By: haley0

U.S. FIGURE SKATING ANNOUNCES NATIONAL SOLO DANCE FINAL U.S. Figure Skating has officially announced the locations for the 2017 and 2018 National Solo Dance Final competitions. From September 6th-9th,  The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado will host the 2017 National Solo Dance Final. The Broadmoor Skating Club hosted this event for four consecutive years, from 2011 to 2014. The event was hosted by the Lansing Skating Club in Michigan in 2015, and the University of Delaware Fig...

11
22
2016

U.S. Figure Skating Launches Inspirational Get Up℠ Campaign

By: haley0

Information about Get Up Get Up was introduced on the 21st of October where campaign spokesperson Scott Hamilton appeared on TODAY. The website,www.WeGetUp.com, had officially launched earlier of that week along with a multichannel paid media campaign. The website,www.WeGetUp.com,  includes films that are created by a British film director. These films feature U.S. Figure skating Members, as well as include interviews with Team USA skaters; inspirational Get Up stories and a celebration of organ...

11
21
2016

10 Simple Fixes to Increase your Compulsory Beam Scores

Sometimes the scores on the balance beam can be unbelievable to a coach, parent, or gymnast especially if the gymnast managed to stay on the beam. However, there are so many deductions that the judges can take that it is easy for them to add up without the routine actually looking so low-scoring. There are times where you may see one gymnast fall off the beam and still score higher than her teammate who stayed on the entire time. If you read the following 10 tips to improve your beam scores, you...