Why gymnastics is a great sport for your child (of any age) to participate in! Your child will improve their abilities in all these areas!
Fitness- Experiencing fun associated with fitness early in life can create life-long positive fitness habits.
Mental Focus- Learning how to concentrate on a task and achieving goals.
Balance- Developing the balance system in the brain (Cerebellum) is a fundamental piece for developing higher learning and problem solving.
Strength- Gymnastics helps to develop strength in core, arm, shoulder, leg, and cardiovascular muscles.
Social Skills- Taking turns, working with partners, sharing, making friends, and acknowledging the accomplishments of others.
Flexibility- Improved range of motion through stretching and holding body positions.
Coordination- Hand-eye coordination improves writing ability, while eye-tracking improves reading readiness.
The Sport of all Sports- Gymnastics prepares students for ALL sports.