Boys Need Encouragement in Gymnastics

No, you won’t see young men on television competing on the balance beam, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t gymnasts. They actually compete in more areas than women (men six, women four), but we hear and see so much more about women’s gymnastics. It’s a wonderful situation to be in, as women are so often overlooked, but it can make it hard if you have a little guy who wants to be a gymnast. While men’s events are televised, women gymnasts seem to get the limelight in media coverage. Men’s events are just as powerful, graceful, artistic, and awe-inspiring, so it’s worth the effort to find some role models in the male gymnastics field for your son or grandson to follow. Continue reading Boys Need Encouragement in Gymnastics

Gymnastics for Boys

When most people think of a gymnast, the first image that comes to mind is of a powerful, athletic, and graceful young woman. It’s certainly true that women’s teams get most of the gymnastics press, but men’s teams are comprised of just as much strength, agility, grace, and discipline. If you’re wondering if it’s a good idea to involve your son in gymnastics, keep reading. Continue reading Gymnastics for Boys