To the parent of a budding gymnast, the amount of equipment like cheese mats, tumbling mats, crash mats, and more that your little one may ask about acquiring for the house might seem a little absurd. How much of this do you really need, you might ask. Can you get away with just some, and not all? Honestly, you might, but you might meet some resistance when you posit the idea. I recently encountered a twelve year-old girl who willingly gave up two of the most adorable guinea pigs I have ever seen due to the fact that she was spending so much time practicing gymnastics that she didn’t have time to take care of them. Gymnastics has a tendency to inspire an unusual level of passion in even its youngest practitioners, and it’s the sort of thing you’ll want to encourage. Continue reading Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Gymnastics Equipment?
One of the best ways to help the longevity and quality of your child’s gymnastics program is by contributing gymnastics equipment, like crash mats, tumbling mats, and gymnastics wedges. Clubs always need funds, but sometimes the funds they raise aren’t enough to buy top-quality equipment. You don’t want your child’s safety at risk, so you’re best bet is to help the program by providing competition-quality equipment. Continue reading How to Support Your Child’s Gymnastics Program