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Your Daughter’s College Dream Is Worth Pursuing!

Posted on 6/11/2018

By Luan Peszek


JH Consulting advises college bound student athletes and their parents in the gymnastics recruiting process to find the best fit, both academically and athletically.


Let’s face it, the recruiting process can be overwhelming for the gymnast and parent. The parent feels alone in helping her daughter get recruited and the athlete lacks the confidence and experience to know how and when to start the process. Our goal is to reduce the pressure on the parent and build confidence in the gymnast by providing expert advice and knowledge.


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A Gym Full of Queens

Posted on 6/11/2018

By Carrie Spender, Tumbl Trak Education Coordinator and mother of two gymnasts


You know that feeling when you walk into a room and there’s an electric energy that tells you something great is about to happen?   That was the feeling when walking into the gym for Beam Queen Boot Camp, (#BQBC) in Redmond, WA last weekend. The athletes knew they were about to do something GREAT.


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Great coaches vs GOOD coaches; Contributor: Tony Retrosi

Posted on 5/4/2018
I don’t know about you, but today I have many more questions than answers. I know when I started in my career 25+ years ago I  thought had an answer for every question. I started off pretty green with questions on EVERYTHING. Then I progressed to the point where I did not have very many questions, but I had all the answers.  Quickly reality set in – the more I thought I knew the less I knew. This is a lesson that I wished I had learned from the start. The pathway would have been smoother and progress more consistent. [More]


Injecting a Daily Dose of Fun into your Coaching Style

Posted on 5/4/2018

When your reputation earns you the nickname, “Fun Master”, you’re the person everyone wants to be around.  This is the reality of Randy Parrish - Flip Fest entertainer, coach, presenter, Tumbl Trak Ambassador and all-around good guy.  


In his wife’s gym in South Carolina, Randy has a coaching style that gets results without taking himself too seriously. For the same reason people flock to him, (literally - if you’ve ever been to a National Congress, just look for the crowd), his athletes are inspired to be in the gym and work hard because Randy makes it fun to be there.


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Parenting a National Champion by Tori O'Keefe

Posted on 4/9/2018
Maile O’Keefe has become a national gymnastics treasure, winning our applause with back to back US Junior National Championship titles in 2016 and 2017.  In her first senior competition, Maile placed third at the American Cup in March, solidly paving her path in the senior ranks. [More]


Punishment in Coaching Part Three: Alternatives to Punishment

Posted on 4/9/2018

    In the classes I teach at Wichita State University we discuss why athlete’s dropout of sports.  What I hear from my students, who are mostly former and current athletes, is their love of a sport or decision to drop out of a sport was largely affected by the behavior of a coach.  Losing passion for a sport was often tied to spiteful or revengeful punishment by a coach.  Here are comments I get in regard to this type of coaching. 

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Training a Hero - By Matt Langdon

Posted on 3/8/2018
Have you ever seen something you knew was wrong but didn't do anything about it? We all have. It's human nature. But there is a way to overcome the psychological and social barriers to action - hero training.
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A Parent’s view of our nation’s treasures

Posted on 2/6/2018

Contributor: Carrie Spender, Tumbl Trak Education Coordinator


In my home, one of my most prized possessions is this US Olympic Team Flag.  It travels with me on all of my Tumbl Trak adventures, and accompanies my girls to their meets and camps in the hopes we will meet an Olympian who might honor us by adding their name to our treasure.  


Every day, from the flag hanging in our living room, Jordyn, Bart, Elise, Shannon, Bridget, Kim, and 35 others remind us of the strength, grace and perseverance of extraordinary human beings...and the desire to pursue gymnastics dreams.


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Positive Coaching by Doug Davis

Posted on 2/6/2018
Some of you may remember the Choose Your Habits Clinics we offered a few years back.  They were a series of free educational sessions held across the country, hosted by Tumbl Trak in celebration of our 25th Anniversary.  Much of the vision for these clinics came from our founder, Doug Davis, whose philosophy of positive coaching, safe progressions and valuable education has been the cornerstone of the work we do at Tumbl Trak. [More]


The Big Fun Method; a training for therapists and athletes alike!

Posted on 1/11/2018

Starting the new year with a fresh look at the calendar brings new opportunities!  If you are a gymnastics coach with an interest in providing programs for children with special needs, or if you are a therapist with an interest in incorporating more movement and sensory integration techniques into your practice, or if you are a teacher who works with children with special needs…. This training is for you and you AND you!


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