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i already saw all of them......
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a few months ago...all of them are good!
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Here's a documentary on the Li Xiaoshuang gymnastics school in China. The road they take to get to elite and become world champion: Intense and harsh traning. Sad too. [youtube]c7NZ97gekZk[/youtube][youtube]BjUUFHCbrC4[/youtube][youtube]QGnkq3YKUSo[/youtube] [youtube]rFyy97faKFw[/youtube] [youtube]zNwmlQqDcV8[/youtube] via Valentin and gymnasticscoaching From George: [quote]Again I would suggest that we have to be careful not to generalize about Chinese training practices. Liang, whom most of us know very well came through the Chinese system, was on the National team and says that he was never subjected to any of the abusive training practices that are often portrayed, including at the National training centre. That is not to say that it does not happen, but perhaps not as frequently as we may be led to believe. I
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Jennifer Sey, a gymnast from the Parkettes gym who won the U.S. National Title in 1986, wrote a book/expose named "Chalked Up" about her experiences with the husband and wife coaching team Bill and Donna Strauss and others as she trains at the Parkettes: article: "Secret world of a gymnast: Starvation, sex and fear (Mail and Guardian)" http://www.gymchat.com/messageboards/viewtopic.php?p=40945#40945
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