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twizzlers
August 22, 2007
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maddie
August 22, 2007
[quote=danielfillmore]thats crazy! shawn is very skilled, imagine if she did practice more![/quote] You have to be careful about the poundings in gymnastics, over-stressing your body, and also your mind too, and burning out - it's good to do other things too and not always just focus on one thing and feel like you're missing out on other things that you would like to do. With careful planning[ Read More... ]
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August 22, 2007
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maddie
August 22, 2007
It's not just how many hours you practice, but also the quality. Someone mentioned that Shawn gets more turns and equipment is more available to her in a period of time than the other girls because she is apparently Chow's (her coach's) only elite girl - more at: http://www.gymchat.com/messageboards/viewtopic.php?t=437
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flor
August 22, 2007
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maddie
August 22, 2007
That may be a little training,buy i cant deny that for a little time,she is amazing on the uneven bars,her dismount is awesome,she does like a double/double layout...and on the balance beam,its just more that extraordinary! Im glad that her parents support her in everything!
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danielfillmore
August 21, 2007
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maddie
August 21, 2007
thats crazy! shawn is very skilled, imagine if she did practice more!
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flor
June 6, 2007
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maddie
June 6, 2007
Those atheletes didnt got medals at the 2000 olympics.
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maddie
September 13, 2006
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dana
September 13, 2006
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maddie
September 13, 2006
Well, efficiency can count a lot! lol :D Some gyms do waste some time with those games u know.
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maddie
September 12, 2006
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That's cool! I'm going to choreograph mine with my friend - she's really into dance and she knows the gymnastics rules also! How many tumbling passes are you going to put in it?
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maddie
September 12, 2006
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Hey, Did you know that Shawn Johnson only has practice 25 hours a week? They said it in an article posted on Gym Chat News called "Big Expenses for Small Athletes" - the direct link is http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/651554/big_expenses_for_small_athletes/index.html?source=r_health . Lots of elite are said to workout out like twice a day, 6 days a week, coming to ~40 hours a week - like[ Read More... ]
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maddie
September 10, 2006
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If you scroll down the Gym Chat News page, there's another article on this with more info, the direct link is http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/090806dnmetgymnast.3339e81.html . We had a guy like this in our gym too, in the way that the parents and kids were complaining about his spotting technique and behavior being inappropriate as a coach, he wasn't accused of[ Read More... ]
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