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My expertise is primarily with men`s gymnastics at all levels. General questions about gymnastics and Olympic and World Championship competitions are also areas which I have knowledge.

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Head Coach at the University of Oklahoma, 1996 Assistant Olympic Coach for US Men''s Team, 1999 Head Coach of Pan American Games US Men''s Team

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2015-02-01 Men's mobility:

No, there really isn't for the men's side. Generally, a coach will make that decision based on the child's age and ability. There are age groups that keep the boys moving with their difficulty. Level 5

2015-01-15 stalder as a circling skill:

I think you could have results even before 10 months. It would be hard for me to know, however, without seeing your gymnastics. Start by trying to keep your legs in the straddle and circling the bar. As

2015-01-15 stalder as a circling skill:

Lina-    Doing a Stalter skill requires flexibility and timing on the technique. This skill is similar to a free hip circle. Coming into the circle and out if it are very much the same. Learning both is

2014-12-11 Flexibility in male gymnast:

Cat-    Being a good gymnasts will require a fair amount of flexibility. Twenty-five years ago it was essential to be able to do splits on FX. Now, that is not necessarily true. Many advanced skills require

2014-09-16 Full-in on high bar:

Chris-    Good to hear from you. Sorry I missed you at the reunion this summer.    I believe there were a couple of Soviet and Japanese gymnasts who were doing this skill around this time. I don't have


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