I Do Gymnastics

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 People

    maddiethebeast maddiethebeast
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014


    Hey ya'll! Just got my front tuck on the tumble track!
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    1 Response Jul 1, 2013

    Gym practice today ugh I am sooooooo sore from

    yesterday an like my coach makes us do the splits errrrryday and I hate them lol i wud rather do pull ups haha And I have a huge rip so bars will be totally fun today lol
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    Jun 18, 2015


    I've been doing gymnastics since I was 5! I'm getting to the very elite levels now and I've been working super hard for my skills, I was at practice last night and I landed a double with my ankle turned and I couldn't walk on it after that, I never recalled hearing a pop or crack...
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    1 Response Oct 31, 2013

    Gonna get new grips 2day

    for bars :D I need 2 practice my full and stick it my coach says it's sloppy so wellllll seeeee
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    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Totally had a good practice But gotta rip

    ouchiiiiie Bummer dude it is stingy lol But I did awesome at bars and did giants for days! Yaaaaaaaaaay :)))))
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    Jun 3, 2015

    Kind Of Back In The Gym

    Last week I returned to the gym for real, but it was mostly a lot of stretching and exercises. I warmed up to some of the harder skills with my coach's supervision, like the back tuck, round-off backhand spring, front tuck, etc. and then moved on to bars, minus the dismount. It...
    elitegymnast elitegymnast
    13-15, F
    Jun 10, 2013

    To Flexible ? Hahaha

    So I started gymnastics when I was 3 , at that point I did it for fun , now it's my entire life ! I have no friends at school , mainly cause I'm never there ... I don't really care though cause you can't trust people at school like you can at your gym cause you know they're gunna...
    Believer102 Believer102
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2013

    I took up gymnastics

    when I was 14 because my best friend did it. I am not a natural, but I love practicing and occasionally showing off in front of my friends!
    sophiathegirl sophiathegirl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 21, 2015

    How It Affects Me

    My entire family has been affected by this sport, not just me. Everyone has gone to my competitions. Everyone has watched me during practice. Our meal times and family outings and vacations have all been affected by my gymnastics. I rarely miss practice. Last year my family...
    elitegymnast elitegymnast
    13-15, F
    Feb 21, 2013

    I am a level 6 gymnast

    and I honestly love it with all my heart. But I have a problem, I'm scared of everything! I get mental blocks on almost every skill I do and I think too much and have trouble going for new skills. I try so hard to push myself out of my comfort zone but it's so difficult for me...
    hilarynicolee hilarynicolee
    18-21, F
    Jan 10, 2014

    is anyone on here from the uk

    that does gymnastics
    matthew2909 matthew2909
    18-21, M
    Jan 13, 2016


    Hey you guys! :) A few weeks ago, when I was working on a new tumbling pass on floor, I broke my ankle. Let me just say, it was definitely one of the worst injuries I have ever dealt with in my life! I was doing a double back tuck, and suddenly, I landed on my ankle sideways! So...
    elitegymnast elitegymnast
    13-15, F
    Mar 14, 2013


    Sometimes I do it with my friend Anna. But to tell you the truth, I'm not good at gymnastics at all. I'm bad at doing flips, my large breasts weight me down, and my body in general is too thick.Anna is short and slim with some muscles, and an expert.
    Athena12 Athena12
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2013

    Not The Average Gymnast

    Hey (: im Stargirl322 (: like me title explain im not the average gymnast... i self harm and i suffer from severe depression. Gymnastics is my only good thing. I love my coaches && my teammmates (: I want to become famous because of my gymnastics (; -Stargirl322
    stargirl322 stargirl322
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2013


    In third grade my new physical eduaction teacher was a retired gymnast. She taught us how to do cartwheels, handstands and other very basic skills. Thats where my love of gymnastics came from. In fourth grade I joined gymnastics, but there wasn't any nearby Artistic...
    elikapeka23 elikapeka23
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2009

    I Do Gymnastics

    I have been doing gymnastics for almost 8 years.  I am a level 5.  I will be competing in USAG this fall.  I am very excited!  I hope to go to the state competition and place in something.    Wish me luck!
    jdoodle4 jdoodle4
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2009

    Gymnastics Is My Life!

    Guess what! I just got my back handspring! Oh god! I am so excited. I am so close to my front walkover and back hip circle. Hopefully, I can get it tonight.
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    1 Response May 24, 2013

    My Life Now

    I have been a gymnast since I was five years old. I am not adding my gym name for privacy reasons. But I absolutely love artistic gymnastics. It's my life now. I tried a lot of different other sports as well over the years, rhythmic gymnastics, dance, ballet, figure skating, and...
    elitegymnast elitegymnast
    13-15, F
    Feb 21, 2013
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