Success, Peace and Winning

Success, Peace and Winning

Oct. 29, 2018 by

10 Things to do to Help Drive Success! 1. Be on time for practice or competition. Stretching and warm-up are very important for the safety of your athlete. If they stretch after they arrive, then they are interrupting the practice. Don’t be late for a competition, it can make your child feel rushed and unprepared! There is so much to be done before a competition – check in, makeup/hair touch ups, uniform checks and just

Change Your Attitude

Change Your Attitude

Sep. 19, 2018 by

Change your attitude

Gone Too Soon - Dangers of Car seats

Gone Too Soon – Car Seat Safety

Sep. 12, 2018 by

Gone Too Soon – Dangers of Car seats

Fail Fast to Learn Faster.

Sep. 5, 2018 by

Fail Fast to Learn Faster

Part Time Work

Aug. 28, 2018 by

 Have you ever wanted a part time job with some purpose. A part time job that gives you some extra money each month and is fun to do and puts smiles on children’s faces. At MGA teaching gymnastics classes is a fun way to make money and make a difference in a child’s life.      We are looking for moms/dads that need part time work. Possibly you are a stay at home mom or

Live Life Backwards

Aug. 28, 2018 by

By Brian Keith Shrewsbury           When no one is looking, when no one is listening and no one is around, what you do and what you say is who you really are. All of us have different moods or even act differently around different people. Often you may project on others how you feel they treated you. A bad day could effects your whole personality and get you off track. Being who

Listen and Pay Attention to Your Child!

Aug. 28, 2018 by

     Does your athlete seem to be in a position of not moving forward in their sport? Does your athlete seem to have shut down? Does your athlete talk to you about their passion for their sport? Many times parents make decisions based on their own logistics (commute, financial, etc.) and do not take into account how it actually affects their athlete. When children are happy, then tend to want to talk about their

Happy Healthy Kids.

Jun. 15, 2018 by

     What is your definition of winning for your child? As a parent should you encourage your child to win for the team? Should a child have his or her hard work promote a business or a coach? The time away from family and the long hours in the gym is a huge sacrifice. What will your child receive for all of that hard work at the end of the day?       A good

New Changes Coming to All Star Cheer

New Changes Coming to All Star Cheer

Apr. 4, 2018 by

Resource: usasf.net Edit by Coach Abby Makle Below is an article posted by U.S. All Star Federation (the governing body of All Star Cheer & Dance) regarding upcoming changes in rules and safety for the all star world in the upcoming 2018 – 2019 season. I have copied the full article below, but will further detail what this actually means for athletes, parens and coaches. For anyone that is not familiar with the All Star

Are You A Quitter?

Apr. 3, 2018 by

Hearing the word “No” can be a hard thing to accept. When you want something so badly, but you just can not have it. The first thing you feel is shock and disappointment. Then you feel anger and try to bargain. However, in the end you may have to accept that you aren’t going to get what you want. Next we grieve and finally we get over it and move on. Yet, you don’t really

The Benefits of Cheerleading

The Benefits of Cheerleading

Mar. 28, 2018 by

By healthline.com, https://www.healthline.com/health/benefits-cheerleading#1 Just like those bright pompoms on the field, the benefits of cheerleading are easy to spot. If your kids want to join a cheerleading squad, they’re on their way to good health and a good mood. This aerobic activity is great for hearts, bones, and muscles. Plus, exercising with others is motivating, and has proven, lasting psychological benefits. It Builds Strong Bones While many people argue that jumping hurts your knees and joints,

Benefits of Gymnastics

Mar. 28, 2018 by

(By Champaign Gymnastics Academy)      Parents often ask “Why should I put my child in gymnastics? Is being able to do a back flip or forward roll going to help them later in life?”        I would answer no, being able to do a flip or a roll is not going to help them get ahead in school or in work. What will help them is the multitude of skills, both physical

Sharing our Social Media/Events/Quotes

Mar. 28, 2018 by

INSTAGRAM: MGA GYM: Lots of new pictures each week. FACEBOOK: MGA Gymnastics, Cheer, Tumbling and Ninja – News Everyday from around the gym. TWITTER: @Gym Adventure – Short updates of news from MGA. YOUTUBE: MGA Gymnastics, Cheer and Tumbling – Updated regularly with videos of your kids and their accomplishments. March 31 – 4/1  Closed For Easter April 2-6 Spring Break Camp Cancelled Inspirational Quote: Be Kind Cheer Inspirational Quote: Flying High Inspirational Quote: Are

Kimble wins high bar silver in Doha.

Kimble wins high bar silver in Doha.

Mar. 26, 2018 by

VIDEO: Marvin Kimble claimed the silver medal on the high bar this morning at the World Cup in Doha!

What Kind of Champion are You?

Mar. 26, 2018 by

There are so many factors that make a champion. There are so many types of champions. The general population believes that winning makes you a champion. A small token, a medal, or a trophy makes you a champion, maybe even money. When you start on the journey to success, you must be very careful to determine what type of a champion you hope to become and what you define as a champion. Working to become