Develop Confidence in Children

How Confidence Can Shape their Future

It’s pretty easy to see how encouraging children to participate in gymnastics and other activities that promote movement from a young age can be of benefit. We’re constantly being bombarded with messages and warnings about unhealthy lifestyle choices; with exercise and diet being the two biggest issues. So of course moving around more and developing a link between sporting activities …

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St Valentine’s Day and the Importance of Self-Love

Ah, Valentine’s Day… it’s that time of year where most people across the nation are panicking, either because they’ve only just remembered, or because they’re petrified that perhaps their gift isn’t quite good enough. Certainly, it’s a wonderful time of year where couples can remind one another of just how lucky they are. For other brave souls it’s the day …

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The Importance of Developing Fundamental Movement Skills in Children

It is quite a commonly accepted fact that it takes an average adult around 20 or so hours to learn a new skill with any degree of competency. But as adults, we have an advantage. We have already done a lot of background learning that we are instinctively applying to learning new skills. These are usually small things that we …

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The Mental Health Benefits of Children’s Gymnastics

As discussed in our previous post, children’s gymnastics bring a wealth of physical health benefits, but there are so many wider benefits to gymnastics and sport in general; particularly from a mental health perspective. Talking about mental health in children is an unfortunate reality that is becoming more relevant by the day.  The rise of social media and the societal …

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10 Incredible Benefits of Gymnastics for Toddlers

New year, new you, right?  But what about our little ones?  We all make such an effort in January to cut out the fatty foods & alcohol and get more exercise in an attempt to better ourselves; but what about our toddlers?  Are they getting enough exercise?  Hopefully the answer to that is yes, as toddlers seem to have an unending …