10X Rule

Blog: 10X Rule of Greatness       I am spending the weekend at yet another Region 5 Hot Shot Training Camp. This has always been my favorite age group to watch and work with. There is something about wide eyed youthful enthusiasm combined with  idea sharing coaches that inspires me. Our Hot Shot camp…

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Would Mary Poppins Have Been A Good Gymnastics Coach?

  “Without criticism, there can be no true praise”. I read this the other day and it really made me pause to think. It made me think about my coaching philosophy and approach to dealing with athletes. Although I did not write this quote, none could be closer to describing my thoughts. Text book motivation…

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Outdistance The Talent Pool

Lets face it folks, no matter what our profession, no matter what our goals, there is always someone out there in this massive talent pool we call life that possess as much if not more talent, ability, intelligence or available resources to do the job better. There are people on the same pathway with more…

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Cultural Revolution in Your Gym

Cultural Revolution     History has proven time and time again that lasting change is best accomplished with a changing of the culture. I have entertained coaches pleas for help for years now, with most struggling with finding the elusive answer to why their programs seem to be treading water. They are not drowning, but…

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A year gone by

A Year Gone By     As we approach the one year anniversary of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, some may think that I tripped and fell in a hole somewhere. It has been a while since I have posted a blog and since I have 3 hours to kill at the Lancaster Pennsylvania…

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Review Us!

Review Us! Share your reviews of John Geddert’s “Success Videos” on our new review page for a chance to win an Kindle Fire HD. One prize will be given away each quarter. Go here to post your review –> www.thegymnasticscoachreviews.com. We look forward to receiving your feedback. To Your Success! -John Geddert

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Gymnastics Camp at Twistars USA

You V.I.P. Invitation  TEXT your NAME and EMAIL to (517) 618-9993 Are you looking for the best gymnastics camp to actually improve your gymnastics skills? Now is your chance to get into the 2013 V.I.P. Club for Twistars Summer Camp. V.I.P. Club Members will get exclusive access to early registration plus chances to win lots…

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BE THE RIGHT ANCHOR

With the competitive season now upon us this blog topic is dedicated to parents. The concept has been inspired by a wide range of support approaches I have witnessed   parents use on their children over the years. Some work well and some are in dire need of re-evaluation. Anchor: a person or thing that provides…

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Can you do me a quick favor?

Hi All- Just a reminder that the USAG Board Elections come to a close soon. I have been nominated and accepted to run for the USAG board of directors. I think I can provide the much needed voice that coaches, athletes and judges need on this important governing body. Can you pass this request for…

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“Help! My Conditioning Program Sucks!” – Your Questions Answered!

Hey Coaches! Please excuse my audacity but I’m willing to bet that your Conditioning Program could be producing much better results for your gymnasts than it is now. The fact of the matter is…every gymnastics coach knows that  an effective conditioning program is essential to the  ultimate success of their gymnastics program. Lets face it,…

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