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A Mother’s Complete Guide to Halloween Safety

Posted on Oct 19, 2016 in Blog

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, child pedestrian accidents increase by 4x on Halloween. Here are a few tips for Halloween Safety from Coupon Chief.com Mother’s Street-Savvy Safety Talk with the Children Use the Crosswalk Since 70% of Halloween pedestrian accidents occur outside of a crosswalk or crossing intersection, you’ll avoid much of the risk by crossing only in designated places. Use your street-crossing skills by looking left, right, then back to the left before stepping into the roadway. Put Your Phone Away If ever there was a poor time to be out for a walk with your eyes focused on a smartphone screen, Halloween is it. Be hyper-vigilant, avoid distractions of all kinds, and be aware of your surroundings. Stay safe! Plan Your Route Not only can you get to more houses and better-stocked houses by planning...

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Los Angeles School of Gymnastics Fashion

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 in Blog

Fashion is very important for gymnasts! Not only does the right outfit have to fit and feel good, it also has to look good! There are lots of things to consider when trying to find the right gymnastics outfit: the fabric, the style, the design, the fit, the measurements, the cut and much more! Most importantly, you have to feel good in the outfit you are wearing because it will give you the confidence to strut and be fabulous while you are out there demonstrating your greatness. First you must determine the right fit for your leotard. For training leotards, you can get one with a little more wiggle room but competition leotards should be snug and perfectly designed for your body. Make sure that competition leotards aren’t too restrictive, you want to be able to move freely when...

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Get to Know our Fantastic Coaches

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 in Blog

With great coaching, motivation, and the right facility that fosters growth, a child can achieve great things…especially in gymnastics. Here at the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics, we strive for excellence… that is why the heart of our organization lies within our amazing, highly professional coaches. Their extreme dedication and passion for the sport is shown through their amazing work ethic. Our coaches have a combined 120 years of experience and are 100 percent devoted to giving children the tools to master the art of gymnastics Our coaches hail from all around the world and their diversity and unique life experiences makes our organization like no other.  Some of the countries represented here at The Los Angeles School of Gymnastics are Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Bulgaria, Chile, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Germany, United Arab Emirates, and the USA.  This diversity...

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Benefits of Gymnastics for Boys, Girls and All Kids

Posted on Jun 9, 2016 in Blog

Gymnastics is a high skill sport where success requires immense amount of physical strength, flexibility, perseverance, and mental tenacity. It is a superb developmental activity that is best practiced from childhood. The impact of gymnastics on a child can lead to a myriad of benefits that isn’t just limited to physical development; in fact, enrolling your child in this sport can also help them socially and academically. Your child does not have to become a competitive gymnast to reap the benefits of engaging in this activity. Having fun doing what they love would keep ill effects like obesity at bay and encourage them to stick to a healthier and disciplined lifestyle. Check out some benefits of gymnastics for children brought to you by Jennifer from Gymnasticslab.com   Benefits of Gymnastics for Boys Even though the advantages of enrolling in...

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What is Tumbling?

Posted on Jun 3, 2016 in Blog

Tumbling is a form of physical activity that involves a chain of actions such as flips, jumps, somersaults, handsprings, rolls and much more to create a routine to perform on a padded floor. Is it like Gymnastics? Gymnastics, is very spread out where there are different categories such as Artistic Gymnastics that perform in different events like the pommel horse, vaults, and rings that do not allow tumbling. Rhythmic Gymnastics where they are a different category that challenges the athlete’s movements in elegance and finesse. Tumbling would commonly be seen in cheer or dance routines. Anyone can do it and you don’t need to be at a level of experience to learn. At L.A.S.G. we are offering this Sunday Tumbling Clinic from 1PM-3PM. Coach Yefim has invited a Surprise guest to aid him in curing your ailment preventing you to attempt or perfect...

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