Top 10 Benefits of Gymnastics

  1. Develop coordination – Gymnasts do well with both static and dynamic balance and learn early to fall without injury.
  2. Develop flexibility – Gymnasts are among the most flexible of all athletes.
  3. Develop strength and power – Pound for pound, gymnasts are among the strongest of all the Olympic athletes.
  4. Gain self-esteem, confidence, and a positive “can do” attitude
  5. Learn fundamentals of movement
  6. Learn to listen and follow rules and directions
  7. Social interaction with peers
  8. Learn to set goals
  9. Develop skills to enhance other sports – Gymnasts have the opportunity to learn about cooperation, teamwork,  sportsmanship, fair play, dedication, perseverance, etc.
  10. It’s FUN!