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What Your Child Will Learn From Gymnastics, Part 4: HARD WORK PAYS OFF

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In our previous post in this series, we learned that hard work is its own reward. High level gymnasts spend less than .05% of their “gymnastics time” actually competing for a medal; therefore, they learn intuitively to value the daily process that puts them in position to have that chance.

Today’s topic: Gymnastics Teaches That Hard Work Pays Off.

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I have always believed that gymnastics is unique.  I grew up in an era where you didn’t “specialize” in a sport; you played many: baseball, soccer, bowling, volleyball, track & field, and gymnastics.  But gymnastics, more than any other, stays in your blood, long after your last “salute” to any judge.

To this day (a full 26 years after my final salute) I still dream about gymnastic comebacks in my sleep (or perhaps I should say I nightmare about them!).

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