The Pit Activity Book April Edition 2014 - Page 5

FOR THE Parents BASIC GYMNASTICS IS THE FOUNDATION OF ALL SPORTS “There may be people that have more talent than you,but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” -Derek Jeter Gymnastics teaches “the winning combination” – preparation, smart decision making and toughness! Gymnastics encourages your child to try, try again! Continued hard work will help your child achieve their goals! Gymnastics teaches that character is built the same way strong muscles are built – HARD WORK! Gymnastics teaches that hard work gets results. If you want to see something happen, WORK HARD! Gymnastics teaches that hard work is the primary ingredient of success – there are NO shortcuts! Gymnastics teaches that hard work is the single greatest competitive advantage! Gymnastics teaches that your child must put in the time required to achieve a skill. Both hard work and working hard are required for success! Gymnastics teaches your child that they must earn the right to win through focus, consistency and hard work! Gymnastics teaches that if you do your best everyday, giving 110%, the hard work will bring new opportunities and open new doors! Your coach will notice! “I will study and prepare and one day my chance will come.” -Abraham Lincoln