Every year, you can visit a local YMCA and see dozens of kids tumbling, walking across balance beams and pulling off impressive moves on a vault as they participate in gymnastics. In 2017 alone, more than 4.8 million kids aged six and older participated in gymnastics.
Gymnastics is a fun sport for kids of all ages around the world whether kids are rolling around on tumbling mats to balancing on a balance beam. For parents looking for a fun and healthy activity for your child to participate in, gymnastics is a perfect way to go. Here are seven ways your child can benefit physically and mentally from a gymnastics class:
- More self-esteem: Whether you’re playing, basketball or doing gymnastics, you want your child to have fun when they participate. Fortunately, gymnastics are a great way to boost your child’s self-esteem. Learning a new skill on vault, or mastering a routine they’ve been struggling to get gives children a sense of accomplishment and gives them con