Don't peel off the bar! The Gripcast: Gymnastics Unfiltered is where you find unfiltered, intriguing, and informative dialogue on the ins and outs of gymnastics. Swing by and stick it with us on our weekly Wednesday podcast!
We have a conversation about four important steps to staying true to yourself. Always be your unique and genuine self! Stay true to yourself and stay true to the desires that you have for your life. You matter and you have a purpose!
We have a conversation about four key elements of sportsmanship within this podcast episode. Listen, learn, and grow on how to have great sportsmanship and be a positive asset to your team. Always strive to be a team player and have great sportsmanship within gymnastics or any sport!
We have a conversation about four helpful ways to get through the moments of feeling not enough. We all are human and have felt this way some point within our life. Stay strong and use our helpful tips to support you through these moments. You got this!
We have a conversation on subtracting the words, "I CAN'T" from your vocabulary. We give you four ways to help you conquer through your, "I CAN'T" moments through life. Choose to try and keep pressing forward toward your personal goals. Stop doubting yourself! You can do it!
We have a conversation with Val Hoppichler, gym owner with five locations, from London, England. She shares her experience of teaching gymnastics in England. For more information about her great gymnastics programs, please go to www.spontesuagym.com.
We have a conversation on how NOT to prejudge athletes within the sport of gymnastics. Each athlete should have a FAIR and EQUAL chance to experience the sport of gymnastics. Give athletes a chance to grow and shine through their own personal ability!
We have a conversation about how to prepare for gymnastics meet jitters. Gymnastics meet jitters are normal and getting through them gets easier with time and through experience. Keep encouraging and being the greatest cheerleader for your athlete!
We have a conversation on incorporating happiness within gymnastics. Gymnastics can be safe, fun, and productive at the same time. Having fun ignites the spirit of happiness! Keep encouraging your gymnasts to have fun while learning gymnastics!
We have a conversation on helpful tips about homeschooling with Lauren Leak. Lauren Leak owns Bloom Life Consulting. She is an experienced homeschooling consultant that provides families with navigating through the process of homeschooling. You may contact Lauren Leak by email at email@example.com or call 704-402-4268 for further information.
Suicide is sadly becoming more prevalent during this Covid-19 season. We have a very important conversation about suicide prevention with Janiece Jenkins from Pope Counseling Center. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor, and Play Therapist. Janiece Jenkins can be reached at Pope Counseling Center at 704-840-5035 for further assistance with suicide prevention.
We have an intriguing discussion about early developmental gymnastics classes for infants, toddlers, and preschool children. We offer helpful tips to gym owners, coaches, and parents on how to navigate through finding and participating within a successful early developmental gymnastics class.
We give some helpful information on individual and small business tax preparation. If you need any assistance or have any tax questions, please email Tamil Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer FREE tax estimates and financial consultation.
Today is the last Wednesday of the year, so this is our last podcast episode of the year. This episode reflects on the year of 2020. We also talk about our top 3 most played podcast episodes of the year of 2020. We are so excited about our podcast episodes of 2021. Stay tuned and thank you so much for supporting our podcast! Cheers to a brighter upcoming year of 2021! Happy New Year!
Minister Alisha C. Young is the Minister of Worship at South Euclid United Church in South Euclid, Ohio. She shares hope and inspirational advice to encourage our hearts during this COVID-19 Pandemic and Holiday Season.
Brian Pruitt is a motivational speaker and the Founder of Power of Dad. We have a discussion about how it is important to have a Father figure present within a child's life. He shares his personal story of his coach that influence his life in a very positive way. To get more information about Brian Pruitt and the Power of Dad, please go to www.brianpruitt.org or www.powerofdad.org.
Jason Troutner, Co-Founder of Cast21, talks about a new innovative, waterproof, and breathable orthopedic casting solution. This is the new innovative, and improved way of casting injuries while still having a normal lifestyle through the healing process. This is a fantastic and convenient casting solution for adults and children that have a broken bone injury. For more information about Cast21, please go to www.cast21.com.
Hayley Nejman is the Head Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach at Chowan University. She explains the Acrobatics & Tumbling Program, the mission, and the culture of Chowan University. Listen on how you can help get scholarships for your gymnasts within the Acrobatics & Tumbling Program. For more information, you can email Hayley Nejman at email@example.com or go to www.gocuhawks.com.
You get a rare chance of hearing from a African American Father, who is 75yrs old, that was a parent of a gymnast. My father, Wilbert Lyles Jr., was able to share his experience with fathering me through my gymnastics career. It's nothing like a father's love and support through your life journey. Here's a little of my personal story from my father's prospective. I'm forever grateful for my gymnastics experience, the love of my Father, and having this personal interview with him.
Suzy Weldon is a Head Varsity Gymnastics Coach of Vassar High School in Vassar, Michigan. Please help support your local gymnastics high school programs within your community. Please contact Suzy Weldon at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information to support high school gymnastics. You can support and donate to Vassar High School Gymnastics Program on Venmo: @Suzy-Weldon and supporting their pasta fundraiser at http://funpastafundrasing.com/shop/vassar-gymnastics. Please help keep this high school gymnastics program alive! Thank you for the support in advance!
We have Christina Callaway (over 30 years of experience within gymnastics) as a guest with us to discuss toxic coaching and toxic gymnastics environments. Christina Callaway was our guest on our second episode about choosing the right gymnastics gym, and how to respectfully exit a gymnastics gym. Please take the time to listen to both of these wonderful episodes with Christina Callaway!
Kimberly Krueger is a therapist, founder, and owner of Southlake Counseling and Consulting. We have a very informative, in depth conversation, about body image and eating disorders. For more information, please visit the website at www.southlakecounseling.com or contact Kimberly Krueger directly by email at email@example.com.
Carey Aron is an Owner, Founder, and Vice President of The Pasta Shoppe. She explains fundraising opportunities for companies to take advantage of right now. The Pasta Shoppe has simplified easier ways to fundraise during this COVID-19 season. Fundraising made simple without any hassles while providing nutritious and fun options for your customers. This is a great product and a great opportunity for the gymnastics community to raise money! If you are interested in fundraising, please contact Carey Aron directly with an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let her know that you heard about the company through our podcast, "The Gripcast: Gymnastics Unfiltered." You can also view The Pasta Shoppe's website at www.funpastafundraising.com for more information.
Gina Paulhus is the owner of www.adult-gymnastics.com. She supplies adult gymnastics information to where you can find out about competitive adult gymnastics meets, camps, and training tips. Gina is also the founder of the first all adult gymnastics camp that is held in Portsmouth, New Hampshire during the winter and summer. She is the administrator of the Facebook Group, "Just Like Fine Wine...Adult Gymnastics." This Facebook Group has over 3000 members and counting. Please like her Facebook Page for support or go to her website at www.adult-gymnastics.com for more information.
Wendy Hilliard was the First Black Rhythmic Gymnasts on the U.S. National Team. She also was the First Black President of the Women's Sports Foundation. Wendy coached a 1996 Olympian. She was an Olympic Sportscaster and Broadway performer. She was a Director of Sports for the NYC 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Bid. In 1996, Wendy founded the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF) in NYC. This foundation provides free and low cost gymnastics to over 20,000 Urban youth in NYC. In 2016, the foundation expanded to Detroit. Wendy now lives in Harlem with her husband, Robert, and her two sons, Kennedy, and Bailey. Please visit www.wendyhilliard.org for more information.
Renee McCrey is on our podcast sharing our years of friendship together. It's important to build healthy relationships and forming friendships that will last a lifetime. School and sports bring people together that form lasting bonds. Listen to our journey of our friendship and tips to finding healthy lasting relationships within your life.
Tonya Lyles is with us again to explain some holistic treatments for your mind, body, and soul. Tonya Lyles is a licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Certified Sound Therapist, Childbirth Companion, Alkaline Food Therapist, and Reiki Master. She is currently completing her Doctorate Degree in Chinese Medicine. Listen and learn a wealth of knowledge of holistic treatments on healing your mind, body and soul.
We have Tonya Lyles with us to provide holistic treatments for athletes. Tonya Lyles is a licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Certified Sound Therapist, Childbirth Companion, Alkaline Food Therapist, and Reiki Master. She is currently completing her Doctorate Degree in Chinese Medicine. Listen and learn a wealth of knowledge of holistic treatments on healing the body during athletic injuries.
Informative discussion about judging gymnastics with Cookie Batsche. She is the President of the National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judging (NAWGJ). She has 38 years of experience within the gymnastics industry.
We have Lindsey Pope, certified therapist and owner of Pope Counseling Center of Cornelius, NC with us. We have an informative conversation about healthy wellness tips for children and parents during this COVID 19 season.
We have Christina Callaway (over 30 years of experience within gymnastics) as a guest giving helpful tips for parents on choosing the right gym for your family. We also discuss how to respectfully exit or leave your gymnastics gym.