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Robert Ealy

Don't Stop Your Son from Doing Somersaults By Brian Kendall https://www.activekids.com/parenting-and-family/articles/why-boys-should-do-gymnastics When I was just a wee young'un with a mouthful of loose baby teeth and a pasty complexion, my parents enrolled me in gymnastics. In a small hangar (we're a military family) full of multi-colored mats, trampolines, balance beams and an eight-foot-diameter beach ball, I learned tumbling, flexibility exercises, how to fall safely and much more. Now, some parents might curl their lips at the thought of their son "prancing around" on mats and performing flips on a crossbar....

Robert Ealy

Why Gymnastics? By Wm A. Sands, Ph.D. Motor Behavior Research Laboratory Department of Exercise and Sport Science University of Utah Gymnastics is an activity of ancient origins and modern tensions. Most large and medium size cities and towns have a private gymnastics school or offer gymnastics activities via a park district, public school, Turners, Sokol, or YMCA. Media attention toward gymnastics has continued to grow, making gymnastics one of the top television-audience draws. Gymnastics at the top levels continues to draw attention. It has developed a large and vigorous "fan"...

Robert Ealy

Hello from everybody here at Wabash Valley Tumbling & Gymnastics. We hope that everybody is staying healthy and fit. Please understand that it is because of you that Wabash Valley Tumbling & Gymnastics is still able to provide high-quality safe instruction of gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling, and ninja classes to your athletes. We are forever grateful for your continued patronage. Since this last session launched amidst the turmoil of the ever-present pandemic, some adjustments had to be made to our annual schedule. We appreciate everyone's patience while we try to figure...

Michelle Ealy

WVTG Families With the recommendations from the CDC of having no more than 50 people at one time together, we will be canceling classes the week of March 16-March 22, 2020. We will re-evaluate at the end of the week for next week classes. All missed classes will be made up. Please watch your email for future updates. Thank you for your understanding. Stay healthy and safe! WVTG Staff

Robert Ealy

Here at Wabash Valley Tumbling & Gymnastics, we take the health and safety of our WVTG family very seriously. To ensure we remain a fun, safe place to learn, we are consistently monitoring announcements by officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and state and local health departments that pertain to the COVID-19 also known as the coronavirus. Our rigorous cleaning schedule has been reviewed and special care will be taken to maintain a clean environment, however, nothing can replace attention to personal hygiene habits such as frequent handwashing...

Robert Ealy

Wabash Valley Tumbling & Gymnastics started hosting USA Gymnastics competitions in 2003. Our very first gymnastics competition had a little over 200 athletes. Last year we expected 325 athletes. This year over 600 athletes from Indiana and Illinois have chosen to compete in the Wabash Valley Classic Gymnastics Invitational. Teams from as far away from Fort Wayne Indiana and Marion Illinois will be in Terre Haute on January 18th and 19th for the 2-day competition. WVTG is excited to say that this is again the largest gymnastics event held in...

Robert Ealy

Indiana is represented by three young women from Wabash Valley Tumbling & Gymnastics at the USA Gymnastics Region 5 Level 7/8 gymnastics Competition in Bourbbonais Illinois this weekend.  Kalyn Alivio, Shalane Blakey, and Reagan Ealy are part of an elite group of athletes that qualified to represent Indiana in this muli-state competition. We are beyond proud of their accomplishments this season! Good luck, make amazing memories and have fun!   Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, and Michigan send their best athletes to compete in this event at the end of the competition season.  Those...

Robert Ealy

Another year has passed and another successful gymnastics meet has been held in Terre Haute.  WVTG has been hosting, what is now know as the Wabash Valley Classic, for the last 15 years.  The event has been successful despite impediments as changing event dates and very limited venues to host such an event.  The event is a boost to the local community exposing hundreds of families to the Terre Haute area with many of them spending the night in local hotels and spending money within the community.  This and other gymnastics...

Robert Ealy

A very successful competition for our Rebels Cheer Team.  They recently competed the Nations Choice Holiday Classic competition in just outside Chicago in Dekalb Illinois.  Our WVTG family would like to congradulate our Rebels on a job well done!! Results are as follows: Level I Minis (Mermaids)-                    1st place Level I Junior Gypsies -                       3rd place Level 2 Junior - Wild Banshees -         4th place Level 3 Junior -...

Robert Ealy

To alieve any confusion here is a Schedule of Closed dates from AUG 2018 - Sept 2019 Gym Closing Aug 2018-Sept 2019 Vigo County School Corporations Snow Days  Turkey Break          November 21-24th              Christmas Break      Dec 22-Jan 5th 2019 Spring Break           March 23-31st 2019 Memorial Day          May 27th  Labor Day               Sept 2nd Optional (like not mandatory not like gymnastics Optional) Team Practices may occur during...