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If you’re a dancer, you know how important flexibility and body control is to building your technique. But have you ever considered the creativity that can be gained by having a variety of tumbling skills at your fingertips? Here are...
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A lot of times we speak to new parents who say, “My child wants to do gymnastics….or tumbling. She wants to learn cartwheels. Which is that?” While the terms are often used interchangeably, tumbling is commonly used to refer to...
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Imagine this.  You greet your 12-year-old athlete for their weekly private lesson. The warm up starts well and so does the warm-up tumbling. Then you get to the back handspring. This is the purpose and plan for this private lesson:...
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When you think about sports in Toronto, often times the Raptors or Maple Leafs (depending on your preference) come to mind. In fact, we at Ultimate Canadian Athletics LOVE Toronto sports. But Basketball and Hockey are not the only incredible...
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Here at UCA, we’ve got some incredible parents from classes to cheer! Other gym owners ask me from time to time how we have such a great culture at our gym. I’m always proud to tell them about something great...
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If you’re anything like our kids, you are counting down the days until Summer. Yes…they have many, many days until summer begins, but the optimism a child has is still pretty inspiring. Children who have attended our camps in the...
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Here at Ultimate Canadian Athletics, we love having something for kids to do when school is out. Not only that, but our goals of developing athlete character and helping them achieve their goals to build confidence is something very important...
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This is the final part of a 3-part series about mental blocks. To read Part 1 and Part 2, click the associated links. The Perfectionist There are many different types of athletes – those who work hard and achieve their goals – and...
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Imagine your child has a back handspring and has been doing them for months now, but all of a sudden one day they are incapable of doing it without assistance. They are unsure of what is going on, but you...
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  New Year’s resolutions are a great tradition, but often one that quickly falls into the “made to be broken” category. Though well intentioned, those resolutions that kick off your year begin fading until they become distant memory – or...
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