I love this! You can really see Aimee’s coaching philosophy is to keep it fun, so the gymnast wants to learn more, faster and Aimee’s results speak for themselves. Maybe for our elite coaches, there are lessons to be learned there… What do you think?
She understands what an incredible sport gymnastics is for all kids. Aimee says, “I love watching kids grow. Gymnastics is more about life than just being a sport. It teaches you about respect, dedication, time management, drive…I could go on and on.”
She puts the child before the gymnast. According to the The Los Angeles Times Aimee she does not monitor Biles’ diet, encourages her to have a life outside of gymnastics, and wants her to spend time with friends. “You have to avoid burnout,” Aimee said. “I believe in family vacations. I believe in taking time off. I believe if it’s your best friend’s birthday, you take the day off and go spend it with her. That’s time you can’t get back.”
She understands that the number one reason kids quit sports is that it is no longer fun—so she makes it fun. “We knew early…
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