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Modern Gymnast - February 1971

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    62A 1 00% Double Knit Acrylic suit de-signed for those with a budget. Half-zipper style, knit collar, cuffs and waist-band. All sizes available in five colors.

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    95A 100% nylon suit, designed for a full ranqe of sports and casual wear. This Olympic-grade suit features a con-trasting double stripe, raglan sleeves, knit collar, cuff and waistband with contrasting stripes. Zipper legs with straight cuffs and stirrups. All sizes available in five colors.

    CS-154 Nylon "Step-in" shirts. Made of fine quality 100% stretch nylon to wear with #G-56 pants. Full range of sizes for children and adults.

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    J-812 Gymnastic Shirts made of 70% Cotton and 30% Acrylic. Features an ad-justable button supporter for a snug fit. Designed to be worn with #J-811 . Full range of sizes for children and adults.

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  • NOTES FROM THE EDITOR: IN OUR LAST EDITORIAL,we mentioned among other things, that Gerald George our " ANY-ONE FOR ALL-AROUND" series coordinator, was busy sending out letters to coaches all over the country, to solicit instruc-tional material to pass on to the gymnastic community at large through the pages of the MG. Apparently he did not receive the response he had hoped for and is questioning the desire of our American gymnastic coaches to contribute to the national scene .. .. Which leads us to the following challenge by Dr. Gerald George.

    WHERE HAVE ALL THE COACHES GONE ... ? There ' s plenty of talk questioning whether we

    actually have any coaches at all . . . Most everyone under our gymnastic system is screaming for a greater number of technical articles and illustrative teaching aids ... At our regional and national gym-nastic gatherings, attention always seems to finally focus upon upgrading the levels of gymnastic con-cept. It's the age old syndrome of everybody want-ing to get to heaven, yet nobody willing to die to get there . ..

    My question is, " Do we really give a dam?" Surely it isn't evidenced by the greater number of our supposed coaches. All of them want to be

    ., heard, yet most of them are afraid to speak . IT IS BOTH THE' DUTY AND THE RESPONSIBILITY OF KNOWLEDGEABLE PEOPLE DEDICATEDTO A FIXED PURPOSE TO COMMUNICATE TO AS MANY CON-CERNED THOSE UNDERSTANDINGS AND PRAC-TICES WHICH SERVE TO ENHANCE THE CAUSE.

    We of the MG staff feel everyone has something of value to offer. Many of us can contribute signifi-cantly to the national coaching scene through MG' s ongoing series 'Anyone For All Around' . In this light, we again are asking all of the MG readers to send in articles dealing with any facet of the AII -Around . . . i .e., ' skill analyses, teaching / coaching points, illustrations, photo-sequences , special prob-lem areas, etc.

    Help us help our gymnast on a national level. Submit your article to me at the address below.

    Dr. Gerald S. George, Coordinator Dept. of Physical Education Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia 23508

    * * *

    NEXT EDITION: Report of the USSR vs USA Compe-tition at Penn State, another photo sequence routine, one sixth of an "Anyone For All -Around " report, " The Fly-a-Way" , a parody on a Long Horse vault by Robert B. Davis plus many more MG features .

    b TABLE OF CONTENTS

    VOLUME XIII I NUMBER 2 I FEBRUARY 1971 4 NOTES FROM THE EDITOR, Glenn Sundby 6 CHALK TALK 8 MODERN GYMNAST MADEMOISELLE,

    Vicki Lynn Beck 9 CANADIAN REPORT, John Nooney

    10 NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL NEWS, Bi" Ba"ester

    12 CALIFORNIA WINTER GYMNASTICS CLINIC, BERKELEY, CALIF., Jerry Wright and Steve Lerner

    15 UNITED STATES TRAMPOLINE ASSOCIA-TION NATIONAL CLINIC AND ORGAN~ IZATIONAL MEETING , Ronnie Munn

    16 MG SEQUENCE PHOTO, Takuji Hyata 18 HAIR, James A. Petrino 20 GYMNASTICS CAMP!, Daniel J. Mi"man 21 THE INFERNAL SPOTTING MACHINE 1984,

    Robert B. Davis 22 A COMPARATIVE STUDY TO DETERMINE

    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RANGE OF MOVEMENT AT THE ELBOW JOINT AND SUCCESS IN SELECTED SKILLS IN GYMNASTICS, Chic Johnson

    24 BUILDING AND USING A HORIZONTAL BAR SPOTTING TABLE, John Emre

    26 LETTERS 27 BOOK REVIEWS, Dick Criley 27 MG CALENDAR 28 MG INDEX FOR 1970 - VOL. X" ,

    A. B. Frederick, Compiler

    ~OVER: Featured on this month's MG is an orig-mal watercolor by Robert Egusa. Bob is currently a student at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, his major is illustration.

    PUBLISHEREDITOR: Glenn Sundby ASSOCIATE EDITORS, STAFF: Kenneth Sakoda, Dick Criley

    ASSOCIATE EDITORS, FEATURE: A Bruce Frederick, Education; Dr. James S. Bosco, Research; Jerry Wright, Competition; Frank Bare, USGF; John Nooney, Canada; Andrzej Gonera, European; Gerald George, Dan Millman, Don Tonry, AA Instructional; Bi ll Roetzheim, In-structional.

    THE MODE RN GYMNAST magazine is published by Sundby Publications, 410 Broadwa y, Santa Monico, Ca lifo rni a 9040 1. Second Class Postage paid a t San ta Monica , Ca lif . Pub li shed monthly except bi .monthly June , J uly, August and. Septembe r. Price $6.00 per year, 60e a sing le copy . Subscription correspond-ence, The MODERN GYMNAST, P.O . Box 6 11, Santa Monica, California 90406. Copyrig ht 197 1 all rights reserved by SUNDBY PUB LI CATIONS, 4'10 Broadway, Santa Monica , Calif. All photos and manuscripts submitted become the property of The MODERN GYMNAST un less a re tu rn request and suffi cient posta ge a re included.

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  • "The Russians Are Coming!" The USSR will send its men 's and wom-

    en's national teams to the United States for a tour early next month and Penn State is the fi rst stop on the agenda. The Soviet men will meet a team of present and former Penn State gymnasts on Saturday, February 6. The Russian women, the cur-rent world champions, will compete against the United States national team the preceding Friday, February 5.

    " Uri Titov (former world champion now coach of the Soviet national team) told me they are accepting the invitation not 50 much to improve in their sport, but to see and examine the facilities and methods used in training the student gymnasts in large univers iti es," Wettstone says. " I think they are also interested in traveling through thi s country and enjoying the social aspects of such a tri p."

    " The Soviet athlete today is far different than he was 1 0 years ago," Wettstone notes. "They are well-mannered individ-uals, ready and willing to assoc iate with others. Whereas they used to be aloof, now they are eager to meet people, dis-cuss politics and western ideals-although they are not completely ready or expected to agree with them."

    This Penn State meet will be over with by the MG (Feb. issue) press tim e. The re-sults will be featured in the next issue (March).

    Sokol Woodlands' Clinic A Complete Success

    The 1970 eight-week Sokol Invitational Gymnastic Train ing School (Cli nic) at Sokol Woodlands, Barryville, N.Y. has had an-other successful season. It has developed into one of the best organized and con-ducted gymnastic training institutes in the country. The Sokol Woodland's Gymnastic Training School is recognized and enthu-siastically supported by many high schoo l and college physical education teachers and coaches not only in the Eastern Area, but in such states as Illinois, Florida, and Cal iforn ia.

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