Episode #51 – Weekly Update

Hello and welcome to Tulsa tumble talk with justice tumbling company, the one and only Tulsa tumbling show where we your Tulsa tumbling experts. Answer the questions that we get from parents and athletes on a daily basis. We are your hosts Coulton cruise and rusty breath slur and we are the owners of justice tumbling company in Tulsa, Oklahoma. All right, now today we’re going to be talking about our weekly experiences. This is weekly update number six. And uh, we’re just going to be going over some things that had happened this week and kind of keep you in the know with justice tumbling company.

Did you have anything that stood out this week?

Yeah, yeah, I did. Um, so before we get to our main topic of like the update, um, I had a private come in and now before I bring up this athlete, I brought, I’ve talked about this athlete before. Um, and uh, she has only been tumbling for like nine months now, eight months. And, uh, she, she came in and now she’s working on her full and uh, she came in and she had one of the better practices that she’s had in a long time. Um, she was motivated, she was driven and anytime that something weird had happened, like something weird and their tumbling, like she just didn’t spend too much time dwelling on it and she went right back to the corner and started working fools again. So she’s really, really close. Um, the only thing that we were not quite figuring out now you if you’ve listened to our podcasts, you know that we’ve talked about it before, we’ve even done a whole podcast on it.

There are three parts to every skill. Um, the set, the body position of the skill and then the finish. And so she’s got the set, she’s got the body position and for whatever reason she just keeps melting right there. Dependent on the ruffle is the rough one. And that’s the one where you know, it, that’s where you really need the most spotting the like to keep your, your hips up and keep your, your knees from ripping into. Um, but it’s a, it’s a really part, really important part of that skill. So, but she’s getting really, really close. So,

and like we’ve talked about falling as a part of the tumbling, it is being able to fall smart and false safely. That’s the important. And then like you said, if you do fall, the strongest athletes are the ones who can just pick themselves right back up, get in the corner and act like nothing happened.

Absolutely. And, and the, and the strongest athletes are the ones we’ll talk about on a podcast and brag about it because, because it’s, it’s important. Yeah. We’ve fallen more than anybody probably. Oh yeah. Golly. What about USD? Did you have a, uh, an athlete in a class or a private that stood out to you?

I did. I did. It’s been a busy week, but one that really stood out as a private that I have drive from Missouri. She’s been coming down every weekend. Um, she’s a senior, so she wants to super senior. She’s been on every level. They’re all star on all star. She’s an all star athlete. She’s been level one, level two, level three, level four. I’m the finish out her career. Her dream is to maybe be able to do level five. So trying to get spinning skills and all that. She hasn’t really ever worked before. Um, after the first time working, I’m sure it was actually really close and the only thing that was wrong was the finish, just like you were talking about with your athlete. Um, she would land it just her ankles would be crossed every time, uh, was tied on the tag off, just somehow mid, full.

They would just get crossed over honor a little loose in her legs. And uh, I know she’s physically strong enough. She just couldn’t find where it was happening. So the second private, she came in, I, before even getting the fulls, I know that’s the main thing she wants to work on. We just rubber band at her feet together. Um, I made her do standing tutor to rebound a lot then too to belly and then two to belly finish and she did not complain once at all. Uh, I don’t know. Athletes always complained about that rubber band thing. Anybody who, yeah, we have in a class or if we’ve had them for a long time, if they come in and relay, all right, we’re not going to really work on what you want to work on today, but we’re just gonna rubber band you up and try to fix a few little things. A lot of the times you hear nothing complains if you get them to do it at all. Tulsa Cheerleading, and then if they do, they might try it once or twice and then, well, can I, if I promise I’ll do it this time by this, take it off. Have you ever heard dot. And then it’s nothing that’s like, okay, well right back on.

Or sometimes they are. I’ve had actually an athlete, it was like, I promise I’ll keep my legs together and then as soon as we take the rubber band off, she does. And I was like, why didn’t you do that before? But I think that rubber band really helps them focus on that one part of their body while they’re tumbling and, and you should be focusing on your entire body on all, like all the body positions. And it was crazy as like, as I told her what we were going to do and what she just said. Okay. I put it on. She’s like, well this is a little tough athlete too. She’s, she’s just quiet. She’s here to work. Like she’s not here to joke around and have fun. I can tell you that she has one athlete that is here to work every time I’ve seen you working with her.

So after we spent almost half the private being just rubber banded up, uh, made her go back to her running full and it actually works. Yeah. Her feet.

Well the land not being crossed and uh, hopefully when she comes back in this weekend, hopefully try it by herself. No spotting, no, not the goal. Tulsa Cheerleading, so something that we worked with a new school this week. Uh, so that’s, that’s exciting. I always love working with new schools and something that we had mentioned to them is that we want you to be goal oriented. Uh, in our gym we brought up before, and I’m sure you’ve seen it, we have a goal wall and that goal is, um, to go in and like write something on there that ca is your next goal. But we want you to come into your private, your class, you’re tumbling your team with your school or your, your tumbling with your all star team. Go in with a focus, go in with a goal. Like today, this is what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna do, I’m gonna land this many standing tux. I’m gonna, I’m gonna throw this many standing back handsprings even if it’s like on a cheese mat or something, like have a goal and then don’t only accomplish that goal, like surpass that goal.

It doesn’t have to just be a skill. It can be, I want to make my feet together and a backend. Oh, absolutely. Whatever it is that realistic goals and accomplish them because the more you do that, you’re going to find yourself getting those biggers

and it comes back down to competence. Whenever you set a goal for yourself and you’re like, ah, now I’ve got to put some extra work. And then when she reached that goal, you’re like, oh, I can actually go pass it. Let’s go further. Let’s do it again. Let’s keep going. Let’s double it. Um, we’ve kind of set, we’ve done that with our own business and we’ve set goals and we just, we’ll say, well, we’ll do this in three weeks and it happens in a week. And it’s, it’s just keeps you so motivated and, and confident in your own skills. So, so that’s a challenge to you. Whenever you step in our gym or any gym, you go to, uh, set that goal.

Yeah. If you’re not doing that, if you’re just showing up, uh, not really putting much thought into it. It’s like if you’re shooting a bow and Arrow or gun, if you’re shooting at a target and you actually have something to aim for, otherwise you’re just kind of shooting in the dark hoping to hit something or maybe you don’t, it’s something anyway. But working with those new school, yes, a lot of athletes that we have never seen before. I think there were maybe like 25, 25. I think we’ve only seen four of them at work, so a lot of new athletes. But uh, I was shocked about the trust that these kids were excited to get in. They immediately let us spout them or give them corrections without any hesitation or any attitude. Tulsa Cheerleading, it was very refreshing

and, and, and we’ve seen it so flip flop all the time. So like some schools are, are drilled in technique, but they have zero confidence. And then, Tulsa Cheerleading, like this new school had a ton of confidence. Like they were, they weren’t afraid to throw anything. Um, and with two new coaches, like that’s, that’s takes something that takes some real confidence to sit there and see a new coach and be like, Hey, let’s work fools. And I mean, it’s awesome. It’s awesome. Um, but you know, some technique, I know they’ve been working with another tumbling coach, but, um, their technique was just way off and it’s like they were just rushed through skills. Um, so I love their motivation. I love their dedication and their competence, but it’s never a bad thing to take a couple steps back and work on technique three around off or your backhand spring so that you make sure you’re landing, you’re full. So that could be it. If you’re not landing your foals, it could be all in the roundup and the back. Sorry.

And that’s what we, it was easy to tell the coach and the athletes that it should be easy to develop skills that are, cause they, the strength there already physically strong enough for the most part. They’re obviously not scared to try new skills. So just tweaking a few things in their technique and we should be able to start pushing. Yeah,

shout out to their coach. She just got out there and started tumbling with us. I thought I saw that. Yeah. Yeah. Uh, so I know she been out of cheerleading for awhile. Tulsa Cheerleading, but like us, you know, if you have that motivation, like it pumps you up, get you out there, it is a heck of a workout. It is the easiest way to stay in shape. Um, so on to another school, we, uh, we were here at the gym, it was a Wednesday night and we had heard that a student at one of these local schools had gotten into a car accident. Um, and uh, there were three kids with them and, and one of the, one of the kids had passed away. Um, so we want to let the friends in the family know of that student that you’re in our prayers. And we hated hearing that.

Um, and I bring this up simply because we had tumbling with that specific school that next day. And our policy is that you need to give us, you know, enough time to cancel. But, uh, obviously this was a different situation. It wasn’t one of the, it wasn’t one of our athletes that had gotten to the accident. Um, but it was a student that all those athletes new. Tulsa Cheerleading, so we, you know, no harm, no foul. We totally understand that situation. Uh, and, uh, we just are praying for that family and, uh, and the friends of, of that athlete. So just be careful whenever you turn 16 and you get that driver’s license, you know, you have a lot of people that care about you. You have a lot of people who are rooting for you and you have such a bright future ahead of you. Uh, stay safe. Absolutely. So if you are interested in finding out more about us justice tumbling company, uh, or Colton and rusty, you can check us out on our website. It’s just as tumbling co.com

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