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Kexin’s Elusive Shaposh

Finding this footage is like unearthing a buried treasure. Even though she’s never competed the shaposh in competition, knowing that she trained so hard and finally able to execute it is just so wonderful. Remember how terrible it was when she was still learning this skill? Here’s a reminder:

More respect to He Kexin. <3

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Yao Jinnan upgrades her UB dismount

(Video via Che Li’s Weishi)

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Team Captain Shang Chunsong leads TC in winter training upgrades

Exciting news are coming from Team China after a long winter training period.  We are seeing upgrades all over; better vaults, more difficult tumbling passes, improved dismounts… things are finally looking good again after the departure of the 2008-2012 squad.  But same as always, upgrades only count when performed in competition.  Best of luck girls!

(Video: Shang Chunsong 3.5 twist on floor via Che Li’s Weishi)

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No Rest for Team China

Day of the Lunar New Year’s Eve, team China still insist on training at the national training center, preparing for the upcoming events through out the year.

(Photo Credit: Xia Yifang/Xinhua)

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US MAG Team Visits China

The National Training Center is welcoming a group of special guests this week.  Nine athletes and six coaching staff from the US men’s national gymnastics team has come for a week-long learning, joint training and exchange opportunity. 

The World Championships will be held in Nanning this year and this would be a first time visit for many of American gymnasts to China.  Team USA has come to China get used to the environment, and also let the athletes get a feel for the Chinese gymnastics training process .

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National Team Selection Camp Begins and Shang Chunsong Wins the 1st Challenge

Today marks the start of two week selection camp for the National Team.  Over 40 young girls and their coaches from all over the country were invited to the camp. The youngest gymnast invited to camp being only 9 years old as part of the identified training group for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Head Coach Huang Yubin has set new training targets for the National Team members where trampoline trainings will be incorporated in their daily training.  All male gymnasts are expected to complete 4 twists on trampoline where female gymnasts are expected to complete 3.5.  An internal test will be given at the end of the winter training; all gymnasts will be tested on their training results and the gymnast(s) who fails the training target then will be eliminated from the training squat for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

During Monday’s weekly team meeting, Shang Chunsong was awarded a new cellphone for being the 1st gymnast to complete the training goal of 3.5 twists on trampoline. ^_^

(Photos via Che Li’s Weibo)

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11/8/2013 - National Training Center - Head Coach Huang Yubing is targeting the training for WAG floor exercise.

(Photos via Che Li’s Weibo)

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Blossom, Chinese Gymnastics Flowers

Retired gymnasts appreciation post. 

♥ Sui Lu ♥ Wu Lliufang ♥ Huang Qiushuang ♥ Deng Linlin ♥ Jiang Yuyuan ♥

(Photo Credit: Tang Hui)

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Training for Rio Olympics Starts off Today

Head Coach Huang Yubin went over the results and analysis of past competitions with the team.  The MAG team still has depths; the WAG team however just isn’t the same without the veterans Sui Lu, Deng Linlin, Jiang Yuyuan, Huang Qiushuang and Wu Liufang… T^T

From the pictures, WAG line up includes Yao Jinnan, Shang Chunsong, Zeng Siqi, Wang Yan, Huang Huidan, Chen Siyi, Tan Sixin, Wang Wei, Tan Jiaxin, Li Yiting and Jiang Tong… Is that all the girls that’s left on the National Team?!!!!  o_O; … orz

(Photos via Che Li’s Weibo)

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Farewell my flowers…

2010 Worlds Team L-R: Yang Yilin, Huang Qiushaung, Sui Lu, He Kexin, Jiang Yuyuan, Wu Liufang, Deng Linlin.

(Photo Credit: Gymjiajia?)

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Yao Jinnan grew taller&#8230; A little over year ago she was considerably shorter than Huang Huidan (see this pic, Yao was 2nd from right and Huang 5th from right), and now she&#8217;s catching up ^_^

Yao Jinnan grew taller… A little over year ago she was considerably shorter than Huang Huidan (see this pic, Yao was 2nd from right and Huang 5th from right), and now she’s catching up ^_^

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Zeng Siqi prepares for her training session on 8/22/2013.  Siqi is currently training with the Hunan Provincial team; she will rejoin the national team after the National Games.
(Photo Credit: Zou Lin)

Zeng Siqi prepares for her training session on 8/22/2013.  Siqi is currently training with the Hunan Provincial team; she will rejoin the national team after the National Games.

(Photo Credit: Zou Lin)

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Liu Xuan - Piked Jaeger ½

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This is so cool ^_^

(Image via 子涵涵涵涵 ‘s Weibo)

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