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May, 1992, Volume 12, No.5

Publisher Mike Jacki Editor Stephen W. Whitlock Director of Educational Services and Safety

Production Luan Peszek United States Gymnastics Federation Board of Directors Executive Director: Mike Jacki; President: Mike Donahue; President Emeritus: Bud Wilkinson; Athlete Representatives: Brian Babcock, chair; Wendy Hilliard, vice chair; Michelle Dusserre, sec; Sheryl Dundas; Tim Daggett; Jim Hartun/?; Karyn Lyon; Tanya Service; Wendy Hilliard, USOC Athlete s Advisory Council; Amateur Athletic Union: Julie Sickels; American Sokol Organization: Jerry Milan; American Turners: Bruno Klaus; Junior Boys Gymnastics Coaches Associa-

tion: Bill Foster; Men's Elite Coaches Association: Fred Roethlisberger; National Association for Girls and Women in Sports: Dr. Mimi Murray; National Assocation of Collegiate Gymnastics Men: Abie Grossfeld;National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Women: Gail Davis; National AssociatoD olWomen's Gymnastics Judges: Yvonne Hodge; National Collelliate Athletic Association: Cheryl leviCk, Fred Turoff; National Federation of State High School Associations: Sharon Wilch, Susan True; National Gymnastics Judges Association: Harry Bjerke; National High School GymnasticsCoachesAssociation:JohnBrinkworth; Nationai Jewish WeUare Board: CourtneyShanken; Rhythmic Coaches Assocation: Suzie DiTullio; Special Olympics, Inc.: Kater Faber-Hickie; U.S. Association of Independent Gym Oub: Lance Crowley; U.S. Elite Coaches Association for Women: Tony Gehman, Chere Hoffman; U.S. Sports Acrobatics Federation: Bonnie Davidson; Young Men's Christian Associa~ tion: Rick Dodson; USGF National Membership ReJ;>resentatives: Men's: Dave Strobel, Bob Wuomos; Women s: Joan Moore Rice, Jeff Metzger; Rhythmic: Marina Davidovich, Jolie Barretta-Keyser.

United States Gymnastics Federation Executive Committee President: Mike Donahue; Secretary: Mike Milidonis; Vice President~Women: Sue Ammerman; Vice President~Men : Jim Howard; Vice President-Rhythmic: Norma Zabka; Executive Director: Mike Jacki; FIG Women's Technical Com~ mittee: Jackie Fie; FIG Rhythmic Technical Committee: Andrea Schmid; FIG Men's Technical Committee: Bill Roetzheim; Members ~At路Large : Roe Kreutzer; N a ncy Marshall; Athlete Representatives: Brian Babcock, Michelle Dusserre, Wend y Hilliard; President Emeritus: Bud Wilkinson.

Contents Sport Psychology Coaching Burnout: How to Beat It ........................................ 5 Nutrition Dietary Supplements ............... ............. .................................. 7 Coaches Education Progress Through 1992 ........................................................... 8 Introduction to General Gymnastics .................................... 9 A High Performance Skill The Triple Back Somersault ................................................. 11 Men's Judging USGF Men's Elite Requirements for 1992 ................ ... ....... 13 Rhythmic Gymnastics How to Introduce RSG to the Artistic Club ....................... 16 Minutes MPC Conference Call, 4/28/92 ........................................... 19 Special Article Child Abuse In Youth Sport ................................................ 21 Results/Announcements Various .................................................... ............... ,................ 25 WGC, Paris-Bercy .................................................................. 26 Announcements and Press Releases ................................... 28 USGF Congress General Information ......................... .. ................................... 29 Coach Education Summer Coaches Education Workshops ........................... 33 1992 Compulsory Workshops Women, Men and Rhythmic Materials Information ........ 35 Rhythmic Gymnastics FlG/TC Report ............................. ......................................... 39 Commentary Who Speaks for Gymnastics? ......................................... ..... 41 Various USGF Membership Plans in 1992-93 ................................. .46 Education/Event Calendar .. .. .............................................. 47 Safety Certification ... ................,.................................... ........ 48

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Associate Content Editors William Sands, Ph.D., Chairman, Sports Advisory Committee Patty H acker, Ph.D., Chairman, E'ducation Sub-committee Stephen W. Whitlock, Liaison Unless expressly identified to the contrary, all ar ticles, statements and views printed herein are attributed soley to the author and the United Sta tes Gymnas tics Federation expresses no opinion hereon and assumes no responsiblity thereof.

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