50+ Best Gymnastics Quotes to Make you Stronger

Gymnastics is a sport that includes exercises requiring balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance. Inspirational gymnastics quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Gymnastics Quotes

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Set your goals, follow your dreams, listen to your heart and don’t let anything stand in your way. Brandy Johnson

Hard work is always hard work for young gymnasts and old gymnasts. Whoever can handle this will be a champion. Svetlana Boguinskaya

Wake up every day knowing that today is a new day and only you can determine the outcome of that day. So dream big, accept the challenge, and never look back. Alicia Sacramone

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I had a couple of friends from all the different cliques in school, but my true friends were my gymnastics teammates. I grew up competing with them for ten years. Nicole Anderson

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit. Mary Lou Retton

Competing in gymnastics is the greatest reminder of being alive as a human being. Raj Bhavsar

Don’t look at the big picture as the only achievement. Start with set, smart goals and work up to something bigger. Jordyn Wieber

If there has not been such a thing as gymnastics, I would have had to invent it because I feel at one with the sport. Olga Korbut

If you’re following your dreams, you’re doing something you love and that you believe in yourself for. McKayla Maroney

Because up to sixteen years old you feel gymnastics more. You can show your emotion, grace, like woman gymnastics, not kid’s gymnastics. I feel I have good shape, and I can do it elements everything, but it’s not competition for me. Olga Korbut

empowering gymnastics quotes

Jump off the beam, flip off the bars, follow your dreams and reach for the stars. Nadia Comaneci

There will be mistakes and there will be falters. There will be things that are not a part of your plan. See the challenges in your life and accept them and embrace them. Dominique Dawes

Even if kids don’t love gymnastics, if they start at any age with some classes, they can learn so many different things – they can build a lot of character, strength, flexibility, and courage. Hopefully, they can also develop a sense of fearlessness. Nastia Liukin

I don’t think I’ve ever not gotten nervous. When you work so hard for one special day or routine, you want to perform it better than you ever have. We always say at our gym, if you lose the nerves, you lose the sport. Shawn Johnson

I just tell people to listen to your heart. Anything is possible if you are doing something you love. Alicia Sacramone

To be a gymnast, you must have the strength to hold on and the courage to let go. Madison Kocian

The only risk is not taking the risk. You’ve got to take that step. Jaycie Phelps

Talent alone is not enough. I believe that a really good gymnast is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration. Vladislav Rastorotsky

powerful gymnastics quotes

As much time as you put into it, that’s what your achievements are going to be when you come out of it. Mary Lou Retton

Each one of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit. Mary Lou Retton

Practice as if its competition, but compete as if its practice. Peter Vidmar

The one day you don’t go into practice and use that day to the fullest is the one day someone is going to beat you. Blaine Wilson

I’ve learned how to stay humble. I don’t want to get in over my head because when you do that it takes you off your game. Gabby Douglas

One of the things about my sport that’s important is consistency – being able to do your routines consistently and training consistently. If you change it up or try to make everything more intense because the Olympics is coming up, you tend to put too much pressure on your mind and your body. Jonathan Horton

I give all the glory to God. The glory goes up to him, and the blessings fall down on me. Gabby Douglas

It’s important to push yourself further than you think you can go each and every day – as that is what separates the good from the great. Kerri Strugg

Inspirational Gymnastics Quotes

I don’t think my natural talent is much different to the other gymnasts. It is a matter of how I train and how I think about my training. I also give a lot of thought to my routines. Kohei Uchimura

Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun. You get self-satisfaction from pushing yourself to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off. Mary Lou Retton

Trust in your training, and make it happen. Peter Vidmar

It’s definitely a necessity to make split-second decisions when you’re doing gymnastics because things don’t always go perfect. Jacob Dalton

The majority of people who get in the sport of gymnastics do not go to the Olympics or get a Division 1 scholarship, but it doesn’t mean that they can’t get something positive from the sport. Dominique Dawes

Don’t practice until you get it right, practice until you can’t get it wrong. McKayla Maroney

Part of being a good gymnast is being very disciplined – you have to know how to train right, eat right, sleep right. Jonathan Horton

The main thing for a gymnast is total concentration while competing. At such moments one has to put everything else behind. Ludmilla Tourischeva

Practice like you have never won. Perform like you have never lost. Kyla Ross

When you are on the podium nobody is asking you if you are 15 or 30 years old. What matters is who can do great gymnastics. Oksana Chusovitina

Standing on the podium at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and receiving a gold medal was the crowning jewel in a successful gymnastics career and, most certainly, the confirmation that my parents’ sacrifices were not in vain. Dominique Moceanu

What’s endlessly complicated in thinking about women’s gymnastics is the way that vulnerability and power are threaded through the sport. Meghan O’Rourke

Gymnastics, for me, gave me a lot of self-pride: that drive to want to be great at something for myself. Amanda Borden

I am who I am today because of a lot of the things I’ve learned in gymnastics. Katelyn Ohashi

As a competitor, you have to learn pretty quickly how to deal with pressure. Mitch Gaylord

My entire adolescence was geared toward one thing: gymnastics. Kerri Strug

It was a learning process together. So I think that’s what helped us both because we were kind of both clueless about it. So we were just learning together. Simone Biles

She always told me that although I am small, that doesn’t limit my power or define me. For me, I don’t think about size – I focus more on being powerful and confident. Simone Biles

Gymnastics has taught me so many lessons, and I couldn’t be more grateful for everything that I’ve gone through. Katelyn Ohashi

Staying humble has always been really important to me, and always being proud of what you’re representing. Jordyn Wieber

I learned to take those experiences that were difficult in my life and in the adversity that I had overcome to use it for a positive change. Dominique Moceanu

Don’t set your goals to be a star. Set your goals to be the best that you can be and go from there. Dominique Dawes