Gymnastics is the ultimate sport. It takes a great deal of strength, flexibility, determination, coordination, just focus, and willingness to fall and get back up and do it again over and over and over again. You will get hurt. You will feel pain. You will ultimately want to give up. But it is an ultimate sport where if you succeed at this sport you will have life lessons the rest of your life.
The benefits of gymnastics training will be basically you are an ultimate athlete. You will gain the strength of the core muscles which are necessary for any other sport. You will obtain the coordination also for other sports. You will gain the knowledge of success, pushing yourself to the limit, pushing yourself to succeed and obtain your goal. Setting yourself goals that are achievable daily, weekly, monthly and yearly just like you do in life.
Students that are on a competitive gymnastics team usually end up being big time career job seekers. They're doctors and lawyers. And they go through life taking what they learned through this sport and obtaining it and putting it into other things they do in life. Along with not only successfully finding yourself and getting your character, and finding your will to drive yourself to do what you want to do, the athletic part of it is, most gymnasts, if they don't end up going all the way through and getting as far as they want in gymnastics, will find another sport and successfully compete or progress in that sport due to the conditioning that is in gymnastics, due to the coordination, due to just the hours and sweat put into this sport that they will retain and put into other sports in their future.