Spring Summit April 22-23

Spring Summit 2023

Thank you to everyone who supported our Triple Crown – the Winter Games 2021. The numbers speak for themselves, and the quality of competition and education/entertainment content was our best ever! If you missed it, all event content will be posted shortly to social media and Twitch – find us and friend us/follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Register now for free to receive advance information about the Spring Summit, to be held April 2021!Spring Summit Charity Event All competitions...

S2:E5: Johnny Ryan Weaver on the Pathways into Esports

Retired pro gamer / esports events organizer Johnny Ryan Weaver joins the Game Gym pod to talk about creating a structured pathway for gamers in the esports industry. Johnny walks through his experience...
S2:E3 - Pat Valdez on FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair Play, Grassroots Marketing & Dog Training

S2:E3 – Pat Valdez on FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair Play, Grassroots Marketing & Dog Training

Esports Fair Play founder Pat Valdez joins the show to talk about the new release of FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair play's upcoming events in the DMV, learning new grassroots marketing skills in the esports space, & the unexpected overlap...

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Thank you for five years. The Next Phase of Game Gym.

Thank you for five years. The Next Phase of Game Gym.

Game Gym will have an expanded role at Super Smash Con  (SSC) this year in Dulles Expo Center at Chantilly, VA, providing a large player warm-up area and organizing a under-16 Smash tournament on Sunday, August 14. The warm-up area is filling a burning need at SSC where players will be able to ...
Game Gym Announces 2023 Spring Summit Benefiting Children’s National Hospital

Game Gym Announces 2023 Spring Summit Benefiting Children’s National Hospital

Game Gym will have an expanded role at Super Smash Con  (SSC) this year in Dulles Expo Center at Chantilly, VA, providing a large player warm-up area and organizing a under-16 Smash tournament on Sunday, August 14. The warm-up area is filling a burning need at SSC where players will be able to ...
Game Gym App Offers Parents a Lifeline

Game Gym App Offers Parents a Lifeline

Jessica Gaffney is a veteran of the traditional sports world, but when her nine-year-old son Hudson started playing esports, she was lost. She’s been in the sports hospitality industry for 22 years and has helped support multiple Super Bowls, the U.S. Open for tennis and golf, many different ...
S2:E5: Johnny Ryan Weaver on the Pathways into Esports

S2:E5: Johnny Ryan Weaver on the Pathways into Esports

Retired pro gamer / esports events organizer Johnny Ryan Weaver joins the Game Gym pod to talk about creating a structured pathway for gamers in the esports industry. Johnny walks through his experience organizing more than 2,000 esports events, highlighting the growth he's seen over the ...
Game Gym Announces 2022 Winter Games Benefiting Children’s National Hospital

Game Gym Announces 2022 Winter Games Benefiting Children’s National Hospital

The annual Winter Games event will feature education, entertainment, & competition to raise money for video game research at Children’s National Hospital in D.C. Bethesda, MD - Nov 16, 2022 - Game Gym, the DMV-based esports training startup with a uniquely holistic approach to gaming, is ...
S2:E3 – Pat Valdez on FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair Play, Grassroots Marketing & Dog Training

S2:E3 – Pat Valdez on FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair Play, Grassroots Marketing & Dog Training

Esports Fair Play founder Pat Valdez joins the show to talk about the new release of FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair play's upcoming events in the DMV, learning new grassroots marketing skills in the esports space, & the unexpected overlap between dog training and esports training. About ...
S2:E2 – Dr. Cait McGee chats Esports Medicine & Player Performance

S2:E2 – Dr. Cait McGee chats Esports Medicine & Player Performance

Esports medicine specialist Dr. Cait McGee joins Josh & the Understanding Esports team to talk about the launch of 1HP’s education platform, how gamers can leverage their health & wellness to improve performance, and the myths about perfect posture About Understanding Esports ...
S2:E1 – Wade Friedel talks Gaming, Finance, & the Stock Market

S2:E1 – Wade Friedel talks Gaming, Finance, & the Stock Market

Wade Friedel, finance & esports management expert, joins Game Gym CEO Josh Hafkin to talk about navigating the stock market, a lack of financial literacy for gamers, and the debates surrounding NFT vs. in-game currency. About Understanding Esports - Understanding Esports shares stories ...
Game Gym looks at why esports isn’t just gaming

Game Gym looks at why esports isn’t just gaming

When people think of esports they think of “gaming,” but esports is so much more than that. Game Gym CEO and Founder Josh Hafkin joined DC News Now to talk about what make esports unique and about different career paths in esports. View more below! Watch the full video!
Game Gym helps parents shift Esports mindset

Game Gym helps parents shift Esports mindset

For many parents esports is just an excuse for their kids to stay inside playing video games. Our CEO and Founder Josh Hafkin joined DC News Now to talk about how parents can change their mindsets around video games. He also talked about the benefits of esports and what kids can take away from ...
Game Gym previews MAEC Season on DC News Now

Game Gym previews MAEC Season on DC News Now

The MAEC season is just around the corner! Our CEO and Founder Josh Hafkin went on DC News Now to preview the changes we have in store for this season, what schools you can expect to see compete, and which games fans can watch. Watch the full video below and read more here.
Camp Director Katy Crossan joins DC News Now

Camp Director Katy Crossan joins DC News Now

Game Gym Programming and Camp Director Katy Crossan joined Sports Director Derek Forrest on DC News Now to talk about the incredible summer of camps Game Gym has seen. Families from all across the region got a taste of what healthy gaming looks like. Watch the full video!