Awesome fun at the Gym for All Symposium

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, GFA Coaching Symposium

Over Labour weekend, whilst many people enjoyed the warm, dry weather, a bunch of enthusiastic coaches and presenters attended the Gym for All Symposium in Wellington. The Gym for All Symposium is a weekend of coaching workshops aimed at the recreation or Gym for All community. On day one we had a theme topic of group performance, introducing Gymnaestrada and … Read More

GFA Symposium 2018 – Save the Date

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, GFA Coaching Symposium

Following on from the success of the 2016 Gym for All (GFA) Coaching Symposium, Gymnastics New Zealand is delighted to announce that the event will be held again in 2018. The 2018 Gym for All Symposium will be held over the October Labour Day long weekend in Wellington. Please mark the following date in your diary: Sunday October 21 ‚Äď … Read More

Inaugural GFA Symposium Big Success

Anna Robertsone-News, GFA Coaching Symposium, Recreational Gymnastics

The inaugural Gym For All (GFA) Coaching Symposium held on 14-15 October, saw 116 coaches from around the country converge in Auckland, in our largest GFA conference yet. ¬†The coaches experienced a huge variety of workshops including TeamGym, displays, dance, PlayGym, recreation tumbling¬†and trampoline, exploring skills and learning about starting a new programme at the gym. We were also very … Read More

Midlands Feedback from GFA Symposium

Anna Robertsone-News, GFA Coaching Symposium, Midlands, Regional

Gym for All (GFA – otherwise known as recreational gymnastics) programmes are at the very heart of every gym club. They are usually when most children get their first taste of our sports and can be what captures their enjoyment and keeps them in a sport, or what turns them off and sends them in the direction of another sport. … Read More

Wellington Feedback from GFA Symposium

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, GFA Coaching Symposium, Regional

On 15-16 October, GymSports New Zealand hosted the GFA Symposium. Over 110 Coaches attended, with 8 coming from Wellington. Here is some feedback from some of the local coach‚Äôs experiences below: ‚ÄúI had the most fantastic and memorable time. The presenters were awesome and very well prepared. My favourite activities were the Tumbling for pre-school, Display and the Skills session. … Read More

GFA Coaching Symposium – Big Weekend Ahead!

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, GFA Coaching Symposium

113 coaches from around the country will be attending the Gym For All Coaching Symposium in Auckland this weekend. Eight presenters will be leading the workshops which include Team Gym, warm-up ideas, PlayGym Acrobatics, Starting a Programme, Rec Trampoline and much more.¬†Multiple workshops will be running concurrently to ensure that participants can get through as much as possible ‚Äď it … Read More

GA Superstar Flying in to Coaching Symposium

Anna RobertsonEducation, GFA Coaching Symposium

Meet¬†Brooke Kneebush (nee Sargeant) who will be guest presenting at the Gym for All Coaching Symposium next month. ¬†There is not a lot in the gymnastics world that Brooke has not done… Oceania Development Manager Gymnastics Australia B. Arts Major: Recreation Management. Minor: Marketing. Certificate IV in Training and Assessment Gymnastics Australia Advanced Silver Coach, Course Presenter and Assessor. With … Read More

Gymnastics Australia join Symposium

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, GFA Coaching Symposium, Regional

We are¬†delighted to welcome¬†Brooke Kneebush from Gymnastics Australia to the GFA Coaching Symposium in October. ¬†Brooke will be attending as a guest presenter, leading the Team Gym and Inclusion workshops. ¬†(Check out this TeamGym video if you are not familiar with it.) ¬†She will also sit on a panel of experts for New Programme Implementation. The GFA Coaching Symposium will … Read More