XTND Update South Island – September 2017

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, South Island, XTND Youth Leadership Programme

Upcoming XTND Dates 29 October – Movement Observation –Invercargill Registrations close 18 October via the website. Enquires to Haidee. 5 November – Movement Observation – Dunedin Registrations close 25 October via the website. Enquires to Lisa. 5 November – Movement Observation – Christchurch Registrations close 25 October via the website. Enquires to Lisa.   Programme Registration – All registration reminders will be … Read More

Education Events

Anna RobertsonCommunity Sports Newsletter, Education

The first half of 2017 has been an explosion for the Education Team. The first event of 2017 was the FIG Artistic Level 2 Academy. The participants from New Zealand, Australia and the Philippines became very close knit throughout the week as they studied and worked together to pass their exams. The week was capped off by a visit by … Read More

Coaching Courses

Anna RobertsonCommunity Sports Newsletter, Education

It has been all go for domestic education courses and workshops. The logistics of these courses are more complex than you would think! Logistics of courses are worked around the needs of the clubs (through the Relationship Managers), venue and presenter availability, and coordination with International Tours and National Event calendars. The XTND Youth Leadership Programme continues to thrive across … Read More

FIG Code of Points changes

Anna RobertsonCommunity Sports Newsletter, Education

Every four years there is significant work to be done making the necessary adaptions to all judging resources. With the support of the relevant Sport Development Committees (SDCs), Women’s and Men’s Artistic, Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics judging courses have been adjusted to reflect the FIG changes and judges from all over the country have been working hard to re-qualify for … Read More

International Judging Courses

Anna RobertsonCommunity Sports Newsletter, Education

Since November 2016, international judges across all gymnastic codes have been revalidating their international qualifications. Judges have been studying for months and have to undertake comprehensive theory and practical exams. Since November, Gymnastics NZ has had 34 judges attend courses in Slovakia, Spain, Azerbaijan, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand. Gymnastics New Zealand hosted the Rhythmic Gymnastics International Judging Course in … Read More

Updates and Reminders – Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, XTND Youth Leadership Programme

Volunteering NZ – New tool Volunteering NZ has recently launched an easy to use online tool called: http://www.involveme.nz. This tool is free and provides a great report on how your club is doing with volunteer management. It only takes 5-10 minutes and along with the report it and provides a long list of great resources for your club on completion. … Read More

XTND Update South Island – August 2017

Anna Robertsone-News, South Island, XTND Youth Leadership Programme

Upcoming XTND Dates 3 September – Understanding Movement 2 – Dunedin 9 September – Movement Observation – Wanaka 10 September – XTND Artistic – Wanaka 10 September – Understanding Movement 2 – Christchurch and Invercargill 10 September – Trampoline Module – Christchurch Note – registrations for the above courses have closed. 28 October – Movement Observation – Christchurch Registration closes … Read More

XTND Launches in Southland

Anna Robertsone-News, South Island, XTND Youth Leadership Programme

Congratulation to the first seven students taking part in the XTND Youth Leadership Programme from Southland. These young coaches are leading the way in bringing this coaching program to the area. XTND has been very successful in helping Clubs to develop their team of coaches by growing and developing young leaders within the Club. For the Clubs involved this has … Read More

South Island Judges Trump 2017 Exams

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, South Island

Judges play a vital role in all competitions (both competitive and recreational) and without them the events simply couldn’t run. All our judges are volunteers who devote a lot of their own time and money into gaining and maintaining their qualifications. As a community, we are very lucky to have so many new and devoted judges striving for such excellence … Read More

XTND Update South Island – June 2017

Anna Robertsone-News, South Island, XTND Youth Leadership Programme

Module Calendar and Registration Education Calendars and module registration forms are now posted on the Gymnastics NZ website on the education page. The XTND calendar will be regularly updated as module dates and presenters are confirmed. Upcoming Dates 3 September: Understanding Movement 2 – Dunedin Registrations close 23 August via the Gymnastics NZ website Enquiries to helpdesk   10 September: … Read More