Making the Most of the Olympics

Anna Robertsone-News, Midlands, Regional

The Olympic Games are here and it’s hard not to get excited – especially being able to see our own New Zealand gymnasts (artistic and trampoline) on our tvs. What are you doing as a club to harness this excitement? Are you having any Olympic themed events in your club? This is a great time to really tap into the … Read More

Upcoming Competitions

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

Waikanae Gymnastics Gym For All Competition Sunday 28 August 2016 – Waikanae Memorial Hall, Pehi Kupa Street, Waikanae WAG/MAG PlayGym (5yrs and under) Stages 1, 2 and 3; Stage 4 Team Floor See the flyer for more information.  Registration form.   Rimutaka Opens – GFA/MAG and WAG competition 17-18 September – 55 Montgomery Crescent, Upper Hutt GFA /MAG Saturday WAG Sunday GFA … Read More

XTND Courses – Important update

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  For those of you who have XTND students please make note of the following changes: Year 1 – Your next two modules are 28 August and 4 December. Year 2 – Your Display module has been postponed to 2017 due to a clash with competitions, Women’s Artistic Nationals training and NCEA Exams. Your final course for 2017 will be 4 December. Year … Read More

Trio do us proud in Rio

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Rio 2016

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games peaked extra interest for us this year, with our biggest gymnastics team since 1964.  Courtney McGregor (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) and Misha Koudinov (North Harbour Gymnastics, Tri Star Gymnastics) represented us on the artistic gymnastics stage, whilst Dylan Schmidt (Extreme Trampoline) was New Zealand’s first ever trampoline athlete at an Olympic Games. Misha competed first up … Read More

Wedding Bells for Megan

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

A big congratulations from us all to Megan, as she took annual leave last month to get married.  We believe it was a magical day and we wish her much more happiness as Mrs Russell.  Yes (as many have asked), she will be taking up her husband’s last name, but will still be receiving emails on her current address.

Coach Competition Season

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  Do you know your rights as a coach at competition season? Check your code manual but for a quick brush up on your knowledge, see the following: 1. Women’s Artsitic Coaching Regulations extract 2. Men’s Artsitic Coaching Regulations extract

Schools Festivals

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  2016 has started with a bumper season for Schools Gymsports Festivals.  Rimutaka GymSports saw a record number of 250 children participate, which is up 70 from previous festivals, with a demand for more. The School Gymsports Festival is a great tool for clubs to create long lasting relationships with local schools, upskill local teachers, show off your facility and introduce more children … Read More

Ollerup Nominations

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  2017 Ollerup nominations are now open. See the criteria and nomination form for nomination process.  Applications Close 17 of October 2016. What is Ollerup? Ollerup is a school for gymnastics based in Denmark, for NZ students normally tumbling or TeamGym however Rhythmic is an options. One of the school’s main focus areas is to provide knowledge and skills to become … Read More

Wellington Regional Meeting

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  Details of the next Wellington Regional Meeting are as follows: Tuesday 23 August: 10:00am – 12:00pm Pelorus Trust Sports House   Agenda so far: Potential Kiwisport project for all clubs in Wellington in 2017 Update on the 2016 Gymsports Championships Survey results from regional competitions Re-visit regional action plan- where to next Funding calendars for clubs More to be added We may … Read More

Wellington XTND Courses

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  The weekend of 9th & 10th July saw two XTND Courses in full swing.           On the Saturday fourteen Year 2 students completed their trampoline module with Daphne.  This included how to teach trampoline, double mini and tumbling, what to teach athletes off the trampoline as well as on, how to run circuits on the trampoline and much … Read More