2017 Education Courses and Workshops

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, Member Updates, Regional

The Education department is humming, organising 2017 education courses and workshops, as coaches and judges start requalifying for the new cycle. The new 2017 Education Handbook and Course Costs have been published and registrations are open for courses.  All registrations must be done online – simply click into the relevant course on the Education calendar (also found as a drop-down along the … Read More

Judges Requalify for New Cycle

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Education, International, Member Updates

Over the past few months judges have been representing New Zealand at Intercontinental and International Judging courses around the world. All judges have to requalify due to changes which FIG makes at the end of each Olympic Cycle (four years). To undertake an international course, judges must have, at minimum, been at the highest level domestically for a number of … Read More

Top Tip: Finding What You Need on the Website

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional, South Island

Last year the GymSports NZ website received a much-needed upgrade. The new website will continue to develop over the coming months but already provides a stable platform to share information with our community, sponsors and the wider public, in a much more appealing manner than its predecessor. Our top tip for February is for users who have had difficulty locating … Read More

Auckland-Northland Reminders

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates, Regional

  27 February – Term 1 Affiliated Members spreadsheet due to the RRM Helpdesk 1 March – Coaching Today Online Course.  Coaches need to start with Coaching Today if they want to complete Understanding Movement and achieve the Foundation Coach qualification by the 23 July. 5 March – WAG Workshop Auckland.  Registrations closed.  Recommended for WAG coaches and compulsory for … Read More

Club Development Opportunities – Auckland-Northland

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates, Regional

Check out the workshops below to help develop your club and the people in it. Busting the Busy Trap  Do you often feel tired, stressed and overwhelmed? Are you constantly juggling urgent interruptions and constantly work under pressure?  You need to be at this workshop. It will help you put everything in order so that you have more time, more … Read More

Midlands Education Courses

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional

Coach and judge education for 2017 is now underway. This period before competition season starts is when Clubs should be looking to ensure that their coaches and judges have the qualifications they need to be coaching at the level they require. For coaches who have not yet started on the education pathway, getting Coaching Today and Understanding Movement completed is … Read More

Central Updates and Reminders

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Regional

Do you have a new Athletes moved to your club? Do you have any new competitive athletes who have moved from another gymsports club? Please ensure that an athlete transfer form has been completed and submitted. Help needed for Teacher sessions. We are looking for some support in delivering teacher development sessions as part of the moveMprove programme in the Wellington … Read More

Re-brand Survey – Get Involved and Have Your Say

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates, e-News, Member Updates

Updated Tuesday 28 February REMINDER: the Re-brand Survey closes on Tuesday 7th March at 5pm – don’t miss the opportunity to have your say. Thank you to those who have taken the time to complete the survey. The survey is designed to receive feedback from all GymSports NZ members including volunteers, coaches and judges. Please use the ‘Adult Participant’ option and … Read More

Call for Nominations – Elected Board Members; Life Members; Meritorious & National Service Awards

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates, Member Updates

The Board Appointments Panel (BAP) is calling for nominations from suitably qualified candidates to fill two Elected Board Member positions for the GymSports NZ Board which become vacant as of the 2017 AGM, Sunday 7th May 2017.  Under the Terms of the Constitution, the retiring Board Members are eligible for re-election for a further term. Both retiring members, Virginia Cathro … Read More

Rebrand for GymSports NZ

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, e-News, Member Updates

During the course of 2016, a number of engagement opportunities were presented to the wider gymsports community to contribute to the construction of a new strategic plan for the organisation. As a result of this process, the new strategic plan was unveiled and distributed towards the end of the year. This new plan more succinctly outlines the strategic purpose of … Read More