Earthquakes Update – Member Clubs

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, Member Updates, Regional, South Island

Updates will be made below as information is received. In light of the recent earthquakes, please find following an update of known affected member clubs. Some buildings have sustained minor damage, with the majority having been cleared for continued use.  We wish all those in affected areas the best in safety and recovery. Kaikoura It has come to our attention … Read More

WAG Performance Development Squad

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Member Updates, Women's artistic gymnastics

Expressions of Interest are called for from gymnasts who would like to be considered for the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Performance Development Squad. Gymnasts need to have a birth date of 2002 or younger and have competed in STEP 7 or above in 2016. Gymnasts and their coaches will be expected to participate in at least 3 training camps annually, the … Read More

Guide To Grant Funding

Anna Robertsone-News, Member Updates, Regional

GymSports NZ Guide to Grant Funding – Increase Your Chances of Success As 2016 winds down, planning for 2017 should be in full swing. In order to achieve the many and varied plans that clubs have, one thing is key – these plans need funding to ensure they become a reality. With grant pots shrinking and demand growing don’t leave grant … Read More

Auckland/Northland Club Reminders and Upcoming Competitions

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

Participation Spreadsheets – 3 October A reminder that moveMprove and Participation spreadsheets are due on Monday 3 October which is the day after the 2016 NZ Gymsports Championships finish – please make sure these are submitted in time in spite of the National Champs. Trampoline competition – 13 November The 2016 North Harbour Schools Trampoline Competition is on Sunday 13 … Read More

WAG – Revised STEPs Changes

Anna Robertsone-News, Member Updates, Women's artistic gymnastics

In 2014 the WAG SDC signalled its’ intention to review the STEPs programme with changes to be implemented at the beginning of the new Olympic cycle in 2017. The WAG SDC has undertaken a review of the current programme, received feedback both written and verbal from coaches, judges and other interested parties, reviewed other overseas programmes and the FIG Code … Read More

FIG International Judging Courses

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, Member Updates

FIG has recently released dates of Intercontinental and International Judging Courses to be held at the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. Intercontinental Courses Congratulations to the following judges who have been selected to attend the Intercontinental Courses: MAG: Gareth Brettell & Ken Bow – 27 November – 2 December in Bratislava, Slovakia WAG: Michelle Woolf and Esther … Read More

MAG Forum: 2017-2020 Programme

Anna Robertsone-News, Member Updates

This year’s annual MAG Forum is on proposed changes to the National Programme for 2017-2020. The Sport Development Committee (SDC) will be presenting some draft ideas on new junior routines and senior requirements, which are by no means final. The SDC invite all MAG athletes, coaches, judges and interested parties to attend and contribute to the discussion. The SDC will be taking on … Read More

FIG Coach Academy – Level 2

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, Member Updates

FIG Level 2 Academy – Aerobics, Rhythmic, Trampoline The FIG Level 2 Coach Academy for AER, RG and TRA, is to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra from 13-20 December, 2016. Click here for the FIG Academy for Artistic. FIG Level 2 is equivalent to the GymSports NZ Senior Coach course. The Academy runs for seven days and … Read More