Aucklanders Representing in Singapore

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Women's artistic gymnastics

We were excited to send a New Zealand team to the 25th PRIME International Invitational competition in Singapore where they were up against more than 500 gymnasts representing 5 other countries; Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Singapore. The selected gymnasts from Auckland are: Lucy Packer – Tri Star Gymnastics. Lucy won All Around Gold in STEP 8 (Unders) at the … Read More

Well Done to Laura and Brooke

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, Aerobics, Auckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News

At the 2017 New Zealand Aerobics Gymnastics Championships in Auckland last month, Brooke Davies (Age Group 2) and Laura Furse (Senior International) qualified for the Aerobic World Championships in 2018. Brooke and Laura were acknowledged at the closing ceremony where they performed a routine together. International Aerobic Gymnast, Laura Furse of Triple-A, retained the NZ National title and was awarded … Read More

Auckland Athletes Competing at Trampoline World Championships

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Trampoline

Congratulations to the Auckland trampoline athletes who were selected to represent New Zealand at the 2017 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships and the 2017 Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Sofia, Bulgaria in November. 2017 Trampoline World Championships, 9-12 November Dylan Schmidt from Extreme Trampoline. Dylan became our first trampoline Olympian when he represented New Zealand last year in Rio. … Read More

Auckland-Northland – Upcoming Events and Reminders

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates

For an up-to-date list of all upcoming competitions, courses and events in and around Auckland and Northland, see this latest calendar. An updated version will be out with the last e-News will be the last one of the year around Mid-December. Entry forms for competitions can be found on the events calendar and registration forms for education courses can be found … Read More

New Elementary Coach Courses – TeamGym and Tumbling

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Education, Midlands

Gymnastics NZ is very excited to introduce two new Elementary coaching courses: Elementary Team Gym that will teach the techniques needed to create team gym performances. The first course to be held on 19 November. Elementary Tumbling that will cover the deployment of skills in level 1-3 tumbling. TeamGym Elementary Coach Course – Auckland This course will give information about … Read More

Good Luck for the NZ Champs!

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

Congratulations to all those who have been named in the Artistic, Rhythmic, Aerobics, Trampoline and Tumbling provincial teams for the NZ Gymnastics Championships. Good luck to all of you at your respective events and a big thank you to all coordinators, coaches and team managers who are working hard, organising everything for the trip to Auckland, Nelson or Christchurch.   … Read More

Sporting Excellence Awards

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

At this time of the year schools and Clubs can nominate not only gymnasts for all kinds of Sports Awards but also coaches, judges and other volunteers that have given many hours of their time to our sport. During the year, but especially during comp season, volunteers are called upon to perform a myriad of roles from running canteens, judging, … Read More

TeamGym Taking Off

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Recreational Gymnastics

After getting a taste for TeamGym at the Gymnastics NZ GFA Symposium in 2016, Auckland and Northland Clubs are excited to be getting the programme up and running. TeamGym is a relatively new discipline within gymnastics that has its origins in Scandinavia. The first official competition was held in Finland in 1996. Originally named EuroTeam, TeamGym received its current name … Read More

Spotlight on Volunteers

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

As with most other sports, Gymnastics Clubs are hugely reliant on the support, time and energy from a huge number of volunteers.  This month we recognise a few of the many hard-working volunteers in our region. Steve Anderton from GymCity Papatoetoe When asked why volunteers resign from their roles, becoming too busy or children outgrowing the Club are the most common … Read More

Ethan and Sam Bring Home Results

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Men's artistic gymnastics

We are very proud of brothers Sam and Ethan Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics), who produced great results at the International Junior Gymnastics Competition in Yokohama, Japan recently. Ethan finished 8th equal All Around, 6th on pommel and 8th on high bar Sam finished 5th on vault. Those are superb results guys! Not only was New Zealand represented amongst the athletes, … Read More