Updates and Reminders – Central Region

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

Wellington Regional Meeting – Date Change Please note that the date for the final Wellington Regional Meeting has been changed to 28 November, 10 – 12pm at Pelorus Trust Sports House. As part of this meeting we will be looking at the Wellington calendar for 2018 – including all GFA competitions.  Please make sure you have your “ideal” dates with … Read More

Event Reminders – Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Recreational Gymnastics

The following competitions are taking place in the region in November. Please contact the Clubs directly for competition information and entry forms. TeamGym Competitions 12 November – Waikanae Gymnastics Club 26 November – Harbour City GymSports Comp B / GFA recreation Competitions 19 November – Capital GymSports Summer Classic  

Weather Girls and Chimney Sweeps Take TeamGym Honours

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

On the 17 September, Rimutaka GymSports hosted their first ever TeamGym competition with great success. Four clubs competed across two divisions – the Junior Division being taken out by the ‘Waikanae Weather Girls’ and Intermediate division by the ‘Waikanae Chimney Sweeps’. Huge congratulations and thank you to the Rimutaka GymSports crew especially Monique McPartlin, Kerry Weston, Karen Fitzgerald, Cara Forster … Read More

Mentoring and Goal Setting

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

As we fast approach Term 4 and timetables are changing it’s a great time to talk to your coaches and volunteers about their own personal goals for the term ahead. Goal setting is often done between a line manager and a member of staff, however, this can also take place between a mentor and mentee. This may be someone within … Read More

XTND Update – Central Region

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

XTND Upcoming Dates Wellington Year 1 Students 15 October – Understanding Movement 2 Registrations close 4 October Register now Wellington Year 2 Students 29 October – Aerobics Registrations close 18 October Register now Mentoring Sheets Just a friendly reminder each student must have a completed Year 1 and 2 Mentoring sheet before they are able to graduate from the XTND … Read More

Event Reminders – Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

TeamGym Competitions 29 October – Wanganui Boys and Girls Gymnastics Club 12 November – Waikanae Gymnastics Club 26 November – Harbour City GymSports   Comp B / GFA recreation Competitions 16 -17 September – Rimutaka GymSports are running Stage 1 – 5 (Iron, Bronze and Silver). Please note: They are not delivering Step 1-4. 12 November – Hutt Valley GymSports competition has … Read More

Central Region Representatives

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, Central-Wellington, e-News

Congratulations to all Central athletes who have been named in their Regional teams for the upcoming 2017 NZ Gymnastics Championships. We wish you all the best of luck and hope you achieve your personal goals. Wellington Artistic Team Wellington Trampoline Team Hawkes Bay / Poverty Bay Artistic & Rhythmic Teams Hawkes Bay / Poverty Bay Trampoline Team Wanganui / Manawatu … Read More

Ollerup Student Updates

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

2016-2017 Ollerup Student Update – Brianna McKenzie Just over 12 months ago Brianna McKenzie (Porirua GymSports) took off for her 1-year Ollerup Scholarship in Denmark. Brianna returned at the beginning of August and sat down with local Relationship Manager Megan Russell to talk about how the year went. “The roller-coaster they call the year at Ollerup – when you leave … Read More

Manawatu GymSports KiwiSport Project

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

KiwiSport is a New Zealand Government funding initiative that provides support for school-aged children wanting to participate in sports. Sport NZ who oversee the KiwiSport fund enlists the 14 Regional Sports Trusts (RST) to manage the fund on their behalf. The amount of funding allocated to each Sports Trust depends on how many school-aged children in each region. Each RST … Read More

Judging in the Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

Coach and judge education is identified as a key priority in Central Regional Action Plans. Now that the majority of formal qualifications are completed and exam catch-ups have been processed a clear picture can be shared of what the Judging landscape currently looks like: At the start of the 2017 – 2020 cycle across the Central Region (Wellington, Wanganui/ Manawatu … Read More