Gymnastics Coaches Selected to NZ Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are super pleased to announce that the New Zealand Olympic Committee has officially selected the gymnastics support staff who will accompany our athletes to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games next month. Men’s Artistic Gymnastics – Head Coach David Phillips David is the coach to four out of five of the selected athletes. David is NZ’s most experienced MAG coach … Read More

WAG 2018 Pacific Rim Championships Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

It is with great pleasure that we announce a team of junior and senior athletes to represent New Zealand in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics at the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships, to be held in Colombia 24-30 April. The team selected is: Ariana Salaivao (junior) – Tri Star Gymnastics Jonti Matthewson (junior) – Tri Star Gymnastics Maia Fishwick (senior) – Tri Star … Read More

WAG Workshops and Performance Camps

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Education, Women's artistic gymnastics

Two WAG workshops were held on Sunday 21 January in Christchurch. The first workshop was a WAG STEP 1 – 4 beam and floor workshop on how the routines should be performed. The workshop was open to all coaches and judges working with STEPS 1-4 and was led by Hannah Prout, who also choreographed the routines. A Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) … Read More

Media Release: Two Further Gymnasts Selected for Gold Coast 2018

Anna RobertsonInternational, Media Release, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Gymnastics New Zealand have named a further two gymnastics athletes to the New Zealand Team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 15 year old women’s artistic athlete Stella Ashcroft from Christchurch School of Gymnastics has been selected to the team for her strengths in vault and beam. Though going into her first senior … Read More

WAG World Cup Doha Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are excited to announce the selection of athletes to represent New Zealand at the FIG World Cup event in Doha, to be held 21-25 March 2018.  The athletes selected are: Charlotte Ryan – Tri Star Gymnastics Maia Fishwick – Tri Star Gymnastics   Officials Coach: Josiah Geange (Tri Star Gymnastics) Judge: Tracy Sharp (Capital GymSports)   Congratulations to Charlotte … Read More

WAG World Cup Melbourne Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

It is with pleasure that we can announce our first Women’s Artistic Gymnastics New Zealand team of 2018, to compete at the World Cup in Melbourne, 22-25 February.  The athletes selected are: Stella Ashcroft (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Estella Matthewson (Tri Star Gymnastics) Maia Fishwick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Charlotte Ryan (Tri Star Gymnastics) Isabella Brett (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Officials … Read More

NZ Judges Invited to Commonwealth Games

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are super excited to announce that five of our New Zealand brevet judges have been invited by the Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) to officiate at the upcoming Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  These judges are: WAG – Avril Enslow (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) WAG – Michelle Woolf (Hutt Valley Gymsports) MAG – Gareth Brettell (Tri Star Gymnastics) MAG … Read More

2018 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics National Squad

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

The National Squad for 2018 is named using international, qualifying events and Nationals results from 2017 and the current year.  Members of this Squad are eligible for consideration for selection to performance events in 2018 (namely World Cups and World Championships). Based on competition results and National Clinics, the following athletes have been selected to the 2018 National Squad: Courtney … Read More

10 Things Gymnasts Wish Their Coaches Knew

Anna RobertsonAerobics, Auckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Men's artistic gymnastics, Midlands, Regional, Rhythmic gymnastics, South Island, Trampoline, Women's artistic gymnastics

After spending 20+ hours a week with our coaches, they know us pretty well. However there are a few things that they possibly don’t know that we wish they did, or maybe they do and just don’t let on… 1. When you’re in a bad mood, we’re in a bad mood We know we can sometimes tick you off, we … Read More

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