National GymClub Challenge shows that gymnastics really is for all

Anna Robertsone-News

Labour weekend saw the return of GymClub Challenge – the annual national celebration of recreational gymnastics (Gym for All). The event is an opportunity for gymnasts of all ages and abilities to demonstrate their skills, challenge themselves, compete in new codes, and most importantly have a huge amount of fun. Hosted by Manawatu Gymsports, 290 athletes from 15 clubs around … Read More

NHG Gymnastics Club bounces back from devastating flood

Anna Robertsone-News

Nearly ten months on from Auckland’s wettest day, New Zealand’s largest gymnastics club is still recovering from the raging flood that swept through its premises. Christmas 2023 will be a busy one for the NHG Gymnastics Club. All going to plan, the club will use its two-week shutdown to reinstall the sprung flooring at its massive 1,500 sqm gymnasium, marking … Read More

MAG 2024 World Cups Team Announcement

Anna RobertsonNZ Team Announcements

We are pleased to announce the team to represent New Zealand across men’s artistic World Cup events in Cairo, Egypt, Cottbus in Germany, and Doha, Qatar in February 2024. Congratulations to the team. We wish them all the best in their preparations over the coming months.

Angie Dougal – Coaches Korero (SPCNZ)

Anna Robertsone-News

Thank you to Sports Performance Coach NZ, who wrote and originally published the below article. “We get it wrong by focusing on winning.” At first glance, these words don’t seem like they would come from a high performance coach, especially the coach of a current world champion. But listening to Angie Dougal, it makes complete sense, and she has the … Read More

Ollerup scholarships awarded for 2024

Anna RobertsonEducation

We are very excited to announce the Ollerup Scholarship recipients for 2024-2025. Please join us in congratulating Maia has been thinking about applying to Ollerup for the past few years and became sure about it when the Ollerup Elitehold group visited her gym, showing their joy and enthusiasm for gymnastics and movement. Maia has been involved in gymnastics since a … Read More

Tell us about your gymnastics experience

Anna RobertsonShaping Gymnastics

If you have participated in gymnastics this year, we would like to hear about your experience. Delivered by an independent research company through Sport NZ, our voice of participant survey aims to help us and your club understand what is working well and not so well, and to identify areas that need more focus to enable us to better meet … Read More

New Training Guidelines Working Group

Anna RobertsonShaping Gymnastics

We are excited to announce the formation of the Training Guidelines Working Group. This initiative is an important step towards our commitment to enhancing participant well-being and aligning with best practices for long-term athlete development. Working Group OverviewOur call-out to the community resulted in a large number of high-quality applications. Due to the volume and our commitment to ensuring diverse … Read More

2024 NZ Gymnastics Championships announced

Anna Robertson2024 NZ Gymnastics Championships

We are pleased to announce that the 2024 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships will be held at the Central Energy Trust Arena in Palmerston North in the second week of the October school holidays, training day is Monday 7 October and competition days Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 October. All codes will compete under the same roof over the course of … Read More

Former international gymnast, and current coach and judge Olivia Jöbsis reflects on her time as an athlete specialist on the Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee.

Anna RobertsonShaping Gymnastics

In December 2021, I was informed I’d been selected as one of five athlete specialists on the Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee. Joining the committee would be another chance to tell my story, and to speak up for others who had suffered harm through participating in gymnastics. I was stoked to get the call up. I was also nervous, and … Read More