Meet Bronwyn – NZL

Anna Robertson2016 Indo Pacific Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, International

Bronwyn Dibb (NZL) 18 year old Bronwyn has been doing trampoline for 11 years.  Her favourite event is double-mini and best achievement so far is making the DMT final at World Champs last year (finished 8th) in Denmark.  Her best competition memory is standing on the podium when she won silver at World Age.  Bronwyn has competed twice before at Indos … 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

New RM for Upper South

Anna Robertsone-News, Regional, South Island

We are delighted to welcome Lisa McInroe to the GymSports NZ team.  Lisa started on a part time basis on 15 August and will be extending to full time from 12 September. Lisa is no stranger to gymsports, particularly WAG, or the Upper South community. She has a good understanding of club structures and has experience as a coach (Greymouth and … Read More

Janet Receives Citizen Award

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

Janet McLea from Kerikeri Gymnastics Club was one of eight recipients to be awarded a Far North District Council Citizen Award. Janet received the award for her dedicated and ongoing service to gymnastics in the Kerikeri community, the results of which provide children with the building blocks to pursue other sports and activities. It is with this in mind and … Read More

Rhythmic Masters

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

Nicola Ryan has been a regular participant at the NZ Masters Games in rhythmic gymnastics.  “It would be great to see more people giving it a go. No leotards required and you can do pairs/trios/group too. It’s a bit of a challenge, bit of a laugh and a bit of fun with apparatus! It doesn’t need to be hard or … Read More

Stars & Stripes on the Comp Floor

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

Tri Star Gymnastics hosted the Auckland/Manukau Artistic Championships on 6 – 7 August. It was another big competition with athletes vying for qualification through to the 2016 NZ Gymsports Championships.  Through all the competition seriousness, the MAG level 7 team decided to take some fun to the floor…

Anonymous Sponsor Pays for Competition Fees

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

A massive big thank you goes out to the anonymous sponsor, who has paid the entry fees for all 56 artistic gymnasts from the Auckland province, to compete at the 2016 NZ Gymsports Championships. Clubs, parents and athletes are extremely appreciative of the generosity.

Midlands 2016 Season Snapshot

Anna Robertsone-News, Midlands, Regional

The past six months have seen a huge range of competitions held across the Midlands region. Qualifiers started with the Midlands Trampoline Champs back in March and finished with the Waitara Opens a couple of weeks ago – these of course will culminate at the 2016 NZ Gymsports Championships at the end of September. School festivals, junior competitive and recreation events … Read More