Schools Festivals

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  2016 has started with a bumper season for Schools Gymsports Festivals.  Rimutaka GymSports saw a record number of 250 children participate, which is up 70 from previous festivals, with a demand for more. The School Gymsports Festival is a great tool for clubs to create long lasting relationships with local schools, upskill local teachers, show off your facility and introduce more children … Read More

Ollerup Nominations

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  2017 Ollerup nominations are now open. See the criteria and nomination form for nomination process.  Applications Close 17 of October 2016. What is Ollerup? Ollerup is a school for gymnastics based in Denmark, for NZ students normally tumbling or TeamGym however Rhythmic is an options. One of the school’s main focus areas is to provide knowledge and skills to become … Read More

Wellington Regional Meeting

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  Details of the next Wellington Regional Meeting are as follows: Tuesday 23 August: 10:00am – 12:00pm Pelorus Trust Sports House   Agenda so far: Potential Kiwisport project for all clubs in Wellington in 2017 Update on the 2016 Gymsports Championships Survey results from regional competitions Re-visit regional action plan- where to next Funding calendars for clubs More to be added We may … Read More

Wellington XTND Courses

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  The weekend of 9th & 10th July saw two XTND Courses in full swing.           On the Saturday fourteen Year 2 students completed their trampoline module with Daphne.  This included how to teach trampoline, double mini and tumbling, what to teach athletes off the trampoline as well as on, how to run circuits on the trampoline and much … Read More

Midlands Provincial Teams – 2016 Gymsports Championships

Anna Robertsone-News, Midlands, Regional

We are nearing the end of competition season and will soon be announcing the Taranaki, Waikato and Bay of Plenty teams for the 2016 NZ Gymsports Championships.  These will include athletes, Team Managers and Coaches. Good luck to all athletes for their last few competitions coming up and a big thank you to all coaches and team managers who are … Read More

Volunteers Needed

Anna Robertsone-News, Regional, South Island

Volunteers Needed for 2016 Championships Want to be part of the action at the biggest gymsports event of the year? Want to be part of the Event Team? Simply register your interest to join the team on 26 September – 3 October at the ILT Stadium Southland in Invercargill. All volunteers (regardless of hours) will receive FREE entry to the entire competition … Read More

History made as trio of Gymnasts selected into the New Zealand Olympic Team

GymSports NZCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

Media Release – under embargo until 11.05am 11 May 2016 NZ time Gymnasts Courtney McGregor, Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov and Dylan Schmidt have been selected to the New Zealand Olympic Team to Rio, making up the largest gymnastics contingent to represent New Zealand in over 50 years. This will be the first time since the Sydney 2000 Games that a New … Read More

History Made at Olympic Test Event

GymSports NZCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

Dylan Schmidt from Auckland’s Extreme Trampoline has this morning qualified New Zealand’s first ever trampoline Olympic spot, at the Test Event in Rio. As with the two gymnastics spots already qualified, confirmation is dependent on selection from the NZ Olympic Committee by meeting their over-riding criteria of a top 16 capability with top 8 potential in Rio. Dylan ended his junior career winning … Read More

Gymnasts qualify two spots to Rio

GymSports NZCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

Gymnasts Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov from North Harbour Gymnastics and Courtney McGregor from Christchurch School of Gymnastics, have each qualified Olympic spots, at the Test Event in Rio this week. Confirming the Olympic spots are dependent on selection by the NZ Olympic Committee, with athletes having to meet their over–riding criteria of a top 16 capability with the potential to finish in the top 8 … Read More