Rio Appeal Upheld for NZ Gymnast

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Jury of Appeal, has upheld a protest lodged by GymSports NZ on behalf of it’s athlete, Courtney McGregor. The protest concerned McGregor’s score on the vault apparatus, specifically her second vault. After Courtney completed her second vault, the score for this vault, and then her average of the two vault scores was … Read More

Gymnastics Australia join Symposium

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, GFA Coaching Symposium, Regional

We are delighted to welcome Brooke Kneebush from Gymnastics Australia to the GFA Coaching Symposium in October.  Brooke will be attending as a guest presenter, leading the Team Gym and Inclusion workshops.  (Check out this TeamGym video if you are not familiar with it.)  She will also sit on a panel of experts for New Programme Implementation. The GFA Coaching Symposium will … Read More

Auckland-Northland Job Opportunities

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

  Howick – Coaches Wanted Howick Gymnastics Club is looking for: Competitive coach – STEP 4 and above – experience essential Recreational coach – boys and girls – experience preferred If you are mature, reliable, motivated, enjoy working with children and have previous experience as a gymnast or coach, or have a sporting background, please contact Debbie. Active Attitude – Multiple … Read More

Celebrating Our Judges

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

As Regional Relationship Manager I have been visiting gymsports competitions in the past six months and I have watched not only athletes perform their routines and qualify for badges, incentive awards or win medals or qualify for the 2016 New Zealand Gymsports Championships but I have also watched judges in their role of judging the performances of all these athletes. … Read More

Auckland-Northland – Upcoming Workshops and Seminars

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Regional

Club School Links – 17 August Creating partnerships that benefit everyone. Discover the benefits for both the Club and the School and receive resources to support your partnership. More information Hosted by Harbour Sport   6 Keys to a Great Club and Club WOF – 14 September Identifies six key areas critical to running a Club, from Leadership and Governance to Volunteer … Read More

Supporting and Thanking Volunteers

Anna Robertsone-News, Regional, South Island

Sometimes when we think of thanking volunteers the easy option can be to buy a gift. This thought can be tainted with the cost associated with buying gifts, or may simply be outside of budget. Sometimes it’s not at all about the gift, but instead making your volunteers’ time an enjoyable one. Here are some simple tips to do so: … Read More

Southland Trampoline Competition

Anna Robertsone-News, Regional, South Island

Flite Trampoline will be hosting a trampoline competition on Saturday 29 October in Te Anau, to be organised jointly between Gore, Invercargill and Flite. If you have any queries with regard to this competition please contact either of the following: Kate Norris Lyn Wicks Averlea Robertson Emily Lakin

Making the Most of the Olympics

Anna Robertsone-News, Midlands, Regional

The Olympic Games are here and it’s hard not to get excited – especially being able to see our own New Zealand gymnasts (artistic and trampoline) on our tvs. What are you doing as a club to harness this excitement? Are you having any Olympic themed events in your club? This is a great time to really tap into the … Read More

Upcoming Competitions

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

Waikanae Gymnastics Gym For All Competition Sunday 28 August 2016 – Waikanae Memorial Hall, Pehi Kupa Street, Waikanae WAG/MAG PlayGym (5yrs and under) Stages 1, 2 and 3; Stage 4 Team Floor See the flyer for more information.  Registration form.   Rimutaka Opens – GFA/MAG and WAG competition 17-18 September – 55 Montgomery Crescent, Upper Hutt GFA /MAG Saturday WAG Sunday GFA … Read More

XTND Courses – Important update

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional

  For those of you who have XTND students please make note of the following changes: Year 1 – Your next two modules are 28 August and 4 December. Year 2 – Your Display module has been postponed to 2017 due to a clash with competitions, Women’s Artistic Nationals training and NCEA Exams. Your final course for 2017 will be 4 December. Year … Read More