Media release: New National Trampoline Champions Named

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Trampoline

260 athletes bounced their way into the Pioneer Stadium this week for the 2017 NZ Trampoline Championships.  From Northland to Southland, they’ve represented 14 provinces around New Zealand, to battle it out for National titles. The Championships returned to Christchurch for the first time in 10 years, and was organised by the Gymsports in Canterbury Charitable Trust, led by Nigel … Read More

More National Gymnastics Titles Won

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, Aerobics, Media Release, Rhythmic gymnastics

The 2017 Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships has come to a close at Auckland’s ASB Arena today. Over the past 5 days, 449 athletes from 16 provinces have competed for national titles. The 2017 New Zealand Rhythmic title has gone to Stella Ebert of Auckland, after placing first in all apparatus.  The Junior athlete applied for permission to compete in … Read More

Schmidt Takes Silver in Spain

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Trampoline

NZ’s first trampoline Olympian continues to make his mark on the world stage with a silver medal overnight in Spain. Dylan Schmidt has followed up his 7th place in Rio with three World Cup finals finishing 6th in Belarus in August and 4th in Portugal last week, before his podium finish in Valladolid last night.  He qualified through to finals … Read More

New Education Courses

Anna Robertsone-News, Education

Gymnastics NZ is pleased to announce the addition of two new coach education courses which will be held as a pilot courses in November this year. Following on from the Gym for All Symposium last year, we will be holding a course for TeamGym Elementary Coach. TeamGym is a competitive activity for teams of 6-12 athletes across three disciplines; floor, … Read More

Trampoline Judge courses

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, Trampoline

Revalidation is required for all Junior and Senior Trampoline judges. The combined Junior and Senior Courses have been scheduled for Auckland and Christchurch, and registration is now open. Please note, these are the only time these courses will be held for 2017/2018. For full course details and registration, please view the education calendar. For further information for any of the … Read More

Good Luck for the NZ Champs!

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

Congratulations to all those who have been named in the Artistic, Rhythmic, Aerobics, Trampoline and Tumbling provincial teams for the NZ Gymnastics Championships. Good luck to all of you at your respective events and a big thank you to all coordinators, coaches and team managers who are working hard, organising everything for the trip to Auckland, Nelson or Christchurch.   … Read More

Sporting Excellence Awards

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

At this time of the year schools and Clubs can nominate not only gymnasts for all kinds of Sports Awards but also coaches, judges and other volunteers that have given many hours of their time to our sport. During the year, but especially during comp season, volunteers are called upon to perform a myriad of roles from running canteens, judging, … Read More

TeamGym Taking Off

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Recreational Gymnastics

After getting a taste for TeamGym at the Gymnastics NZ GFA Symposium in 2016, Auckland and Northland Clubs are excited to be getting the programme up and running. TeamGym is a relatively new discipline within gymnastics that has its origins in Scandinavia. The first official competition was held in Finland in 1996. Originally named EuroTeam, TeamGym received its current name … Read More

Spotlight on Volunteers

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

As with most other sports, Gymnastics Clubs are hugely reliant on the support, time and energy from a huge number of volunteers.  This month we recognise a few of the many hard-working volunteers in our region. Steve Anderton from GymCity Papatoetoe When asked why volunteers resign from their roles, becoming too busy or children outgrowing the Club are the most common … Read More

Ethan and Sam Bring Home Results

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Men's artistic gymnastics

We are very proud of brothers Sam and Ethan Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics), who produced great results at the International Junior Gymnastics Competition in Yokohama, Japan recently. Ethan finished 8th equal All Around, 6th on pommel and 8th on high bar Sam finished 5th on vault. Those are superb results guys! Not only was New Zealand represented amongst the athletes, … Read More