Congratulations to all the athletes who attended the 2015 Australian National Championships in Melbourne, Australia. Some fantastic results from our New Zealand teams. Click HERE for more information.
2015 National Championships Announcement
GymSports NZ is pleased to announce the 2015 New Zealand National GymSports Championships will once again be held at The Trusts Arena in Auckland, from 30 September â€“ 4 October 2015. Click HERE for more information.
High Performance Pathway and Athlete Funding Framework
High Performance is the epitome of international sporting achievement and the new High Performance (HP) Pathway identifies athletes who are tracking towards the ultimate gold medal. Athletes who sit on the HP Pathway will be eligible to apply for athlete funding. The Athlete Funding Framework provides support to these athletes and their coaches in pursuit of that pinnacle event.
Applications for 2016 funding will open in September. The framework provides clear targets for those athletes wishing to enter the Pathway and gain eligibility for funding.
If you have any questions, please contact Anna Robertson HERE.
20 Reasons Why Your Child Should Do Gymnastics HERE are 20 great reasons why your preschool aged child should do gymnastics! These 20 reasons have been sourced directly from the Gymnastics Nelson website.
Trampoline Sport Development Committee Announcement
Congratulations to Rosa Esteban who has been appointed the position of Coaching Advisor for the Trampoline SDC. Read more...
Rhythmic Execution (Judging) Forms
The Rhythmic Execution forms have recently been updated to meet the FIG requirements.
The updated forms can be purchased from the GymSports NZ office by completing a Product Order and returning by GymSports NZ email HERE.
Click HEREto access an order form.
Education Course Information
All coaching course information for 2015 (including flyers, registration forms and calendars, including XTND) can be found on the Coach Education Page HERE. All judging courses can be found on the judging page HERE.
Qualifying Competition Judging Panels
This is a friendly reminder to ensure that judging panels for qualifying competitions, are sent to the SDC Judging Advisor for ratification at least two weeks before the competition. Final judging panels should be sent within seven days after the event.
New Qualifying Event Information
New information has been uploaded to Tockify for the following events and can be viewed by clicking HERE.
* Wanganui Open Competition 4-5 July
* Invercargill Gymnastics Club - Interclub Competition 20-21 June
* South Island Trampoline Championships 11-12 July
* Gisborne Junior and Senior Girls Championships 7-9 August
* Hastings Gymnastics Junior Championships 25-26 July
* Wellington Open 17-19 July
* Pukekohe Junior Championships 8-9 August
* Southland Aerobics Championships 27-28 June
St Petersburg World Cup 2015 - Trampoline Dylan Schmidt and Keirran Tuhi have recently competed in the Trampoline World Cup In St Petersburg, Russia. Well done boys, full results can be found HERE.
Trampoline World Age and Trampoline World Championship 'Intention To Trial' forms are due to close for Trampoline World age and Trampoline World Championship on the 8th June. Click HERE for more.
Valerie Lukin Competition - Men's Artistic Gymnastics 'Intention To Trial' forms are due to close on the 8th June. Click HERE for more.
Flanders International 2015
For Christchurch teens Charlotte Sullivan and Courtney McGregor the whirlwind of international competition continues. Showcasing some of their best gymnastics skills, the girls recently competed in two international events for Womenâ€™s Artistic Gymnastics. Read more...
Rio Olympics 2016 â€“ Applications for Nomination now open
The countdown is on for the Rio Olympics next year and Athlete and Support Person applications are now open. All applications must be submitted by Friday 10th July in order to be considered for nomination to the NZOC. Please see HEREfor application forms and details.
Forthcoming Community Cabinet â€“ Thursday 23rd July, Wellington
Following the GymSports NZ Board meeting on Thursday 23rd July, members have the opportunity to attend a community cabinet session. The session will be held from 6-7pm with the Board of Directors and Tony Compier. The venue will be advised when confirmed numbers have been received.
Members are encouraged to attend as this is your time to meet and speak directly with the Board to discuss matters of interest.
Please contact Angela Lawrie HERE to confirm your attendance and provide the items you wish to put forward by Friday 17th July.
2015 Trampoline Sport Development Nominations Nominations for volunteers to join the Trampoline Sport Development Committee are now open. The Trampoline SDC has a vacancy for a Volunteer Coordinator. Click HERE to view more on the GymSports website.
Gymstuff Ltd Winter Deal For Clubs
Winter has arrived and everyone needs a boost, so get a Booster Board from Gymstuff Ltd. To make it even easier order by the end of July and receive it for the special price of $2300.00 + g.s.t. The RRP is $2800.00 + g.s.t. Read more...
Hastings Gymnastics Junior Competition
Dates: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July2015.
Venue: Hastings Gymnastics Club, Hastings Central School, Southampton Street, Hastings.
Franklin GymSports is looking for a WAG Coach & Operations Manager. This is a maternity cover position with an expectation to extend to a permanent position. Please go to the GymSports NZ vacancies page HERE for more info.