The girls worked as a team, when one made a mistake the others step up.
Achieving the bronze medal.
Ellie performed with less worry and is starting to handle each competition with increasing confidence.
Naomi had been poorly for a few days and recovered to place 3rd on the beam
Katie performed at level 6 for the first time and placed 4th on the beam.
Emilia placed 7th on the vault and 2nd on the beam. Emilia made a small mistake on the floor that cost her dearly through no fault of her own.
A day of mixed emotions.
As a result the team placed fifth overall.
Sophie placed 9th on beam and 10th on bars. Performing her split leap on beam, double spin and handspring front somersault on floor for the first time.
Emily placed 5th on vault with her first 1/2 on 1/2 off in competition and placing 9th on floor performing a handspring front somersault for the first time.
Charlotte placed 7th on vault and performed her 1/2 twist on floor for the first time.
Libby B stuck her beam despite being unnerved by a very unusual mishap on bars.
Libby C placed 6th on floor performing her 1/2 twist on floor for the first time and sticking her full spin on beam.
A day full of firsts!
Olivia, Lauren, Sofia, Maisie and Juliette competed for the first time in the Under 8 Rotherham invitational despite only being under 7 and under 6.
Juliette – super straight jump on to the vault.
Maisie – managed her back hip circle which she has only just learnt to do.
Olivia – showed excellent control on her bar dismount.
Lauren – worked really hard to get her handstand on the floor.
Sofia – worked along the beam like it was a motorway.
Sticking the beam, dancing round the floor, controlling the swing on bars and bounding onto the box. A whole bucket full of experience gained, well done girls.
Emily competed in the U12 level D competition.
On her first piece she performed her first back somersault on floor with ease and confidence. Unfortunately she sprained her ankle in the vault warmup. She battled on competing her first upstarts on bars and sticking her backwards element on beam. Emily handled the situation with maturity and determination. Achieving her personal targets despite her injury.
Tuesday the 12th September is the first beginners class of the Autumn term 2017.
I hope all the children had a great summer holiday, and practiced safely!!
For those joining us for their first session, expect an evening packed full of knowledge and fun!
If you want to be part of it, it’s not too late!
Just get in touch using the contacts page.
This competition was tough with 46 competitors all fighting for 3 medals. Preparation was hard right at the end of term with so much going on in the gym.
Matilda placed 7th on floor performing and landing her one and a half twist for the first time in competition and making progress on the beam performing a Johnson leap for the first time.
Ellie competed at level 4 for the first time placing 6th on the beam having worked hard to be confident on her flick. She performed a straight front on floor and her giants on bars were successful. Such an important step forward.
Well done girls, you looked stunning in your leotards!
Naomi performed her first squat on to catch the high bar and roundoff flic.
Emilia placed 8th on Bars and stuck her cartwheel on beam without a wobble.
Ellie performed her first squat on to catch the high bar and roundoff flic.
Tilly placed 1st on bars, 3rd on beam and 2nd overall.
Emily placed 8th on bars and performed a strong roundoff flic.
Evie placed 5th on beam, 6th on floor and 6th overall.
Libby Bailey performed her recently learnt upstart squat on.
Libby Cree placed 3rd on floor and 4th overall.
Sophie stuck her beam and received a strong floor score.
Charlotte overcame her worries from previous competitions to perform a strong bar routine.
Emily fought incredibly hard to stay on the beam and despite wobbling in every direction, refused to fall off. Excellent attitude!
Grace placed 4th on bars and 9th overall.
Anya performed somersaults on floor, lever to handstand mount, back flick on beam, upstarts on bars all for the first time.
Eleanor placed 6th on floor with a new floor routine, 4th overall and a superb 1st on Beam.