National & Regional Grades Championships

National Grade 4 – Matilda and Faith worked hard to pass with commendation. Matilda placed 6th on the Vault sticking her landing.

Regional Grade 2 – both gymnasts passed with commendation.Grace placed 4th on Bars and 6th on Floor. Narrowly missing an overall ribbon placing 7th overall. Eleanor placed 9th overall performing with courage and self belief after injuring her knee in training less than 48hours before the competition. Achieving a score of 13.1 on conditioning which no one was able to beat.

Regional Grade 4 Age 10

Emilia has made excellent progress to pass with commendation. Only a free roll stood between her and distinction. Performing her first somersault off the Beam and overcoming the table Vault.

Libby passed with distinction and achieved the bronze medal overall. Performing without any large errors. Placing 5th on Vault, 4th on Beam, 9th on conditioning. Rock Steady Libby!

Regional Grade 3

Molly has been very focused over the last few weeks of training. Mastering her triple flic on Floor and her back somersault off the Beam. Molly passed with commendation, an excellent personal achievement.

Regional Grade 4 Age 11

From the moment these 3 gymnasts lined up for the warm up they meant business. Warming up with complete focus, sharp and tight hitting the positions with pride.

Emily placed 1st overall winning the gold medal and title of Regional Grade 4 Yorkshire Champion. Placing 1st on Vault, 9th on Bars, 2nd on Beam, 7th on Floor, 2nd on Conditioning.

Sophie placed 3rd overall winning the bronze medal. Placing 3rd on Bars, 5th on Beam, 3rd on Floor, 7th on Conditioning.

Charlotte placed 5th overall winning the turquoise ribbon. Placing 1st on Bars, 7th on Beam, 3rd on Conditioning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Grade 1

Ellie had waited the whole weekend to compete and started on the beam, nerves got the better of her. With a disappointing start to her competition Ellie had a choice, to give up and be beaten or fight her way back.

Ellie showed such strength of character and belief in herself. Shoulders back, head up, I’m a Wetherby gymnast.

Ellie placed 6th on Bars, 10th on Floor, 3rd on conditioning. Achieving 7th placed overall, narrowly missing a ribbon position.

I would like to thank Sharon Parrett and Nichola Wood for judging 284 bar routines over 16 different competitions. Such dedication to our club and gymnastics.

I would like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Nobbs who once again went above and beyond in her role as competition manager. Taking care of 284 gymnasts, 70 judges, two lorries full of equipment, Milano, DE photos, GymData and goodness knows how many coaches and spectators.  Your amazing!

Yorkshire Level 6 Team Championships

The girls worked as a team, when one made a mistake the others step up.

Achieving the bronze medal.

Evie moved up an age group, performing a strong vault and placing 6th on beam.

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.

 

Yorkshire Level 5 Team Championships

A day of mixed emotions.


The highs of competing new skills for the first time and the lows of unpredictable mistakes on basic skills.

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.

 

 

 

Yorkshire Level 7 Team Championships


Excellent team results placing side by side in 3rd and 4th position.

Lulu and Chloe competed for the first time.

Poppy vaulted with straight legs and Harriet show good style on the floor.

Lily-mae placed 1st on bars

Anna placed 7th overall.

Lucy placed 8th and Mia placed 9th  overall.

 

 

Rotherham Invitational 12th November 2017

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.

Yorkshire Level 4 Individual Championships July 2017

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.

Faith performed a half on full twist vault for the first time in competition and her mount on beam was difficult, unusual and smoothly performed.

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!

Yorkshire Level 6 & 5 Individual Championships – July 1st 2017

Level 6

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.

 

Level 5

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.

 

 

Rotherham Invitational June 2017

So much competition experience gained!

 


Level A

Mia placed 3rd on bars, 2nd on beam, and 1st overall.

Lucy placed 2nd on vault, 2nd on bars, 3rd on beam and 1st overall.

Congratulations Nichola, on your champion coaching!

Level B

Harriet placed 4th on Floor.

Lily-Mae placed 4th on Vault

Anna placed 3rd on bars and was one of only two gymnasts in the competition to stick her forward roll on beam, well done!

 

Level D

Sophie placed 1st on bars and 5th overall. A good day in the office!

Charlotte placed 3rd on Beam and now believes that she can do beam, the coaches have known it for a long time!

Emily Usher placed 6th on Vault and performed her first upstarts on bars.

Libby Cree placed 6th on Bars and performed a strong front somi beam dismount.

Libby Bailey performed a sky high tuck somi on floor and stuck her backwalkover on beam.

 

 

 

 

Yorkshire Regional Grades

Regional Grade 4

Aurora passed with commendation, placing 7th overall and 3rd on floor.

Molly passed working hard to achieve her backwardroll to handstand.

Anya passed with commendation placing 2nd on conditioning.

 

Regional Grade 3 and 2

Eleanor achieved Distinction, placing 2nd overall and 1st on vault, bars and beam.

Grace achieved Distinction, placing 5th overall and 1st on beam.

Lily passed working hard to achieve her personal goals.

Sydney passed with commendation placing 1st on beam and conditioning.

Bailey achieved Distinction, placing 3rd overall and 1st on floor.

Emily passed with commendation, working hard to overcome her recent ankle injury.

 

Regional Grade 1

 

 

Both girls achieved Distinction placing 1st and 2nd overall with top scores on beam and bars.

 

Thanks to

Sharon Parrett for judging 21hours over two days.

Mrs Nobbs for coaching and acting as floor manager for the whole event.

Emily Parrett for her excellent organisation and coaching making it possible for Wetherby to have gymnasts on 3 apparatus at the same time.