Nearly 60 of us Salsa’d, Merengue’d and shuffled under the expert lead of Gym Mum & Zumba coach Jacqui Binner!
A fantastic £300 was raised towards our ‘Leotard fund’. A great big thanks to Oterlie & Tracy for organising refreshments & of course to Jacqui for offering her expert tuition for free!
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.
Nine gymnasts represented Wetherby at the Yorkshire grade 6 and 5 championships.
Three of them representing Wetherby for the very first time!
7 distinctions, 2 commendations, 2 ribbons and 1 medal.
Congratulations to the girls and a huge thank you to Mrs Nobbs and Tracy Parsley. All your hard work paid off, the girls beamed through the whole event!
I am very pleased to announce the winners of this years photo competition.
It was quite simply impossible to decide one winner!
Lee Beecher and Rachel Hilton in the back garden.
This photo received an award because it shows the importance of the support of your team mates.
Isabelle Jackson in Switzerland
This photo received an award because
it shows the importance of courage
and belief in your own abilities.
Matilda Binner on the top of Ben Nevis
This photo received an award because it shows a wetherby gymnast achieving against all odds. (Gale force wind and rain!)
On the 22nd November Wetherby Gymnastics Club achieved a clean sweep at the Yorkshire Team Competitions at Catterick Leisure Centre. Wetherby Gymnasts competed in all four levels of competition level 5, Level 4, Level 3 and the top level in gymnastics FIG. 23 Wetherby girls competed across the four pieces of Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Vault, Bar, Beam and Floor.
Wetherby Gymnastics Club now proudly holds the trophies from each of the four competitions for 2014.
The club has been running for over 40 years and has built a reputation for success under the 4 head coaches in that time. The recently appointed new Head Coach, Eva, a former Wetherby and England gymnast said,
“ I am so proud of the girls and their performances. Wetherby Gymnasts always believe in their determination and desire to perform with heart and soul to the best of their ability. These results demonstrate that the gymnasts continue to build on the history and success of the club. It is a privilege to be able to lead such a dedicated group of gymnasts.”
The results continue to display the club’s position as one of the most successful gymnastics clubs in the region and the girls and coaches are looking forward to a successful 2015.
At the end of September Louise Akers competed in the Yorkshire Individual championships. Following strong performances on all apparatus she became the Yorkshire In-Age level 2 champion.
Louise worked hard over the next 4 weeks, testing her progress at the Alpha Factor invitational.
The ultimate test came on the 1st November in Guildford. The British championships for 11 year olds.
Louise performed her sky high piked Tsuki to place her in the top 8 vaulters in the country for her age group.
Performing on all apparatus without a fall to achieve an overall ranking in the top 30 eleven year olds in Great Britain.