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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
5th June 2017 – Astre Academy of Gymnastics
24 coaches, 47 gymnasts from across the region working together. Sharing knowledge, passion and inspiring one another to work hard, learn and achieve.
The Wetherby coaching team selected 6 gymnasts to attend.
They learnt new preps for upstarts, worked hard on ballet and conditioning and practiced their floor routines.
Thank you to Mrs N, Sharon and Emily for bringing their ideas to such a positive Yorkshire gathering.