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Kayleigh & Tricia nominated for 2012 NSW Awards

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

    Congratulations to Kayleigh Falconer and Tricia O'Connell who have both been nominated for Awards at the 2012 NSW Gymnastics Association Awards Night.

    Kayleigh is nominated as NSW Elite Womens Gymnast of the year, while Tricia will be in the running for Mens Elite coach of the year. Good luck to both on Awards night!

Kayleigh & Tricia nominated for 2012 NSW Awards Tuesday, January 15, 2013

 

Good Luck with Bronze Squad 2013

Monday, November 26, 2012

    Well done to those Girls who tried out for the NSW Bronze Squad in 2013. The Girls participated in a series of physical tests on Sunday 25th November at Epping YMCA.

    Points were allocated for quality and quantity (or speed) of each exercise performed with the points being added up to determine who will be selected.

    The NSW Bronze Squad brings together the best 6 - 9 year old Gymnasts in the International Development Program, along with the best coaches, to participate in several clinics throughout 2013. The aim being to develop High Performance Women's gymnastics in NSW for the future.

From left to Right we have: Koffi Brookfield, Molly Jewiss, Miranda Blades, Adel Ryall and Olivia Falconer.

Good Luck with Bronze Squad 2013 Monday, November 26, 2012

 

WAG Athlete Camp in January 2013

Sunday, November 25, 2012

    Our WAG Athlete Clinic is on again in the Summer School Holidays!

    We are very excited to offer our WAG Clinic to Gymnasts who are IDP Level 1 - 10 or National Levels 3 - 10. As with the last few years, we have organised some outstanding coaches to help with the clinic. They include:

  • Stacey Umeh - FIG Level 3 Coach & National Choreographer
  • Xiaoqing Li - Former Chinese Team Coach, Sydney Olympics 2000
  • Ming Lu - Former Chinese Team member, team coach, and AIS Coach
  • Darren Webster - FIG Level 3 Coach, Epping Head Coach
  • Carmel Blades - FIG Level 3 Coach, carmel & Co Gymnastics Head Coach

Each coach will be focussing on their area of expertise over the two day clinic, which will be on Saturday 12th January, and Sunday 13th January, 2013.

Club Registration forms are available here (one form per club please!).

Members of Carmel & Co Gymnastics can complete and return the Individual Registration form available here.

Spaces are strictly limited to 60 athletes, so first in, best dressed!

WAG Athlete Camp in January 2013 Sunday, November 25, 2012

 

National Clubs update - Kayleigh 3rd All Around!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A big congratulations to IDP level 8 Gymnast Kayleigh Falconer on finishing 3rd All Around after 2 days of competition in Geelong, Victoria.

Highlights for Kayleigh were 2nd place on Floor, and 3rd Place on Beam, with consistent performances on Bar and Vault to finish 3rd all around after combining the compulsory routine scores on day 1, with the optional scores of day 2.

Team mates Kaitlin Lloyd (IDP 6) and Kalila Stanley (IDP 5) commence there competition tomorrow. Good luck Girls!

 

 

National Clubs update - Kayleigh 3rd All Around! Wednesday, November 14, 2012

 

Well done Lucy at the Combined Independent Schools Comp

Friday, November 09, 2012

Congratulations to Level 5 gymnast Lucy Gabor who competed in Sydney at the Combined Independent Schools Competition on the 7th November. Lucy finished 1st on beam, and 2nd on Vault with 2 beautifully stuck Vaults.

Well done Lucy at the Combined Independent Schools Comp Friday, November 09, 2012

 

Great Comp for our Girls at the Epping Invitational!

Monday, November 05, 2012

Congratulations to our IDP and NDP Girls who competed in the 2012 Epping YMCA Invitational over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th November. The IDP Girls competed on Saturday night and some highlights include:

  • In IDP5, Kalila Stanley finished 4th on Floor, and 5th on Bars and Vault for 5th All Around.
  • Kaitlin Lloyd finished 2nd on Floor, Bars and Vault in IDP6 for 2nd Place All Around.
  • IDP8 Gymnast Kayleigh Falconer also finished 2nd Place All Around with 1st on Floor and Vault, and 3rd on Beam

Good luck to our IDP Girls who are heading to Geelong in Victoria for National Clubs from 12th - 17th November.

Our NDP Girls competed on Sunday, and also acheived some fantastic results as follows:

  • In NDP3 Senior, Amanda Fuller placed 3rd All Around with 1st on Beam, 2nd on Floor, and 4th on Bars and Vault.
  • NDP3 Senior Team mateLaina McQuire finished 4th All Around 1st on Vault, 2nd on Bars and 4th on Beam and floor.
  • NDP3 Intermediate Anika Hodges finished 4th All around with consistency across all apparatus including 1st on Vault.
  • Micaela East finished equal 5th All Around in the NDP3 Intermediate division with Team mate Shaylah Nabbe. Micaela placed 1st on Beam & 5th on Bars, while Shaylah placed 3rd on Beam and 4th on Floor!

Well done girls!

Great Comp for our Girls at the Epping Invitational! Monday, November 05, 2012

 

Top results for our Cheer Squads at Nationals!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Great results for our Cheer Squads at the Australian All Star Cheerleading Federation National (AASCF) Championships held at Sydney Olympic Park on 26th - 28th October.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Diamonds Cheer Squad finished 2nd in Level 3 Cheer
  • Emma & Jazzy finished 2nd in Hip Hop Dance Duo
  • AJ & Tayla came 1st in Level 3 Partner Stunt
  • Mysterious Strangers came 2nd in Level 2 Group Stunt
  • Titanium finished 1st in Level 2 Group Stunt
  • Opals came in 3rd in Level 3 Group Stunt

A fantastic effort by the guys and girls! Full results can downloaded from the results section of the AASCF website.

Top results for our Cheer Squads at Nationals! Monday, October 29, 2012

 

Annual Awards Presentation Sunday 16th December!

Friday, October 26, 2012

Once again we will be holding our Annual Awards presentation and Christmas party at The Shellharbour Club (Shellharbour Workers Club). The event will include a DJ for the kids after the 2012 Perpetual Awards presentations, and will be held in the Tasman Room from 2pm to 7pm on Sunday 16th December.

Tickets will go on sale from Monday 19th November, and are $15 per person with under 3 year olds free. The cost covers Venue hire, DJ, and a platter of nibblies for each table. Full bar service is available in the Tasman Room, and the Bistro will be open before & after the Party.

More Information here!

Annual Awards Presentation Sunday 16th December! Friday, October 26, 2012

 

Sleepover to Support the Girls at National Clubs!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

To help support our gymnasts heading to National Clubs in Geelong, and the Team Future camp at the Victorian Institute of Sport, we will be fundraising with a sleepover!

Kayleigh Falconer, Kaitlin lloyd and Kalila Stanley will head down to Geelong on 11th November one of the biggest event on the Womens Gymnastics calendar. To help raise funds, we will be holding a sleepover on Saturday 10th November for members and their sibblings. the cost is $45 per child, including food (Pizza or BBQ depending on the weather) followed by a few movies on the big screen TV.

So parents, give yourself a much deserved night out while we entertain the kids! All money raised from the sleepover will go back to the families of the gymnasts. Also, our staff will be supervising the kids the whole night, and have all undergone WWCC. If you'd like to book your child in, please see Admin. More information and Permission note here.

Sleepover to Support the Girls at National Clubs! Tuesday, October 23, 2012

 

IAS Scholarship for Kayleigh!

Monday, October 15, 2012
Congratulations to IDP 8 Women's Gymnast Kayleigh Falconer on recieving her Illawarra Academy of Sport Scholarship for 2013! Kayleigh will continue training at the Gym, as well as her Team Future Clinics throughout the year, but will have access to Illawarra Academy of Sport resources and expertise. Kayleigh, along with fellow Gymnasts Kaitlin Lloyd and Kalila Stanley head to Geelong in Victoria in November for National Clubs Championships.

IAS Scholarship for Kayleigh! Monday, October 15, 2012