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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Judging Success

Judging Success

We are very very proud to announce that we have 3 brand new club judges and 1 brand new regional judge who have all passed their exams with flying colours. Look out for them in competitions as they swap their coaching gear for their smart judging attire in their new roles. Well done to our club judges Leah, Olivia, Laura and regional judge Jade![..]

Trampolining Exam Passed

Trampolining Exam Passed

Huge well done to our lovely coach Jade who has received confirmation that she has successfully passed her Level 2 Trampolining Exam adding to already long list of coaching qualifications! Excellent work![..]

Level 3 Coaching Success

Level 3 Coaching Success

The gym are very pleased to congratulate Julie on passing her Level 3 Women's Artistic Coaching Qualification! Julie has been working tirelessly over the past few months to get her level 3 work completed and we are very excited to see her put her new knowledge into practice in the gym![..]

Baby Gym Cancellations

Baby Gym Cancellations

Please note that the following baby gym session is cancelled:
-Sunday 24th June 2018, 8:30am-10:00am[..]

Pink Events 2 Piece Championships 2018

Pink Events 2 Piece Championships 2018

Last weekend we hosted the very busy Pink Events 2 Piece Championships 2018 in our gym with all of our General Squad and a large amount of Intermediate Squad gymnasts taking part. The competition was a qualifier for the Pink Events 2 Piece Team Championships 2018 which will be taking place later on this month. All of the Pink Ladies had a very successful competition with Team Pink coming away with numerous trophies, medals and ribbons and not forgetting the infamous Pink Events Beanies which get[..]

NDP National Finals

NDP National Finals

Last weekend we had Abbey, Fran and Lily travel down to Stoke to compete alongside the best NDP gymnasts in the country as they took part in their National Finals which they all qualified for earlier in the year.
Abbey and Fran were first to compete out of the 3 girls and their competition was on the Saturday. Both girls had an excellent clean competition, performing steady routines with only a few small errors from both girls on the beam. Fran finished in a credible 25th place and Abbey in a[..]

British Gymnastics Compulsory Levels

British Gymnastics Compulsory Levels

Keira Pedelty travelled down to the British Gymnastics Compulsory Level 4 competition on Friday after qualifying with the highest North score in the Regional competition earlier last month.

Keira's competition took place on Saturday morning where she and the rest of the North team started their competition on rest and then moved round the 4 pieces from vault to bars, beam, floor and then finally range. After two strong vaults Keira showed an excellent bar set even adding an extra close b[..]

Compulsory, National and Development Grades 2018

Compulsory, National and Development Grades 2018

Our elite girls had their first competition of the year on Sunday with their compulsory, national and development grades held here at South Durham Gymnastics Club. Well done to all girls who passed their grades and performed all of their routines with beautiful style and confidence. Awesome results from the day!
Development 5
CHAMPION - Rose Cole
2ND PLACE - Claire Smith
Development 4, 9 years
CHAMPION - Eva-Mae Seed
2ND PLACE - Rose Seymour
Development 4, 10 & over
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Great Britain Junior Squad 2018

Great Britain Junior Squad 2018

Fantastic news to announce...Mia and Leah have both been reselected for the Great Britain Junior Squad 2018 . Massive congratulations to both girls, we all know how hard they have both worked for this!
This just goes to prove that hard work and commitment all year round does not go unnoticed. Fab times for the Pink Ladies and the next generation of superstars![..]

North Grades 2018

North Grades 2018

Another busy day on Sunday at the gym as we hosted the North Grades 2018 competition with a number of our intermediate squad gymnasts taking part alongside a number of different clubs from around the North. Well done to each and every competitor who showed routines on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Extra special well done to the South Durham Champion of the day:
Grade 6, 8 years Champion - Lottie Strugnell[..]