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2014 New Zealand Championships

7-11 October in Auckland

GymSports New Zealand Championships this year includes 6 disciplines: Aerobics, Artistic Gymnastics, Power Tumbling, Rhythmic Gymnastics and Trampoline.



Thanks Kathryn.

Aerobic Gymnastics Worlds

Just finished up in Cancun, Mexico.

Here’s a glimpse of our least well known FIG discipline.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

One of the highlights. :-)

Post by FIG.

Swakopmund Gymnastics, Namibia

I was proud of the Namibian girls who competed African Championships yesterday. Though having some of the lowest start scores, they looked clean, confident. Kept smiling. Kept their heads high.

Abby Dar

Congratulations. :-)


Swakopmund is a beach resort town, famous for a cooler climate and adventure sport. Population 42,000.

I was invited to visit the club while on holiday, happy to find that American coach Joe Softich had been volunteering there for a couple of months, a gymnastics “vacation”.


The facilities are very basic.

Swakop Gym

Home made “channel pit”.

channel pit

Training only on this outdoor vault runway, they flip Tsuk and Yurchenko.

vault runway



The club runs a charity sponsoring underprivileged children’s gymnastics.

warm-up gym

They soon move to a huge, modern multi-sports facility.

new gym

more photos

Any MAG or WAG coach on holiday in Namibia is advised to contact the club. They might be able to provide accommodation in exchange for you volunteering to assist at the gym. For a week, a year … or longer. :-)

email Dana Risser-Wheeling

dana (a) ondjamba.com.na

Namibia and South Africa are the top tourist destinations in Africa, in my opinion. I’ve been on a gymnastics holiday here since January 16th.

I’m planning a Gymnastics trip to southern Africa for (most likely) 2015. Click through to learn more.

2014 African Championships in Trampoline, Tumbling and Aerobic Gymnastics will be hosted in nearby Walvis Bay (NAM), April 30 – May 1, 2014.

They were moved to Namibia from Egypt due to the complicated political situation there.

what is Aerobic Gymnastics?

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via FIG

2015 European Games

UPDATE via The All Around Gymnastics News:

… UEG has proposed an original and dynamic format of its competitions to the organiser, introducing an alternation of its disciplines.

The public and television will be delighted with this novelty as the gymnasts of the different disciplines will compete in the same hall during the same session.


Baku, Azerbaijan

over 6000 athletes

June 12-28, 2015

Gymnastics is scheduled to include:


Click PLAY or see Baku on YouTube.

official website

World Games: China, Russia, GBR


China came out on top of the overall medal table for all Gymnastics disciplines at these Games, garnering a striking nine Gold medals. Russia came second with three Golds, five Silvers and two Bronzes, followed by Great Britain, who won three Gold, three Silver and one Bronze medal.

Concluding with the Closing Ceremony at the city’s Pascual Guerrero Stadium on Sunday, The World Games 2013 Cali will say “Thank you” and “Goodbye” to the 109 delegations that participated in 31 sports over 11 days.

The 10th edition of the World Games will be held from August 3–13, 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. …

read more – China take three more titles as Cali Gymnastics events conclude before 18,000 crowd

That link has highlights of the Aerobic Gymnastics competition.

Click PLAY or watch a promo for World Games 2017 Wroclaw on YouTube. Rhythmic features prominently.

Many are already training towards that meet. The Olympics for non-Olympic sport.

starting an Aerobic club

The 2012 British Aerobic Senior Champion talks winning the title, overcoming injury and setting up her own gymnastics club.

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GYMNASTICS Handbook of Sports Medicine & Science

To be published October 2013.

UPDATE – Available for preorder now $59.95 in the USA.

The Handbook of Sports Medicine is an ongoing series of specialist reference volumes sponsored by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and designed specifically for the use of professionals working directly with competitive athletes.

The target groups for whom this handbook is written includes (1) interested medical doctors who have little or no training in sports medicine, as well as sports medicine professionals; (2) physiotherapists and other health-related professionals; (3) team coaches who have academic preparation in the basic sciences; and (4) knowledgeable gymnasts.

The purpose of this volume is to present a comprehensive, state-of-the-art description of the medical and scientific aspects of Olympic gymnastics sports.

Gymnastics Caine Russell Lim

Dennis Caine, Professor and Interim Dean College of Education and Human Development, University of North Dakota

Keith Russell, President Scientific Commission (FIG)

Liesbeth Lim, Former National Sports Physician of the Royal Dutch Gymnastics Federation, 1997–2012

European Aerobic Championships


Aerobic gymnasts
wearing street clothes in a warehouse.

Click PLAY or watch it on DailyMotion.

CLIP Gymnastique Aérobic by ffgym


… The French Gymnastics Federation commissioned this clip introducing the art of Aerobic gymnastics in advance of hosting the 2013 European Championships in Arques in November.

Aerobic Gymnastics

Affair of the Art – Part 4/4

… Aerobics must appear playful, artfully intense, but never hurried. Look for rapid arm, leg and head movements as well as runs, jumps and distinctly aerobic planks and lifts done in unison with the music. All of this has to be done effortlessly. …

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World Games 2013 Cali

The World Games of 2013 will take place in the city of Cali, Colombia from July 25 to August 4.

32 official sports and 4 invitational sports include:

Acrobatic gymnastics
Aerobic gymnastics
Artistic roller skating
Rhythmic gymnastics
Trampoline & Tumbling

Sport climbing

Click PLAY or watch a Gymnastics sports preview on YouTube.

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official website

China – Aerobic Dance Worlds 2012

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African Championships, Pretoria

… top gymnasts from across the African continent contest for Africa Championship titles in the various Gymnastics disciplines of Aerobic Gymnastics; Rhythmic Gymnastics; Trampoline; Double Mini-trampoline and Tumbling.

The South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) takes great pleasure in hosting the 11th African Gymnastics Championships at Tukssport Indoor Sports Centre Pretoria, from December 9 – 13, 2012. Countries participating will be those from Algeria; Angola; Congo; Egypt; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa; Senegal; Tunisia; and Zimbabwe, with just under 160 participants in total to date. …