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1st World Trampoline Championships

… They were held on Saturday, March 21, 1964 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

It was presented by the Nissen Trampoline Company and the British Amateur Gymnastics Association.

Thirty-two men and sixteen women from twelve countries competed in a double-elimination tournament facing off man-to-man (or woman-to-woman), winners advancing until there was one last man/woman standing. Each gymnast performed a 10-bounce routine for the judges to decide who advances to the next round. …

1st World Championships

Trampoline Pundit

Tramp Pundit is blogging every World Championships in series as a lead-up to #30 – Daytona Beach, USA November 7th, 2014.

concussion survey

A researcher is trying to determine how much Trampoline and Gymnastics coaches know about concussions.

I filled out the online survey in about 10 minutes. It’s better than some, though still includes some questions more appropriate for team sport than our own.

At the end are open ended forms where you can write in your personal feedback.

If you’d like to take part, click here.

Here’s the researcher:

Lee Verweel, BSc, MSc (c)
Concussion Research Centre
Bloorview Research Institute
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

via the private T&T Coaches Canada Facebook Group

teach kids not to use the R word

In Canada, our Olympic Trampoline Champion and many others are pushing a campaign called Yellowcard.

Of the 60+ nations I’ve traveled, Canada is least racist. The most ethical. Sport is the best way to educate youth, not school.

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.

Gymsports

tickets

Thanks Kathryn.

trampolinists fly high

Project JUMPoff – Tramp Parkour

Slow start to this 5min video, but it’s well worth watching. A philosophical look at why guys get together to do acrobatics in the WILD. From Denmark, not Sweden. :-)

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via Gymsportnieuwssite GymPower)

double layout with 5 twists

OMG

No push at all on the backward handspring.

Over & Above: Trampoline Gymnastics

August 15, 2014
by Jack Kelly

In this book, he outlines a process for developing world class skills. His methods have helped remodel the technique of numerous advanced performers, enabling them to break through to the next level. …

Amazon

Over and Above

British T&T Championships

Sept 20-21, 2014.

Click PLAY or watch a promo on YouTube.

T&T World Cup Finals

It was a host of firsts in the Trampoline world: American Charlotte Drury made Trampoline history for the United States by becoming the first American woman to win a World Cup title in Trampoline Gymnastics at the first-ever Minsk World Cup in Belarus.

Drury, a former Artistic gymnast who trained alongside 2012 Olympic gold medallists McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross (USA) for several years before switching to Trampoline, won the Individual Women’s competition …

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In the absence of World Tumbling champion Jia Fangfang (CHN), Canada’s Jordan Sugrim stepped up to take her first World Cup title in the discipline (63.700), ahead of Russia’s Ekaterina Gaas (63.400) and Emily Smith (CAN, 62.400).

Click PLAY or watch Jordan on YouTube.

Newcomer Alexander Mironov (RUS, 73.200) won the Men’s title, ahead of Dzmitry Darashuk (BLR), who brought Belarus its fifth medal of the World Cup with silver (71.100). Canada’s Jonathon Schwaiger won bronze (70.400).

I couldn’t have asked for more,” said Denis Vachon, who coaches Smith, Schwaiger and Sugrim in Burlington, Ontario and is himself a former World gold medallist in Double Mini Trampoline. …

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FIG – Charlotte Drury makes history with first Trampoline World Cup title

Click through to FIG for links to results including World Cup Rankings.

Personal shout out to Jon Schwaiger who was a bit of an assistant coach for me in 2007. An Artistic gymnast until age-16, he’s still getting stronger and stronger. I’m impressed.

Trampoline Pundit has commentary.

South African Games

Slow start. But this is a terrific video showing the relationship between play and sport.

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The SA Gym Games features an array of gymnastics. … Artistic Men & Women, Trampoline & Tumbling, Acrobatic Gymnastics & Ropeskipping; with Rhythmic Gymnastics … The week long competition also features a Gymnastics Gala Evening showcasing each discipline. …

YOG Nanjing 2014 highlights

The fantastic FIG media team put together a beautiful slide show. China certainly can host a wonderful Games. :-)

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1st time on trampoline

In Senegal I watched a number of kids of different ages bounce on a tramp for the first time. It went something like this. :-)