NFLD Fun Camp 2010

by site editor Rick McCharles

These are course notes, links, videos and photos from the Newfoundland FUN Artistic Gymnastics Training Camp for both MAG and WAG held July 9-11, 2010 at Cygnus Gymnastics.

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THEMES:

Why do Gymnastics?

Have FUN
Improve Skills
Make Friends
Be GOOD at something
For EXCITEMENT
For FITNESS
To be part of the CLUB
For CHALLENGE
To LEARN new skills
To WIN

How to get good at Gymnastics?

Get Strong
Good Basics
Great Form
Excellent Trampoline
No injuries

FUN CAMP – day 1 – presentation (VIDEO)

Gymnastics is EASY.
Gymnastics is SAFE.
Gymnastics is FUN.

• the “Tower of Power” on Bars

• the “Wall of Death” on Bars

FUN CAMP – day 2 – presentation (VIDEO)

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

For the last half hour of camp, kids had a competition to see who could invent the most FUN gymnastics activity.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Thanks Gymnastics Newfoundland and Labrador!

Monday following 7-days of camp I got out hiking on the East Coast Trail. Wonderful.

Rick on lighthouse, East Coast Trail, Newfoundland