coach Denis Vachon and Emily Smith

Denis:

Emily Smith retired from power tumbling in November 2014 after her 8th World Championship appearance. Yes, this post is extremely overdue however it took me 2.5 years to fully appreciate what she did for the Canadian tumbling world as well as her contribution to my career, personal development and sport life. …

Emily Smith – our amazing journey

Emily’s sport accomplishments include:

2-time World Games medalist
3-time World Championship finalist
World Team medalist
7-time World Cup medalist
Canadian Difficulty Record holder

via Fans of Canadian Gymnastics

FIG Trampoline Gymnastics Age Group Programme

The second and third introduction camps for the FIG Trampoline Age Group Development and Competition Programme were held simultaneously on two continents on April 3 – 5, 2017. One was hosted by South Africa for the countries in that region and another in Argentina for the countries of South America. …

Over the past year, the FIG developed an Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Trampoline Gymnastics and is beginning to introduce it in training sessions around the world.

The purpose of the programme is to bring a progressive and systematic programme to the many member federations that have not much experience with this discipline to assure that they teach their gymnasts correctly and safely from the beginning …

FIG introduces Trampoline Age Group Programme on two continents

World Games 2017 in Poland

 

The World Games 2017, officially known as the X World Games, is a multi-sport event scheduled for Wroclaw, Poland from July 20 – July 30, 2017 with 27 official sports and 4 invitational sports.

The Olympic Channel is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com. …

OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO BROADCAST TWG 2017

quad twisting double layout

ChrisChang @chrischang0626 from China.

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(via Greg Roe)

huge FIG Level 2 Academy in Aussie

The Australian Gymnastics Federation hosted a “three-discipline” Level 2 Academy at the excellent facilities of the Australian Institute for Sport (AIS) in the capital city of Canberra on December 13-20, 2016. The disciplines of Aerobic-, Rhythmic-, and Trampoline Gymnastics were held simultaneously with the theory lectures being shared by all. This triple Academy followed a similar course exactly one year ago for Men’s-, Women’s, and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Because Australia has had a good level of coach education and good international competition results it was eligible to apply for the license to teach the FIG Level 1 and Level 2 Academy content within its own country to its own coaches and with its own experts. …

FIG 

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