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Our Grades squad dominate at L&G

Last weekend our young acrobats experienced their first competition of the year, L&G invitational. These young gymnasts have been working hard for many months now, preparing new routines and working on perfecting moves for the competition season. L&G was the perfect opener for them, a friendly, relaxed competition atmosphere to start the year. Although still […]

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Back in competition mode!

Last weekend both acrobats and tumblers were rounding off January with competition. At opposite ends of the country we had our Spelthorne supporters out to cheer on our gymnasts. Down in Hastings at the Hollington invitational we had a huge tumbling team represent Spelthorne.. ability from Club to FIG level. All gymnasts performing superbly and […]

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Gymnast of the month for January is…

Sometimes it is hard to find motivation in January, Christmas is over and it is back to routine… However our gymnasts always give it their all, there seemed to be no January blues amongst them. Instead 100% continued effort and determination, making it hard to make a decision for January’s gymnast. The gymnast chosen for […]

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Gymnast of the month for December.

Rather than celebrate one gymnast, for December we thought we would celebrate all of our gymnasts who were presented with awards at the Christmas shows. Gymnasts from multiple classes are chosen, not just for their hard work in December, but for the hard work they have put in throughout the year. It is not an […]

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Gymnast of the month for November

The gymnast chosen for November trains twice a week, in the general gymnastics class. She rarely misses a session and she’s always looking to improve. This gymnast was disappointed not to place at club champs back in the summer, however she used that setback as a motivation to improve. In the last few months she […]

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Throwback Tuesday

Last weekend a team of Spelthorne’s Acrobats travelled to Southampton to compete in the Mike Walker Invitational. A competition held annually, which we regularly attend and this year was no different, over 40 eager gymnasts were ready to compete their routines. The competition was split over two days, with so many gymnasts and categories it […]

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Gymnast of the month for October is…

Octobers’ gymnast of the month is no trick but a treat! She is a relatively new member to Spelthorne Gymnastics Club and has also only been tumbling around 18 months, but already has impressed her coaches with her technique and tumbling ability. The young gymnast competed for the first time this year at National level.. […]

Spelthorne Sports Awards 2018

Spelthorne gymnasts gain recognition outside the gymnastics world!    It is rare that the sport of Acrobatic Gymnastics is recognised outside of the gymnastics fraternity.  The sport constantly battling for recognition against the other gymnast disciplines, hence why we are so pleased to have attended the 2018 Spelthorne Sports Awards organised by Spelthorne Borough Council and held at the Orangery at Shepperton […]

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Budapest International Acro Cup

Last week 25 gymnasts from our Junior Elite Squad kicked off the Acro competition season. They flew to Budapest with their coaches Leighanne and Callum and assistant Tara, to compete in the 2nd Budapest International Acro Cup. For some of the gymnasts it was their first competition, so to fly all the way to Budapest […]

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