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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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Tumbling British Championships- Birmingham

Last weekend eight of Spelthorne’s newest recruits travelled to Birmingham to represent RGA in the British Tumbling Championships. These gymnasts who are coached by Kath and Rob are among Britain’s top talent, training and competing for many years at RGA, and now training with us at Spelthorne. They have had huge success in Tumbling with […]

September’s gymnast is..

September and the first full month of training after the summer break. We had many new starters this September and many gymnasts who have progressed to new classes since the summer term. So this month we wanted to focus on a gymnast who has recently made that transition to a new class. A gymnast who […]

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Gymnast of the month for August

I know we said we wouldn’t, but we couldn’t resist. ..Gymnast of the month was supposed to be taking a summer break and returning in the new term, but seeing as the gym was still open and summer camps were running we thought we would honour all of our dedicated gymnasts and continue too. Gymnast […]

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Summertime Gymnastics

So this summer we asked to see all of your photos and videos of how you were spending your summer, in particular how you were practicing gymnastics. Last year the trend was the handstand challenge, which seemed to be a continuing theme this year. However, who had the coolest handstand picture? There were so many […]

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Gymnastics, more than just a hobby.

Gymnastics for some is not just a hobby, but if chosen it can be a career, or at least a path to a future career. Many of our gymnasts go on to be helpers within the club or within the sport, but some take it further and gain coaching qualifications. There are so many options […]

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Welcome Kath and Rob!

We always like to welcome new members to join our Spelthorne family… and in the past year since moving to Sunbury we have welcomed many new faces. Our number of gymnasts has grown dramatically, but we have welcomed new staff too. August is no different, another exciting month for us, we are very happy to […]

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Gymnast of the month for July..

The summer holidays are now here, the first half of the year has flown by..  and so leading us to the last gymnast of the month until our new term in September. Coaches have decided that the following gymnast deserves the spot for July as she always tries very hard in sessions and is constantly […]

Happy Anniversary

Some how it has been a year since the grand opening of the gym! It was a huge achievement to get to that point, a lot of hard work, grafting and fundraising over a number of years but it happened. Now we are happy to say Spelthorne Gymnastics club is now bigger and more successful […]

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