Bishopbriggs Aco Gymnastics March Newsletter

We’re currently having a very busy time in the gym! Competitions in both Acro and Tumble with lots of training in between.  Our Recreational classes are now full and new gymnasts are already progressing well.  We’re looking to change our class structure so that we can improve our sessions and are hoping to implement this after the Easter break!

 

Fundraising

Due to the continued generosity of our parents/carers and excellent fundraising team we were able to purchase a new airtrack.  The air track is 18m long and we also purchased a run up.  This will allow gymnasts to practice full runs.  The air track is good as it reduces impact and therefore injury is reduced.  We are sure this will only enhance our tumble section of the club and enable more gymnasts to become competitive.

As always we’re running more fundraising activities to raise money to improve the club.  All money raised is always for our gymnasts! Thank you once again for all your support.

 

Cancelled Dates for your Diary

Please see below list of upcoming cancelled sessions.  If any other dates are cancelled we will add this to the ‘Dates for your Diary’ section of the website and post on Facebook.

Sunday 25th March                              Saturday 31st March

Sunday 1st April                                    Monday 2nd April

Wednesday 4th April                           Saturday 7th April

Monday 9th April                                  Wednesday 11th April

Saturday 14th April                               Wednesday 2nd May

Monday 7th May                                   Saturday 26th May

Monday 28th May                                 Monday 4th June

 

Additional Training

Partnerships competing at the Acro Scottish Championships should attend training at Avondale on Sunday 18th March 13:00 – 17:00.  Spectators are welcome to watch routines from 16:00.

Coaching Update

Emma Owen is attending her UKCC L1 Tumble course at the end of March.  Lots of luck!

 

 

Upcoming Competitions 2018

Please add the below dates to your diaries for our competitive gymnasts.

23rd March – Scottish Acro Championships

24th March – Tumble NDP Regional Team Finals Qualifier

25th March – Scottish Acro Championships

25th March – Tumble Club League 2

22nd April – Tumble Club League 3

5th – 6th May – Inter Regional Southampton Competition

19th May – Lanark Invitational Tumble Competition

20th May – Lanark Invitational Acro Competition

26th May – Tumble Club Grade Championships

26th – 27th May – Tumble NDP Team Championships

15th – 17th June – Tumble Regional Team Finals

6th – 8th July – Tumble NDP Finals

 

Any additional competition dates will be added to the ‘Dates for your Diary’ section of our website.

 

Club Tracksuits

We’re looking to change our club tracksuit to a new brand.  We’re hoping this change will be happening very soon! As soon as we have more information we will let you know and provide details of how to order.  Any current orders will be in hold with PSL until further notice.  Thank you!

 

Club Leotards

We have new club leotards for both our Recreational and Competitive gymnasts.   After the summer it will be compulsory that all competitive Tumble gymnasts wear the club leotard for competitions.  Acro gymnasts will be able to purchase the club leotard or a matching leotard with their partner(s).  We would recommend that lower level gymnasts wear the club leotards as partnerships may change more frequently.

Thank you

Thank you again to all parents/carers for your continued support.

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