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2018 Victorian Sport Awards

2018-12-19T14:35:50+00:00

Waverley Gymnastics Centre are incredible proud to announce that our own John Hart and Jessica Haintz have been selected as finalists for the prestigious VicSport Victorian Sport Awards! Each year the Victorian Sport Awards honours those who have made an outstanding contribution to sport in Victoria as individual or team athletes, coaches, administrators and volunteers from both metropolitan and regional areas in Victoria. Entrants in the Awards are nominated by state sporting associations, regional sport assemblies, teammates, club members, coaches or their local community in recognition of their outstanding contribution to sport and active recreation. With only four finalists selected from [...]

2018 Victorian Sport Awards2018-12-19T14:35:50+00:00

2018 Junior Victorian Championships

2018-11-05T11:34:59+00:00

The 2018 WAG Level 4-6 Junior Victorian Championships were held across the weekend of Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November, at Geelong Arena. Waverley was represented by teams at all three levels, following the qualifications at the recent Metro South Regional Championships. It was an incredibly successful weekend of competition, with Waverley gymnasts claiming 3 Victorian Champion Team titles, as well as a combined 28 Individual All Around/Apparatus medals!! Congratulations to all of the girls and their coaches! TEAM RESULTS: ALP 6 (11yrs & U) – Chloe, Remi & Indi I - 2nd All Around, 2nd Vault, 2nd Bars, 2nd Beam, [...]

2018 Junior Victorian Championships2018-11-05T11:34:59+00:00

2018 Metro South Regional Championships

2018-10-22T10:48:42+00:00

The Gymnastics Victoria Metro South Regional Championships were held across the weekend of Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October, co-hosted by Waverley Gymnastics Centre. Waverley had teams competing from ALP 3 to ALP 5, with gymnasts aiming to put their best foot forward in order to qualify for the upcoming WAG Junior Victorian Championships in November. It was an incredibly successful weekend of competition, with Waverley gymnasts claiming six Regional Champion Team titles, as well as a combined 23 individual All Around/Apparatus titles!! TEAM RESULTS: ALP 6 (11yrs & U) – Chloe, Remi & Indi I - 1st All Around, 1st [...]

2018 Metro South Regional Championships2018-10-22T10:48:42+00:00

Waverley gymnasts selected for 2018 World Championships team

2018-12-07T12:58:57+00:00

Congratulations to Waverley's Emily Whitehead who competed at the 2018 World Championships in Doha on Saturday 27th October. Emily finished 48th All Around in her first ever World Championships! Although it wasn't the most consistent competition for the Australian team, Emily showed great determination and resilience to compete through illness and finished up having three of her four apparatus scores count towards the team total - awesome effort Em! At the conclusion of the team event Australia was the 15th ranked team, which automatically qualifies Australia to compete at the 2019 World Championships, where the top 12 ranked teams will [...]

Waverley gymnasts selected for 2018 World Championships team2018-12-07T12:58:57+00:00

Women in Sport Breakfast

2018-10-12T13:27:53+00:00

On Thursday 11th October three of Waverley's up and coming Future International gymnasts - Miella Brown, Sumer Daly and Zoe Nitsiopoulos- had the exciting opportunity to be involved in a ‘Future Star Q&A’ at the annual Women In Sport Breakfast held at the RACV Club in the city. The Waverley girls blew away the crowd of 400 - which included Gymnastics Australia CEO, Kitty Chiller, and a number of Olympians from a variety of sports - talking about their experiences, the importance of the positive relationships that they have with their coaches [...]

Women in Sport Breakfast2018-10-12T13:27:53+00:00

2018 National Clubs Carnival

2018-10-09T18:06:43+00:00

The 2018 National Clubs Carnival was held at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre from 13th September - 7th October. The Carnival included the Australian Classic event for Level 9 to Senior International gymnasts, and the Women's Artistic Gymnastics competition for Level 5 to 10 gymnasts. Based on the combined results for all levels, Waverley placed an amazing THIRD overall in the ‘WAG Champion Club’ rankings! Well done to all gymnasts and coaches involved throughout the competition who have all contributed to this wonderful result! A special mention to our Level 10 Team who were crowned National Clubs Level [...]

2018 National Clubs Carnival2018-10-09T18:06:43+00:00

CORESKILLS Progress Reports

2018-10-03T11:59:53+00:00

From Monday 28th May - Sunday 9th June our Educational Gymnasts will be working on their CORESKILLS progress reports. The CORESKILLS progressions take 6 core gymnastics skills (including back flips, front saults and round offs) and breaks each skill in to 8 progressions, plus an advanced version of the skill. The first step in the early years of gymnastics  starts with a very basic drill. The final step will be taught in the later years of gymnastics, being able to successfully complete the entire skill safely and correctly. The goal is that gymnasts are able to complete at least one new progression each [...]

CORESKILLS Progress Reports2018-10-03T11:59:53+00:00

Waverley duo medal at Pacific Rim Championships!

2018-05-22T16:15:56+00:00

Waverley duo Talia Folino and Kate McDonald have combined with their Australian teammates to win Bronze in the Team Competition at the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia! The Team Competition took place on Saturday 28th April, with the strong USA team victorious and Canada taking out Silver. Talia also finished 8th All Around, qualified for the Beam final, and was a reserve for the Uneven Bars and Floor finals. Kate unfortunately hurt her ankle on day one of training but was still able to compete on Bars where she qualified through [...]

Waverley duo medal at Pacific Rim Championships!2018-05-22T16:15:56+00:00

Junior Gym FREE ‘Come & Try’ Next Week!

2018-10-03T12:00:45+00:00

Junior Gym (2-5 year olds) *Our next FREE Come & Try Week will be held from Monday 7th - Sunday 13th May. Come along and try our Junior Gym program - no bookings required! To celebrate the success of Waverley's own Emily Whitehead at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games any child that joins the Junior Gym program by Sunday 20th May will receive a FREE Waverley leotard or t-shirt, valued at up to $61!! So if your child enjoys their free Come & Try class it's a great time to join!* Junior Gym is an exceptional program for children [...]

Junior Gym FREE ‘Come & Try’ Next Week!2018-10-03T12:00:45+00:00

Victorian selection for 27 Waverley gymnasts

2018-05-22T15:38:27+00:00

The past month has seen a number of Waverley gymnasts trialling for selection on the Victorian State Team. The standard of competition has been very high and we are very pleased with each and every athlete from Waverley - well done to you all! Congratulations to the following staff and athletes who have been selected to represent Victoria at the Australian Championships in May. LEVEL 7: Hanano Sakamoto, Olina Karatzias, Sabine Dunstone, Zhimei Ross, Megan Kohler (reserve) LEVEL 8: Abigayle Huang, Scarlett Magnanini LEVEL 9: Marina Yamazaki, Sophie Hunter LEVEL 10: Caitlyn Montgomery, Rachel Laval, Rebekah Chen, Ella Winder, Grace Gill LEVEL 9 UNDER: Alex Mills [...]

Victorian selection for 27 Waverley gymnasts2018-05-22T15:38:27+00:00