GROUP GYMNASTICS GymFest and TeamGymn Competition
DATE: April 26, 2008
PLACE: University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
HOST: Biron Gymnastics
Information Packet: www.starletteboosterclub.org
CONTACT: Jodie Trncak, GAT Director for Group Gymnastics
Coaches, come and see “FOR FREE” how to conduct a Group Gymnastics program in your club.
The 2007 World Gymnaestrada Team will be displaying their “Fire” routine that we be performed in Austria in July, 2007. We will also have many other teams in the performance programs display their routines on this day. Also provided will be two USAG committee members available for GG information.
This Lone Star Showcase will be held on March 31, 2007 at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Tx.
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you:
Jodie Trncak, GAT director for Group Gymnastics
How do I Start a TeamGymn Program? TeamGymn, a competitive form of Group Gymnastics (GG), is an ideal activity for class students, recreation gymnasts, gymnasts in school programs and former competitive gymnasts who desire to continue participation in gymnastics, but want a change from traditional apparatus and scoring. TeamGymn is a new activity in the U.S. and does not yet enjoy the widespread organized structure that is available for clubs in artistic and rhythmic gymnastics or for trampoline and tumbling. Introduction of this competitive discipline allows clubs and gymnasts to progress at their own pace, without needing to catch up with established "powerhouse" gym clubs. The clubs that decide to start TeamGymn will be true pioneers for this exciting program. So... what do you do if you decide to be a TeamGymn pioneer? ...Learn the rules... identify a choreographer/coach... involve your class students... create a special TeamGymn class.
What is TeamGymn? Describe it. The primary difference between TeamGymn and artistic gymnastics competitions is that the gymnasts compete together as a squad. These squads may consist of all girls, all boys or a mixed squad of girls and boys together. In addition, the competition moves quickly from event to another - six teams can complete their events in less than one hour! In a TeamGymn competition, each squad competes in two events - Group Jump and Group Floor Exercise. During Group Jump, each squad does two tumbling passes, two vaults, and two mini-tramp or board jumps. During Group Floor Exercise, ALL the gymnasts in the squad perform a group floor routine to music. TeamGymn is broken down to Levels I, II, III based on skills of the group.
Please contact Jodie Trncak for more information: 414 Sandy Bluff, Houston, TX 77079 (281)497-6630