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Lexi Giesbrecht and Keegan Soehn travel to Japan

Lexi Giesbrecht of the Calgary Gymnastics Center and Keegan Soehn of the Thunder Country Trampoline Club have been invited to participate in the Kawasaki Trampoline Cup in Kawasaki City, Japan. The competition runs from December 20th to December 22nd. Good Luck! more

Team Alberta was named for National Stream Cup

Exelta Gym Club did a phenomenal job hosting the trials to National Stream Cup on the weekend.  Please find attached the official roster of Team Alberta for National Open and Pre Novice Aspire.  For more information about the National Stream Cup, please see below bulletin.  Congratulations to each of the athletes and coaches who worked hard to make these teams.... more

Zone teams were named for Alberta Winter Games

Exelta Gym Club did a phenomenal job hosting the trials to Alberta Winter Games on the weekend.  Please find attached the official roster of each Zone’s teams.  For more information about the Alberta Winter Games, please visit its website.  Congratulations to each of the athletes and coaches who worked hard to make these teams. For results, click here.... more

AB athletes invited to attend International T&T Camp at U.S. National Team Training Center

Gymnastics USA  hosted the 3rd Annual International Development Camp (competition and training camp exchange) at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Centre in Houston, Texas from December 13-17, 2013. This event includes all 3 T&T disciplines: Trampoline, Tumbling and DMT for athletes between 11-14 years of age.Athletes aged 11-14 who competed in either National or Espoir (TRA, D... more

Moors tops field at Toyota International gymnastics competition

TOYOTA, Japan -- Victoria Moors of Cambridge, Ont., (Dynamo) topped the field in the women’s uneven bars on Saturday on the first day of competition at the Toyota International gymnastics competition.Moors, who won international acclaim at the 2013 world championships as the first female gymnast to land a double twisting, double somersault in her floor routine, scored 13.800 points to win the g... more

Trials to Alberta Winter Games and Trials to National Stream Cup this weekend

This weekend, Exelta Gymnastics Club is pleased to host not one but two selection events for upcoming WAG competitions. The Alberta Winter Games is a multi-sport event occurring Feb. 6-9th, 2014 in Canmore, AB (http://albertagames.com/default.aspx#) .  Alberta is divided up into 8 different geographic zones, and each zone gets to send a team of four Provincial 2 athletes and a combine... more

MAG Provincial Training Camp this weekend

The Salta Gymnastics Club in Medicine Hat will be hosting this year's MAG Provincial Training Camp. Forty three young athletes from five clubs will be attending a one day camp this Sunday December 15th, 2013. Activities will include regular event rotations, sports nutrition sessions, sprint sessions with a track coach and a presentation on his Olympic experiences by Nathan Gafuik. Also in conju... more

Maintenance of Certification Goes LIVE in January!

The Coaching Association of Canada and its partners recognize the value of having certified NCCP coaches that are engaged in Professional Development programs which reinforce the values of lifelong learning and sharing amongst the coaching community.This is the basis for the Professional Development policy that comes into effect this January. Starting in January 2014, you will begin to see your... more

Why Certify - NCCP Q and A

Why Certify – By Gina Peake (AGF Education Coordinator)Why Certify?  AGF receives this question all the time.  Understandably so, since the Gymnastics Foundations program does offer the option to be “trained” OR “certified”.   So why would you take the extra time and steps to become certified? Being “Certified” represents that you have shown competency and have met prof... more

GCG Monthly Update - December 2013

World Championships ResultsCanada’s teams performed well at all three Championships:RG World Championships –September – Kiev, UKR Patricia Bezzoubenko participated in her first Worlds as a Senior athlete and finished a very respectable 25th AA, and 19th with Ribbon.  She was first reserve for individual AA finals.  Patricia’s ranking at Worlds is the highest Canadian individual rank... more

Joshua Stuart, Sabrina Gill place 11th at Mexico Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Jossimar Calvo of Colombia Roxana Popa of Spain and won the men’s and women’s all around titles on Sunday at the Mexico Open artistic gymnastics competition.Joshua Stuart of Richmond, B.C., (Richmond Gymnastics Association) and Sabrina Gill of Oakville, Ont., (Flicka), the lone Canadians at the competition, both placed 11th in their respective events.The Romanian-born Popa c... more

Vancouver’s Tsang eighth at gymnastics World Cup in Germany

STUTTGART, Germany -- Vancouver’s Briannah Tsang (Flicka) placed eighth at a women’s World Cup meet on Saturday featuring some of the world’s top competitors.Elizabeth Price of the United States took the gold with a score of 58.032 followed by Olympic bronze medallist Larisa Iordache of Romania in second with 57.998 points and multiple world championship medal winner Vanessa Ferrari of Italy in... more