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 All our coaches are British gymnastics qualified and DBS checked. Our head coach Des Aspill, has taught for over twenty years and is committed to providing a quality course of gymnastics encompassing general gymnastics. We are currently teaching in many schools in the Hampstead and Camden area. Every year we come together to participate in our Tekne Festival, held at South Hampstead High School, giving our gymnasts the opportunity to develop an insight into a gymnastics competition.

British Gymnastics membership number: 80552

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Tumblies (Age 3)

Saturdays 11.45am held at Haverstock School

These are our infant beginner classes where we teach through stories, songs and games and is a really fun lesson where we start the structure of training. There are many important first lessons, like turn taking and fun interaction. On the technical side, all the shapes, rolls and movements are directly related to gymnastics moves. It is the most exciting class and the results of training come almost immediately. These classes are based primarily on age.

Springers (Age 4 & 5)

Saturdays 12.30pm held at Haverstock School

Our Tumblies progress to our Springers class once they have started mastering the basic gymnastics moves, again turn taking and fun interaction feature strongly in this class as do mastering  progressions for gymnastics moves.

Bouncers (Beginners) (Age 5+) 

Mondays 5.30pm, Tuesdays 5.15pm held at The Village School

Saturdays 1.30pm held at Haverstock School

The stretches and progressions for moves are more obvious. Experience with apparatus has a strong part to play. These kind of exercises at this age are crucial in building body awareness, control and thus confidence.

Bouncers (Intermediate) (Age 5+)

Saturdays 2.30pm held at Haverstock School

This class focuses on further building on the core aspects of gymnastics, such as strength, shape and flexibility in order to develop more complex acrobatic skills. The class structure is very similar to that of the beginners and advanced classes, with different set ups aimed at this focus groups specific progression needs.

Bouncers (Advanced) (Age 5+) 

Saturdays 3.30pm held at Haverstock School

There is more emphasis on progressions in this class; gymnasts are growing in confidence through strength conditioning, which assists in mastering the more technical gymnastic elements. Gymnasts in this class will be doing a lot more strength and flexibility work alongside their acrobatic skills.

Jumpers (Age 9+)

Mondays 6.30pm held at The Village School

Saturdays 1pm held at Haverstock School 

In this class the gymnasts are working with shapes progressions for moves like cartwheels and tick-tocks. The children are getting a real grounding for the sport.

Twisters (Age 10+)

Thursdays held at Haverstock School at 6pm

Saturdays held at Haverstock School at 1pm

This class is all about consolidating progressions into skills. The classes are much more structured, designed to increase skill, strength, flexibility and stamina ready for more advanced skills, and there are drills to help children find their potential. We strive to have a very good teacher to pupil ratio so each gymnast receives the coaching they need to fulfill their potential.

Junior and Senior Squad classes (INVITE ONLY)

Held at Haverstock School

Junior Squad: Thursdays from 4.30pm - 6pm and Saturdays from 9am - 11am

Senior Squad: Wednesdays from 5.30pm - 7pm and Saturdays from 11am - 1pm

These classes are invite only. Gymnasts should be able to complete different elements in order to be invited to join these classes which are directed on a more challenging route. New gymnasts would need to be assessed before being invited to join these classes.

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This gym is about positive attitudes. From the "can do" approach toward all athletes to seeing the staff enthusiastically praise a gymnast when they get a new tumbling skill.

From the beginning, the message has been, "You are capable, and you are welcome here!"

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Two locations for your convenience! 

 

The Village School

2 Parkhill Road, London, NW3 2YN

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Haverstock School

24 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 2BQ

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