Welcome to Tekne Gymnastics

 ‘Teaching and motivating gymnasts to achieve their personal best’


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Tekne COVID Update

At this time we are unable to confirm when we will be able to restart our classes. We are hopeful we can return sooner rather than later when it is safe to do so for everyone.

We hope you are all staying safe in these very uncertain times.



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 Haverstock School, giving our gymnasts the opportunity to show their skills in a gymnastics competition.

At Tekne Gymnastics we understand how early physical training has a proven impact on children’s development. It is our aim to teach in a fun, safe and nurturing environment that promotes confident, happy, young athletes. We take our craft very seriously as we know this is a really important time for our pupils.

British Gymnastics membership number: 80552

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Who We Are

Our team is made up of highly professional coaches with back grounds in elite gymnastics, tumbling, contortion and performance choreography. Our classes are highly structured and designed to be exciting and challenging as well as great fun. We believe in positive instruction and have a strong anti bullying policy. At Tekne we have a policy of having 8 gymnasts or less per coach, providing more one to one coaching than any other recreational gymnastics club in London. We have strong ties with squads schools and national level, and we are often used as a route to elite squads. We have trampolines, an inflatable tumble track, soft play, gymnastics floors, bars, beam vault to practice key skills like cartwheels, round-offs, handstands, back walkovers, back handsprings, We also have 2 choreography studios at our Haverstock gym. 


Autumn term 2020

We are so please to be back!!!

Unfortunately due to the pandemic, we have reduced the number of children in our classes, increased cleaning between classes and added hand sanitising stations. Our classes are classified: Tumblies, Bouncers Beginners, Bouncers Juniors, Bouncers Intermediate, Bouncers Advanced and Aerials, all classes are based more on ability than age, so please contact Susi for more information. All our gymnasts are assessed at regular intervals and as their abilities develop, they will have the opportunity to move on to the next class.

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Tumblies (Age 3 & 4)
Thursdays & Saturdays

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. 

Bouncers Beginners (Age 5+ )
Tuesdays & Saturdays

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 (Intermediate) (Age 5+)
Tuesdays & Saturdays

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

Bouncers (Advanced) (Age 5+)

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. 

Aerials (Age 9+)
Tuesdays & Saturdays

In this class, the gymnasts are working with shapes progressions for moves like cartwheels and tick-tocks and consolidating progressions into skills. The classes are more structured, designed to increase skill, strength, flexibility, and stamina. The children are getting a real grounding for the sport.

Junior Squad(Tuesdays & Saturdays) 
Senior Squad (Thursdays & Saturdays) 

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 Classes Available

Do you have a lively child at home that might want to try something new? Our courses focus on coordination, strength, stamina and flexibility in a safe and fun environment.

All our coaches are DBS checked and British Gymnastics qualified with back rounds in elite gymnastics.

We have recently expanded and are now in venues where we have much more space and fantastic new equipment such as Trampolines, competition size floor, bars, beam and tumble track

Age  3 to 16 years 

Classes are filling up fast please contact susi@teknegymnastics.com for more information.

British Gymnastics Membership

Tekne Gymnastics is registered with British Gymnastics, the governing body for gymnastics in the UK; this means that all our gymnasts must become BG members also. All members receive a monthly letter from British Gymnastics keeping them up to date with events in the world of Gymnastics.

Due to data protection laws, parents must now register their child's membership with British Gymnastics themselves. Payment, however, is included in the Tekne membership fee and once you have registered your child, Susi will then vaildate their insurance with British Gymnastics. You can contact Susi either on 07972 591077 by email to susi@teknegymnastics.com for more information.

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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



Haverstock School

24 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 2BQ