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Competition calender

We have received district trial competition dates for artistic and rhythmic gymnastics and have thus updated the competition tab (https://vdstelgim.wordpress.com/2019-calendar/) on our website. We will post the formal calender once WCGA makes it available. At the moment only Western Cape … Continue reading

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Holiday training and Medal Mania

Dear parents, Our first competition of the season is the Medal mania at the Wynland club in the Paarl on the 6th April.  We can almost see this as a wakeup call.  Those that competed last year will know it … Continue reading

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Gym revamp

During the March holidays the pits in the gymnastics hall will be replaced. While the pits are being replaced we would like to move, clean and fix the mattresses along with a lot of other general maintenance stuff such as … Continue reading

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Artistic leotard fitting

Mrs Taylor from Topsy Turvy will be at Van Der Stel on Wednesday, 20 February, from 15:00 to fit artistic club leotards. All gymnasts planning to compete in any competition (other than club competitions) should please fit and order a … Continue reading

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The 2019 Competitions Calendar for Western Cape Championships for all levels can be downloaded here: calender 2019 Kindly note that Gym Games will be in the Western Cape and venues are as indicated on the calendar. South Zone has been … Continue reading

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Extra water

Due to maintenance to the water pipes at Van Der Stel there will be no water on the premises on Monday. Please ensure that you send extra water with your child(ren) to training as they will not be able to … Continue reading

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Body awareness in children

Rolling improves body awareness and control by teaching children how to use both sides of their body equally to complete a task AND teaches them how to feel comfortable upside down, which improves their spatial awareness! This is one of … Continue reading

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