Archive for May, 2020

KEEPING ACTIVE

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

We hope that all the members are doing exercises at home. We know that has been a very challenging time for everyone. Fingers crossed for a return to gym soon. In the meantime, please have a go at the gym challenges

10 Crab walks around the room
10 scorpion walks around the room
10 bunny hops with control
skip with a rope for 1 minute or just skip around for 1 minute without a rope
HAVE A DRINK !
rock and roll jump up x 10
jumping jacks x 20
HAVE A REST AND DRINK – wait for 2 minutes then…

do it all again twice

Have a great day

IT’S HALF TERM WEEK – A DAILY CHALLENGE

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Half Term to do list…..
First things first..

help around at home
eat fruit and veg and drink plenty of water
do any set homework from school
don’t spend too much time on the computer
keep smiling

TODAY’S GYM CHALLENGE:

Make sure you have a safe space to do the exercises
encourage a grown up to join in….Here we go !

jog on the spot for two minutes
rest for 1 minute
front support position hold for 1 minute
rest for 30 seconds
back support position hold for 1 minute (owch!)
rest for 30 seconds
jog on the spot for two minutes
rest for 1 minute
10 jumping jacks
rest for 10 seconds
10 jumping jacks
rest for 10 seconds
starting in dish tuck position roll over to arch position and hold for 5 seconds
roll back to dish tuck position and hold for 5 seconds. Keep rolling from dish tuck to arch 10 times and holding it each time for 5 seconds
have a drink (water)
stretch holds (hold each one for 8 seconds)
straddle sit
pike sit
standing in star shape and place hands on the floor in front of you keeping your legs straight
seal shape
snail shape
lie on your back and raise one leg up straight (keep the other one straight too)
change legs
circle your wrists and ankles gently
bridge hold x 3
JOG ON THE SPOT FOR 1 MINUTE AND REST

Have a great day !

ROLL THE DICE – IT’S GYM – THATS NICE !

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Have a go at these fun games from Welsh Gymnastics, with your family. It looks like fun.

have a great day

stay safe, stay cool, keep smiling

ITS ZOOM TIME..

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

we will be hosting zoom meetings – gym sessions from Thursday 14th May. We will notify the groups via email the relevant details of the zoom meetings. At least one parent must be in attendance at each zoom session. Look out for the emails everyone !!
HAVE A GREAT DAY – STAY SAFE – PROTECT THE NHS – Help out at home !

VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Well its the 8th of May 2020 – 75 years since we ended the second world war. Why not join in the celebrations around Great Britain today and have your own little party at home. Send us your photos !

HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYONE..

CORE PROFICIENCY AWARDS – PRACTICE

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

It may be isolation but we have to keep going..

if you would like your child (registered members of CNGA) to achieve the British Gymnastic Core Proficiency Awards during isolation please send us an email through this website enquiry page stating GYMNAST NAME – AND MAKE YOUR ENQUIRY – ‘GYMNASTIC AWARDS’
We will send you the relevant information to you for your child to practice and how to achieve the certificate and badges 8 to 1.

We look forward to hearing from you.


HAVE A GREAT DAY !

BRITISH GYMNASTIC PROFICIENCY AWARDS DURING ISOLATION

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

NEWSFLASH – gymnasts can now achieve some of their British Gymnastic Proficiency Awards from home. Details will be provided on this website from tomorrow on how to go about achieving an award. Some certificates and badges are in stock at the academy. More information to follow…

TUESDAY CHALLENGE

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

The challenge for today is..

the double leg circle

starting in front support keep your eyes fixed permanently on an object in front of you…
walk your feet around to side support position keeping your eyes fixed on the same object
lift your hand off the floor and walk around to back support keeping your eyes on the same object..
lift the opposite hand off the floor, walk your feet around to the opposite side support position ( don’t forget to keep your eyes looking at the object)..then walk your feet back to front support… keep looking at the same object… then…

do it in the opposite direction

5 times clockwise then 5 times anti-clockwise..

Start slow then try and move around a bit quicker (don’t bend your legs or let your hips drop to the floor) and keep your arms straight

JUST H=VE A GO..JUST HAVE FUN …HAVE A GREAT DAY !

secret tip.. always keep your hands on the same spot as you move around..

don’t forget to send your photos in !!!

A NEW WEEK – A NEW CHALLENGE

Monday, May 4th, 2020

make sure the room is clear and you are in a safe space to start…
if possible.. have someone time you or workout with you as you do the exercises..

GYMNASTS AT THE READY…

JOG FOR 2 MINUTES (start slow and build up – do not over do it !) when you have finished your jog… take some deep breaths
front support position, lower to chest on floor roll sideways and push up to front support – repeat this for 1 minute

stand up put one leg in front of the other keep both legs straight and stretch down with hands either side of your front leg (hold for 8 seconds)

swap over legs and repeat the exercise (make sure you hold the fold for 8 seconds)

back support position – lift your right leg up off the ground (don’t let your seat touch the ground). Hold this position for 10 seconds
repeat this on the left leg

stand up and do 25 jumping jacks count forward to 25
then…
do 25 jumping jacks counting backwards to zero

take a deep breath – have a little drink of water

Ok, now do all the exercises again…

HAVE A GREAT DAY !

MORE FUN EXERCISES TO KEEP YOU BUSY

Friday, May 1st, 2020

Find a space in a room. Lie down in a star shape making sure that you are not touching anyone or anything – great ! now stand up. You are ready to start.
breathing – breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth throughout the following exercises

jog on the spot for 1 minute and 30 seconds
lie down and rock and roll 10 times
rock and roll and extend up into shoulder stand (hold it for 2 seconds) and repeat 5 times
rock and roll and extend up into shoulder stand and stand up 5 times (keep your knees together when you stand up !)
jog on the spot for 30 seconds more lift your knees and elbows a bit higher
run on the spot fast and count out loud 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 zero !
rest !
do this routine 3 times a day.

Make sure you eat your fruit and vegetables and drink plenty of water !!

HAVE A GREAT DAY !!!

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