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News & Forthcoming Events:

The new term starts on Saturday 4 February. Fees need to be paid no later than 28 January. Please see club notice board (outside the gym door) for details of fees.

Term Dates for 2017:

First Term: 4 February to 8 April

Second Term: 22 April to 9 July

Third Term: 2 September to 4 November

Fourth Term: 11 November to 3 February

The gym will be closed on 15 April (Easter), 27 May and 3 June (Spring Bank), 15 and 22 July (Summer break), 26 August (Bank Holiday) and 16, 23 and 30 December (Christmas & New Year)

Competition Dates for 2017

Regional Novice - 14 May

Annual Club Championships - 1 & 2 July

Christmas Challenges - 9 & 10 December

CONGRATULATIONS to Aimee Delaney on passing her Level 1 WA Coaching Exam and Ellie Sarson on passing her Level 2 WA Coaching Exam. We are very proud of both of you.

Well done to all those gymnasts who competed in the Christmas Challenge in December.

Overall Challenge Winner - Holly Percival

  • 13+ Age Group Winner - Hayley Sawyer
  • 12 Year Old Age Group Winner - Emma Gahan
  • 11 Year Old Age Group Winner - Maeve Ollerenshaw
  • 10 Year Old Age Group Winner - Holly Woolmore
  • 9 Year Old Age Group Winner - Holly Percival
  • 8 Year Old Age Group Winner - Freya Gallagher
  • 7 Year Old Age Group Winner - Rosie Jones (who was only 6 on the night)

Activity Awards

  • Suppleness - Shan Koo
  • Strength - Emma Gahan
  • Power - Abbie Brown
  • Control - Holly Woolmore
  • Floor - Hayley Sawyer
  • Bars - Holly Percival
  • Beam - Shan Koo

Absolutely fantastic work by each and every gymnast - well done girls!!

Well done to all the gymnasts who took part in the Birmingham Invitational Competition on Sunday 12 July. We entered 5 teams in the event and each team came away with medals. There were medals for best apparatus results as well as overall. In the Novice category we had a senior team consisting of Amy, Georgia, Tegan, Lottie and Marianne who took overall team bronze and an intermediate team consisting Millie, Ellie, Lucy, Lauren and Abigail who took gold! In the Advanced category we had a senior team with Steph, Hayley, Abbie, Charlotte and Mia who took overall silver, an intermediate team consisting of Emma, Maeve, Shan, Sarah and Holly who took silver and finally a junior team with Holly, Emily, Freyja, Mia and Anna who took the overall gold. An excellent set of results.

See the 'Results' page for the current list of CLUB CHAMPIONS 2015 and award winners.

Well done to all the gymnasts who competed in Birmingham Friendly competition at Cocks Moor Woods Leisure Centre on 16 and 17 May. We came away on Saturday with two team silver medals and two individual silver medals in the Advanced Competition!! The 8-10 year old team consisted of Emily, Mia, Freyja, Holly P, Holly W and Sarah with Holly P getting the individual medal. The 11-13 year old team consisted of Abbie, Charlotte, Izzy, Emma, Maeve and Shan with Maeve taking the individual medal. On Sunday we had gymnasts entered in the Novice category (training 1-2 hours per week) and the 14+ team consisting of Steph, Maddie, Rachel, Freya and Mia took the silver with an individual silve for Steph - so you could say we had a 'silver' weekend. Well done to all who took part.

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to all the Rebound gymnasts who took part in this year's Regional Novice Competition at North Solihull Sports Centre on Saturday 25 April. The club came away with 12 medals, six of which were GOLD!

In the Beginner category for 8-9 year olds, Anna Coulstock took the silver medal out of 28 gymnasts. Her fellow team mate, Ellie Davies came 19th. In the next age group 10-12 year olds, we saw Tegan Rymer and Amy Gemmill take joint GOLD! Not too far behind them were Millie MacCaulay in 8th place and Ellie Potts in 9th place.

In the Intermediate category for 8-9 year olds, Mia Conduit took GOLD (coming 1st on each piece) and Freyja Wells the silver! In the 10-12 year old competition, Sarah Gahan was the clear winner taking GOLD, with Holly Woolmore just behind her with silver. Fellow team mate, Freya Shepherdson, narrowly missed getting a bronze medal by 0.35. We also had Marianne Mackiewicz coming 8th, Abigail Steele 19th and Georgia Townsend 21st.

Finally in the Advanced category in the 8-9 year old age group Holly Percival stole the show with her GOLD medal and Emily Cooksey took the bronze. In the 10-12 year old section, Maeve Ollerenshaw took the GOLD and Emma Gahan the silver. Close behind and narrowly missing a bronze medal by 0.3 was Freya Taylor-Saul in 5th place and Shan Koo came 10th. In the 13+ category Stephanie Campbell took the bronze medal (0.3 off Gold), Izzy Willman came 5th (0.6 off a medal) and Charlotte Winsper came 18th

This is a fantastic achievement, especailly as some of these gymnasts only train 2-hours a week. This is down to the hard work and dedication of both gymnasts and coaches. A special thank you to Ellie Sarson, Becki Blay, Lucy Billson and Aimee Delaney.

CONGRATULATIONS to Lucy and Cathy on achieving their Women's Artistic Level 1 coaching award on Sunday 29 March.

Dates for the year:

  • Term One: 21 February to 9 May
  • Term Two: 16 May to 25 July
  • Term Three: 5 September to 7 November
  • Term Four: 14 November to 30 January

CLOSED on 4 April (Easter), 25 April (Competition), 30 May* (Spring Bank), 29 August (Summer Bank) 26 December (Christmas) and 2 January (New Year)

* This is a change to the original date. We are now open on 23 May and closed on 30 May - sorry for any inconveniece this change may cause.

Competition Dates: (by selection only)

  • Regional Novice - Saturday 25 April
  • Birmingham Friendly - Saturday 16 May pm and Sunday 17 May

The proposed date for the Annual Club Competitions is now 7 June and it will take place at the FMA Centre.

Summer Training - we are planning on running 4 sessions during August as holiday training (1 to 22 August). Places will be limited and need to be booked with Erin. Prices and times to be advised nearer the time.

 

A special message from Rebound’s Freya Taylor-Saul:

My name is Freya and I am 10 years old and a gymnast at Rebound GC.

In the summer of 2014 I watched a film called ‘The Fault in Our Stars’. In this film the main character suffered with lung cancer and constantly had to carry an oxygen tank around with her 24/7. I know this was only a film but it made me think how lucky I am. I am a very fit, healthy and energetic 10-year old and I take part in lots of sporting activities. The film made me realise that not all of us can take part in such activities as I do and having never met anyone who was or is in a position I was shocked that people have no choice with their illnesses and how brave they are.

It made me feel that I wanted to help in some way and do something that would make people look and understand why I want to help. So I have chosen to shave my hair off. My plan is to raise money to give to the ‘Children with cancer Charity’ and to donate my hair to ‘The Little Princess Charity’ in the hope that someone will get some happiness.

I plan to do this event on Wednesday 4th March 2015. Thank you for supporting me, even the smallest donation will help.

Thank you……Freya X

You can donate in the following ways: by texting ‘AQC187 £10’ to 70070 or by visiting my Just Giving page www.justgiving.com/freyas-headshave

WELL DONE TO FREYA WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED HER CHALLENGE!!

OLDER NEWS

WE HAVE MOVED !!

The new premises is at Unit 38 Monkspath Business Park, Highlands Road, Monkspath, Solihull B90 4NZ (map and directions can be found on the 'Contact Us' page. There is plenty of parking. A waiting room for parents is available on site.

  • Details of the Club Champions & Award Winners for 2014 can be found on the 'Results' page. Pictures will be uploaded shortly.
  • Further success - the second round of the Regional Novice competition took place on Saturday 29 March and saw the club scoop 4 further medals. Congratulations goes to Freya Taylor-Saul who took the bronze in the Beginner 10-12 category, Maeve Ollerenshaw who took the silver the Intermediate 10-12 category and finally to Abigail Steele who got bronze in the Intermediate 8-9 age group and Sarah Gahan who took the gold in that category and is the new Regional Novice Intermediate 8-9 year old Champion! Well done to all those competing in the competition - you did us proud.
  • Fantastic News - two of our gymnasts came away with medals at the Regional Novice competition held on Sunday 23 March. The gymnasts competing in the Advanced category had to compete a week early due to the exceptionally high number of entrants this year. Rebound had 5 gymnasts competing - Stephanie Campbell in the 13+ group who came 6th overall and a 2nd place on beam. In the 10-12 year old category Lily Ivory came 9th, Izzy Willman came 6th (2nd on bars), Emma Gahan got a bronze medal (1st on bars and 2nd on vault) and Abbie Brown who came 2nd overall with a 1st placement on beam and vault and 3nd on bars. We are very proud of all the gymnasts - Well Done Girls!!
  • Congratulations to Ellie Sarson on passing her Level 1 WA coaching award
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Abbie Brown and Marianne Mackiewicz on getting gold and becoming Regional Novice Champions!! Also to Maeve Ollerenshaw on getting a silver medal and to Lily Ivory and Charlotte Winsper for getting bronze medals. The Club took part in the Regional Novice Competition held at North Solihull Sports Centre on Saturday 13 April and had gymnasts entered in different levels (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced) and age groups. Marianne took gold in the 8/9 Beginner category and Abbie took her gold in the 10/12 Advanced category. This is great achievement for the club as in a lot of cases our gymnasts train half the number of hours of other competitiors. We are very proud of all the girls who competed including Stephanie Campbell (who sadly missed out on a medal after 2 falls on beam - which never normally happens), Izzy Willman, Rachel Bennett, Emma Gahan and Kelsie Sheppard. All the girls performed really well on the day and had showed off some great floor routines. A very big thankyou to all the coaches, especially Michele and Alison who entered gymnasts for the first time (and Marianne got a gold medal at her first regional competition), also to Ellie (who taught the floor routines to medal winners Abbie, Lily, Charlotte and Maeve) and to Alice (who made sure the girls were all registered on time and recorded routines) not forgetting Jess and Becki for helping out on the competition floor. See photos below
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Jess and Becky for passing their Level 1 Women's Artistic Coaching Exam - we are all very proud of you.
  • WELL DONE to all the gymnasts who took part in the Annual Club Championships held on 6 and 7 July. Congratulations to the new Club Champions - Danielle Gill (Senior), Imogen Baines (Junior) Freyja Wells (Infant), Ruby Ivory (Advanced Junior), Freya Shephardson (Advanced Infant), Cathy Galvin (Elite Senior) and Lily Ivory (Elite Junior). See pictures of the Club Champions below and more pictures in the Photo Gallery
  • Gymnast of the Month - see latest photos below - Charlotte Winsper, Freya Shepardson, Bethany Lees, Charlotte Seale, Imogen Baines, Hannah Tattersfield and Beth Inglis.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to the 7&Unders Team (Phoebe, Abigail, Freya, Millie, Holly and Saran) who got a bronze medal at the Birmingham Friendly Competition on 1 April and to Abigail Steele for her individual bronze medal. Also to the 10&Under C Team (Hannah, Isobel, Ruby, Esther, Emma and Marianne) who got a bronze and to the 10&Under A Team (Lily, Abbie, Charlotte, Izzy, Erin and Maeve) who got a GOLD MEDAL! Plus Charlotte Winsper who took the individual GOLD medal (special mention to Marianne Mackiewicz who came 4th and she is still only 7 years old (turning 8 in December). Finally congratulations to the 14+ Team (Cathy, Georgia, Danielle, Aimee and Bethany) who also took GOLD in their category. Well done to all the gymnasts who competed for Rebound we are very proud of you all. See pictures below
  • IMPORTANT GOOD NEWS !! We have retained our Gymmark accreditation following reassessment - thank you to all our coaches for making Rebound a club which is welcoming and encouraging for all our members.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Alison and Alice on passing their Level 1 Women's Artistic Coaching Qualification - Well done both and thank you to Rachel, Izzy and Abbie for helping with the exams.
  • Term Dates for 2012 and the weekly term schedule for next term are available under the 'Members' section
  • In the event of inclement weather a notice will be posted on this page to let parents know whether the gym will be closed.
  • Congratulations to Michele on passing her Level 2 exam and to Georgina on passing her Level 1 - well done to both of you!

Regional Novice 2013

Medal Winners - Maeve, Abbie, Charlotte and Lily

Abbie - Regional Champion - Advanced 10-12 year category

(1st on bars & beam, 2nd on vault)

Marianne - Regional Champion - Beginner 8-9 year category

(1st on beam & 3rd on floor)

PICTURE TO FOLLOW

Maeve - Silver Medal - Intermediate 8-9 year category

(1st on beam & 4th on floor)

Charlotte - Bronze Medal - Intermediate 10-12 year category

(1st on bars)

Lily (pictured with Charlotte) - Bronze Medal - Advanced 10- 12 year category

(2nd on bars)

CLUB CHAMPIONS - JULY 2012

Cathy Galvin (Elite Senior Champion)

Lily Ivory (Elite Junior Champion)

Ruby Ivory (Advanced Junior Champion)

Freya Shepherdson (Advanced Infant Champion)

Danielle Gill (Club Senior Champion)

Imogen Baines (Club Junior Champion)

Freyja Wells (Club Infant Champion)

GYMNASTS OF THE MONTH

Advanced Classes - Charlotte Winsper & Freya Shepherdson

Beth Inglis - Class 5

Charlotte Seale - Class 4

Hannah Tattersfield - Class 3

PICTURE TO FOLLOW

 

Imogen Baines - Class 2

Bethany Lees - Class 1

Birmingham Friendly - 1 April 2012

14+ Team (Aimee, Bethany, Danielle, Georgia & Cathy) - GOLD

10&Under A Team - Abbie, Izzy, Maeve, Lily, Erin & Charlotte - GOLD

10&Under C Team - Esther, Emma, Marianne, Ruby & Isobel - BRONZE

7&Under Team - Phoebe, Millie, Saran, Abigail, Holly & Freya - BRONZE

Individual Gold - Charlotte Winsper

Individual Bronze - Abigail Steele

Georgia pictured with coaches Bex and Dana

Alison, Esther, Ruby, Emma and Alice

Coaches - Michele, Dana, Bex, Ellie, Alice & Alison

Gymnasts - Phoebe, Saran, Millie, Freya, Holly & Abigail

 

GOOD LUCK AT UNIVERSITY

Saying goodbye to Georgina and Pat

Georgina pictured with Hannah and some of the girls she has coached

Georgina and Erin

Pat with Mark, Hannah, Paul and Alison

Pat with Mark and Erin

CLUB HISTORY - PHOTOGRAPHS FROM COMPETITION SQUAD PRE-2011

TEAM GB

European Silver Medalists - Becky, Nicole, Beth, Niamh & Jocelyn picutured with Rebound's Lucy Paddock

We bumped into the team celebrating after their success at Birmingham's Home Made Hamburger Restaurant.

Regional Grades 2010

Congratulations to Emily Hawkins (7) and Niamh Taylor (9) pictured with their medals

Olivia, Hayley and Emily all passed their Grade 14 competition with distinction

The Grade 12 girls - Molly, Skye, Niamh & Lucy

The Grade 13 girls - India, Bess & Lucy

Congratulations to Jessica Bayliss for getting a bronze medal in Grade 9.

 

Well done also to Georgina Mynott who competed in the Regional Challenge (and stuck her free cartwheel on beam) and to Rebecca Blay for a good all round performance at Grade 9.

John Reeves Inter-County Competition
Hannah and Bess pictured with coaches Erin and Mark Simpson. Both the Senior and Junior Teams got silver medals - Well done girls!

WELL DONE to Freya, Bex, Jess, Hannah & Jessica

Individual Apparatus Championships 2009

Level 2 Team - Bronze medal winners

 

Metropolitan County Level 5 Champion 2009

Jessica Bateman (Bess)

 

 

 

 

 

Metropolitan County Champion 2009 - Level 3

Rebecca Blay

Compulsory Level 4 - National Finals - 2nd May 2009

Ella Cooper pictured with her coach Krystie Newton after the Finals. She came 31st overall with her best piece being range & conditioning where she came 14th.

Well done Ella!

 

 

 

Regional Grades 2009

Regional Grade 14 (In-age) - Jessica Bateman (Bess) 3rd

 

Regional Champion Grade 10 - Jessica Wevill

Jessica Wevill 1st, Freya Phillips 2nd and Rebecca Blay 3rd

Georgina Mynott - 2nd Grade 9

John Reeves Inter-County Championships 2008

Pictured above are Rebound gymnasts who represented the Metropolitan County Squad in the Senior and Junior Teams. Both teams achieved gold! Well done to Freya, Jasmine, Ella, Morgan and Lucy.

WMAGA Regional Awards October 2008

Krystie with her Merit Coach Award and Paul with his Long Service Award

2008 Level 3 Silver Medalist

Freya pictured with Mark

Rebecca Blay with coach Veronique

County Medal Winner 2008

Megan Hughes

County Medal Winner 2008

Beth Tweedle

A selection of our gymnasts got to meet one of their idols at the opening of the New GMAC Centre in Perry Barr.

Pictured with Beth are Georgina, Hannah, Megan, Jessica, Morgan, Amelia, Kenzie, Abigail, Alanah and Ella

At the REGIONAL AWARDS CEREMONY held on Sunday 14 October 2007 Melanie Warner, Mark Simpson, Veronique Lamb and Erin Simpson (pictured below) received their Long Service Coach Awards

BETH TWEDDLE - Gymnasts in the Young Development Squad had the opportunity to meet Beth Tweddle at Coventry Sports Centre on 19 June 2007. Hannah is pictured with Beth below.

HANNAH BOND came 2nd in the Regional Grade 4 competition which took place on Saturday 3 March 2007 and competed in the National Final held on Saturday 28 April 2007 Pictured with her coach, Erin, above at the National Finals.

 

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