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#201 whatnamenow

Posted 16 September 2014 - 06:45 PM

Just have to say at the moment if I hear the level 3 floor music for our gym one more time at the moment!!!!!  Humming the base line without even thinking of it,  and here we go again...  I know floor routine practice is important but give a poor gym mum a break!

#202 whatnamenow

Posted 16 September 2014 - 06:46 PM

Ahhh the words every mother in this moment wants to hear.  Ok go for drink...

Edited by whatnamenow, 16 September 2014 - 06:47 PM.

#203 EssentialBludger

Posted 16 September 2014 - 09:45 PM

 whatnamenow, on 16 September 2014 - 06:45 PM, said:

Just have to say at the moment if I hear the level 3 floor music for our gym one more time at the moment!!!!!  Humming the base line without even thinking of it,  and here we go again...  I know floor routine practice is important but give a poor gym mum a break!

Hahahahhahaha!!!!! The first thing I said after DD's last comp was "she better damn well go up a level, I NEVER want to hear that damn music again!"

#204 mards

Posted 17 September 2014 - 07:02 AM

well Now they are making level4 music ALL the same!! so you will hear the same music over and over again   - here in level 4 - coaches got to make up routines to ANY music they liked  - next year NO!! - they all use the same - ahhhhh will we ever get away from listening to the same music over and over!

#205 whatnamenow

Posted 17 September 2014 - 07:27 AM

 mards, on 17 September 2014 - 07:02 AM, said:

well Now they are making level4 music ALL the same!! so you will hear the same music over and over again   - here in level 4 - coaches got to make up routines to ANY music they liked  - next year NO!! - they all use the same - ahhhhh will we ever get away from listening to the same music over and over!

better not happen at ours.  Although don't think DD is going to stay at gym to take up the level 4 next year.
Currently all different music and routines.  DD is already learning hers even though not sure where she will head.   But only learns that one day a week when she trains up.

#206 mards

Posted 17 September 2014 - 07:34 AM

yep apparently everything is changing next year - and it will be compulsory music and routines now for level 4 & 5!!


#207 EssentialBludger

Posted 17 September 2014 - 09:35 AM

In WA the music was already compulsory for all the kids. So I've sat through it many times...

#208 ~Catherine~

Posted 30 September 2014 - 11:31 AM

Well my girls had States on Saturday (WA) ... DD#1 got a bronze for beam and DD#2 didn't get a medal this time.

My girls do gymnastics for PCYC as we are in a country town so obviously not as competitive as some but they love it and have an awesome coach.

#209 EssentialBludger

Posted 09 October 2014 - 05:29 PM

Fellow gym mums, where do you all buy training Leo's from? Was going to get DD a few for Xmas. She has one GK branded one, but I don't really want to spend that much money again!

#210 mards

Posted 09 October 2014 - 08:10 PM

A friend of mine makes the crop tops and pant sets. PM me if you want her details - she does amazing work. we are in Regional NSW so you would just need to pay for postage - she makes to measure too..

She does stalls at markets and sells to the two local gyms.

#211 EssentialBludger

Posted 10 October 2014 - 08:05 PM

Thanks mards, I need actual Leo's though. She has heaps of crop tops and shorts but the level 4's have to wear Leo's for training at our club. No idea why!

#212 WhatWouldBuffyDo?

Posted 10 October 2014 - 08:18 PM

Try ebay. There are some great sellers on there that sell gorgeous leks that are not too expensive.

#213 mards

Posted 14 October 2014 - 04:54 PM

oh wow Leos only - our girls would fry in the summer - but i know is what they wear in the US - nothing but they are not allowed too.

i have bought a few of this seller on fb


great quality and she does beautiful leos (or imports them)

#214 lilymurray

Posted 15 October 2014 - 03:24 PM

We have bought our leotards from this site:
http://oz.dancewear3...=kids&brand=The Zone
Dancewear 365 is a UK based site but I have found their postage very reasonable. I only buy 'The Zone' branded leotards from them because I know the quality and cut is excellent. A number of the girls in DD's club & level also buy their leotards from the same site.

Also, we are we are moving to Brisbane in 8 weeks time. Is anyone in here from Brisbane that can help with finding a club? We will be in Brisbane north-west, probably somewhere around Ashgrove.

DD is currently in NDP 3. I've found heaps of gyms within a 15km radius but would love it if someone could give some advice or background on some of the clubs as there appears to be so many.


#215 protart roflcoptor

Posted 15 October 2014 - 03:33 PM

Delta Gymnastics used to be the top brisbane club. But since being out of contact after my daughter left, I am not sure if it still is.

Western districts is another one. Or Mitchelton Youth Club.

Edited by protart roflcoptor, 15 October 2014 - 03:34 PM.

#216 mards

Posted 15 October 2014 - 04:25 PM

I always HEAR about Delta - but we are in NSW so don't really know _ good luck with your move... my dd is level 3 this year - and will probably get STUCK in the new level 4 next year (which is pretty much this years level 3)....

#217 lilymurray

Posted 15 October 2014 - 06:50 PM

Thanks for the feedback Mards & Protart roflcoptor. Delta is one of the clubs we are keen to look at for DD. I was wondering though if they were very selective so I thought it might be good to look at a few just in case.

WDYC is probably going to be our closest option & also maybe Spring Hill and Mitchelton.

DD has just finished NDP 2 so has  starting on NDP 3. I asked her current coach about next year & she said some kids in DD's group will do level 3 & some level 4. I guess for DD though, it will be up to the new club though I will ask her current coach what she thinks we should aim for so we know what to expect when looking at clubs.

Mards, will your DD's coach consider putting her in Level 5 next year so she doesn't get bored?

#218 mards

Posted 15 October 2014 - 07:38 PM

I have talked to the coach about it - she DOESNT like to give anything away - she hold things close to her chest and doesn't make promises. DD has had a great year - really great for confidence has come first AA in 3 comps. and made the region state team (coming up in Nov). She almost has her kip - but that is next years level 5!  so I really don't know! Coach kept her down in level 3 this year so i think she could SHINE... but I'm ok if she pushes her to 5 and she doesn't have the greatest of years! we have a very SMALL gym - DD has been training with the level 4s all years - so yep she will be bored i think to do the new level 4 we will have to see what happens

#219 TenYears

Posted 15 October 2014 - 08:21 PM

EB my daughter's favourite training leos are from this place http://www.mgsportsw...dex.php?cPath=1

We get their brand, not the super expensive imported ones they also sell.  don't know if they're much cheaper than GK (I only ever choose out of the ones they have on special), but the quality is lovely.

My daughter really likes the fit - neckline, tightness, butt cheek coverage etc better than other brands we have tried.

#220 mards

Posted 17 October 2014 - 09:32 AM

there has been something put up on youtube about next years levels - the full components come out in Nov!

apparently there will be 2 floor routines for level 4!! - so hopefully there will be at least one flip in one of those routines to make it different from the 3


#221 whatnamenow

Posted 21 October 2014 - 11:54 PM

Well after an incident at training tonight my oldest is now out for the rest of the year.  :(

one bad vault and off she went in an ambulance with the green whistle.  Now in a brace from hip to ankle on left leg, week off school, fracture clinic in a week and rest of term off gym.

oh well she will be the talk of the gym for a few weeks.  Poor coaches trying to convince about 30 kids that everything was fine while my daughter was screaming and an ambulance was pulling up to the side roller doors.

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