TeamGym is an exciting Gymnastics for All program that can be used for displays at school fetes/Club Open days or as a competition event for teams of gymnasts, aged 5 years and over, providing an opportunity for performances on 3 different apparatus. TeamGym competitions and championships are held regularly in the UK and Europe and are developing in the USA.
TeamGym competitions exhibit gymnastic skills in three different disciplines; Floor, Tumbling and Single Mini Tramp. It is common for the performance to demonstrate effective teamwork, good technique in elements and spectacular acrobatic skills. Characteristics of a TeamGym competition include team spirit and a friendly atmosphere which captivates spectators, media and sponsors.
TeamGym competition consists of three different disciplines. In each discipline the number of gymnasts is between 6 and 12.
Is performed on a full floor area and to music. It emphasises is on based on good and smooth teamwork with expressive presentation. Floor is a unity that consists mainly of gymnastic elements. The choice of elements must suit the level and maturity of the team as well as the music.
A congruent and good technical performance, properly linked movements, certainty of execution and synchronization as well as expressive presentation is pursued.
Teams perform tumbling series on a long tumbling lane with good "streaming" i.e. consecutively and close to each other.
The Tumble routine is performed to music. Each team performs two different rounds. Each series must consist of at least two different acrobatic elements, without intermediate steps.
Single Mini Tramp
Teams perform skills on the Tramp with good streaming. The Tramp routine is performed to music. Each team performs four different passes – 2 single runs and 2 synchronised runs.
1. A team consists of 6-12 members, all apparatus are accompanied with Music
2. Teams are classified as:
3. Each section is divided into three divisions based on difficulty:
4. There are three apparatus at TeamGym Events
TeamGym Manual and Tariff Sheets
The TeamGym Manual and Tariff Sheets can be found through your GOL technical member portal. Upon signing in to your GOL, these can be accessed under the resource portal tab. Please note technical members must be linked to an affiliated club to access the resources.
It is highly recommended that if you are running a TeamGym program that you attend a TeamGym workshop for a better understanding of routine construction and judges evaluations sheets.
The format of the workshop is in 2 parts:
Part 1 – Coaches workshop – addressing requirements and how to write a routine
Part 2 – Judges Workshop – how to use the judges sheets, score system and what to look for in a routine.
All coaches who attend the workshop and pass the judges exam will be eligible to judge at competitions.