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Online Resources and Challenges

Welsh Gymnastics hope you are all keeping well. In addition to the club operations information we wanted to inform you of additional useful activities being created which could be encouraged at home or via your clubs social media.

Sport Wales

Sport and leisure providers across Wales are joining forces to encourage everyone in Wales to be active during the Coronavirus lockdown. With people spending more time at home, and no access to leisure and sport facilities, staying active and healthy has never been more of a challenge. 

The #BeActiveWales campaign will see a co-ordinated effort that will help every person in Wales keep fit, both indoors and in the time exercise is allowed outside. Online routines, nutrition advice and session plans will be made available to cover a range of sports and activities. 

Importantly, the campaign will be aimed at people of all abilities and experience, so that everyone has the chance to be active. 

  • Gentle Activity – Gentle home activities for people who might be new to exercise or have restricted movement.  
  • General Activity – Activities for people who enjoy sport and exercise and want to continue to reap the health benefits. 
  • Advanced Activity – For people who take part in sport regularly and want more intense training. 

Sport Wales has also allowed access to its school resources for use at home. 

All information can be found at https://www.sport.wales/beactivewales/ . Please continue to only encourage safe activities for your gymnasts and parents to get involved in.

 The 2.6 Challenge on the 26th of April

Many fundraising events in the UK have been postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst many of these events will go ahead at a later date, many charities across the UK have been left struggling to maintain their services.

This is a challenge for all ages and abilities. All you need to do it think of an activity based around 26 or 2.6 and complete it on or from Sunday April 26. Clubs could set a gymnastics specific challenges, get members to decide their own or clubs could choose a specific charity to support. There are plenty of ideas on their website which is below if you need some inspiration.

All information can be found at https://twopointsixchallenge.justgiving.com/

Keep an eye on our social media to see how we will be involved.