Training Groups & Development Pathway

The flow chart below explains the groups and pathway in our Women's Artistic discipline.

WAG Pathway document

In order for each gymnast to reach their full potential we provide various paths  to follow. All gymnasts are indiviudals and will develop at their own rate.  Our vision and pathway is to support each gymnast to help them be the best they can be whilst providing and stimulating environment to enjoy their gymnastics. Gymnasts are grouped according to their ability, development stage, commitment and individual needs.

24+ hours per week
Coaches: Charlotte Draycott, Nila Benfield

The elite group is aged from 9 years plus. Gymnasts are working towards British Espoir, Junior and Senior levels, representing Notts, England and GB. They also work towards compulsory and In-age Levels.

National 2 & National 1
12 / 13 hours per week
Coaches: Sarah Middleton
The National Groups work along the National Grades pathway as well as open-age levels competitions. Gymnasts who progress well in this group have the opportunity to work towards the national Challenge Cup.
Development 3, Development 2, Development 1
4-16 hours per week
Coaches: Katie Foster, 
Our Development groups are for children aged 6+ years working towards their first grades and levels competitions. Gymnasts will build good foundations from our development groups for all pathways through the academy. 
Foundation 2 & Foundation 1
1 - 2 hours per week 
Coaches: Katie Foster, Lottie Smith
The Foundation groups are the young women's group for children aged 4+ years. The group aims to identify and nurture the child's natural potential. The gymnasts in this group are taught the good basic techniques required to reach competitive standard later on in their gymnastic career.
Please try to arrive ten minutes before your session begins and allow ten minutes after each session for admin and de-briefing the gymnasts.


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