On the 1st March, Cambridge University Olympic Gymnastics Club were welcomed to Abingdon Gymnastics Club to battle it out on the competition floor with our Oxford gymnasts to see who would be crowned the winners of Varsity 2020! OUGym alumnus and ex-captain Alex Koziell picked up the microphone to hype up the audience as the … Continue reading Varsity Match 2020
On Sunday 17th February, more than twenty of Oxford’s finest gymnasts headed cross country to Marriotts Gym in Stevenage for the much-awaited 32nd Varsity Match. The competition was fierce but friendly, all teams performed really well, and the results were close. The Women’s A team began on bars, not their favourite apparatus, but everyone competed … Continue reading Varsity Match 2019
Over my two-and-a-bit years at OU Gymnastics, I've learned that the people you train with are as big of a factor as the training itself. Time spent together, both inside and outside the gym, is what motivates us to leap higher, turn faster, and become stronger. It takes the best parts of what makes us … Continue reading Christmas Dinner & Socials!
A huge congratulations to all who came down to take part in our inter-college competition this year! From beginners to advanced, we're so proud of anyone and everyone who had the courage to step up to the floor or take on the vault and simply take part in such an amazing sport. You smashed it … Continue reading Cuppers 2017!
OUGym are coming to the end of quite honestly one of our most successful years yet. We've seen progress in all aspects of the club, from our massive membership increase... to top-quality displays not only in competitions, but also as stunt performers in numerous Oxford Balls. It's not surprising, then, that when photographer Leon Kong produced … Continue reading 2017 Photoshoot!
We've come to the end of a packed Hilary term and as we begin to look for a new committee, here's a fond farewell message from our President: Dear All, I can't quite believe that my time on an OU Gym Committee is coming to an end - perhaps that's why I still feel the … Continue reading Over and Out
Fifth week is a notoriously difficult time in Oxford but at OU Gym we’re dispelling the gloomy weather and problem sheets with our shiny #darkblue leos! On Wednesday, five Oxford University students and two of our training partners from Oxford Brookes travelled to Leicestershire for the annual Loughborough Open and conquered their fifth week blues … Continue reading FIFTH WEEK BLUES
Welcome to Third Week - follow the link for some #MotivationMonday. Don't we all love a stuck landing and a bit of dabbing? Training is as busy as ever: there's Mondays at Iffley (with brand new paralletes and therabands), free conditioning on Tuesdays (Kat promises lever preps this week, yay), and Abingdon sessions on Thursdays and … Continue reading Dab it, Squat it, Stretch Out
After wishing you all a merry Michaelmas, it’s time to welcome everyone back for a happy Hilary term – hope you’ve had a great break and made lots of new year’s resolutions (maybe even including flipping around)! We’re always welcoming new members, regardless of your ability or experience, so feel free to pop along … Continue reading Happy Hilary!
We've hit the end of our term, and I hope everyone is looking forward to some well earned rest at some point in the Christmas period. My main message is to say a big thank you to all our members and friends for having such a great time with us. I hope you've enjoyed yourselves! … Continue reading Merry Michaelmas!