Gymnastics Varsity 2018 has undoubtedly been the best competition yet. With the introduction of a Men’s B team competition, the standard of gymnastics has never been higher. The final result was a Cambridge victory but this was by no means an easy win. Oxford put forward their strongest teams, achieving individual all-around medals in both … Continue reading The Varsity Match 2018
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!
Congratulations to everyone who has received their exam results - we're so excited to welcome you to OU Gym in October! Last year was a blast - we doubled our membership, and the levels of fun we had more than quadrupled. Our gymnasts achieved so much; whether it was their first backward roll, back tucks … Continue reading It’s Results Day! Ready for the New Term?
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!
So the new term has begun! And despite exams looming, the crew are back in the gym and training: whether it be to smash their new goals or just have a little fun. This week we've seen some exciting preparations for by our Balliol Ball performers, who'll be flipping and dancing in front of spectators on … Continue reading Time for Trinity Term
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!