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!
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!
Well done to everyone who competed yesterday and did their colleges/university proud! Thanks so much to our judges Serena Chang, Miriam Reason and Matt Bullimore, and all the gymnasts for being amazing 🙂 Lots of pictures and videos to follow, but for now here's the all important scores - huge congratulations to Univ, led to … Continue reading Cuppers Results!!
Saturday 19th November. Bus @ 4.40pm from H5 St Aldates -- Abingdon Gym Club. Both beginners and experienced gymnasts of all abilities assemble to win points for their college in the hope of getting a drink out of a tarnished old cup. Sign up here! You can do a vault (either to piled up mats or … Continue reading CUPPERS 2016
Fourth week is on the horizon - we're nearly half way through term, which means it's HALLOWEEN and not long until Cuppers! We've got a nice long Saturday session coming up tomorrow (29th Oct), meet us at the H5 bus stop on St Aldates at 4.40, and then H-a-l-l-o-w-e-e-n training on Monday night 9-10.30 at … Continue reading Freaky Fourth Week
Well done to everyone who has survived their first two weeks of Michaelmas term and congratulations especially to those freshers who are now successfully Matriculated! You may have seen Serena's email about the sessions this week but all the times are here as well 😀 Training is on again tonight (Monday) at Iffley Rd, 9pm-10.30pm … Continue reading Somersaulting through Second Week!