Robin Hood has now established a competitive program that caters for all ages and abilities and in 3 disciplines of gymnastics.
Squads are selected from our recreational classes and gymnasts can be offered to join a squad group. The squads are as follows:
4+ years – Preparation, mostly physical preparation and drop in on a Sunday morning.
4+ years – Foundation, mostly physical preparation and basic gymnastic skills for gymnasts who show physical attributes.
5+ years – Development, gymnasts who show physical attributes to begin girls squad work.
6+ years – Squad 1, gymnasts who show physical attributes to be able to begin the compulsory pathway.
7+ years – Squad 2, gymnasts that can compete at National/Regional/Club grades.
8+ years – Squad 3, gymnasts that can compete at 4 piece recreational competitions.
9+ – Squad 4 – British Gymnastics ability at bronze badge and above.
6-11 years – Squad 5 – Advanced general, gymnasts have the opportunity to move onto other areas.
Elite 2 – Compulsory/National or Challenge route, target to compete at national events.
Elite Sn/Jn – Compulsory and FIG route.
9+ -Teen tumble – To do mostly floor work, dance and displays.
12+ Senior Squad – For gymnasts who still wish to work 4-piece apparatus.
Boys – Gymnasts that can do more than recreational, but mainly Floor and Vault work.
Rhythmic – Squad group for gymnasts who show flexibility and artistry in this discipline.
Gymnastics is a great sport for physical and mental well-being, as well as teaching discipline and providing fun. Please view our handbook for more information on the squad coaches and pathways. We will regularly assess the gymnasts to make sure they are all in the squads that match their developmental stage.
Robin Hood Gymnastics Membership
Current SQUAD members will be charged £50 on 20th September via our online payment system ‘paysubsonline’ to cover your Robin Hood membership for October 1st 2018 – September 30th 2019. All new members will be charged £50 (MINUS any current recreational membership) along with the first instalment for monthly classes.
We offer a reduced squad rate during the latter months of the year:
1st April – May 31st £25
June 1st-August 31st £15
In addition to your payment to Robin Hood, you will need to register with British Gymnastics membership and pay for your insurance with them. Please click the following link to do this:
If you have any problems with your registration with British Gymnastics, please contact British Gymnastics directly on Telephone number 0345 1297129
Once you have completed this process, you will receive a membership number and confirmation email which you must bring with you to Robin Hood before your first class.
You will not be able to continue to come to Robin Hood Classes unless you have completed both payments to Robin Hood and British Gymnastics.
The squads will pay monthly arrears by standing order, the monthly fee is set for the 6 months and is not returnable. All gymnasts in these squads MUST become Robin Hood Gymnastics Club Members – Please see our fees policy.
If at any time the gymnasts feel the squad is not for them they will be able to immediately return to the recreational classes and their standing order cancelled.
Please note Robin Hood GC should be given one months notice of any cancellation of fees (for recreational or squad monthly fees and membership). It is up-to the member to cancel there own direct debits with paysubsonline and put the notice in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org