Rhythmic Gymnastics

26th-27th November 2016

Gymnastics NSW is very pleased to welcome back Nadya Alexandrova for the 2016 Gymsport Clinic. We are sure that the NSW gymnastics community will once again benefit from the wealth of knowledge and experience Nadya brings.
Below are some key topics which will be covered during what we are sure will be a very exciting and informative clinic!
• Coaching techniques that really work
• Ballet programs to support RG skills
• Dance connections and interpretation of music to bring out the best performance
• Physical testing and using the data to improve athlete performance
• Understanding the new Code of Points and how it will impact on athlete performance in the 2017 – 2020 cycle
• The changing perspective on Apparatus Difficulty & Body Difficulty
• Building a D score without sheets
• Why Dance Steps are even more important than ever!
• Developing a resilient athlete for international competition
• Sports Psychology and the role it plays in an independent performance plan for elite athletes – developing an IPP
Please be aware when planning your clinic experience that there will be a bonus session available on the Friday for clinic attendees who purchase the two-day clinic package. This additional session will be on “Choreography for the New Code of Points” with Rhythmic expert Nayda Alexandrova and will not be available to purchase separately or in addition to the one day package.


Nadya Alexandrova 

Following the outstanding success of the NSW senior clinic in 2015 Nadya Alexandrova will return to us this year to continue the development of high performance athletes preparing for the new Code of Points. Nadya’s expertise is in demand around the world. She has worked in Bulgaria, Singapore, South Africa and Great Britain, and as a master coach for the FIG RG Academy program she travels to many countries who are developing their own national programs. She has been the FIG expert at every one of the twenty-two academies for rhythmic gymnastics held so far

Nadya was also invited to coach at the Australian Institute of Sport as part of the High Performance group in Australia and she will be back there in December for the FIG Academy II course as a master coach. Her innovative ideas on training, physical testing, ballet technique and performance quality have contributed to the thinking of how to implement the new Code of Points, and she was a member of the working party who made final recommendations to the FIG RG Technical Committee about crucial changes to the way we assess Rhythmic Gymnastics.