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12/09/2017

FIG coach education activities for August 2017

Two coach education events were held during August. A Level 1 Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics in Nicosia, Cyprus and a Level 1 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics in Thies, Senegal.

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18/07/2017

Foundations of Gymnastics course in Dominican Republic embraces Gymnastics for All philosophy

As part of the FIG Academy programme, a Foundations of Gymnastics course took place beginning of July in Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic.

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05/07/2017

FIG Academy pioneer Vietnam hosts course for Aerobic Gymnastics

Vietnam hosted the thirty-first Academy for Aerobic Gymnastics in Hanoi on June 19-26, 2017, in the facilities of the Hanoi Aerobic Gymnastics Club. Vietnam was one of the first countries to host a Level 1 Aerobic Academy back in 2008 and then hosted levels 2 and 3 in 2011 and 2012.

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04/07/2017

Ecuador hosts a Level 2 Academy for Acrobatic Gymnastics

Ecuador hosted the fifteenth Academy for Acrobatic Gymnastics in the capital city of Guayaquil on June 19-26, 2017. This was a Level 2 Academy, and the 258th Academy overall.

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16/06/2017

Jamaica hosts a Level 1 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics

The Gymnastics Association of Jamaica hosted a Level 1 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics on June 4-11, 2017. The Academy was held in the facilities of the University of Technology gymnasium and lecture room in the capital city of Kingston.

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16/06/2017

Panama hosts a Level 2 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

The Gymnastics Federation of Panama hosted Level 2 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics on June 3-10, 2017. The Academy was held in the facilities of Gimnasio Miguel A. Rivas and the Olympic Committee Auditorium in the city of Albrook that is a suburb of Panama City.

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02/05/2017

Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Training Camps held in Bolivia and the Netherlands

During the last week of April, the training camps for the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics were held in Bolivia and in the Netherlands.

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25/04/2017

100th FIG Age Group Camp held in Colombia

On April 17-21, 2017, the Colombia Gymnastics Federation hosted the 100th training camp for the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme.

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10/04/2017

Namibia and Indonesia hold FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme Training Camps

In early April 2017, overlapping single-country training camps for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme were held in Namibia and in Indonesia.

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10/04/2017

FIG introduces Trampoline Age Group Programme on two continents

The second and third introduction camps for the FIG Trampoline Age Group Development and Competition Programme were held simultaneously on two continents on April 3 - 5, 2017. One was hosted by South Africa for the countries in that region and another in Argentina for the countries of South America.

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06/04/2017

South Africa and Philippines implement FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme

Between March 31 to April 3, 2017, overlapping single-country training camps for the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics were held in South Africa and in the Philippines. Both countries held 5-day camps in the past year and continued the programme with 3-day Follow-up Camps this year.

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03/04/2017

Malaysia and Guatemala hold FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme Training Camps

Between March 26 and 29, 2017, overlapping single-country training camps for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme were held in Guatemala and Malaysia.

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27/03/2017

FIG holds Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Training Camps in Chile, Vietnam and Ecuador

During the 10-day period of March 13 to 24, 2017, Chile, Vietnam and Ecuador became the 85th, 87th and 88th hosts of single-country Age Group Programme training camps offered by the FIG to develop Rhythmic Gymnastics everywhere in the world.

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21/03/2017

The FIG introduces Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme in the Caribbean

Over the past three years, the FIG developed an Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics and is continuing to introduce it in training sessions around the world. On March 16-18, 2017, this programme was introduced to the Rhythmic Gymnastics leaders of the English language FIG member federations of the Caribbean.

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14/03/2017

Panama hosts the first Trampoline Gymnastics age group training camp

The FIG education programmes are going into high gear with twenty-four age group camps and Academies in the coming two months.

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23/02/2017

The FIG Academy programme, which came to life in 2002, turns 15

Fifteen years ago, from February 18-25, 2002, the first FIG Academy was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Forty-three coaches from nine countries participated: Malaysia, Thailand, India, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam and Pakistan.

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24/01/2017

New Zealand hosts the first Academy in 2017

The New Zealand Gymnastics Federation also known as GymSports New Zealand hosted the first Academy of 2017, a level 2 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics.

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21/12/2016

Australia earns the FIG Academy license for all six disciplines

The Australian Gymnastics Federation hosted a “three-discipline” Level 2 Academy at the excellent facilities of the Australian Institute for Sport (AIS) in the capital city of Canberra on December 13-20, 2016.

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19/12/2016

Qatar hosts a Level 3 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

The Gymnastics Federation Qatar hosted a Level 3 FIG Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics on December 3-10, 2016.

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21/11/2016

Philippines hosts an FIG Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics for the first time

On October 8-15, 2016, the Philippines Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 1 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics in the capital city of Manila. It was the ninth Academy hosted by the Philippines and the 35th worldwide for Trampoline Gymnastics and 247th overall.

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08/11/2016

Philippines hosts a Level 3 Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics

On September 29 to October 5, the Philippines Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 3 Academy in the capital city of Manila. It was the eighth Academy hosted by the Philippines, the 40th worldwide for Rhythmic Gymnastics and the 246th overall.

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17/10/2016

Namibia committed to Gymnastics coach education

The Namibia Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 1 Academy for Aerobic Gymnastics in the city of Walvis Bay on October 3-10, 2016. The classes were held in the Walvis Bay Municipal Hall and Sport Complex.

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17/10/2016

FIG Academies return to Algeria for Trampoline Gymnastics

The Algeria Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 1 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics in the capital city of Algiers on October 3-10, 2016. The classes were held in the Trampoline training centre in the Beyrouth Gymnastics Hall.

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11/10/2016

FIG Academy participation surpasses 3,600 coaches after Mexico course

The Mexican Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 3 FIG Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics on October 1-8, 2016. This was the 243rd Academy overall and the 109th for Artistic Gymnastics since this coaching education programme began in 2002.

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10/10/2016

Argentina Trampoline Academy participants obtain good results

The Argentina Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 2 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics in the beautiful city of Trelew in Patagonia on September 25 - October 2, 2016. The classes were held in the super well-equipped Trampoline training centre the Gimnasio Akróbatos.

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03/10/2016

Morocco hosts a FIG Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

The Morocco Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 1 Academy for Men’s (MAG) and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) on September 18-25, 2016. The Academy was held in the facilities of the Complexe Mohammed 5 in the city of Casablanca.

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20/09/2016

Bolivia hosts a three-discipline Academy

The Bolivia Gymnastics Federation hosted a “three-discipline” Level 2 Academy in the city of Cochabamba on September 1-8, 2016. The three disciplines were Men’s-, Women’s, and Trampoline Gymnastics and they were held simultaneously.

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06/09/2016

Peru hosts FIG Artistic Academy, Olympic Solidarity course

In close collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity Programme, the FIG organised an Olympic Solidarity-FIG Academy for the tenth time. It was held in Lima (PER) on August 22-29, 2016.

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05/09/2016

FIG Academy hosted for the first time in Cyprus

In close collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity Programme, the FIG organised an Olympic Solidarity-FIG Academy for the ninth time.

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05/09/2016

Mozambique added to the list of FIG Academy host countries

The Gymnastics Federation of Mozambique became the 71st FIG member federation to host an Academy. It was a Level 1 Academy for Acrobatic Gymnastics that was held at the Faculty of Physical Education & Sport in the capital city of Maputo.

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20/07/2016

Hong Kong joins the list of FIG Academy host countries

The Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong became the 70th FIG member federation to host an Academy. It was a Level 1 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics that was held at the excellent facilities of the Shun Lee Tsuen Gymnastics Training Centre during the week of July 7 to 14, 2016.

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07/07/2016

Bolivia hosts an Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics for the first time

The Bolivia Gymnastics Federation has hosted six previous FIG Academies and now hosted its first Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics. It was a Level 1 Academy held at the Colisea Los Angeles in the city of Santa Cruz on June 20-27, 2016.

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17/06/2016

Kosovo hosts its first FIG Academy

In close collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity (OS) Programme, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) organised an Olympic Solidarity - FIG Academy for the eighth time.

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12/06/2016

Panama hosts its first Artistic Gymnastics Academy

The Panama Gymnastics Federation has hosted three Academies for other disciplines in the past and has now added an Academy Level 1 for Artistic Gymnastics to the list. This was the 230th Academy for the FIG Academy Programme. This Academy was held in the Gimnasio Miguel A. Rivas in the city of Albrook during the week of June 4-11, 2016.

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08/06/2016

Venezuela hosts a Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy

The Venezuela Gymnastics Federation hosted a FIG Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics for the first time from May 27 to June 3, 2016. It was a Level 1 Academy held at the Gimnasio de la Selección Nacional Rítmica in the capital city of Caracas.

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02/06/2016

El Salvador comes back as Academy host for Rhythmic Gymnastics

The El Salvador Gymnastics Federation hosted its first FIG Academy since 2008. This time it was a Level 2 Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics at the National Gymnastics Centre in the capital city of San Salvador on May 17-24, 2016.

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02/06/2016

Cuba hosts FIG Trampoline Academy

The Cuba Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 1 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics at the National Gymnastics School in the capital city of Havana on May 16-23, 2016.

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24/05/2016

Guatemala hosts 80th FIG Age Group Development Programme Camp

During 2011, the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme was unveiled and introduced in only two locations. The second of those was Guatemala. And now, between May 17-21, 2016, Guatemala has hosted the 80th such camp for this Age Group programme.

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17/05/2016

FIG introduces Age Group Development Programme for Trampoline Gymnastics

The enormous and expanding success of the implementation of the Age Group Development Programme for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics and Rhythmic Gymnastics over the past five years, has motivated the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to begin work on a similar programme for Trampoline Gymnastics.

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17/05/2016

FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme holds seminar for South America in Bogota

Following the Level 3 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics the Colombia Gymnastics Federation hosted a two-day seminar to introduce the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Artistic Gymnastics on May 10-11, 2016, in Bogota (COL).

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17/05/2016

Colombia hosts a Level 3 Trampoline Academy

The Colombia Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 3 Academy for Trampoline Gymnastics at the High Performance Centre in the capital city of Bogota on May 2-9, 2016.

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10/05/2016

Venezuela and Namibia complete the first round of FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme Training Camps

During the first days of April, Venezuela and Namibia became the eleventh and twelfth hosts of single-country 5-day training camps offered by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to develop Rhythmic Gymnastics worldwide.

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24/04/2016

Slovenia hosts a FIG Artistic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme

The Slovenia Gymnastics Federation hosted the tenth educational seminar and training camp for the introduction and understanding of the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics.

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23/04/2016

FIG Age Group Programme introduces Rhythmic Gymnastics in Mozambique

Mozambique hosted the fourteenth training camp for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme in the capital city of Maputo on April 12-16, 2016. The Mozambique Gymnastics Federation had had no experience with Rhythmic Gymnastics before this and for that reason it was especially needed and appreciated.

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23/04/2016

Austria hosts introduction camp for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme

Over the past two years, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) developed an Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) and is continuing to introduce it in training sessions around the world. On April 14-16, 2016, this programme was introduced to the Rhythmic Gymnastics leaders of the FIG member federations of Central Europe. This fifth introduction-training seminar was hosted in Vienna, Austria.

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13/04/2016

South Africa hosts a Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme

South Africa hosted the thirteenth training camp for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme in the city of Johannesburg on April 5-9, 2016.

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30/03/2016

Indonesia hosts a Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme

Indonesia hosted the twelfth training camp for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme in the capital city of Jakarta just before the Easter weekend on March 19-23, 2016.

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21/03/2016

Philippines hosts a Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme

Philippines hosted the eleventh training camp for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme in the capital city of Manila on March 12-16, 2016.

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15/03/2016

North Korea hosts three-discipline FIG Academy

DPR Korea became the 68th FIG member federation to host an Academy. Trampoline, Men's and Women's Artistic Gymnastics were held during the same nine-day period from February 27 to March 7, 2016.

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10/03/2016

FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme Training Camps introduced to Vietnam and El Salvador

During the first days of March, Vietnam and El Salvador became the fourth and fifth hosts of single-country five-day training camps offered by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to develop Rhythmic Gymnastics everywhere in the world.

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01/03/2016

Malaysia and Guatemala simultaneously host FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme Training Camps

During the week of February 22-26, 2016, Malaysia and Guatemala became the second and third hosts of single-country five-day training camps offered by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to develop Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) everywhere in the world.

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29/02/2016

FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme introduced to South America

On February 24-26, 2016, the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics was introduced to the Rhythmic Gymnastics leaders of the FIG member federations of South America.

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23/02/2016

Costa Rica hosts first FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Programme training camp

Costa Rica hosted the first training camp for the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Age Group Development and Competition Programme in the capital city of San Jose on February 15 - 19, 2016. This training camp is the next step in the worldwide dissemination and implementation of this programme.

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22/02/2016

Chinese Taipei joins the list of FIG Academy host countries

The Chinese Taipei Gymnastics Association became the 67th FIG member federation to host an Academy. It was a Level 1 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics that was held in the city of New Taipei during February 13 - 20, 2016.

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05/01/2016

Gymnastics Australia hosts final FIG Academies of 2015

Gymnastics Australia hosted a “three-discipline” FIG Level 2 Academy in the capital city of Canberra on December 13-20, 2015. The three disciplines of Men’s (MAG), Women’s (WAG), and Acrobatic Gymnastics were held simultaneously.

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04/01/2016

China hosts extraordinary Artistic Gymnastics Academy in Wuhan

During the week of December 9 - 16, 2015, the Gymnastics Federation of the People’s Republic of China hosted a FIG Academy for Artistic Gymnastics.

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14/12/2015

Namibia hosts an Olympic Solidarity and FIG Academy for Trampoline

In close collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity Programme, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) organised an Olympic Solidarity-FIG Academy for the seventh time.

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09/12/2015

Benin joins the list of FIG Academy host countries

The Gymnastics Federation of Benin became the latest country to become a host of an FIG Academy. It hosted a Level 1 Academy for Aerobic Gymnastics in the capital city of Cotonou on November 24 to December 1, 2015.

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24/11/2015

Jamaica becomes the 65th federation to host an Academy

The Jamaica Gymnastics Association became the 65th FIG member federation to host an Academy.

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24/11/2015

Qatar hosts its fifth FIG Academy

During the week of November 11 and 18, 2015, the Gymnastics Federation of Qatar hosted a Level 2 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics.

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18/11/2015

Philippines hosts its seventh FIG Academy in two years

The Gymnastics Association of the Philippines hosted a FIG Academy for the first time in 2013 and has quickly become one of the most active Academy hosts. On November 14 it concluded its seventh Academy.

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18/11/2015

Saudi Arabia hosts third Men's Artistic only Academy

The Gymnastics Federation of Saudi Arabia hosted a Level 2 Academy for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG) on November 4 - 11, 2015. The first such MAG-only Academy was a Level 3 hosted in the USA in 2007 and the second was a Level 1 hosted by Saudi Arabia a year ago.

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05/10/2015

Philippines hosts a Level 2 Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics

On September 20-27, 2015, only a few days after hosting a Level 2 Academy for Aerobic Gymnastics, the Philippines Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 2 Academy for Rhythmic Gymnastics in the capital city of Manila.

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14/07/2015

Continental Unions exchange ideas at World Gymnaestrada

Gymnastics for All representatives from the continental unions take every possible opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and experiences in order to develop Gymnastics in every corner of the world.

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09/06/2015

FIG Age Group Development Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics continues

The introduction of the FIG Development and Competition Programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics began early this year at three training sessions in South Africa, Singapore and Guatemala. Sixty-three coaches from twenty-five member federations attended these sessions.

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03/06/2015

Ecuador hosts its first FIG Academy

Ecuador hosted the overall fourth Spanish language FIG Academy for Acrobatic Gymnastics in the capital city of Guayaquil during the last week of May 2015. This was a Level 1 Academy, the 11th Academy for that discipline and the 199th overall.

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28/05/2015

Cuba follows up on Age Group Camp with FIG Artistic Gymnastics Academy

Immediately following the hosting of an FIG Age Group camp for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, the Gymnastics Federation of Cuba hosted a Level 1 Academy during the week of May 17-24, 2015.

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13/05/2015

Ecuador joins the list of FIG event host countries

The Gymnastics Federation of Ecuador hosted a FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme training session for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics on May 8-10, 2015. It was the first time that Ecuador hosted an FIG event.

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11/05/2015

Venezuela's introduction to FIG Age Group programme

The Gymnastics Federation of Venezuela hosted a FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme training session for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics on May 4-6, 2015. The camp was hosted at the Gymnastics training center Gym Ronald Story of Naguanagua in the city of Valencia in Carabobo State.

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05/05/2015

Second largest FIG Age Group Camp hosted in Peru

The Gymnastics Federation of Peru hosted the second largest training camp for the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme in Men's and Women's Artistic Gymnastics on April 30-May 2, 2015. The camp was hosted at the excellent Gymnastics facilities at the Centro de Alto Rendimiento CAR Videna in the capital city of Lima.

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05/05/2015

Fifty coaches participate in FIG Age Group Camp in Costa Rica

The Gymnastics Federation of Costa Rica hosted a training session for the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme in Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics on May 1-3, 2015. The camp was hosted at the magnificent Gymnastics training center Gimnasio Nacional Eddy Cortes in the capital city of San Jose.

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30/04/2015

El Salvador hosts 55th FIG Age Group Camp

On April 27-29, 2015, the Gymnastics Federation of El Salvador hosted a training session for the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) Age Group Development and Competition Programme in Men's (MAG) and Women's Artistic Gymnastics (WAG). With the recent three camps for an analogous programme for Rhythmic Gymnastics, this became the 55th Age Group camp offered by the FIG around the world over the past four years.

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29/04/2015

FIG Age Group Camp series continues in Bolivia

On April 25-27, 2015, the Gymnastics Federation of Bolivia hosted a training session for the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) men’s and women’s Age Group Development and Competition Programme.

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29/04/2015

Panama hosts 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics Age Group Camp

The Gymnastics Federation of Panama hosted the 50th training session for the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Men’s (MAG) and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) on April 23-25, 2015. The camp was hosted at the gymnastics training centre in the city of Albrook.

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03/03/2015

Norway hosts FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme Camp for Nordic countries

The Norway Gymnastics Federation hosted the first European educational seminar and training camp for the introduction and understanding of the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programme for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics from February 28 to March 1, 2015.

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