Friday, 10 November 2017

City of Bristol Invitational 5 November 2017

A visit to City of Bristol Gymnastics, for the second Acro competition in as many months, for our young gymnasts, returned an impressive result.
Woman’s Pair (Grade 3 NDP saw 11 year old Lydia Mulvey (Base), along with partner Natalia Gilbert 10 (Top), score an impressive 17.35 and a Gold medal winning first place.
Well done gymnasts, excellent result in only your second ever competition!

Friday, 27 October 2017

Great Britain Squad Training

Have a great time Alisa, Cara and Eirlys, who are at a GBR Espoir Squad at Lilleshall. 

Huge congratulations to Eirlys for retaining her place and to Cara and Alisa for being selected for the 2017-2018 squad.

Enjoy ladies

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Artistic - Halloween Competition 22 October 2017

It was medals galore for Esprit’s young Artistic gymnasts, at Melksham’s Halloween ‘spooktacular’ competition!
With gymnasts competing from clubs across the UK, all of Esprit’s young Artistic gymnasts competed very well, especially as it was their first ever competition!!!
Well done gymnasts, we’re very proud of your attitude and hard work - from all your coaches
Results and position in age group.
Round 1 - (23 gymnasts competing)
Maria Adamik - 1st Overall, 1st on Vault, 2nd Beam, 1st Floor.
Isabelle Elliott - 2nd Overall, 1st Vault, 3rd Bars, 3rd Beam, 3rd Floor.
Kaitlyn McClure - 6th Overall, 3rd Vault, 3rd Floor.
Sophie Carpenter - 7th Overall
Ellie Bennet - 8th Overall
Tamsin Govier - 4th Overall, 1st Bars, 2nd Floor.
Libby Morris - 5th Overall, 3rd Vault, 3rd Floor.
Lily Hazell - 6th Overall, 3rd Bars
Ceci Rose Fisher - 7th Overall, 3rd Beam.
Shania Williams - 7th Overall, 3rd Vault.
Round 2 - (17 gymnasts competing)
Sally Sparks - 4th Overall, 2nd Vault, 1st Floor.
Yusma Magar - 5th Overall, 3rd Beam.
Imogen Austin - 7th Overall.
Sienna Iles - 8th Overall, 2nd Floor.
Elisia Inchley - 8th Overall.
Laila Iles - 6th Overall.
Round 3 - (14 gymnasts competing)
Kitty Elliott - 7th Overall.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Mike Walker Acrobatic Invitational - 7 October 2017

11 year old Lydia Mulvey was teamed up with Natalia Gilbert, (10) in the Grade 3 National, Women’s Pairs section and performed their routine for the very first time in competition.
Acro coach Nikita Sukhanov said “the girls performed a very nice, clean routine, scoring 25.2 and I was pleased with their attitude and commitment, they should be proud of their achievement”.
A fine start for a new discipline and we are sure there will be many successes for these girls and the other Esprit Acro gymnasts currently in training.
Fantastic job ladies!

Thursday, 3 August 2017


Elite Espoir Group - Eden Beckhelling, Jessica-Jane Edmonds, Lorena Crossman and Olivia Morris, qualified for two finals finishing 5th in Free, 3rd in hoop and 4th overall.
Elite Junior Group - Abi Booth, Miriam Rodrigues, Lily Gage, Hannah Dagg, Georgette Jeapes and Madison Kennelly finished 5th overall but qualified for the rope final and won silver.
Elite Senior Group - Maya Lucas, Katy Coleman, Steffanie Vitale-Richardson, Ellie Morse and Erin Robinson 2nd In Hoop, 1st in Rope and Ball and 1st overall, winning the British Senior Group title for the fifth year running.
Fantastic job ladies!


With several of Esprit’s Individual Rhythmic gymnasts having qualified for this years British Championships, held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, it was a fantastic weekend of action and medal winning performances.
At under 10 it was a fabulous one/two for Esprit with Cara 1st overall and Eirlys 2nd. This meant they both qualified for the apparatus finals and went on to claim several more British Championship medals.
In Ball, Eirlys was 2nd with Cara 3rd, in Free Eirlys claimed 1st place with Cara in 2nd and finally with the Rope, Eirlys was 1st, Cara 2nd.
In the Senior category, Stephani was 4th overall, qualified for all apparatus finals and went on to claim 2nd with her Hoop, 3rd with both Ball and Clubs, plus 6th in Ribbon.
Stephani was then presented with a Master gymnast award, recognising her standing as one of Britains top gymnasts.
It was then announced that the person that had made all the gymnasts success possible, was to receive her own award.
Esprit’s head coach, Deb Hows was presented with a MASTER COACH award, to recognise the years of dedication and success she has achieved in the sport of Rhythmic gymnastics.
Well done gymnasts and well done Deb for becoming a Master Coach!


This year our Display team were asked to perform at the British Championship Series Gala evening.
18 of Esprit’s display team traveled to Liverpool to perform on social media, in the Echo Arena’s Auditorium.
Whilst they were there they met Claudia Fragapane and Ellie Downie and even managed, to not only get selfies with Claudia, but a team photo as well.
Well done on your performance girls - Cherie & Clarice