Resilience Gymnastics Club was opened on the 1st of February 2006 by Roxanne van Herwaarde.
Roxanne van Herwaarde was a gymnast from 6 years old ,participating in regional, provincial and national competitions till the age of 17,receiving her Gauteng colours numerous times.
Roxanne has been coaching since the age of 15 and opened her own club at the age of 18 .
In the first years of Resilience opening their doors, only offering Artistic Gymnastics , they expanded into also offering Rhythmic gymnastics, Tumbling gymnastics and also offering classes for Toddlers.
Womens' Artistic Gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which athletes perform short routines (ranging from about 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus such as Floor, Vault, Uneven Bars and Balance Beam .
Mens' Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which athletes perform short routines (ranging from about 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus such as Rings, Pommel, Floor, Vault, High Bar and Parallel Bars.
Rhythmic Gymnastics is a sport in which gymnasts perform on a floor with an apparatus: hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon or rope. The sport combines elements of gymnastics and dance.
Tumbling Gymnastics is a series of acrobatic skills down a 25 metre long sprung track. Each series, known as a pass, comprises eight elements in which the athlete jumps, twists and flips placing only their hands and feet on the track.
Benefits of perticipating in Gymnastics includes:
-Increases self-esteem, determination & confidence
-Develops co-ordination, strength ,balance, fitness & Flexibility
-Teaches listening skills
-Encourages goal setting & overcoming fears
-Develops cognitive skills
-Helps create discipline
-Improves social skills