TSP Gymnastics has been re-introduced to Endeavour SHS as of 2020. It is a new format program which is being developed over the next 2 years.
The program aims to develop competitive gymnasts further by offering additional training hours to work on Gymnasts weaknesses, develop their strength, flexibility and artistry across all apparatus. The coach will work closely with gymnasts and their club coaches to develop a program which will best suit the gymnast’s needs.
Gymnasts have the opportunity to compete for their school in School competitions annually at the Regional level and State CHS carnival if selected in the Sydney East team.
Training is twice a week on both Tuesday and Thursday afternoons during the school day. Tuesday session is one hour and Thursday session 1.5- 2 hrs.
The facilities used have fully sprung floor and all apparatus along with tumble track and foam pit to develop gymnasts skills and confidence.
Tuesday venue is Shire Elite Cheer which is equipped with 2 full size sprung floors, tumble track and spotting equipment.
Thursday venue: NSW Academy of gymnastics fully equipped with all apparatus for WAG and MAG gymnasts as well as a tumble track, trampolines and foam pit for developing new skills.
The coach and mentor of the program is Mrs Karen Chalk who is also a teacher at Endeavour Sports High School. Karen has a wealth of coaching experience over the last 35 years and is Qualified at the Intermediate level currently studying the Advanced course. Karen also has over 30 years of judging experience and is qualified as an Advanced National Judge.