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2017 Winter Adult Gymnastics Camp: Review

Winter camp was an absolute blast! 30 athletes came together in Portsmouth NH from the U.S. and Canada for the experience of a lifetime. Every single gymnast made noticeable improvements with their skills and made lifelong friends in the process. Many gymnasts were returning from previous camps, making the experience a reunion of sorts for many of the athletes.

2017 winter adult gymnastics campWho do you think had the craziest floor choreography pose?

Camp featured training on the 4 women's artistic events, plus tramp and tumbltrak. We had a few games and relays sprinkled in complete with prizes (who has the best 'beam koala??). Our athletic trainer Meghan Hunt was on hand to provide treatments and make sure everyone was in tip-top shape.

Camp started Sat. Jan. 28 and went through Mon. Jan. 30. Each day offered the opportunity for a couple of meals out in downtown Portsmouth with camp folks. Tony Retrosi, worldwide clinician and owner of Atlantic Gymnastics, conducted a widely popular clinic on Essentials Every Adult Gymnast Needs. James Parent brought his ever-present enthusiasm and vast knowledge of coaching and drills from his position as VP at TumblTrak.

Adult Gymnastics Clinic

The clinic was a hands-on demonstration of basics on all four events and included many creative drills that can be done by a beginner without a spotter. Go here for the exclusive hour-long clinic by Tony Retrosi.

photo and video albums

Go here for 2017 Camp Photo Album

2017 winter adult gymnastics camp reviewWe welcome all levels, from brand-new beginner up through the highest level gymnasts.

camp awards

House Award Went to:

Jacquelyn: Gym Momentum (named after Tony's website) 


Melissa:  Suave

Rebecca:  Best Brand New Long Hang Pullover

Stefane: Majestic Layout

Elissa:  Most Surprised Look

Laura:  Shortest Learning Curve

Mary:  Tightest Twister

Chelsea:  Strongest

Alycia:  Tsuk Courage

Allison:  Cutest Smile

Caitlin:  Hands of Steel

Jules:  Highest Tumbling

Suzy:  Patience

Finley:  Laser Focus

Julie:  Happiest

Aimee:  Quickest to Improve

Ashley G.:  Energizer Bunny

Nicole:  Best New Tumbling Pass

Freda:  Rust Remover

Michelle:  Koala Ninja

Ashlee B.:  Most Open to Trying New Things

Heather:  Braveheart

Ashley K.:  Quickest to Find Handstand

Dom:  Friendly Paparazi


Camp Spirit Award went to:

Meghan:  Best Attitude


future camps

You can see info. about future camps on our camps page. We are the NH camp!

Disclaimer: Adult gymnasts and coaches give advice and suggestions on this page. By reading and implementing the information, you assume all liability for injury. The advice given is for educational purposes only. Please check with your in-person coach and ensure that you have the proper pit, mats and/or spot available before trying any suggestions. If you don't agree to these terms, do not attempt anything that you see on this page.

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