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Gymnastics

Welcome to TuksGymnastics 

 

The University of Pretoria is the only institution in the country that can boast a gymnastics programme which offers Rhythmic and Artistic, from beginners to national team members, from ages 3 to 65.

We at TuksGymnastics strive to provide to the students of the University of Pretoria and the community of Pretoria professional coaching in all disciplines at all levels, from recreation to competitive.

We further endeavor to provide those gymnasts who would like to prepare towards high-level international participation the opportunity through our Elite School of Excellence.

Objectives

·       To promote the importance of Fundamental Movement and Skill Development from pre-school level.

·       To develop every gymnast we work with to their full potential.

·       To provide a fun, safe and educational coaching environment.

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News

Dawie Roodt emphasises the key role played by universities in economic growth in South Africa - 18/11/2014
As part of the Informatics/Gijima lecture series presented at the University of Pretoria, Dawie Roodt, Director and Chief Economist of the Efficient Group, spoke about how he views the next ten years from an economist’s perspective. As a nationally renowned economist who specialises in government finance and monetary policy he focused on the importance of private property rights and also referred to how humankind has evolved over time.
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Energetics gives new insight into the decline of cheetahs - 18/11/2014
An acclaimed international study looking into new reasons behind the dwindling numbers of cheetah in southern Africa had its inception at the University of Pretoria. Before this study, it was commonly thought that cheetah numbers were declining partly as a result of larger predators stealing their prey, thus lessening the availability of food and forcing them to expend more energy in search of food. However, a recent study offers new insight into why cheetahs may become vulnerable with regard to their energy levels, which could affect their general health and well-being and result in their ultimate decline.
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Pioneering publication by UP academic - 18/11/2014
Prof Alois Mlambo, Head of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, recently launched his latest book, which was well received by academics, critics and readers. Entitled A history of Zimbabwe, the book is the first concise, single-volume history of Zimbabwe and provides an accessible and comprehensive synthesis of that country’s lived experience from the pre-colonial and colonial periods to recent times in independent Zimbabwe.
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Theology researchers recognised by the National Research Foundation - 14/11/2014
Prof Hans van Oort’s NRF A-rating was recently renewed for the next five years, while Prof Etienne de Villiers received a C2-rating from the NRF. This brings the Faculty of Theology's rated scholars to 16 – one A, one B, 13 Cs and one Y.
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UP researcher finds ways to improve the well-being of wildlife - 07/11/2014
Although wild animals have been captured and chemically immobilised for years (by using a form of anaesthesia induced by drugs in a dart), very little is known about the short- and long-term consequences of capture and the effects of immobilising drugs on wild animals. Dr Leith Meyer, Veterinary Sciences Pharmacology researcher at the University of Pretoria, is committed to finding solutions to improve the well-being of wild animals. The results of his research will help wildlife veterinarians and other conservation practitioners to ensure that the best methods of capture are practised and optimal immobilising drug cocktails and treatments are used.
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Giving the defenceless a voice in court - 06/11/2014
Crimes committed against people with developmental and other disabilities are similar in scope to crimes committed against women, children and the elderly, and yet the victimisation of people with disabilities remains largely unaddressed. This can be ascribed to their being perceived as voiceless and invisible members of society – a perception that makes them attractive targets for their perpetrators because they often believe that their victims will not be able to testify against them in court. Three large-scale research studies are currently under way at the University of Pretoria (UP) to change this situation.
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Dr Johan van Zyl named Sunday Times Business Leader of the Year - 05/11/2014
Dr Johan van Zyl, former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria and one of the University’s most distinguished alumni, was named Sunday Times Business Leader of the Year at a ceremony at the Sandton Convention Centre on Tuesday night, 28 October. The Sunday Times Business Leader of the Year award is a prestigious accolade bestowed on recipients voted for by executives of the top 100 companies of the previous year.
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RECENT RESULTS

17 August
Clink on the following links for results:
MEET_Men_SB01_L4_A9-10
MEET_Men_SB01_L4_A11-12
MEET_Men_SB01_L4_A13-17
MEET_Men_SB01_LC1_A7-8

MEET_Men_SB02_L5_A11-12
MEET_Men_SB02_L5_A13-14

MEET_Men_SB02_L6_A12-13
MEET_Men_SB02_L6_A14-17

MEET_Men_SB02_L7_A14-15
MEET_Men_SB02_L7_A16-17
MEET_Men_SB02_L7_A18OV
MEET_Men_SB02_LC2_A9-10

MEET_Women_SG01_L4_A8U
MEET_Women_SG01_L4_A9
MEET_Women_SG01_L4_A11
MEET_Women_SG01_L4_A14U

MEET_Women_SG02_L4_A10
MEET_Women_SG02_L4_A12
MEET_Women_SG02_L4_A18U

MEET_Women_SG03_L5_A9U
MEET_Women_SG03_L5_A10
MEET_Women_SG03_L5_A11
MEET_Women_SG03_L5_A13U
MEET_Women_SG03_L5_A18U

MEET_Women_SG04_L6_A10U
MEET_Women_SG04_L6_A12U
MEET_Women_SG04_L6_A18U
MEET_Women_SG04_LC2_A9U

Click on the following links for results:

MEET_BoysPS_L1 All Ages
MEET_BoysPS_L2 All Ages
MEET_BoysPS_L3 All Ages

MEET_Women_SAII_L1_AAII
MEET_Women_SAII_L2_AAII
MEET_Women_SAII_L3_AAII


Club Calendars 2014

Click Here for: Tumble Teddy_PreSchool Programme

Click Here for: FunBadge_Artistic Programme

Click Here for: Novice Programme_Rhythmic Level 1 - 3

Click Here for: Compulsory and Voluntary Rhythmic_Compulsory Level 4 - 6 and Voluntary Level 8+

Click Here for: WAG and MAG_Artistic Level 1 - 3

Click Here for: WAG and MAG_Compulsory Programme_WAg Level 4 - 6 and MAG Level 4 - 7

Click Here for: WAG and MAG_Voluntary Programme_WAG Level 7 - Snr Olympic and MAG Level 8 - Snr Olympic