Gymnasts code of conduct

  • Always wear the correct attire i.e. tracksuit, leotard. Do not wear jewellery or body piercings. Hair must be tied back and not contain any beading
  • Do not run in the gym (unless warming up or working on the floor)
  • Do not lie down on or in-between mats when you are waiting for further instructions
  • Co-operate at all times with the coaches and other gymnasts, behave in a courteous and civil manner, and maintain high standards of sportsmanship
  • Respect your coach at all times
  • If you arrive at the gym before any of the coaches, you MUST wait outside until a coach arrives
  • Make sure that you know when you are being given instructions and listen to them
  • No pushing, pulling or fighting with other club members
  • Do not cheat in training as the only person who loses out is you FAIL TO PREPARE – PREPARE TO FAIL
  • Do not bring food into the gym area. A drink is permitted to be with the gymnast at all times. (Not cans)
  • Do not bring canned or fizzy drinks
  • Bad language will not be tolerated
  • Treat the equipment with respect
  • Gymnasts must participate within the rules and respect coaches, judges and their decisions
  • Gymnasts must inform the head coach of any injuries or illness they may have before the warm-up begins
  • Gymnasts should remain with coaches at the end of a session until collected by their parent or guardian
  • If a gymnast needs to go to toilet during training they will go in pairs or a group with older gymnasts, but not alone

THE CLUB HAS THE RIGHT TO ASK ANYONE NOT COMPLYING WITH THE CODE OF CONDUCT TO LEAVE A CLUB SESSION OR, IN THE CASE OF ONGOING INFRACTIONS, TO LEAVE THE CLUB