Rhythmic Excellence is ready for the new season! Check out our new timetable page
We are auditioning level 4/5 gymnasts born in 2008 or older to enter our senior group, gymnasts born in 2012, 2011 and 2010 to enter our junior group and gymnasts born in 2015, 2014 and 2013 to enter our espoir group.
Rhythmic Excellence is a highly professional Rhythmic Gymnastics school founded in April 2015 by Stefano Sirianni and Eleonora Baio.
Rhythmic is the name of the gymnastics discipline we love, study and teach, Excellence is the goal toward which we strive. Our aim is to give each gymnast the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential, so we work on meeting the needs of each individual athlete. We promote athletic development and psycho-physical growth, encouraging and enabling gymnasts, especially young children, to understand their minds and bodies, and to appreciate sport.
What is Rhythmic Gymnastics?
RG is a discipline which blurs the boundaries between sport and art. It combines the elegance and gracefulness of ballet, the drama of theatre, and the athleticism and flexibility of gymnastics.
RG is a recognised sport which became competitive in 1940. At the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, RG was introduced for individual competition, followed by group competition at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Rhythmic gymnasts perform with rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon on a 13x13 sq metres carpet individually or in a group of 5 and always accompanied by music.
What do we offer at RE?
We offer recreational courses every day for kids from 4 years old up and adults beginners once a week. Our squad gymnasts are selected following a period of training and trial; they may be drawn from our existing team of young athletes or admitted as newcomers.
Our squad gymnasts train professionally 5/6 days per week, including some mornings for those competing at an international level. We are fully dedicated to the British Gymnastics competitive development plan and attend all events in the competition calendar for individual gymnasts (we also have plans to begin a group programme soon). Our gymnasts have also the chance to participate in international competitions, shows and events.
We believe in a triangle of collaboration and trust between gymnast, coach, parents where all parties have their important roles: the coach teaches, the gymnast learns and the parent supports. We're eager to keep learning every day and acknowledge that each experience is a treasure. As Rome wasn't built in a day, a gymnast doesn't become a champion in a day either! There is a long period of preparation for gymnasts before they're able to begin competing and it takes years before they become well-rounded gymnasts, master techniques, and refine the quality of their skills. But this is all possible with a long-term plan which is tailored for each gymnast and patiently worked on.
A big Team!
We take this opportunity to acknowledge that we wouldn't be where we are today without the admirable work of all our coaches past and present, and those who have given us their trust and support. We want to send a special shout-out to Mrs Karen C: the generosity and positivity you have shown us has been heartwarming.
Picture by Dan Pickard
All our coaches, teachers, and volunteers are DBS checked; our coaches have also passed a Safeguarding and Child Protection Course.
Gymnasts in our club must be registered with British Gymnastics.
- September 5th - Classes resume
- December 16th - RE XMas Show
Commonwealth Games - Birmingham 2022
It's with immense pride and happiness that we announce that our senior gymnast Saffron Severn alongside her teammate Alice Leaper (Fylde…
2nd London Championships A successful competition! Well done to our youngest ones at their first competition, great performance and…
British Championships 2022
Amazing results from all our gymnasts at the most important national event of the season: In the junior category, Rhiann performs fantastic…
English Championships 2022
Huge congratulations to our senior group for becoming English Vice Champions 2022! Big well done to Adriana, Elizabeth, Amane, Dana and…
Victory Cup 2022 - Rotterdam NL
Another great experience with a splendid outcome for our gymnasts, huge well done to Miya, Rhiann and Amelie for their brilliant…
R.E. Friendly Tournament
It has been a great pleasure to host our very first competition! BIG thanks to our BIG Team! Official pictures and results here, enjoy!
2021 RE Series - Match 3 Final
Great final round of the RE Series 2021! The 3 teams have performed all the 6 routines (free, rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon) each and…
2021 RE Series - Match 2
Great improvements shown by our squad gymnasts! The 3 teams have performed all the 6 routines (free, rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon…
2021 RE Series - Match 1
Wonderful step back to the carpet for our squad gymnasts! The 3 teams have performed all the 6 routines (free, rope, hoop, ball, clubs and…
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