We are a GymMark accredited Rhythmic Gymnastics Club based within University of Worcester Riverside, funded in 2011 as the dream and focus of Head Coach, Petra Bland. We currently offer recreational, development and individual and group competitive programmes up to national level, to all children aged 18 months to 16.
Our aim is to engage the local community in introducing Rhythmic Gymnastics through our recreational programme as a safe and fun way to exercise.
2012 Worcester City Sport Award – Club of the Year
2012 Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sport Award – Newcomer of the Year
2018 Worcester Junior Team of the Year
2019 Worcester Coach of The Year – Petra Bland
Head Coach: Petra Bland
Having begun her gymnastic career in Slovakia at the age of 5, Petra competed nationally until the age of 15. Petra then qualified for her first coaching role at RGC Danubia in Bratislava before becoming a Regional RG Judge. Petra moved to the UK in 2005. After working in London she moved to Worcesterhire in 2010 and started coaching in local centres, schools and clubs and founded RGC Worcester in 2011.
In addition to her gymnastics career, Petra has also competed internationally at the International Dance Organisation championships in the “Show Dance” category. Petra is also qualified to judge Show Dance at National Grade level.
Qualifications & training:
Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach
Pre-school Gymnastics Coach
Equity in coaching
Safeguarding & Child Protection
2018 & 2019 Coach to Espoir Group British Champions
2019 City of Worcester Sports Awards – Coach of the Year
We are always looking for volunteers who would like to assist with the running and development of the club. Anyone who is interested in coaching or becomming a committee member, please contact Petra Milecova.
University of Worcester Riverside, 113 Hylton Road, Worcester, WR2 5JN
Academy Dance House, Infirmary Walk, Worcester, WR1 3AU (for Tuesday evening only)