Hello again. Here’s my new blog for 2020!
The start of the new year was not great for me as I was ill with tonsillitis. It was really hard to try and get better and keep up a bit of training. My energy was so low and I was really tired. I was really not well 😔. I got through it though and I’m feeling much better.
In the gym we’ve set our goals for the year.
I am 12 years old now and by the end of this decade I’ll be 22. I wonder what I might have achieved in the world of gymnastics in that time. It’s crazy!
Sat 11 January 2020
12-5pm I had a great session. My legs were bouncy today. 🤸♂
It was the Falcons Gymnastics Academy Awards night!!! It was great to wear a dress, do my hair and make up and then spend the evening with my family and my lovely gym friends. The little ones are so cute! I danced with them. I like being friends with them too.
I was nominated for Hardest Worker Female, Most Promising Gymnast Female, Female Gymnast of the Year 2019 and Gymnasts Gymnast.
I won Female Gymnast of the Year 2019 and Gymnasts Gymnast. These awards are so special to me. I am so happy.
Sun day off
Monday 13 January. 4.30-8.30pm. Yes, I had quite a good day today!!! Three clean bars routines, my vaults were good, I did 5 clean circuits (my tumbles and leaps without the dance) and had a good beam session. A good good day. ☺ I’ll try and enjoy this feeling 😂
Tues 4-8.30pm. My legs were a bit dead today 😂 but it was OK.
I am listening to ‘Don’t stop me now’ by Queen to go to bed to now. I love it. It’s an upbeat positive feeling song for the year ahead. 👍
Thurs 5-9pm I worked super hard. I put my double tuck into my routine on floor. ☺ I had a great session. ☺
Fri I am tired, but I trained 10-5!
Sat 12-5pm Good session.
Sun A lovely stay at home day! 😂 ☺ My new song at the moment is ‘This is real’. I think this is my motivational song for the new year. (‘I’ll be holding on, holding on’ ‘Never gonna give you up’)
Mon 20 Jan 4.30-8.30pm
Thurs 5-9pm I had a good training day to get me ready for England Squad this weekend.
Friday. I am off to Loughborough with Dad for England Squad this weekend. I am looking forward to it. 🏴 It’s a long 4 hours drive.
Saturday 25 January
I wore my England Squad leo. We met Kelly at the University and trained from 10.30am-5pm.
I had good sessions. I hope tomorrow goes well.
I wore the leo that is called my name, Felicity Rainbow! 🌈 😂 It’s from SJ Pro.
I had a good first gym session. I did a double twist off beam onto a mat and did two bar routines in a row.
The warm up is like doing conditioning 😂 I get so hot and sweaty as it’s hard work.
We did lots of dances, and had a dance lady teacher.
At squad I also did two double crouch spins on beam. ☺ 🎉
I shared a room with two girls I know. They are nice friends.
My hands hurt. I have so many rips. My poor hands. 😔
At this squad I did my competition skills! ☺ It was a really fab squad for me. 😍
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England squad 2019/20 complete ✔️ Fliss had a great final session today putting in some great work, making new friends and gaining lots of experience along the way. A big thanks to all the coaches 🏴#Englandgymnastics #squad #loughboroughuniversity #gymnastics #experience
At the end of the day Kelly drove me home.
I had yummy roast pork (and apple sauce, my favourite) and homemade cookies waiting for me at 9.30pm when I got home. 😋
Mon 27 January
I am so tired today. 😔 I had to get up and go to school. I was really tired after school. I didn’t know how I was going to do gym 😔 but I could finish an hour early. Gym 4.30-7.30pm. I actually had a brilliant session. Guess what I did! I landed three triple twists on track into pit with one mat. 🎉
It kind of felt weird today back in our gym on the equipment as I’d got used to the Loughborough gym! 😂
Tues I wasn’t feeling well this morning but at gym 4-8.30 I did more triple twists to land. Two bar routines, my yercheko straights on vault were more upright when I landed in the pit.
At school I made my speaker in a small Pringles tin. It worked! I can plug it into my phone and use it to play music for me to dance to 🎶.
Thurs 5-9pm I needed to do three circuits on floor and two clean routines on floor.
We are going to Portugal in August for a gymnastics training camp. It’s really exciting. I think I’ll need to pack lots of crop tops and shorts 😂 I’m saving up my money as it’s going to cost lots of money. Maybe I could sell some leotards to raise some cash!
1st session I did bars including my ktatchevs , and a bit on beam.
2nd session I had to do vault, floor, bars and beam. I did my one and half punch straight on floor in my routine.
I’m trying to work really hard and I need to keep working hard and to keep focused and positive and keep getting my routines ready for competition season. My big competitions are the English Championships 🏴 in London and British Championships 🇬🇧 in Liverpool in April. 💪 🤞
Thanks for reading my blog and supporting me on my gymnastics journey.