10 minutes with: Ye Zhennan

Welcome to a new series of posts from Full Twist.  Grabbing a quick 10 minutes with figures from the gymnastics world discussing our favourite sport. Last week we spoke with Ye Zhennan, Head of the Chinese Artistic Gymnastics Olympic Squad at […]

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Video: Chinese WAG Training

Blossom Chinese Gymnastics Flowers posts a video of the Chinese gymnasts training. Great to have a good look at them. It's mainly Yao Jinnan on vault but none


Chinese Worlds Team Confirmed…or not?

According to International Gymnast, the Chinese Worlds teams has been confirmed by the Chinese Gymnastics Association. They are said to be as follows: MAG  Chen Yibing Teng Haibin Feng Zhe Zhang Chenglong Lu Bo Guo


The week in Gymnastics August 22nd – 28th

This weekly round up aims to give a synopsis of the week in news. If you haven’t already subscribed to Full Twist by adding the URL to your Google Reader or by entering


Gymnastics in China

Last weekend, there were various reports circulating about former Chinese  gymnast  Zhang Shangwu who is living on the streets  in China and begging for money. A few blogs and


Video: Chinese Gymnasts @ Japan Cup

Below are a few videos from the recent Japan Cup of the Chinese girls looking great. It's been a while since I've seen anything from the Chinese girls,


Chinese coaches arrive in Ireland

Earlier this month Full Twist announced the fantastic news that two Olympic Chinese Coaches were planning a visit to Salto National Gymnastics Centre in Northern Ireland with the


Chinese Gymnasts to train in Ireland?

Salto Gymnastics Club in Lisburn, Ireland's only dedicated gymnastics academy has some very exciting news today. It was posted on their Facebook page as breaking news that on

Video: Chinese Men’s Team

This is a news report of the Chinese Men's team preparing for the World Championships in October. If anyone can provide a translation, please feel free to leave


Li Xiaoshuan’s Gymnastics School

All Voices have short report on  Li Xiaoshuan's Gymnastics School, Xiantao in the Hubei province. Gymnasts such as Li Xiaoshuang (gold Barcelona 1992 & Atlanta 1996), Zheng Li


Chinese Gymnasts Winter Training Update

Youtube User Komova2012 uploaded this video on the winter training updates of  Cheng Fei, He Kexin, Yang Yilin, Chenglong Zhang, Chen Yibing and Zou Kai. They have also been

Ollie Williams on Understanding China’s gymnastics powerhouse

A great new article from BBC Sport's Ollie Williams. At the weekend he posted this picture of the Chinese Women's Coach "being grilled" by the media as to

Video: Women’s Team Final – Chinese Routines

Watch below or on click on the video title to watch on YouTube. Bars Vault Jiang Yuyuan - Floor Sui Lu - Floor Huang Qiushuang - Floor Sui Lu

Russia Wins Women’s World Champs 2010 Teams Event

From the start Russia, USA and China were the favourites to medal, and that they did. Gold: Russia 175.397 Silver: USA 175.196 Bronze: China 174.781 Unfortunately, I wasn't able to view

Sizing up the top gymnastics teams (2008)

I was doing some reading on nutrition this morning and came across this old link from the LA Times from 2008. You may have seen it before, I

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