FROM THE PRESS BOX: flip into action with Ballarat gymnastics

Ballarat gymnast Heidi Licheni, 11, practising on the beam. Photo: Lachlan Bence

Ballarat gymnast Heidi Licheni, 11, practising on the beam. Photo: Lachlan Bence

ROUTINES are being fine-tuned and sharpened, core strength work is impressive and concentration levels are high.

Competition season is fast approaching for the region's gymnasts.

(Click below to watch)

Venture into training with YMCA Gymnastics Ballarat with weekend training in full action in this latest episode of From the Press Box with Melanie Whelan, the weekly online video taking you behind the scenes in Ballarat sport.

The squad from Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre can hardly wait to move into intense competition phase - and they are having plenty of fun in their preparations too.

Gymnasts are well-versed in beam, bars, floor and vault - key women's artistic gymnastics disciplines - for state and national level program.

Their flexibility, strength and skill will impress.

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