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It is undeniable that the Coaching Team at Kara Kara share a common goal and this is to do all in their ability to help each gymnast achieve their best and have fun.

In order to ensure our coaches grow and maintain their skills and knowledge in the sport, we support all the training courses they wish to undertake.

We are proud to say that all our coaches have completed a Rhythmic Gymnastics Coaching qualification or are in the final stages of doing so.

Now to meet the coaches…

Tanya Gibson

Position: Head Coach

Coaching Accreditation: Advanced Silver Coach

Years of coaching so far: approximately 9 years

RG Accreditations:  Advanced Judge

Other Accreditations: Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Certificate, FIG Level 2 coaching certificate, First Aid Certificate.

Extra Information:  I first became involved with Kara Kara as a committee member as my daughter was a gymnast at the club. I have now  undertaken numerous courses in the sport, involving judging and coaching. I continuously strive to further my knowledge and experience so I can coach the gymnasts to the best of my ability. Outside of RG I am a Registered Nurse.

Lisa Du

Position: Coach

Coaching Accreditation: Intermediate coach

Years of coaching so far:  6 years

Other Accreditations:  Advanced Judge

Extra Information: I started at Kara Kara as a gymnasts in the recreational level at about 7 years old. My highlight was representing SA at the 2015 National championships. 

Jenna Gibson

Position: Coach

Coaching Accreditation: Intermediate Coach

RG Accreditations: Advanced Judge

Duration of coaching: 8 years

Other Accreditations: Sporting Modules.

Extra Information: When I was younger I was a member of a callisthenics club. I have a passion for coaching our younger gymnasts. Outside of coaching I work as a child care educator & am studying to become a primary School teacher

Mara Gibson

Position: Coach + Senior Gymnast

Coaching Accreditation: Intermediate Coach

RG Accreditations: Beginner Judge

Duration of coaching: 8 years

Other Accreditations: Sporting Modules + Sports Psychology Workshops.

Extra Information: I am currently in Level 9 and train at Kara Kara. I am still competing and love the sport. I really enjoy coaching and making up new routines for our gymnasts! Judging is also something I wish to further my knowledge in in the future. Outside of Kara Kara I am currently studying Cognitive Neuroscience at University.


Position: Coach 

Coaching Accreditation: Beginner Coach

Duration of coaching: 2 years

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Position: Coach 

Coaching Accreditation: Intermediate Coach

Duration of coaching: 3 years

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