The International Wheel Gymnastics Federation offers guidance and support to its member associations and clubs in issues relating to wheel gymnastics and cyr wheel at both recreational and competitive levels.
International Wheel Gymnastics Federation IRV
2013, May 12
The International Wheel Gymnastics Federation offers guidance and support to its member associations and clubs in issues relating to wheel gymnastics and mono wheel at both recreational and competitive levels.
Our main purpose is to lead and promote the sport of wheel gymnastics and mono wheel in all continents.
We see ourselves as an organiser, service provider and representative of interests for our member countries and clubs.
We have an open attitude towards new developments within wheel gymnastics and mono wheel.
We welcome members who identify with our aims and feel an affiliation with our activities.
We aim to offer the best possible guidance and support to our members.
We aim to provide high quality courses, training, safety and integration of our member associations/clubs.
We consider involvement in sport as an important aspect of physical and mental health and thus an active contribution to a healthy society. Mutual respect and fairness in sport and in personal behaviour – including towards third parties – are part of our code of conduct.
We condemn and oppose the use of performance enhancing drugs and support the efforts of national and international organisations in their fight against drug use.
We focus on the following areas of activity:
The establishment of a healthy financial foundation and the securing of long-term income are at the forefront of our efforts. Our financial planning is aimed at defining and steering the future financial needs and income of the federation.
We aim to supplement our main income (membership contributions) with new sources of financing, in particular sponsorship.
World Championships, Team World Cups, and other events that contribute to the promotion of wheel gymnastics, can also serve as potential sources of income.
Our leadership and administration focuses on the concrete aims of the sport.
We have a co-operative, goal-oriented leadership style.
The federation operates as a collegial body both internally and externally. It carries the responsibility for all federation activities.
The responsible federation officials have wide-ranging competence within the framework of the programme of activities as well as within their defined areas of responsibility.
The leadership of the IRV comprises skilled and experienced people who devote their time on a voluntary basis. For the sake of efficiency and effectiveness, some tasks (e.g. in marketing and communication) are outsourced to external professionals.
Focus on the securing of existing federation structures and the necessary financial means for the future.
Focus on communication and public relations. Optimisation and consolidation of internal organisational processes within leadership, finance, education and events.
To secure the future of wheel gymnastics by following up the short-term and mid-term goals.
Wheel gymnastics as an Olympic discipline.
We are committed to an open, objective and prompt information and communication flow. We prioritise the use of reliable and modern tools, including
In order to achieve our federation goals, we co-operate with other associations and organisations in the area of wheel gymnastics.