Coaching Resources & Workshops

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Workshop Title

Course Link

Cost

Audience

Overview

Brilliant Basics - Forwards and Backward Tumble 

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£4

Artistic Coaches

The session focusses on the key fundamentals of forwards and backwards tumbling, key physical preparation and biomechanic considerations and also why these preparation and progressions are importatn for long-term gymnast and skill development. There is cross-over with tumble, acrobatic and teamgym coaching. 

Concussion Awareness

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Free

Coaches (All Levels)

The resource introduces what concussion is, the key signs and symptoms to look out for and what to do short and long term if you have a gymnast who you believe to be concussed. There are a number of additional resources and publications which can be accessed for all coaches. 

Developing Talent

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Free

Coaches (All Levels)

Series of tools including; 'how to use' explanations and downloadable practical documents to support coaches on the talent development process. These can be used independently or interlinked into other Scottish Gymnastics resources including the 'helping young gymnasts reach their potential' broucher.

Is Coaching a Career?

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Free

All

Support and guidance for coaches being self-employed. Some additional support on forumlating and self-development plan. 

Lost Move Syndrome

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£4

Coaches (All Levels)

The session aims to raise awareness and help you to spot the possible indicators of lost move syndrome, as well as looking at the ways we can use information gathered from peak performance experieces. Watch coaches who are working with gymnasts who are experiencing or have experienced lost move syndrome. Our speaker, Charlotte Chambers, a trainee sports and exercise psyologist, as well as trampoline coach and Ian Said, national technical lead for acrobatic gymnastics lead the discussion on this topic. 

Men's Artistic Coach CPD - Code of Points Update

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Free

Men's Artistic Coaches

Update on code of points for men's artistic coaches. 

Pathway Technical Symposium 

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£10

Coaches (Level 2+)

The content is tailored to those coaches and clubs working with pathway gymnasts aged 6 to 12 years old. 

Physical Prep - Landing Mechanics

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£4

Coaches (All Levels)

Good landings are extremely important in gymnastics to improve performance as well as helping to reduce injuries. The session looks at basic landing biomechanics, anatomy and muscles used in performing successful landings and how coaches can use this information to improve landing techniques. 

Skill Acquisition and Skill Development

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Free

Coaches (All Levels)

Coaches need to understand how to effectively develop gymnasts on their route to expertise through several progressive stages; cognitive, associative and autonomous. Using the resource and associated documents coaches can gain knowledge of the skill acquisition model and apply the principles to any young gymnast.

TeamGym - Floor Routine Construction

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£4

TeamGym Coaches

As a TeamGym coach, you will leave with a better understanding of application of the code of points for floor routines. You will also receive a resource sheet with instructions and tips to help you plan formations and structure the floor programme. 

Women's Artistic Code of Points for Coaches

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£4

Women's Artistic Coaches

Increase awareness and understanding of the code of points to improve your coaching practice, it includes practical videos and routines and led by expert judge.