GymFUN Coach Leadership Programme

The GymFUN (gymnastics) Coach Leadership Programme aims to provide opportunities for Ulster students coaches.

Outline of Activity

Demonstrate, lead, plan and deliver gymnastic classes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased awareness of practical and theory based sports coaching and leadership in a community club setting
  • Demonstrate a range of coaching strategies in the delivery gymnastics sessions with children of increasing ability and skill level
  • Lead, plan and deliver a series of safe and progressive gymnastics classes (with increasing responsibility for other coaches) and in more advanced recreational settings.
  • Work with a mentor coach to action plan for and progress level 1 coaching skills on preparation for undertaking a level 2 British Gymnastics Training course

Assessment Details

  • Attend GymFUN coach training
  • Completion of 60 weeks of gymnastics coaching activity with a small group of recreational gymnasts under supervision
  • Completion of personal action plan and review with Mentor Coach
  • Registration/completion of a British Gymnastics Level 2 course (where appropriate).

Level of Commitment

30 hours to include

  • Coaching Practice, excludes any BG coaching courses that they may attend


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