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GymFUN In 2 coaching programme

The GymFUN in 2 Coaching programme aims to increase the quality of gymnastics and fundamental movement skills teaching/coaching in NI.


Outline of Activity

A 2 Coaching programme provides opportunities for Ulster students and aspiring physical education teachers/professional sports coaches (who hold Level 1 British gymnastics coaching awards) to increase their knowledge, experience and confidence in teaching gymnastics in clubs and schools throughout NI.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased awareness of practical and theory based sports coaching delivery in a community club setting
  • Demonstrate a range of coaching strategies in the delivery gymnastics sessions with children
  • Plan and deliver a series of safe and progressive gymnastics classes with a small group of gymnasts.

Assessment Details

  • Attend GymFUN coach training
  • Completion of 30 weeks of gymnastics coaching activity with a small group of recreational gymnasts under supervision in a GymFUN partner club
  • Completion of personal action plan and review.

Level of Commitment

30 hours to include:

Coaching practice

This excludes any BG coaching courses that they may attend

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