Course Enrolment - Pathway Development and Performance SymposiumMen's Artistic

Course Enrolment

Pathway Development and Performance Symposium
Men's Artistic

Course Costs

BG member £140
Non BG member £140

Number of days


Course dates and times

The following dates and times are for this course.
Day 1 | Theory12 Jan 2019Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Ford Hall, Lilleshall, Newport, TF10 9AT (Get Directions)10:00 - 21:00
Day 2 | Theory13 Jan 2019Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Ford Hall, Lilleshall, Newport, TF10 9AT (Get Directions)08:30 - 16:00

Enrolment closing date

  • 02 Dec 2018

Further help and information

Name: Karen Mcloughlin
Telephone: 07841917167
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Things to note

Mens Artistic Performance Pathway Symposium.

Please note, this enrolment package includes your accommodation at Lilleshall National Sports Centre. If you wish to book your own accommodation, please enrol via course number: 19BG00MA23602

Theme – Supporting a Developing Gymnast: A Coach’s Tool Kit

This inspirational two day event is packed full of essential information to enable you to build your knowledge, maximise your development and learn skills to help you become the best coach you can be. You will be joined by coaches of all levels from all over the country, alongside the National Coaches, Technical Committee and guest speakers. If you’re looking to improve your coaching skills and pick up some fresh training ideas, this is not a weekend to be missed!


• Exploring athlete health and how coaches can use sports science to interact with gymnasts to maximise training and reduce injuries.

• Workshops and practical sessions from leading industry experts around strength and conditioning, nutrition and psychology.

• Overview of current judging trends, focused on the importance of execution scores.

• Evening coach networking event

• A three course evening meal followed by a short talk from Bobby Crutchley, former GB Men’s Hockey Coach and current Coach developer for British Gymnastics.


• Understand the latest generation of gymnasts and those around them.

• Who is the modern athlete and how do we best identify and interact with them?

• How social media positively and negatively influences your gymnasts, and how this can be managed.

• What makes this generation differ from others and how does this impact our work with them?

• How to maximise the network around a gymnast to stimulate their development, with a focus on sporting parents.

Guest speakers include:

• Paul Hall, Newly appointed National Coach for MAG.

• Andy Tombs, Current Chair of the Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee and member of the FIG Men’s Technical Committee.

• James May, Men's TC National Coaching Coordinator

• Gheorge Predescu, A vastly experienced performance coach for Men and Women’s artistic gymnastics.

• Louise Fawcett, Head of Performance Support for British Gymnastics at the English Institute of Sport.

• Changing Minds, an organisation applying psychological knowledge and theory in a number of Olympic sports.

• Dr. Camilla Knight, founder of and expert in how to engage with parents.

• Chris Low, Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching at Leeds Beckett University.

Additional Information

We will also be communicating the new British Gymnastics Performance Pathway structure including selections, expectations and how to progress.

Please note that primarily you will be allocated twin occupancy rooms. Therefore, after receiving your confirmation email after enrolment please contact the Performance Pathway Team on with your preference to share with another candidate.

Overnight accommodation will be at:

Lilleshall National Sports Centre nr Newport, Shropshire TF10 9AT

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Course reference: 19BG00MA23601