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TeamGym Level 2

TeamGym Level 2

A level 2 qualification is the second stage of the coaching pathway for this discipline.

As a level 2 coach you will be able to work independently to help participants develop their skills, flexibility and co-ordination. You are able to lead your own sessions, mentor and oversee fellow coaches, and open your own club. You can also help participants develop the skills required to compete in entry-level competitions.

You will need to have already completed a UKCC Level 1 Award or equivalent. 

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Who is this Aimed at:

Level 1 coaches who wish to further their knowledge and skills within gymnastics coaching, and operate independently taking responsibility of sessions.

What To Expect:

An informative programme that builds on competencies learned at level 1 and develops;

  • the ability to prepare for, deliver and review a coaching session(s)
  • the understanding of responsibilities associated with running a club

Delivery Method:

Online, theory and practical delivery supported by mentored hours:

Before and throughout the course - eLearning activities

Day 1 - Classroom

Day 2 - Practical

Day 3 - Practical

Day 4 - Practical and formative assessment 

Do I Need To Bring Participants:

For most of our UKCC Level 2 courses the below participants are required:

Day 1 – none required

Days 2 and 3 – minimum of one required

Day 4 – ideally three

Practical assessment – minimum of three required

For trampoline gymnastics a minimum of three participants are required for the final assessment.

Do I Need To Find A Mentor:

Your mentor will be someone to help you throughout the course to develop your sport gymnastics knowledge and the delivery methods such as the ‘How to Coach’ skills.

Before you enrol onto the course you will need to find a mentor. Your mentor is required to hold a level 2 qualification, or equivalent, and have begun their level 3 qualification within the same discipline.

*For pre-school, mentors are required to be experienced level 2 coaches, as there is no level 3 qualification.

What Resources Are Included:

1st4sport logbook, a discipline specific resource pack, a cd rom and online resources.


£499 for British Gymnastic members who hold a minimum of a Gold membership at the time of enrolment onto the course (£619 for all other candidates).

Course costs include the delivery and initial assessment, any further assessments will incur additional charges.


At the end of this course learners will be able to:

  • Recall the course programme and when assessment takes place
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of a level 2 coach
  • Identify to whom level 2 coaches are responsible
  • Differentiate between athlete-centred and coach-centred behaviours and philosophies
  • Identify your own basic coaching philosophy
  • Define a hazard and a risk
  • Assess risks in a gymnastics context
  • Understand apparatus set up & use
  • Complete a participant profile form
  • State the benefits of planning
  • Produce a progressive, structured, and athlete-centred session plan
  • Select and use a variety of evaluation strategies
  • Recognise that people learn in different ways, so the coaching style needs to be varied to accommodate the learners
  • Explain the ways in which people may prefer to receive information
  • Identify relevant coaching styles to be used at various stages of the skill learning process
  • Link coaching skills to coaching styles
  • Review others’ coaching practice
  • Self-reflect

Learner must be at least 17 years old on the first day of the course


  • Coaching Philosophy – part 1 and 2
  • Coaching styles
  • Safety management
  • Planning
  • Fitness and training theory – part 1 and 2
  • Preparation for assessment

Common Core Theory:

  • Ethical coaching responsibilities
  • Safety in coaching
  • Group organisation
  • Physical development
  • The growing and developing gymnast
  • Fitness and training theory
  • Basic nutrition and healthy living
  • Development of talent
  • Physical training profile norms
  • Post course and preparation for assessment
  • Biomechanics level 2
  • Revision of biomechanics level 2

Tumble Skills:

  • Handspring
  • Handspring - handspring
  • Flyspring
  • Forwards somersault tuck, pike
  • Forwards somersault walkout
  • Handspring forwards somersault
  • Back flic
  • R/O flic (s)
  • Backwards somersault tuck and straight
  • Backwards somersault straight 180°
  • R/O flic backwards somersault
  • Streaming

Trampette Skills:

  • Approach, take off and landing drills
  • ¾ forwards somersault to back lie on stack of mats
  • Forwards somersault tuck, pike, straight 
  • Forwards somersault straight with 180° twist
  • Streaming
  • Basic skills and progressions using the trampoline 

Trampette Vault Skills:

  • Handspring
  • Half turn on 
  • Half turn on - half turn off 
  • Half turn on 360° turn off
  • Handspring half turn off
  • Handspring 360° preps

Floor Skills:

  • Good posture 
  • Jumps and leaps: split leap, split leap with 90 turn, stag leap, straddle jump and with 90° turn, sissone, cat leap 180° and 360°, stretch jump 360°, tuck jump 360°, W jump
  • Pirouettes: 360° spins forwards and backwards with different leg positions
  • Balances: bridge with one leg lifted, Y Balance, one leg balances with leg at or above horizontal, arabesque, handstand held for 2 seconds
  • Strength: straddle hold, straddle hold in L position 
  • Acrobatic: round off, back flic, handspring 
  • Working together – combining dance and skills from the syllabus


Assessment Method:

Practical – including planning and delivering an allocated skills matrix box.

Logbook – including both written and delivered tasks.

Typically it takes six months to become qualified. However, you have up to two years from day 1 of the course to complete if your first attempt at assessment is not successful.

When Is My Assessment:

Your assessment date has been pre-set as per the course dates. See the ‘find a course’ page for available courses and dates.

The below skills boxes contain the skills which are to be demonstrated by at least one of the participants during the learner's practical assessment.

The learner will be required to:

  • deliver two activities from the skills listed in category 1; the assessor will allocate these at the beginning of the assessment
  • deliver two activities from the skills listed in category 2; the assessor will allocate these at the beginning of the assessment.

 The learner will be allocated one of the following skills boxes for their practical assessment.

Box 1

Category 1

  • ROM for japana
  • Strength for heel lift on vault
  • Tension for handstand

Category 2

  • Vault: ½ on 1/1 off
  • Tumble: Round off flic straight backwards somersault
  • Trampette: Forwards somersault straight 180°
  • Floor: Short choreography to include a split leap, split leap 90° turn in series

Box 2

Category 1

  • ROM for splits
  • Strength for jumping
  • Tension for legs for balance skills

Category 2

  • Vault: Handspring
  • Tumble: Forwards somersault tucked walkout into cartwheel
  • Trampette: Forwards somersault straight 180°
  • Floor: Short Choreography to include Bridge position with one leg lifted and split leap.

Box 3

Category 1

  • ROM for arabesque
  • Strength for back flic
  • Tension for handstand

Category 2

  • Vault: Handspring ½ turn off in second flight
  • Tumble: Handspring forwards somersault tucked
  • Trampette: Forwards somersault straight
  • Floor: Short choreography to include a 360° spin and a tuck jump with 360° turn

Box 4

Category 1

  • ROM for split leap
  • Strength for flyspring
  • Tension for straight somersault

Category 2

  • Vault: ½ on ½ off
  • Tumble: Round off flip tuck backwards somersault
  • Trampette: Forwards somersault tucked
  • Floor: Short choreography to include a held handstand (2 seconds) and a straight jump with 360° turn

Box 5

Category 1

  • ROM for backwards walkover
  • Strength for jumping
  • Tension for legs for balance skills

Category 2

  • Vault: ½ on ½ off
  • Tumble: Handspring - flyspring combination
  • Trampette: Forwards somersault straight 180°
  • Floor: Short choreography to include a split leap and cat leap 360° turn in a series

Box 6

Category 1

  • ROM for Y balance
  • Strength for heel lift on vault
  • Tension for straight somersault

Category 1

  • Vault: Handspring ½ turn in second flight
  • Tumble: Round off flic straight backwards somersault with 180° twist
  • Trampette: Forwards somersault tucked
  • Floor: Short choreography to include a straddle hold (2 second) and a straddle jump

Download this Skills Matrix

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The courses below are in date order, soonest displayed first.

12 Oct 2019
City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy,Newcastle
13 Oct 2019
K2 Crawley,Crawley
29 Mar 2020
Bracknell Leisure Centre,Bracknell
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