Trampoline Gymnastics Level 2

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Trampoline Gymnastics Level 2

Trampoline Gymnastics 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, strength 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 Trampoline Gymnastics Award.

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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.

If you are undertaking a Preschool qualification, participants are provided for you.

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.

Price:

£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.

Outcomes:

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

  • Learner must hold one of the following awards:
  • Trampolining - BTF Coach
  • Trampolining - Assistant Coach
  • Trampolining - Coach
  • Trampolining - Level 1 Certificate In Coaching Gymnastics - Assistant Coach
  • Trampolining - UKCC Level 1 Assistant Coach
  • Trampolining - UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Gymnastics

Online:

  • 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
  • Revision of biomechanics level 1
  • Biomechanics level 2

Practical Delivery:

  • Forwards and backwards rolls
  • Rotation from seat, front and back landings
  • Shaping of all skills, tucked piked and straight
  • Combinations of the above skills
  • Competence in using the overhead rig
  • Progressions leading to forwards somersaults, tucked and piked
  • Progressions leading to backwards somersaults tucked, piked and straight
  • Backwards somersault to seat landing
  • Barani (tucked, piked and straight)
  • ¾ forwards somersault straight
  • ¾ backwards somersault
  • Teach a pupil to assist the supporting of somersaults
  • Competition procedure including constructing and coaching routines and drills

Note: Safe and effective use of supporting, push in mats and kipping and the overhead rig must be applied to the teaching of the above skills where appropriate.

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:

  • The assessor will choose one task from 3 different categories A-D in the candidate's designated box
  • The manual support of at least one somersault must be demonstrated.

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

Box 1

A. Conditioning exercises on floor or bed to strengthen the legs - drill - front landing, to back landing, x3
B. Forwards somersault P - backwards somersault to seat tucked, to feet
C. Backwards somersault T, forwards somersault P (Linked)
D. Routine 2.5 – 3.5 difficulty - backwards somersault tucked, piked jump x3

Box 2

A. Conditioning exercises for stomach muscles - back pullover to front landing, to feet
B. Barani tucked, - backwards somersault straight
C. Barani P, backwards somersault tucked (linked)
D. Routine 2.5 – 3.5 difficulty - ¾ forwards somersault (s), ½ twist to feet tuck jump x 3

Box 3

A. Flexibility exercises to improve hip flexibility - front landing, ½ twist to front landing (cruise)
B. ¾ forwards somersault - backwards somersault piked
C. Backwards somersault P, barani T (linked)
D. Routine 2.5 – 3.5 tariff - barani T, ½ twist jump, straddle jump x 3

Box 4

A. Conditioning exercises to strengthen back muscles. - front landing, full twist to feet
B. Barani piked - backwards somersault tucked with line out
C. Backwards somersault T, backwards somersault to seat T to feet (Linked).
D. Routine 2.5 – 3.5 difficulty - backwards somersault piked, tuck jump x 3

Box 5

A. Conditioning exercises to stretch shoulders. Back landing, 1½ twist to feet
B. Barani piked, - backwards somersault piked
C. Forwards somersault P, forwards somersault tucked (linked)
D. Routine 2.5 – 3.5 difficulty - barani piked, piked jump, x 3

Box 6

A. Flexibility exercises for ankles and toes - 3 consecutive swivel hips
B. Forwards somersault tucked with line out - ¾ backwards somersault straight, to feet
C. Backwards somersault T, ¾ forwards somersault straight to feet (linked)
D. Routine 2.5 – 3.5 difficulty - straight backwards somersault, straddle jump x 3

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