Trampoline Gymnastics High Performance Coach

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Trampoline Gymnastics High Performance Coach

Trampoline Gymnastics High Performance Coach

This course will qualify you to be a High Performance Coach for trampoline gymnastics.

This prestigious qualification will provide you with the skills and mastery to achieve excellence on an international scale. You will gain a wider knowledge and understanding of both the theoretical and practical trampoline skills.

You will develop the skills to coach the latest trends and techniques, and you will work with ambitious participants who want to compete nationally and on the world stage. 

You will already have completed a Senior Club Coach qualification in trampoline gymnastics. 

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Who is this Aimed at:

Senior Club coaches (or equivalent) coaches who are supporting gymnasts working towards more advanced international competitions.

What To Expect:

This course is a practical and theoretical course. It focuses on the technical aspects of the syllabus skills, how to support progress and how to physically prepare participants for the skills covered within the syllabus. It also explores the underpinning scientific theories and concepts which can be applied to the gymnast’s training and competition environment.

Delivery Method:

The course is delivered by multiple sessions in both the classroom and gym.

The number of course days will vary from course to course; see application stage and course page for further details.

Do I Need To Bring Participants:

You should be able to bring at least one gymnast who (as a minimum) is working towards the skills in the syllabus.

Do I Need To Find A Mentor:

A formal mentor is not required however we suggest you have a network of people who you can learn from as good practice in your Continued Professional Development.

What Resources Are Included:

You will receive Common Core and Sport Specific resource packs, and a Logbook.

Price:

This can be found on the specific course page when you move to enrolment.

Outcomes:

By the end of the course learners will understand:

  • Technical skills from the syllabus
  • The discipline’s competition structure and the requirements involved at various competitive levels
  • Different Strength and Conditioning concepts relevant to the age and stage of maturation a gymnast goes through
  • Practical Strength and Conditioning strategies
  • The prevention and management of injuries
  • The coaching process, and how to be an effective coach in a Performance setting
  • Application of key sport psychology strategies to holistically support your gymnasts
  • Nutritional advice for gymnasts

Learner must be at least 18 years old on the first day of the course

Practical

  • Application of National Technical Priorities within all double somersaults, forward and backwards with 2+ twists, triple and quadruple somersaults
  • Linking these skills in training drills and routines
  • Constructing and coaching competitive set and voluntary routines

Theory

  • Biomechanics
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Flexibility
  • Injury prevention
  • Nutrition
  • Sport psychology
  • Coaching Process
  • Anti-doping
  • Judging for coaches

Skills

  • Full in full out (8 2 2 /)
  • 1½ in ½ out (8 3 1 o &

Assessment Method:

  • Practical – including planning and delivering a practical session including the skills from the skills matrix.
  • Theory – including sport specific and common core written papers (2 hours per paper).
  • Logbook – including a range of tasks relating to both practical and theory aspects of the course.

How Long Until I Am Fully Qualified:

  • On sign-off of the course assessments you will receive a British Gymnastics Senior Club Coach certificate and be eligible to coach the skills covered within the syllabus.

When Is My Assessment:

  • You have up to 2 years from day 1 of the course to arrange and complete your assessment.

Learners to select two skills from each of the groups below and create a plan which develops all selected skills (15-20 minutes per skill). The plan must give details of the prerequisites of the skill, carefully selected progressions, and the specific physical training and preparation which would be needed by the gymnasts to perform the skill. The appropriate use of support and apparatus/training aids during the learning phases should also be indicated. Additionally, learners are expected to show a first routine with 4* skills (FIG A; these may be skills from any TRA Level 1-5 syllabus), and a second routine (voluntary) with a minimum of 3 skills from the syllabus.

On the assessment day, the learner must bring a minimum of 1 x gymnast who can demonstrate all pre-selected skills, and routines, and the respective planning for the skills and routines. The learner and assessor will have a Professional Discussion prior to the assessment to establish which two skills from the plans will be delivered in the assessment, and what routines to expect. The learner must ensure the gymnast(s) are physically prepared to demonstrate the skills and routines selected and planned for, and a copy of the session plans must be handed to the assessor at the start of the assessment. The learner should be prepared to deliver a 3rd skill if requested by the assessor.

In the assessment the learner must:

  • Carry out a specific warm up with all gymnasts (10 minutes maximum)
  • Coach the two skills agreed through the Professional Discussion, in accordance to the pre-prepared session plans (30-35 minutes maximum)
  • Coach the gymnast through repetitions and performances of their first and second routines (10 minutes maximum)
  • Carry out an appropriate cool down for all the gymnasts (5 minutes maximum)
  • Dismiss the gymnasts in an appropriate manner

The assessment debrief and outcome will be conducted after the practical assessment.

Group 1

  • Full in full out (8 2 2 /)
  • 1½ in ½ out (8 3 1 o & <)
  • ½ in Rudy out (8 1 3 o & <)
  • Miller (8 3 3 /)
  • Full in double full out (8 2 4 /)
  • Randy out (8 – 5 o & <)
  • ½ in Randy out (8 1 5 o & <)
  • Full in Rudy out (8 2 3 /)

Group 2

  • 2¾ front ss (11 – – – o & <)
  • Triple back ss (12 – – – o & <)
  • Half out Triffis (12 – – 1 o & <)
  • ½ in ½ out Triff (12 1 – 1 o & <)
  • Full in ½ out Triffis (12 2 – 1 o & <)
  • Rudy out Triffis (12 – – 3 o & <)
  • ½ in Rudy out Triffis (12 1 – 3 o & <)

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