What is the National Talent Development Programme?
The Acrobatics Talent Programme has been set up by British Gymnastics to support the development of aspiring coaches and their gymnasts through a series of practical and engaging coaching clincs based at the following High Performance Centres:
- South Tyneside
Who can attend?
Following an extensive review of the first year of Acrobatics Talent Developoment Programme. The programme will focus on providing learning opportunities for ambitious coaches who are keen to improve their technical knowledge and understanding of the development of performance gymnasts.
Coaches will be invited to a series of four practical coaching clinics delivered at our High Performance Centres. The entry criteria for coaches wishing to be a part of this programme are:
- Level 3+ coaches aspiring to coach the FIG Pathway
The programme is part-funded by Sport England and Sport Northern Ireland and is open to English and Northern Irish coaches.
In addition to these technical clinics, we will be running a coaching symposium over two days at the British Gymnastics Lilleshall National Headquarters. This is a brand new event specifically created for coaches at the start of a gymnasts journey and will offer a whole range of technical and non-technical cpd sessions.More information about the Acrobatics Coaching Symposium will be circulated in the coming months.
Should you have any questions about the Performance Pathway Programme, please contact any of the staff below:
Kristof Willerton - National Talent Development Officer - Email Kristof Willerton
Rona Patterson - National Talent Development Manager - Email Rona Patterson