What is the pathway? - British Gymnastics

What is the pathway?


National Talent Development Programme

The British Gymnastics national talent development programme and was launched in 2013 following an increase in Sport England talent funding as a resut of the 2012 London Olympic Games, with the goal of increasing the size and the quality of the country's talent pool.

In order to achieve this, the National Talent Development has focused on the development of gymnasts through increasing training opportunities and coaches through increasing CPD opportunities.

The programme caters for eight of the gymnastic disciplines and has taken a phased approach for it's roll out a follows:

  • 2013-2014 Men's and Women's Artistic
  • 2014-2015 Trampoline and Acrobatics
  • 2015-2016 Tumbling and Rhythmic
  • 2016-2017 Disability and Aerobics


The National Talent Development Programme is very specific to the needs of the discipline whilst ultimately focusing on developing High Performance gymnasts on their journey to World Class success.


To find out more about our programme and how the programme works for each discipline please click on How The Talent Development Programme Works, or to speak to a staff member regarding a certain discipline please click on How To Get Involved.