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I’M IN Disability Gymnastics

I’M IN Disability Gymnastics Coaching Clinic 

When: 11th December 2016 
Closing Date for Booking: 7th December
Time: 2.30pm-6.45pm
Where: Richmond Gymnastics Association, 1 Townmead Road, Kew, London, TW9 4EL 
Cost: FREE, but pre booking required.

Who is this for? 

One of 12 Disability Hub Clubs nationally, Richmond Gymnastics Association are experienced in delivering Disability Gymnastics and keen to share some of our ideas about how we deliver our sessions (both specific disability sessions and inclusive mainstream sessions). The clinic is a great opportunity for coaches and volunteers of all levels to share ideas about coaching disabled participants, and hear from qualified specialists giving talks and demonstrations on the day. You do not need to have any experience in teaching participants with disabilities to attend.

What do I need to bring?

Light Refreshments such as Tea, Coffee and biscuits will be available all day. There will also be a café on site where you can purchase food if you would like to. Please feel free to bring your own food, we have a fridge to store any food in if needed. Lunch will not be provided by Richmond. 

There will be practical workshops available so please wear kit which is safe to coach in. i:e tracksuit, no jewellery etc 

What will be included?

Our draft workshop timetable is below. Some details may change depending on what coaches want to get out of the clinic and please note that times are subject to change:


Jacqui Taylor

Coffee and Introduction to what the coaching clinic will include. 

Jacqui Taylor and Shannon Brooks - Practical session

Focussing on competitive Acro disabilities opportunities and dealing with behavioural issues within GFA classes. 

A chance to ask Jacqui and Shannon any questions or queries you may have.


Lawrence McGrandles and Matt Robinson – 

Connecting the Spectrum




Claire Cason – Physio workshop

Qualified physio covering physical deficits within common disabilities such as Down syndrome and the management of these within gymnastics 

A chance to ask Claire Cason any questions and queries you may have


Katie Richards – Sports Psychologist

Using role play and critical discussions to explore the importance of counselling skills when working with gymnasts with disabilities.

A chance to ask Katie any questions and queries you may have


Open Discussion, information on our competition, Feedback forms and Depart

How can I book?

Please complete the booking form document Coaching Clinic booking form for Hub Clubs (686 KB) and return by email to

The information above should provide you with everything you need to know about our I’M IN Coaching Clinic, however, if you have any further questions please contact Jacqui Taylor on or 07740107241

We look forward to seeing you there!

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