If you would like to teach gymnastics in your school, we can support you. Our education programme for teachers is very popular, with around 300 courses running annually. We offer a variety of courses to suit the needs of your school including gymnastics, trampoline and freestyle gymnastics.
Through our courses you’ll develop the skills and understanding to support pupils within a school environment and deliver fun and engaging gymnastics sessions, both during curriculum and after school time. Our courses are designed to ensure relevance to the changing requirements of the National Curriculum. We also have initiatives designed to link our coaches and clubs to teachers and schools to help you grow and evolve.
How to get started
We offer a variety of opportunities to support you in your first steps towards teaching gymnastics within a school environment.
Gymnastics for Teachers Introductory Level: This course offers an introduction to teaching gymnastics within a school environment. You will develop the ability to support pupils in fun skills such as rolls, leaps and the use of apparatus. You will focus on class management, warms up and the importance of safety. The Gymnastics for Teachers Introductory Level progresses a little differently depending on whether you teach primary or secondary level of curriculum.
Trampoline Gymnastics Award Part 1: This course will qualify you to deliver trampoline gymnastics sessions within a school environment. Through the course you’ll develop the skills to support a variety of impressive front and back landings, twists and shaped jumps. You’ll learn about the importance of creating a safe environment and the code of practice when folding and unfolding the trampoline.
Freestyle Gymnastics for Teachers: This course will qualify you to teach freestyle gymnastics within a school environment. Freestyle is a less formal and more fluid type of gymnastics incorporating elements of martial arts and stunt performance. You’ll be able to support pupils in the safe development of a variety of exciting skills.
Developing further skills and qualifications?
Once you have completed one of the teachers gymnastics qualifications above you can decide to further your knowledge by progressing within your chosen type of gymnastics or you can choose to add to your existing expertise by undertaking a teachers qualification in a another type of gymnastics.