The Programme consists of three different schemes – Early Years, Standard and Advanced.
Each scheme has its own corresponding training book that each gymnast owns. It lists all the skills required for each piece of apparatus at each of the progressive levels. These skills are ticked off by the coach in their books or in the app as they achieve them, creating a complete training record of achievement. At a glance gymnasts, coaches and parents can track the training and skills learned.
Because each level shares the same eight apparatus sections, gymnasts can work on elements in sections of the next levels up before completing every section in a level. In this way gymnasts are not held back on any one area if they need further time to progress on some apparatus and are encouraged to keep progressing towards their next award on others.
Each section has corresponding medals to collect. Every medal is different and comes in the colour to reflect the level and section.
To accompany the training books are the coaching guides and posters which have diagrams to show all the skills contained in the books. There are also Coaching Logs so you can keep a record of the skills for 12 children at a time on a sheet which corresponds with the gymnast’s own training books. Should a child lose a book you can then mark a new book with the skills already achieved. The app will also perform these functions.
The Standard Scheme for boys and girls has four levels: Emerald Sapphire Ruby Diamond Each level has eight different sections of apparatus with twelve skills to complete in each (10 out of 12 to pass). Therefore the four levels consists of 96 skills each, forming a comprehensive learning programme for gymnasts and coaches. The Coaching […]