Coaching Congress Class Descriptions
Read the descriptions below for more information about each clinic at Congress.
Functional Nutrition For Gymnasts
Vault - Handspring Development. You have to see this!
Not Your Average Preschool Beam Stations
Creative Movement Exploration
Circles, spindles and Stocklis and introduction to single leg swings.
JO Updates & Safe Sport
Circuit Training For Athletes Who Train Under 16 hours/Week
More Than A Beam Complex: Learning How To Land On Beam With The Future In Mind
The A, B, C's of Flexibility and Recovery
The National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) is the only nationally recognized collaborative training program in Canada, offering education to Gymnastics coaches at all stages of coach development. There have been several changes to the NCCP over the years, with a major shift into competency based modules. The focus of the session with be on the NCCP, changes to the coaching pathway requirements and on the new process for course registration in Uplifter. The information will benefit both coaches and club administrators experiencing confusion surrounding NCCP requirements. There will be a detailed presentation followed by Q&A session.
Level 9 & 10 Composition and Bonus
This session will focus on composition deductions for Level 8, 9 and 10 on Bars, Beam and Floor. Composition deductions will be discussed to provide clarity and strategies for their application. Practice routines will enable judges to apply the knowledge they have developed during the session.
Creating A Culture of Clean Eating For Your Gym
Beam Complex For All Levels
A fresh approach to a beam complex with a focus on strength, core and movement.
Tumbling - The Basics (Cartwheels/Round-offs/Front Handspring)
Teaching Athletes How To Be Expressive
This session is geared toward Administrators and Rec Directors. How many years has it been since you took your foundations level coaching? Join us in this interactive workshop to discover what your Foundations Coaches have learned and how you can support them to be the best coaches for your club’s recreational and pre school programs.
Communication, Conflict, Technology in Judging
Triple Setting Circuits For Success
Compulsory Bar Circuits – Focus On Developing The Optional Gymnast
Learning The Ropes Of Competitive Coaching In Ontario
How To Start An Acro Program
Presenter: Yin Alvarez
Long hangs, including giants, peach basket elements and basic support swings.
Intro to HP Judging/ Training your FIG Eye
Functional Fitness Training For Gymnasts
ACRO Basics - Code Of Points
Exploring Leaps, Jumps and Turns
Bars - From Kips To Giants And Everything In Between
Optional Beam - Composition & Combinations
Making The Transition From Rec to Xcel
My Favourite Activities For Parent & Tot Classes
Presenter: Ali Stoffels
Looking for some new ways to engage your toddlers & their parents? These are some of my favourite simple activities can be used during various parts of your parent-assisted classes to promote physical literacy, parent-child bonding, cognitive development, motor skill practice and of course - FUN!
Using The Trampoline To Enhance Your Artistic Program
Compulsory Updates & Xcel Overview (Vault) - PART 1
Vault – Building A Strong Tumbler And A Yurchenko Vaulter Along The Way
Learning The Ropes Of Competitive Coaching In Ontario
Upper Body Taping Techniques - KT Tape and Supportive Taping
Have you ever wondered why your athlete received a certain score? In this session we will look at trampoline routines from the judging perspective. Learn all about the major and minor deductions and what the judges are looking for in a high-scoring routine
Compulsory Updates & Xcel Overview (Bars, Beam, Floor) - PART 2
Taking You Full Circle On Bars
You name the circle we will explore it. All sorts of drills, stretches and side stations to cover Clear hips, Stalders and Toe On’s.
How To Guide Athletes Through Mental Blocks
Channeling Your Creative Mojo
Lower Body Taping Techniques - KT Tape and Supportive Taping
Understanding Front And Back Twisting - This Will Blow Your Mind!
How To Rock The NCAA Recruitment Process
1) NCAA Rules and Regulations
2) NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Facts
3) The Ideal College Gymnast
4) Is Your Gymnast Good Enough for College?
5) When Should You Get Started?
6) Club Coaches Role in the Recruiting Process
7) Parents Role in the Recruiting Process
8) Important Items that Should Be Done Now
9) Speed Bumps in the Recruiting Process
10) Success Stories / Peng Peng’s Journey
Manage Load and Athlete Performance
In this session we will discuss:
- The role of mental health stigma as a significant barrier to talking about and accessing mental health support. - How to reduce stigma.
- How to maintain appropriate coach/athlete boundaries while discussing mental health.
- Signs/symptoms of mental illness to be aware of.
- How the coach can take care of his/her own mental health.
- How mental health impacts sport performance.
- How we can support our athletes to have more positive mental health outcomes.
Introduction to Optional JO
Basic Bar Releases
Stress & Nerves; A Coach’s Guide to Maximizing Performance
Adult Gymnastics: How To Teach Beginner Gymnastics To Not-So-Little Students
Improving Hip Range of Motion For Performance
Train your Eye: Judge What You See
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