GymSTART

GymSTART is a programme developed by Gymnastics Ireland designed to drive participation in the club, school, university or college setting by creating a safe, progressive and fun environment for all, from coaches through to gymnasts and students.

 

There are 4 main elements to the GymSTART programme:

1. GymSTART Modules - The perfect introduction to developing basic gymnastics skills:                  

- To book on a GymSTART Module - click here...

2. GymSTART Coaching Courses - The perfect start to becoming a qualified coach:     

- To book on a GymSTART Coaching Course  - click here...

3. GymSTART Awards - The perfect start to developing and rewarding gymnasts:                     

- GymSTART Awards Scheme information flyer - click here...

4. GymSTART Challenge Events Programme - The perfect challenge for the developing gymnast:

- GymSTART General information flyer - click here...

Please see below a promotional video explaining the GymSTART programme...

 

1. GymSTART Modules:
The Perfect Introduction to Developing Basic Gymnastics Skills

Each module is 4 hours long and is designed to develop and enhance candidates’ understanding, ability and confidence to teach gymnastics. They are designed as a stepping-stone towards any of our coaching courses, but they are not a requirement. These modules are ideal for participants with little or no experience, including teachers and students

Click on each module below for detailed information

1. Primary Teachers (run in conjunction with the Local Sports Partnership (LSP) Network - click here...
2. Floor and Vault Module 1  - click here...
3. Floor and Vault Module 2 - click here...
4. Acrobatics Module 1 - click here...
5. Acrobatics Module 2 - click here
6. Rhythmic Module 1...coming soon
7. Trampolining Module 1...coming soon

2. GymSTART Coaching Courses:
The Perfect Start to Becoming a Qualified Coach

The GymSTART Coaching courses are aimed at anyone who has an interest in gymnastics and ideally has some background in coaching or gymnastics. There are two levels and each covers a wide variety of disciplines including: Floor, Vault, Beam, Bars, Acrobatics, Rhythmic and Trampolining. These course are ideal for participants with some level of coaching experience within a gymnastics club setting.

Click on COURSE below for detailed information

1. GymSTART Level 1 - click here...
2. GymSTART Level - click here...

3. GymSTART Awards Scheme:
The Perfect Start to Developing and Rewarding Gymnasts

The GymSTART Award Scheme is a fun and progressive reward-based programme for gymnasts which are ideal for clubs and schools. It is the perfect aid for coaching and structuring gymnastics sessions.

To download a GymSTART Awards Scheme information flyer - click here...


GymSTART posters, medals and certificates can be purchased in the online store - click here... 

or visit store.gymnasticsireland.com/gymstart-floor-awards/

4. GymSTART Challenge Events: The perfect challenge for the developing gymnast

There will be two GymSTART Challenge events in 2016:

Dublin - 13/11/16

Cork - 27/11/16

- Introduction letter - click here...

- GymSTART Flyer - click here...

- GymSTART Guidelines - click here...

- GymSTART Skills List - click here...

- GymSTART Entry Form - click here...

View Frequently Asked Questions

GymSTART Modules FAQ, click here...coming soon
GymSTART Coaching Courses FAQ - click here...
GymSTART Awards Resource FAQ - click here...

Not sure what you are looking for?

a) Search through the FAQ’s

b) Look at the ‘browse by category’ to the RIGHT

c) Contact Aimi Baker, Participation Manager: aimi@gymnasticsireland.com

or Garrett Buckley, Education Manager: garrett@gymnasticsireland.com