Upcoming webinar "Flexibility Training – An evidence based approach" with Fiona Gorman

3rd February 2021, 15:40pm | National

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Join the upcoming Gymnastics Ireland Webinar "Flexibility Training – An evidence based approach" with Fiona Gorman, Chartered Physiotherapist, on Saturday February 27th.

Fiona works as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist, specialising in orthopaedic trauma for the HSE as well as being involved in women’s artistic gymnastics as both a physiotherapist and coach at club level. She has previously worked for Gymnastics Ireland as the national physiotherapist and more recently in providing coach education from a physiotherapy perspective.

About this webinar

The "Flexibility Training – An evidence based approach" webinar will be reviewing the current evidence available on flexibility training and how to apply it to the sport of gymnastics to ensure a safe and scientific approach for gymnasts.

Who is it for

This webinar is open to all members across all disciplines of 18 years and above with an interest in Flexibility Training. Its content is ideally suited to gymnastics coaches involved in designing flexibility programmes for gymnasts.

  • Date & Time: February 27th from 10.30am to 12.30pm plus Q&A’s
  • Cost: €40
  • Registration deadline: February 25th

Attendees will receive a copy of the slides, additional written information and a 30min Q&A at the end of the presentation

The new Gymnastics Ireland Webinar Series is an exciting new online education initiative to support the development of our members. It is targeted at coaches, gymnasts, officials & club managers gymnastics alike. This online series will include monthly webinars delivered by experts in a range of key areas such as:

  • Athlete support services (psychology, nutrition, strength & conditioning)
  • Inclusion
  • Coaching
  • Judging/Officials
  • Policy, welfare/safeguarding & compliance
  • Club programming & innovation
  • Club governance, business management & planning

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