There are 3 main areas of the GymSTART programme; Education, Resources & Events.
1.1 Primary Teachers Workshop
The Perfect Introduction to Developing Basic Gymnastics Skills
This 4-hour workshop is designed to develop and enhance a candidates understanding, ability and confidence to teach gymnastics in an educational setting.
- Primary Teachers Workshop - click here...
This workshop can be booked by an individual school, a number of schools who wish to run it together or by an LSP. Please follow the process below:
- Read the Terms and Conditions
- Download and fill out the booking form and email to [email protected]
- A staff member will reply and confirm the booking.
For any questions regarding this workshop, please contact the Gymnastics Ireland Participation Manager Aimi Baker at [email protected]
1.2 GymSTART Introductory Module
This 6 hour module is aimed at interested parents, teachers, volunteers in a club, gymnasts or older participants - anyone with an interest in starting their journey to coaching or teaching gymnastics. It is a great way to get involved with coaching gymnastics, even if you are new to the sport. This introductory module to our GymSTART coach education programme will qualify candidates to assist with the coaching of gymnastics skills and activities within a club setting.
- GymSTART Introductory Module - click here...
1.3 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
See more Gymnastics Ireland's COACHING COURSES here...
GymSTART Floor Awards & GymSTART Group & Apparatus Awards
The Perfect Start to Developing and Rewarding Gymnasts
The GymSTART Awards are a fun and progressive reward-based programme designed to support coaches and teachers running participation-based gymnastics. There are two awards schemes currently available; (1) Floor Awards and (2) Apparatus & Group Awards.
The GymSTART Challenge is a series of National Events, based on our GymSTART Awards, that are designed specifically to provide gymnasts of all ages and abilities with a fun and progressive event to take part in where the focus is on fun, friendship and celebrating personal achievement.
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