Gymnastics for all

Level Three

Gymnastics For All Level 1 will qualify you as an Assistant Coach in this discipline (Also reffered to as General Gymnastics).

You will develop your skills to support gymnasts on a range of equipment including beams, bars & vault. You will work with both male and female gymnasts or various ages.

Course Details


Course attendees must be at least 17 years old (Course attendees under 18 years will not be able to run a class) & hold either coach or freelance coach membership with UK Gymnastics.

Course Duration

2 Days - Theory, Practical followed by an assessment carried out during the course.

Do I need to bring participants


What resources are included

​Discipline specific resource pack.


£225 (Must also hold UK Gymnastics Coach or Freelance Coach Membership) 

Should a futher assessment be required this may an incur additional charge

Course Syallbus

Common Core

  • Ethical Coaching Responsibilty

  • Safety in Coaching

  • Group Organisation

  • Pysical, Cognitive & Emotional Development

  • Basic Anatomy & Phsiology

  • Basic Nutrition & Healthy Living

  • Biomechanical Principles

  • Erection & Dismantling of apparatus

  • Principlse of Spotting

Fitness & Well-being Pyshical Preparation:

  • The Warm Up

  • Pulse Raising (Aerobic) Activities

  • Flexibility Training

  • Basic Conditioning

  • The Cool Down Session

Co-Ordination & Agility

  • Throwing & Catching

  • Rolling the apparatus

  • Bouncing the ball

  • Skipping


  • Introduction, mass, centre of mass & Balance

  • Force & Weigh

  • Projectile Motion

  • Rotating & Pivoting

Music & Rhytm

  • Body Shapes

  • Staddled fold: Japana

  • Front Splits

  • Half Lever Position

  • Single Leg Balances

Floor Skills

  • Jumps & Leaps

  • Rolls

  • Handstand

  • Handstand Forward roll

  • Cartwheel

  • Cartwheel with 1/4 turn inwards

Vault Skills

  • Vault preparation

  • Introduction of vaulting

  • Squat on, Jump Off

  • Squat Vault

  • Straddle Vault

High Single Bar Skills

  • Safety when working on a single bar

  • Body Shaping for correct swing technique

  • body shaping drills

  • developing grip strength and grip change awareness

Low Bar Skills

  • Teaching the upward circle

  • backwards hip circle

  • cast from support on single bar

  • half forwards circle dismount

Bench, Beam & Platform Skills

  • Bench and beam apparatus arrangements

  • bench, beam and platform awareness activites

  • static balances

  • mounting the beam

  • jump to support and swing

  • dismounting from bench, beam or platform

Working together

  • Introduction to partner activites

  • mirroring and matching activites

  • partner obstacle exercises

  • partner supported moving activities

  • weight bearing balances

  • Counter Balance

  • other simple counter balances

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