Coach and Judge Education Calendar

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Foundations Introduction is the first course at the Foundations level. It can be taken before or after Foundations Theory, but must be taken before any discipline specific courses. It will introduce class management, fundamental movement patterns, game play, and more!

Participants must be a minimum of 15 years old by the course date. 

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Foundations Theory is a 4.5 hour course that can be taken at any stage in the Gymnastics Foundations training. Courses are offered virtually one to two times per month and are made up of two modules: Making Ethical Decisions and Planning a Practice. 

Participants must be a minimum of 15 years old by the course date. 

Participants should participate from a laptop/desktop or tablet, and should not participate from a phone unless there are absolutely no other options.

Foundations Introduction is one of three discipline specific Foundations courses offered by Gymnastics BC. It is an 8 hour course which covers the basics of trampoline use and trampoline safety, and a wide range of non-inverting skills.

Participants must be a minimum of 15 years old by the course date. 

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Foundations Artistic is one of three discipline specific Foundations courses offered by GymBC. It is an 8 hour course which can only be taken after having completed Foundations Introduction. Foundations Artistic takes the basics learned in Foundations Introduction and puts them onto specific apparatuses like bars and beam

Participants must be a minimum of 15 years old by the course date. 

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Foundations Active Start is one of three discipline specific Foundations level courses offered by GymBC. It is an 8 hour course which focuses on coaching participants ages 5 and under. Coaches will learn age specific activities, games, and class management techniques.

Participants must be a minimum of 15 years old by the course date. 

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Competition Introduction (Comp 1) Theory is an 8 hour virtual course, typically taught over two days. Four modules are covered in this course: Basic Mental Skills, Teaching and Learning, Nutrition, and Planning a Practice. 

Participants must be a minimum of 16 years old by the course date, and must have completed Foundations Theory. 

Participants should participate from a laptop/desktop or tablet, and should not participate from a phone unless there are absolutely no other options

Competition Introduction (Comp 1) TG is one of two discipline specific courses offered by GymBC at the Comp 1 level. It is a 24 hour course where participants will learn basic spotting, drills, and mechanics for trampoline, double mini, and tumbling.

Participants must be a minimum of 16 years old by the course date, and must be GF Trampoline Trained.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Competition Introduction (Comp 1) Artistic is one of two discipline specific courses offered by GymBC at the Comp 1 level. Participants may choose to become trained in MAG, WAG, or both. Comp 1 Artistic is a 24 hour course with two days spend on common apparatuses and a third day spent on either MAG or WAG apparatuses.

Participants must be a minimum of 16 years old by the course date and GF Artistic Trained.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Competition Introduction Advanced (Comp 2) TG is one of two discipline specific courses offered by GymBC. It is a 32 hour course in which participants will learn advanced saltos on trampoline, double mini, and tumbling. 

Participants must be a minimum of 16 years old by the course date and Comp 1 TG Certified.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Competition Introduction Advanced (Comp 2) Artistic is one of two discipline specific courses offered by GymBC. It is a 32 hour course where 3 days are spent on common apparatuses, and the 4th day is spent on either MAG or WAG apparatuses. 

Participants must be a minimum of 16 years old by the course date, and must be Comp 1 certified in the discipline they intend to pursue. 

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.

Competition Development (Comp 3) is a 32 hour course where 3 days are spent on common apparatuses and the 4th day is spent on either MAG or WAG apparatuses. 

Participants must be Comp 2 certified in order to take this course. 

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that's easy to move in.