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There are 3 main areas of the GymSTART programme; Education, Resources & Events.


    1.1 Primary School Module 

The Perfect Introduction to Developing Basic Gymnastics Skills

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

  • Primary Teachers (run in conjunction with the Local Sports Partnership (LSP) Network - click here... 

    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 and school environment. 

    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 


GymSTART Floor Awards & GymSTART Group & Apparatus Awards

 The Perfect Start to Developing and Rewarding Gymnasts 

The GymSTART Floor Awards are 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.


GymSTART Challenge

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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