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The Course was opened by Vice President of Program at USA Gymnastics, Kathy Kelly, and Rhythmic Program Director, Caroline Hunt (RG FIG Technical Committee member) who welcomed the participants and the course instructor, Ms. Nataliya Kuzmina, first vice-president of the RG FIG Technical Committee.
The course was one of the most successful for the US Rhythmic Program, confirming 27 brevet judges for the XII cycle and 3 national judges. Ms. Kuzmina was commended by all for her professional, detailed lectures and patient instruction. “The atmosphere was focused, energetic and creative,” commented Ms. Kuzmina. “I commend USA Gymnastics for their excellent organization and visible commitment to rhythmic gymnastics.”