W300A Junior Olympic Team Coaches' Course (Part A)
Course Description
Developed by USA Gymnastics Women's Program National Team Coaching Staff, the course is designed to provide the participants with a solid knowledge base for coaching.

This educational opportunity will include practical instruction (where YOU will be directing the athletes) and classroom instruction under the direction of National Team Coaches.

W300A and W300B must be completed in order to meet the W300 requirement. Part A and B can be completed in any order.

The W300A Junior Olympic Team Coaches' Course (Part A) CURRICULUM includes:

  • Event Topics: Vault, Trampoline, Uneven Bars
  • Skills and Progressions on these events to train Jr. Olympic Athletes level 5, 6, 7
  • Tools to develop solid basics on all events
  • Proper Body Shaping
  • Lesson Plans
  • Hands on Spotting techniques
  • Lectures in the areas of Strength, Conditioning & Physical Preparation
Master Clinicians: Tammy Biggs, Tom Forster, Steve Rybacki

This is a live course!
Click the button below to register online for the W300A Junior Olympic Teach Coaches' Course (Part A). You must be logged in order to register. (username and personal password—which you created).

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Dates & Times
Saturday, September 15, 2012
11:30 a.m - Check in
12:00-5:30 p.m. - W300A
Sunday, September 16, 2012 9:00 a.m. - Check in
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. - W300A course/training camp
Location: The Gymnastics Company
8320 E Brookville Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Certifying coaches MUST attend both days.

USA Gymnastics Professional members (Certifying Coach)
  • $175 for USA Gymnastics Professional, Jr. Professional, Members
  • 1 1/2 days training (lunch included on full day)
Attendee must have experience with coaching Level 5, 6, 7 or have completed the W200 Development Coaches Course: HOTD

USA Gymnastics Athlete member

  • $125 1 1/2 days training (lunch included on full day)
  • Level 5, 6, 7, Xcel (10 years & older)
  • Limit 4 per coach (additional athletes can be waitlisted by emailing education@usagym.org). Waitlisted athletes are released 2 weeks prior to the workshop.
Click here for club registration.
If registering with athletes please click on club registration. Any problems registering please call member services at 800-345-4719

Day passes are available at Regional Congresses.

  • Pre-registration can be done online up to one week prior to the live course. Pre-registration by mail or fax must be received two weeks prior to the course. Late or onsite registrations will incur a $25 fee in addition to the registration fee. Late registrations are not guaranteed course materials or a spot in the course.
  • Registered individuals may cancel their registration and request a refund within 30 days following a course. A 25% processing fee will apply. Course Cancellation and Refund Form
  • Registration is the property of the registrant and cannot be transferred to another individual.
Additional Course Information
Course Expectations for Certification:
  • Professionalism
  • Attendance at ALL sessions
  • Full participation in all areas and events
  • Spotting skill
  • Teamwork and Group Participation
  • Leadership
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Organizational Abilities
  • Athlete Management and Safety
  • No electronic devices allowed
  • Dress in appropriate attire that reflects the best image of gymnastics.
    • Athletic shoes with rubberized soles.
    • Athletic warm-up pants or "Docker-syle" pants (No jeans).
    • Athletic or tailored shorts that are of a reasonable length. No holes, tears or short shorts.
    • Collared shirts, business casual shirts or T-shirts with gym logo. (No spaghetti straps, low-cut tops or midriff revealing shirts).
    • No hats or visors.
USA Gymnastics University
The W300 Junior Olympic Team Coaches' Course is a required course for the School of Competitive Gymnastics: Women's Artistic within USA Gymnastics University.

**W300A and W300B must be completed in order to meet the W300 requirement.

Upon completion of the course, members can print out a certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Membership" page. (Please allow 3-4 weeks)

Questions: education@usagym.org - 317-829-5624