Two new courses to USA Gymnastics University!
posted on 08/31/2011

There are two new courses within the USA Gymnastics University program. The W200 Development Coaches Course: Hands on Training (HOTD) and the R103 School Age/Recreational: Hands on Training (HOTSA).

The W200 Development Coaches Course: Hands on Training (HOTD) is a NEW COURSE in USA Gymnastics University and was unveiled at the USA Gymnastics National Congress and Trade Show in Saint Paul.

This course is for Women's Coaches Levels 1-4 and preteam. It is a 6-hour course and is a requirement for the School of Competitive Women's Junior Olympic Development Coach Certification.

Forty individuals took advantage of the free certification that was offered at the USA Gymnastics National Congress. Claudia Kretschmer and Brian Zook created and conducted the course.

Stephen Hass, who took W200 at USA Gymnastics National Congress said, "The course was exciting and engaging. It was well designed and established foundational skills. Both beginning and experienced coaches will gain great knowledge and experience from W200."

The live course schedule is below:
Sept. 25 - Indianapolis, IN
Oct. 15 - Hartland, MI
Nov. 6 - Downers Grove, IL
Nov. 13 - Medina, OH
Nov. 20 - Bowie, MD

For more information or to register click here.

The R103 School Age/Recreational: Hands on Training (HOTSA) will be taught for the first time on Sept. 18 in Chantilly, Va., Kalamazoo, Mich. and Hartland, Wis.

This new course is designed to provide hands-on training for instructors of school-aged/recreational gymnasts. This course includes a class safety overview, games, warm-ups, progressions on bars, floor and trampoline, lesson planning, age appropriate skills and drills, and hands-on spotting. This is a live, five-hour course. R103 also includes discount pricing for member clubs.

The live course schedule is below:
Sept. 18 - Chantilly, VA
Sept. 18 - Kalamazoo, MI
Sept. 18 - Hartland, WI
Sept. 25 - Waynesboro, PA
Oct. 2 - Oaklawn, IL
Oct. 2 - Portsmouth, NH
Oct. 9 - Carlsbad, CA
Oct. 9 - Coconut Creek, FL
Oct. 9 - North Raleigh, NC
Oct. 16 - Orangeburg, NY
Oct. 16 - Georgetown, TX
Oct. 22 - Roseville, CA

For more information or to register click here.