The Gymnastics Course
THIS INTERACTIVE TWO-DAY COURSE COVERS BASIC, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED GYMNASTICS
MOVEMENTS IN A LECTURE SETTING. PARTICIPANTS AND COACHES LEARN MOVEMENTS THROUGH PRACTICAL
APPLICATION. SKILLS ARE REPEATED UNTIL THE LEARNER HAS AN UNDERSTANDING OF HOW TO PERFORM,
SPOT AND TEACH ALL MOVEMENTS SAFELY TO ATHLETES OF ANY LEVEL. GYMNASTICS PROGRAMMING IS
ALSO LECTURED. COURSE PARTICIPANTS LEARN TO APPLY GYMNASTICS PRINCIPLES IN TRAINING TO INCREASE
STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT, CORE CONTROL AND SPATIAL AWARENESS – ALL OF WHICH IMPROVE CROSSFIT
The Gymnastics Course teaches participants about:
Warm ups and mobility - variations on multiple dynamic warm-ups, static stretches, and balance work.
Basic strength – development for disadvantaged leverage and basic prowess in gymnastics movements, shapes, and positions.
Gymnastic squatting position - progressions toward safely developing pistols and
single leg squats.
Parallette work – holds that include: tuck and L-sits/V-sits, static to dynamic movement, range of motion/extended range of motion training.
Ring variations – ring pushups and ring dips, support work, proper hand placement,
static holds, muscle-ups, muscle-up drills and conditioning.
Bar variations – gymnastics shapes, kipping swing, pull-ups, chest to bar pull-ups,
butterfly pull-ups, toes to bar knees to elbows, and bar muscle-ups (static and
Handstand variations – balance work, freestanding handstands, handstand push-ups and handstand walking.
How to coach, spot and scale all elements for practice and workouts.
Programming gymnastics for strength adaptations, neurological develop and skill
Understanding athlete limitations on an individual level, while also building cohesive
gymnastic improvements in a group format.
This is a two-day training seminar for coaches and athletes. The course is inclusive and
delivered in a fashion to develop a novice and an experienced coach.
Sent electronically to the email address used for registration one to two weeks after course
The default language for The Gymnastic Course is English. In some countries, a translator is provided. Lecture and small-group practical sessions are translated in real time. Courses with a translator are specified in the Language section from the event registration link. Generally, translators are used in Latin America and some countries in Europe and Asia. Please inquire at www.thegymnasticscourse .com for your specific requirements.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUS)
Upon successful completion of this course, a Certified CrossFit Trainer may claim seven CEUs towards their continuing education.
Currency Course Price**
* The Gymnastic Course reserves the right to update pricing at any time. Pricing is applicable at the time course registration is opened. Applicable local taxes are additional. .
Links to The Gymnastic Course Guide will be provided via email prior to the course.
WHAT TO BRING
Government-issued photo ID
The Gymnastics Course Seminar Guide (sent with confirmation emails) with pen/pencil
Suitable clothes for working out.
Snacks and fluids, as well as a meal if you do not plan on going off site during the lunch