After the first successful edition of the Gymnastics for Fun seminar in 2015 in Lillsved (SWE), we are organising a second seminar in London (GBR) from 20 to 22 October.
This Seminar is open to coaches and persons responsible for children and youth within Gymnastics for All and aims to improve your knowledge and give you ideas on how to create and develop attractive gymnastics, built on physical training and gymnastic elements. Practice will be combined with lectures, discussions and group studies so that everyone can share their experiences and learn from each other. …
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90% re-registration is the goal for Recreation Gymnastics programs. I’ve only rarely reached that goal.
- Here are some tips to get closer:
- Keep Students Using Their Time Productively
- Minimize Waiting (NO line-ups)
- Make Sure They Learn and Are Successful
- Vary the Classes for Interest and Excitement
- “Eight Second Rule”
- Use Supervised Side Activities
Click through for details.
The first week of Gym in September we had a class of 3yr-old boys starting at night, during Team practice.
It was loud. Hectic. Intimidating for a new youngster.
3 of the 4 boys were distracted, but managed the Class. One tried twice — but was not able to join in. Instead, he and Mom watched the Class. Hopefully, he’ll be more ready to PLAY week #2.
Linda Thorberg addresses that issue:
Anytime you have new students coming into your facility you may need to have strategies to deal with shy children. Being shy is a typical response for preschoolers and young children …
read more on Tumbl Talk
by site editor Rick McCharles
Games that teach kids about working together towards a common goal. Ideal for small groups and teams getting to know each other.
Communication is key. Mix in some strategic thinking and kids are on their way to success.
Click PLAY or watch a preview of the Cooperative Games on YouTube.
Click PLAY or watch a sample Game on YouTube.
See ALL the Games posted so far on the Rick McCharles Tumbl Trak Fitness Games YouTube channel.
Cutting Edge Gymnastics in Michigan has greatly expanded their boys programs with parkour training. Motor and Physical fitness is the goal, not necessarily specific skills.
Click the IMAGE to play or watch it on Google+.
That video was produced by Doug Davis at Heart Tech Plus. The goal is to monitor heart rate and other variables while kids “play“.
I’ll be presenting on the following topics:
The Internet for Gymnastics Coaches (valuable for ALL coaches)
Here’s one of the Gymnastics GAMES I’ll be leading. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.