Newsletter

14 December 2018

FREE WAG ALP Skill Development Resource 

We’re thrilled to announce a brand new resource available to all WAG Technical Members! The WAG Skill Development Resource, a collaboration between the WAG National Commission and Gymnastics Australia, contains a huge range of PDFs and over 400 videos that will assist coaches develop key skills in their athletes. This free resource is available through your Tech Member Benefits page – login to GOL and click on the WAG ALP page to access this fantastic resource.

What are the skills covered?
In the resource you will find skill development resources on Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor and in Dance, that range from fundamental skills such as a press handstand through to giants and saltos. The skill resources will show you how to develop a skill from the beginning stages right through to refinement. There’s also information on equipment, posture and teaching effective vault run:
Vault resources
1. Teaching effective vault run
2. Rebounding from hands
3. Dive roll
4. Front salto
5. Tsukahara
6. Yurchenko
Bars resources
1. Press handstand program
2. Bars shaping program
3. Using loops
4. Kip progressions
5. Developing circle elements
6. Kip cast to handstand
7. Straddle pike cast to handstand
8. Backward giant
9. Backward sole circle to handstand
10. Forward giant
11. Long swing half turn
Beam resources
1. Beam equipment
2. Beam concepts
3. Beam complexes
4. Handstand
5. Bridge
6. Cartwheel step-in
7. Backward walkover
8. Back handspring step out
Tumbling
1. Handstand program
2. Back roll to handstand program
3. Front and back limbers
4. Dive roll
5. Courbette / snap down
6. Round-off
7. Front tuck salto
8. Back handspring
9. Front salto step out
10. Back whip
Dance
1. WAG body posture
2. Ballet barre
3. Jumps and leaps – technical skills
4. Turns
5. Lunge - passé full turn
6. Passé full turn
7. Split jump
8. Split leap
9. Change leg leap
Are you a current Technical Member with a WAG Coach or Judge Accreditation? If so, click here to sign into your GOL account and access this fantastic resource.

Upcoming WAG Coaches/Judges Courses

Don’t miss out on enrolling in the following upcoming courses:

5 January WAG Intermediate Coaches Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
5 January WAG Beginner Judges Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
5 & 6 January WAG Intermediate Judges Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
5 & 6 January WAG Advanced Judges Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
6 January WAG Intermediate Coaches Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
7 January WAG Intermediate Coaches Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
9 January Advanced Tumbling & Spring (Module 1) (BNE) Closes Tuesday!
9 & 10 January WAG Advanced Coaches Course (BNE) Closes Tuesday!

See the GQ Education Calendar for more details. Application Forms  for Judges Courses are located on the Gymnastics Queensland website. Enrolments for Coaches Courses are processed via the Learning Management System (LMS). All Application/Enrolments received after the closing date incur a 25% late fee.

Education Course Enrolments Extended

Education course enrolments for the Annual Gymnastics Conference (5th - 10th January 2019) have been EXTENDED until Tuesday, 18 December. Some courses are almost full, so don’t delay!

A variety of coaches and judges courses, as well as First Aid and CPR are on offer. To view the full schedule, click HERE.

Coaches Course Enrolments are processed via the Learning Management System (LMS) - click HERE.

Judges Course Enrolments are processed manually using the Judges Course Application Forms on our website - click HERE.

First Aid and CPR Enrolments are processed manually using the First Aid Application Form on our website - click HERE.

If you need any assistance, please contact our education team on (07) 3036 5600 or education@gymqld.org.au 

2019 Education Calendar Released

Wow! 2018 saw a 137 education courses held in Queensland and 2019 is looking to be a bumper year too!

To view the 2019 Education Calendar - click HERE.

Please note, there are still a number of courses to be released onto the calendar. As soon as a presenter/date/venue is confirmed these will pop up on our website. The newsletter will be updated weekly with any changes to the calendar.

CONGRESS EARLY BIRD - CLOSING Tuesday

Congress is a tailored series of professional development workshops for the gymnastics professional. Club Managers, Co-ordinators, Coaches and Judges are encouraged to broaden their expertise and learn from some of the best in the business. 

Some sessions are filling up quickly, and along with our early bird rate closing Tuesday, 18 December - Now is the time to enrol. Do not delay

To view the schedule and purchase tickets - click HERE.

Need help? Call our friendly education team on (07) 3036 5600 or education@gymqld.org.au 

Exclusive Elastoplast Offer for Gym QLD Members

Elastoplast tape is back in stock! To celebrate, Elastoplast is offering 10% off all orders over $200 made through their Member Portal.

Go to https://shop.elastoplast.com.au and follow the step-by-step instructions to claim your discount.