over 3,600 coaches through FIG Academy

The Mexican Gymnastics Federation hosted a Level 3 FIG Academy for Men’s (MAG) and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) on October 1-8, 2016. This was the 243rd Academy overall and the 109th for Artistic Gymnastics since this coaching education programme began in 2002. The participation in Academies has now surpassed 3,600 different coaches from 124 countries. …

Only two of the participating coaches met the stringent special eligibility requirements for the FIG Coaching Brevet. Both were coaches for Women’s Artistic Gymnastics. They were Julian Gomez of Colombia and Arturo Padilla of Panama and the both easily met the required 85% on the combined theory and practical examinations. …

FIG Academy participation surpasses 3,600 coaches after Mexico course


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