web-STS.com is edited by FIG Judge Doug Hills. Content includes the 2020 Codes of Points for a number of disciplines.


• evaluate hundreds of videos from Worlds and Olympics
• test your knowledge of the Codes of Points
• prepare your competitive routines

Access is free for FIG Brevet Judges, a $4 USD / month subscription for everyone else.

On New Year’s Eve Doug gave me a personal tour of the site. Massive content behind quite a simple interface.

Choose a discipline. Choose an apparatus. Then click around to see all the features.

There’s no preview.  To check it out you’ll need to join via web-STS.com

huge FIG Level 2 Academy in Aussie

The Australian Gymnastics Federation hosted a “three-discipline” Level 2 Academy at the excellent facilities of the Australian Institute for Sport (AIS) in the capital city of Canberra on December 13-20, 2016. The disciplines of Aerobic-, Rhythmic-, and Trampoline Gymnastics were held simultaneously with the theory lectures being shared by all. This triple Academy followed a similar course exactly one year ago for Men’s-, Women’s, and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Because Australia has had a good level of coach education and good international competition results it was eligible to apply for the license to teach the FIG Level 1 and Level 2 Academy content within its own country to its own coaches and with its own experts. …


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Canadian Comp 4 coach education

The two year National Coaching Certification Program Level 4 has been renamed. It’s now NCCP Competition 4.

The first course begins May 28, 2017 in Montreal, QC (following Canadian Championships for Artistic Gymnastics). Suzanne Fisher is coordinator.

Application PLUS a $75 non-refundable fee was due to GCG by September 15, 2016.

The coaches selected will be announced mid-October:

• 8 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics coaches
• 6 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics coaches
• 6 Trampoline Gymnastics coaches
• 4 Rhythmic Gymnastics coaches