L3 Tech Red Deer

by site editor Rick McCharles (RickMcCharles@gmail.com)

These are notes, videos and links for coaches who attended the National Coaching Certification Program Coaching Clinic Level 3 – Women’s Artistic

I was organizing course conductor.

Exelta Gymnastics, Red Deer

June 22-27, 2012


– Understand – Teach Handstand (VIDEO)
– Biomechanics (VIDEO)

PHYSICAL Preparation

USA TOPs (Talent Opportunity Program) Overview
commentary on recent changes to TOPs (with videos)

ARTISTIC Preparation / Leaps, Jumps, Turns / Choreography

clinician Julia Spivak

spivak {a} telus.net

Consultant and choreographer for any club. Contact Julia for availability and rates.

Computers and the Internet for coaches (VIDEO)

BEST sources of coaching videos for Artistic Gymnastics coaches:

• American Gymnast Gymnastics on Demand videos (now FREE)
GymSmarts videos ($30/DVD)
Gymnastics Minute YouTube channel (FREE)
Geddert DVDs ($30/DVD)

• Oakville – Sabrina Gill’s YouTube channel

To download videos from YouTube (and other sites) try savevid.com … select MP4 (iPod) when prompted

VAULT Introduction (VIDEO)
Tsukahara (VIDEO)
Handspring Front (VIDEO)

more photos from this clinic

UPDATE … There’s more to be added. But coaches are setting up a Dropbox folder to share their course videos. I’ll wait to link to that first. 🙂


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