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Gymnastics For All - Level 1

LEVEL 1

Module 1/Unit 5
General Gymnastics in Australia

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to outline the underpinning philosophy and components of General Gymnastics within Australia

  • List the benefits of Gymnastics for Participants
  • List the disciplines recognized under the umbrella of Gymnastics within Australia
  • Outline the management structure of Gymnastics within Australia

Module 3/Unit 1
Apparatus Specific - Vault

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to effectively plan, implement and teach vaulting activities

  • List the seven phases of vaulting
  • Name one non-inverted vault and one inverted vault
  • Construct circuit activities to enhance the teaching of the various phases of Vaulting
  • Construct circuit activities to emphasise the drills and progressions used to teach a Handspring Vault

Module 3/Unit 2
Apparatus Specific - Mini Tramp

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to teach fundamental skills utilizing the mini-tramp through sequential progressions

  • Choose and set-up equipment to maximize safe learning opportunities for participants
  • Employ safe practices with regards to the set-up and use of a mini-tramp and associated equipment
  • Identify and correct errors in technique
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of 'Spotting Techniques'
  • Choose and implement activities utilizing the mini-tramp that are fun, safe and appropriate to participant's abilities

Module 3/Unit 3A
Floor (A)

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to effectively plan, implement and teach Floor activities

  • List the two categories of Floor elements
  • List drills/progressions for the teaching of Gym elements
  • Develop circuit activities and list key coaching points for the teaching of selected Acro elements
  • Describe and justify the choice of drills/ progressions for the teaching of selected Acro elements
  • Demonstrate different group organization methods that can be employed to teach Floor elements

Module 6/Unit 2
Hand Apparatus within General Gymnastics

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to effectively use hand apparatus to enhance display work

  • Identify and employ effective group organization methods
  • Choose, design and employ hand Apparatus activities, which are safe, fun, enhance displays and are appropriate to participant's abilities
  • Choose and set-up equipment to maximize safe learning opportunities for participants

Module 9/Unit 1
Movement Forms - Aerobics

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to effectively employ the movement form of Aerobics to enhance participants' learning, fitness and display work

  • Define the two categories that aerobic movements can be classified under
  • Select and classify aerobic movements that are safe and appropriate to participant's within a General Gymnastics program,
  • Identify and employ effective group organization methods
  • Demonstrate ways in which Aerobic Movements can be varied
  • Choose and employ aerobic movements, which are safe, fun, enhance displays, improve fitness and are appropriate to participant's abilities

Module 9/Unit 2
Movement Forms - Acrobatics

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to identify stages of development and facilitate learning of basic pair and group balance skills through employing appropriate sequential progressions

  • Identify the development stage for basic pair and group balances
  • Demonstrate key progressions for basic pair and group balance skills
  • Choose and organize equipment and drills to maximize safe learning opportunities for participants
  • Access participants' readiness to attempt further skill progressions
  • Choose and implement Sport Acrobatic balance skills that are fun, safe and appropriate to participant's abilities

Module 10/Unit 1 & 2
Choreography Displays

A Level 1 general Gymnastics Coach is able to plan, choreography and teach displays incorporating forms of General Gymnastics that will enhance the abilities of their participants

  • List the factors that influence choreography
  • Choose music which will enhance the physical, creative aesthetic and personal abilities of participants
  • Choose and employ a range of Group formations to enhance display work
  • Choose and employ forms of General Gymnastics that are fun, safe, enhance display work and are appropriate to participant's abilities
  • Facilitate leaning of display work through employing appropriate

Module 26/Unit 3 & 3A
General Gymnastic Events

A Level 1 General Gymnastics Coach is able to devise a General Gymnastics program that is safe, fun and appropriate to the needs of Veterans

  • Detail the physiological and psychological changes that occur to athletes due to the aging process
  • Outline the training implications that the physiological and psychological changes have for Veteran athletes
  • Choose and employ forms of General Gymnastics that are fun, safe and appropriate to abilities and needs of Veteran athletes

 

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