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Women’s Artistic Coaching Clinic – Development of basic skills and preparations

 Date: 20th November 2016

Time: 9.30am – 2pm

Venue: Lower Hall, Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff, CF11 9SW

Cost: £20 for BG Members

Coaches: Olivia Bryl and Mathieu Poissonnet (Welsh Gymnastics)

Chris Chucas (Sport Wales, Strength and Conditioning Coach)

Enrolment: Please email Raer Theaker to request a space on the clinic – and call 02920 334967 to make payment. Confirmation emails will be sent out to coaches after payment is received.

Please note that spaces for this clinic are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Deadline: The deadline for enrolment is Wednesday, 16th November 2016.


Each club with a gymnast/gymnasts in WG Development Squad are required to send at least one coach.

Coaches of all levels, from any affiliated WG club are welcome to attend. Coaches/Clubs do not need to bring gymnasts as these will be provided as demonstrators. Coaches are required to bring their own refreshments. Please bring your own equipment for note taking.

Video Cameras: Although we are more than happy for you to take some recordings at the clinic, please note that any use of video cameras/iPads is strictly for your own continued professional development use only and should not be uploaded externally as it isn’t WG endorsed in any way.

Clinic Content: The content of the clinic will inform coaches on basic preparation required to provide young gymnasts with the solid foundations required for elite gymnastics and gymnasts on the competitive pathway. The clinic will consist of demonstrations of fundamental and key technical skills, ideas on safe progressions to help build the skills and also physical preparation exercises to complement the learning process.

The clinic will also include a section focusing on Strength and Conditioning led by Sport Wales staff.

There will be an opportunity for coaches to ask National Coaches any questions at the end of the clinic.

If you have any questions please contact Holly Broad - / 02920334973