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Tapscott Learning Trust

British Gymnastics Courses for Teachers Introductory Level - November 2020

The Tapscott Learning Trust will be hosting the following British Gymnastics Introductory Level Course.

Date: Thursday 5th November 2020 

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: £160.00 (Lunch included)

This course is designed for adults working with children at Key Stages One and Two. It is a one-day course, which is a practical introduction to teaching Gymnastics The course is certified by British Gymnastics, as Introductory Level Gymnastics.  It is regarded as the required qualification for teaching Gymnastics to primary age pupils. No previous experience is required, neither is it necessary to be a qualified teacher, nor a PE teacher.


  • Introduction: Warm up and Shapes
  • Connection Skills: stepping, spinning, jumps, turns, leaps and cartwheel
  • Rollings Skills: log, egg, side, forward, backward, teddy bear
  • Balance: points and patches, including headstand and handstand
  • Hand apparatus: hoops, balls and ropes
  • Partner Balances: working with partner and small groups

Course Tutor

Gary Kirby

Gary Kirby was a GB international gymnast. He is an International Performance Coach, and has coached medallists in both Olympic Games and World Championships. He was appointed men’s Technical Director at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, and was subsequently Gymnastics Development Officer for Liverpool. He is one of Britain’s leading Gymnastics judges, having officiated at World and European Championships and two Commonwealth Games


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Tel No:

The Tapscott Learning Trust, Atlas Road, London E13 0AG
020 3108 0326