Gymnastics Foundations (GF) Certification

THEORY + INTRO + SPORT SPECIFIC + EVALUATION = CERTIFIED

Following the GF training courses, a coaching portfolio AND lesson observation is required to complete the GF Evaluation for certification. “CERTIFIED” coaches may independently coach their own group of athletes (CANGYM badges Burgundy – Purple) AND may supervise/mentor other coaches at/or below their present certification level.  Certified coaches that have mentorship or supervisory responsibilities should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Coaches must be 16 years of age or older to apply for GF certification. 

Step 1:  You have attended the GF Theory, Introduction and Sport Specific course(s). You are also 16 years of age or older.

Step 2:  You have reviewed and completed the Gymnastics Foundations Evaluation Package

Step 3: Visit https://evaluation.abgym.ab.ca to upload evaluation requirements. Payment of $50 will be required at time of application.

Step 4: Wait to hear from your Coach Evaluator for pre-brief.

Step 5: Upload a lesson observation or request onsite observation. You will be emailed a link once your portfolio has been approved.

Step 6: Coach Evaluator de-briefs with coach.

Step 7: Upon successful completion, results of evaluation and certificate are sent to coach.

 
Questions? Please contact Gina Peake, Education Manager at education@abgym.ab.ca

Competition 1 (C1) Certification 

C1 TRAINING COURSES (Theory & Sport Specific) + EVALUATION = CERTFIED

Following the C1 training courses, a coaching portfolio AND lesson observation is required to complete the C1 Evaluation for certification. “CERTIFIED” coaches may independently coach their own group of athletes up to and including JO 7 AND may supervise/mentor other coaches at/or below their present certification level. Certified coaches that have mentorship or supervisory responsibilities should be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Step 1:  You have attended the C1 Theory and Sport Specific courses.

Step 2:  Review and complete the Competition 1 Evaluation Package

Step 3: Visit https://evaluation.abgym.ab.ca  to upload evaluation requirements. Payment of $110 will be required at time of application.

Step 4: Wait to hear from your Coach Evaluator for pre-brief.

Step 5: Coach will upload a lesson observation or request onsite observation. You will be emailed a link once your portfolio has been approved.

Step 6: Coach Evaluator de-briefs with coach.

Step 7: Upon successful completion, results of evaluation and certificate are sent to coach.

 

Questions? Please contact Gina Peake, Education Manager at education@abgym.ab.ca