05 March 2023
On March 2-4, there were held the theoretical & practical learning part of the 1st level of the Coaching courses in Acrobatic Gymnastics & Tumbling at “Milli Gimnastika Arenasi” (National Gymnastics Arena). 20 coaches representing 9 sports Clubs & Societies operating in our country participated in the courses.
The courses in Tumbling covered the topics of teaching the basic elements, the importance of warm-up exercises & general physical training for beginners and the Tumbling Code of Points of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).
At the courses in Acrobatic Gymnastics, the topics included warm-up exercises, choreography, general physical training, learning elements in Acrobatic Gymnastics. At both courses, along with theory, there were also held the practical exercises. At the end of the courses, there were held the theoretical & practical exams.
The course participants have previously completed the online part of the courses through the learning website of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF).
It should be mentioned that AGF learning website was launched last year in accordance with the Rules of “Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation” Public Union on the learning program for professional training of coaches, approved by the decision of the Federation’s Executive Committee dated 09.09.2020.
Through this website, coaches can register online for coaching courses in Gymnastics disciplines (Rhythmic Gymnastics, Men’s & Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Trampoline Gymnastics, Tumbling, Acrobatic Gymnastics & Aerobic Gymnastics), familiarize themselves with the learning materials and then take the exam.
The learning courses consist of 5 levels (the first two levels are preliminary, while following 3 levels are basic ones).