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EDUCATION • • • Preschool Fundamentals: HOT Course Schedule July 20 .................................................. Jacksonville, Fl July 20 ......... Oklahoma City, OK August 17 Burlington, MA August 23 ............. Easley, SC August 24 ..... ............. ........... .... Santa Clara, CA September 5. . ..... Austin, TX September 14.................................. Windsor, CT September 28 ...... Indianapolis, IN

USA GYMNASTICS UNIVERSITYEXCELLENCE THROUGH EDUCATION USA Gymnastics University offers a variety of educational opportunities for all gymnastics professionals - coaches, instructors, club and program administrators, judges and others. Here are just some of the courses now available. Live Courses: Safety/Risk Management • Preschool Fundamentals: Hands on Training • Trampoline &Tumbling Coaches Course· National Congress • Regional Congresses • CORE Workshop • Business Conference • Various Program clinics/camps (such as Men's JO Program Workshop, Women's level 10 Training Camp, high performance seminars, spotting clinics, and more) Online and Self-Study Courses: Safety/Risk Management • First Aid Basics • Preschool Fundamentals: Theory • Professional Development Program (PDP) Levell

Elective Courses: Various courses offered through approved educational providers such as the (coming soon) First Aid for Coaches and Respect in Sport online courses provided by the American Red Cross, as well as others to come. Take the time to explore our offerings and get started today. Earn USA Gymnastics University credits towards certification with all courses. Detailed course information and registration are available on our website at www.usa-gymnastics.org (click 'education'). Highlight: Regional Congresses Regional Congresses are three-day educational workshops held in each of the eight gymnastics regions (in 2008 National Congress takes the place of the Regional Congress in Region 7). Over the three days, more than 75 sessions are presented on various gymnastics subjects including: popular topics covering

women's and men's developmental through elite level training; preschool and recreational gymnastics topics, activities, safety, and more; compulsory, optional, and elite judging criteria and technique; fitness; sports science; business and leadership and more. The Regional Congresses also include an exhibit hall featuring suppliers to the gymnastics industry. Other activities may include socials, banquets, live auctions, committee meetings, as well as add-on educational courses. This a great opportunity to refresh and update your skills for the new season, broaden your knowledge base, and network and socialize among peers in a setting that is customized for your region and close to home! Find the regional congress in your area - visit www.usa-gymnastics.org. ~

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Technique Magazine - July 2008  

Technique Magazine - July 2008