Acrobatic Gymnastics

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November 2017

Acrobatics participants will not only have the opportunity to partake in workshops from internationally renowned coaches but also to learn from some of Australia’s best sports science specialists. 

Acrobatic Presenter - Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers is a 2013 European champion in Senior Mixed pairs and was ranked 2nd in the World in 2013 with partner Eleanor Franks.

Chris spent a number of years training and competing for Great Britain in Men's pairs, mixed pairs and men's groups from 2007 to 2014 under some of the best coaches in the world.

Chris is coach to Regional, National, European and World Medallists in his own club in Great Britain.

Having gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience over the years, Chris is ready to pass on the key elements to producing great Acrobatic Gymnastics to those who want to take the next step!

Who can attend? 

o National level 6-8 (by application to acrobatic gymnastics gymsport committee) 
o 11-16, 12-18,13-19 & Senior (by application to acrobatic gymnastics gymsport committee) 

 

What you will learn:

Acrobatics participants have a fantastic opportunity to partake in workshops from internationally renowned coach Chris Rogers! The topics covered within the Acrobatics Clinic are designed to help coaches develop their athletes into well rounded acrobats, focusing not only on skills

 progression, but also mental preparation, nutrition, aerial awareness and recovery. A sample of the topics being covered are below:

Skills 
o Mounts
o Double Layouts

Flexibility development
o Gaining hyper flexibility
o Gaining strength required to reduce injuries

Workshops

In addition to practical sessions and lectures for coaches and judges, the Gymsport Clinic will offer a wide variety of informative and engaging workshops for both coaches and gymnasts.

Each workshop will be presented by industry experts aimed at providing knowledge and practical application of topics including:

o Strength & Conditioning
o Sports Psychology
o Injury Prevention, Management & Rehabilitation
o Recovery