ITP Boys 1

Updated Program for 2015: ITP 1 has been updated for the 2015 convention and now exclusively focuses on the development of level 4- level 6 gymnasts.  

#301 - ITP-BOYS 1 - for coaches of boys compulsory teams (Level 4 – Level 6) and those who want to further their knowledge of mens gymnastics

2-days, Saturday & Sunday.

Director: Brian Smith

Authors, Consultants, Presenters, and/or Helpers (Past & Present): Brian Smith, Greg Schram, Bret Stout, John Stout, Bill Foster, Tim Erwin, Gil Elsass, Kevin Muenz, Sean Sims, Richard Hancock, Omar Loya, Glenn Morris, Jerit Pogue, and Kyle Turner (plus many demonstrators). 

Mission Statement: It is the intention of the ITP-Boys 1 to facilitate a positive learning experience to help further educate, motivate, and enable the participants from the program to provide the boys in their teams the opportunity to develop better physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally through their teaching, coaching, and/or coordinating in a fun, safe, and productive manner. 

The ITP-Boys 1 is specifically designed to address the needs of beginning competitive coaches of boys. This 10 hour course (13 seminars) utilizes interactive and practical seminars covering a wide range of topics necessary for the effective training of Level 4- level 6 gymnasts. (Lectures,Videos, Active Participation, and Group Work are all included in the ITP-Boys 1).

Topics &/or Text Sections:

Developing Level 4-6 Gymnasts on Floor, Pommel Horse, Still Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar, Two hours of in the gym Coaching, Games, Making Team Fun, Organizational Aspects of Coaching Team, and Philosophical Aspects of Teaching Young Athletes

Thank you for your support of GAT and the ITP-Boys 1!!!

-Brian M. Smith
GAT Men's Program Coordinator / ITP-Boys 1 & 2 Director
BrianLSGteam@yahoo.com