Beth Gardner is well known for her teach to the whole child philosophy. In this 3-Disk set, Beth gives concrete examples for each of these areas, and explains how she implements these elements in her own gym. Warm-up: Developed over several years, it is a complete warm-up that covers all the important elements needed to prepare for the work out that is engaging to students and structured so that all coaches can be on the same page, regardless of what class or level they are teaching.
Lesson Planning: All the important elements for a complete and successful lesson plan. Including: why to plan, learning styles of children, planning creativity, how to set up a lesson plan, how to adjust for different age and ability levels, and setting up a long-term curriculum.
Skill Deconstruction: The ability to break down skills into simple elements easy for young children to learn and experience little successes on a daily basis will not only build their self-esteem, but keep them coming back for more. This 3-part video is a must for all pre-school, recreation and class programs that want create dynamic programs that keep the kids coming back for more!
Beth Gardner is a 1983 graduate of Texas A&M University and owner of Heart of Texas Gymnastics located in Temple, Texas. She has an extensive background specializing in preschool gymnastics, and is one of the authors and directors for the GAT (Gymnastics Association of Texas) Instructor Training Program (ITP). Beth has represented USA Gymnastics as a National KAT and MELPD Instructor as well as serving as a USAG National Congress presenter. Her articles, appearing in Technique Magazine, and her publications include topics covering preschool and boys' gymnastics.
Recreational Gymnastics - For the Gym
RELEASE DATE March 2008
DIRECTED BY Tom Beach
RUNNING TIME 108 minutes
PUBLISHER TRB Design, Inc.
This (NTSC) DVD is Code and Region Free; it can be played on any DVD.