Coaching Youth Gymnastics
Item Number: 3650
Coaching Youth Gymnastics, a new book from the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and USA Gymnastics, covers coaching basics in a concise style that is customized for entry-level gymnastics coaches. Featuring a foreword by Shannon Miller, this one-of-a-kind book offers a unique blend of general coaching and sport-specific information. Techniques and skills for bars, floor, beam, and vault are presented by skill level rather than by age group and are applicable to both boys and girls where appropriate. Information on developing a coaching philosophy, communicating with athletes and parents, and providing basic sport first aid are included as well forms and safety checklists and sample lesson and practice plans to help you stay on task. Coaching Youth Gymnastics will help you to create an environment that promotes learning, enjoyment, safety, and motivation for youth gymnasts.
75 Preschool Tips in 75 Minutes
Item Number: 1017
Over the years Patti has come across hundreds of ideas in many areas of teaching preschool. Patti shares the very best ideas in nine key areas: marketing and advertising, teaching tips, themes, stations, drills, equipment, warm-up, ending activity, props and how to keep your students happy. This DVD and 52-page book is priceless! This is one of Patti's favorites for owners and directors by Tumblebear Connection. (1 hr. 15 min. DVD & 52-page book)
Back Handspring Drills/Back Tuck Clinic
Item Number: 1014
Patti gives a lecture on teaching and spotting the back handspring while a student performs each step. Also included on the DVD is a one-hour back handspring clinic that showcases a number of useful drills. The accompanying book includes 40 drills and hints on teaching the back handspring by Tumblebear Connection. (1 hr. 20 min. DVD & 6-page book)
Back Handsprings: The Secret Techniques Easy to Learn Skills and Training Tips!
Item Number: 2968
This book is for cheerleaders, gymnasts, dancers, martial artists, parents, instructors,... or anyone who wants to learn a back handspring safely. By Rik Feeney.
Basic Trampoline-The Beginning Steps DVD
Item Number: 2407
Approximate running time: 1 hr. 8 mins.
Cheerleading: Conditioning for Back Handsprings and Tumbling Success!
Item Number: 2969
This book is for cheerleaders, coaches, parents, gymnasts, martial artists, dancers, recreational instructors, or anyone interested in using conditioning techniques to improve physical health, athletic performance, and injury prevention. By Rik Feeney.
EZ Fun Birthday Parties
Item Number: 1024
EZ Fun Birthday Parties!
Gain Potential Students! A filmed lecture and a EZ FUN Birthday party are included. The party on this DVD features our “Candy & Toy Bar” in action… wait until you see it! 35 min. & 29-page book) Book and DVD by Tumblebear Connection.
Fast Track Training System for Preschool Gymnastics
Item Number: 1013
This all-encompassing training system for preschool tumbling, bars, beam, trampoline, and Tumbl Trak is exactly what you need to help train your preschool and beginner gymnastics teachers. Patti has indicated the Fab 5 Skills in each event that every preschool student should be able to do before leaving your program. In the four one-hour DVDs Patti teaches over 284 skills by explaining the prerequisites, teaching steps, teaching tips, stations, spotting, common errors, variations, and combinations for tumbling, bars, beam, trampoline, and Tumbl Trak. You can't find a more comprehensive training tool than this system! This is a must-have for your DVD training library. This system contains 262 stations, 284 skills, 302 teaching tips, and 84 variations of preschool skills. The complete system includes a 96-page binder of notes, tests and answer keys for each event (can you pass the tests?), and a certificate suitable for hanging in your gym. Parents need to know your teachers are trained properly, so display their credentials. Start today and offer your staff the best training system in the industry from one of the leaders in preschool gymnastics by Tumblebear Connection!
(4 hrs. & 89 pages plus text CD)
Gym School Games CD
Item Number: 9121
This CD is designed to help gymnastics professionals entertain and educate students of all ages. It contains team-building activities, sleepover fun, birthday party ideas, recreational games and much more. By Mike Spiller
Gymnastics - Your Best Meet Ever
Item Number: 1027
Your Best Meet Ever
Attention all athletes! As with any activity in life, “it is not what you do, but how you do it” that is important. This 190 page book will help you with your goal setting, focus, attitude and more. Written by Rita Brown and Rik Feeney.
Gym-N-Learn Educational Preschool Package
Item Number: 1012
Gym-N-Learn is a fitness based nursery school ideal for gym owners looking to make more DAYTIME MONEY! This easy-to- follow 198-page one year lesson plan book gives you step-by-step class themes, story time, circle time, alphabet work, and table time. It comes with six hand stamps and a DVD of a sample class. Lessons included: Introduce the Alphabet Letters, Letter Sounds, Letter Tracing, Introduce Numbers 1-15, Proper pencil Holding, Cutting/Scissor Safety, Introduce colors Months of the Year, Calendar Counting, Counting, Shapes, Rhyming, Weather, Same or Different, and Patterns. (1 hr. & 40 min. DVD & 198-page book) A C.D. of all lessons is available for an additional $25.00. Must call 219-865-2274 to order the additional C.D. by Tumblebear Connection.
Hundreds of Stations for Preschool
Item Number: 1021
In this fantastic new book, there are over 200 stations shown in full color for floor, beam, bars, Tumbl Trak, and trampoline. It took years to put this book together made particularly with the preschool director in mind. When stumped for ideas, just flip it open and you'll say, "Ah...that's a great idea". You'll want this as a guide for years to come when designing lesson plans. Don’t try to create new stations…open this book for 200 suggestions from Patti's gym by Tumblebear Connection! (59-page book-no DVD)
Movement Education & Lesson Plan Development (MELPD) Workbook
Item Number: MELPD
This 2000 text was originally developed to accompany the Movement Education & Lesson Plan Development (MELPD) certification course and now serves as a reference for the Preschool Fundamentals educational courses. The MELPD workbook is continuing education from the KAT book and contains information for gymnastics teachers working with preschool-age children, including general recommendations for forming lesson ideas and plans.
Parent and Tot Complete Training Kit
Item Number: 1023
With this 2-hour DVD and 88-page book you can train brand new teachers and re-energize your present staff. These classes with high student to teacher ratios are the most important program in your gym, because they are the most profitable! Topics discussed are: Naming your program and sample class names, the importance of this program to the success of your gym, marketing, advertising ideas, and successful sample ads, who are your customers?, how to sell it to the Dads, reading readiness component, getting the parents to be a successful part of the class, scheduling for success, picking the right people as teachers, developmentally appropriate curriculum, educating the parents on the logic behind the classes, what to do with the child who cries, hits, is shy, etc., motor development terms, unique spotting for tots, sample lesson plans, successful cross mat tumbling for 2 & 3 year olds, 20 new ideas that learned from Switzerland, photos of proper spotting and danger areas in class, and brand new Parent and Tot progression sheets by Tumblebear Connection. (2hr. DVD & 88-page book)
Parent Child Activities Poster
Item Number: 6109
Colorful poster listing five reasons to participate in parent-child classes. Great pictures and graphics. Advertise the benefits of parent-child gymnastics classes throughout your facility with this great poster. Size: 22X28
Perfect 10 Posture Book
Item Number: 9009
Perfect 10 Posture (P10P) is a unique 4-step training program designed to strengthen the body at its core, thereby enhancing gymnastics performance for athletes at all levels. Author Paula R. Lord PMA-CPT
School-Age Stations and Drills
Item Number: 1022
Patti and Rhonda Zaluckyj show over a hundred stations for school-age classes. You will see how many of your favorite preschool stations can be left up and used in a different way for school-age as well as many stations created just for the older student. The key skills for each event are showcased and stations and drills for those skills are shown and explained in detail by Tumblebear Connection. (90 min. & 11-page book)
School-Age Year-Long Lesson Plan Book
Item Number: 1011
Ready for a full calendar year? This 144-page book contains a complete set of 26 lesson plans. Included are stations and the specific skills to work on weekly. These items are a lifesaver, giving the school-age teacher an exact guide for each class. Lesson plans coincide with the weekly themes and setups used in #201 - make it easy on your teachers. Lessons included: Circuits and Straddle, Parent's Spotting, Mounts and Dismounts, Nutrition, Super Bowl Time, Val Pal, Gym Show for Parents, Supports Week, Dance Week, Aerial Cartwheel Week, Gym Contest for Ribbons, Fitness Testing, Springs Week, Dad's Camera Day, Combinations, and Tumblefest Gym Show. (144-page Lesson Plan Book, No DVD) A C.D. of all lessons is available for an additional $25.00. Must call 219-865-2274 to order the additional C.D. by Tumblebear Connection
CURRENTLY ON BACKORDER!
Teaching Bars to School-Age Kids
Item Number: 1015
A great training tool for recreational class teachers, this DVD shows Patti and a group of students demonstrating 74 skills from long hang to kips. You can actually see in order of progression how to spot these skills! A detailed list of every skill discussed is included along with 18 teaching hints, six games, and 20 combinations by Tumblebear Connection. (1 hr. 17 min. DVD & 11-page book)
The Big Book of Gymnastics Games
Item Number: 1008
The Big Book of Gymnastics Games is a fun resource for effective skill development. A "Must Have" gymnastics book printed in full color with over 50 fun skill development games for gymnastics. These gymnastics games are not just for fun. They are designed for improving gymnastics skills. Use them to get the most out of your gymnastics students of any age or level.