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Artistic Badge 1/2

Co-ed at least 5y 11m but less than 9y 11m

At this level, athletes focus on learning skills grouped into one of the 6 fundamental movement patterns: landings, locomotions, stationary positions, rotations, springs and swings. Skills at this level are taught on a variety of competitive and non-competitive apparatuses. Athletes progress at their own pace depending on their abilities and goals. Badge 1&2: Athletes learn skills like safe landings, runs, log rolls, jumps and balancing techniques.

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Program Offerings

OfferingInstructor(s)Open
Monday Artistic Badge 1/2: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Jan 9, 2023 - Mar 20, 2023
Coach Cheryl0
Monday Artistic Badge 1/2: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Jan 9, 2023 - Mar 20, 2023
Coach Teagan8
Tuesday Artistic Badge 1/2 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Jan 10, 2023 - Mar 21, 2023
Coach Kaitie1
Tuesday Artistic Badge 1/2 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Jan 10, 2023 - Mar 21, 2023
Coach Isla6
Wednesday Artistic Badge 1/2 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Jan 11, 2023 - Mar 22, 2023
Coach Garrison2
Wednesday Artistic Badge 1/2 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Jan 11, 2023 - Mar 22, 2023
Coach Giverny6
Thursday Artistic Badge 1/2: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Jan 12, 2023 - Mar 23, 2023
Coach Jacaida2
Thursday Artistic Badge 1/2: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Jan 12, 2023 - Mar 23, 2023
Coach Isla0
Thursday Artistic Badge 1/2: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Jan 12, 2023 - Mar 23, 2023
Coach Bilal7
Friday Artistic Badge 1/2: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Jan 13, 2023 - Mar 24, 2023
Coach Kayley5
Saturday Artistic Badge 1/2: 9:00am - 10:00am
Jan 14, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023
Coach Kaitie0
Saturday Artistic Badge 1/2: 10:15am - 11:15am
Jan 14, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023
Coach Carys0
Saturday Artistic Badge 1/2: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Jan 14, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023
Coach Ella0
Sunday Artistic Badge 1/2: 11:45am - 12:45pm
Jan 15, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023
Coach Toby8
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Program Details

GFA Badge 1 & 2 - LTAD 2

At this level, athletes focus on learning skills grouped into one of the 6 fundamental movement patterns: landings, locomotions, stationary positions, rotations, springs and swings. Skills at this level are taught on a variety of competitive and non-competitive apparatuses. Athletes progress at their own pace depending on their abilities and goals.
  • Badge 1&2: Athletes learn skills like safe landings, runs, log rolls, jumps and balancing techniques.
Gymnastics For All was created by Gymnastics Canada and is used as a progress monitoring and motivational tool for men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics. Athletes in the GFA program are beginner to advanced level recreational gymnasts and entry level competitive gymnasts. 
The GFA program is based on Gymnastics Canada’s 3 philosophical pillars of fun, fitness and fundamentals. These 3 beliefs are integrated into every lesson which creates a welcoming, engaging and exciting environment for all gymnasts.
GFA has two objectives:
  1. To provide a badge-based, skill development program for Canadian gymnastic clubs.
  2. To provide resource material that complements the Level 1 and 2 National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Gymnastics curriculum. Gymnastics For All is a progressive 12-badge program that challenges kids to develop their gymnastic skills in a fun and safe environment. Every child receives a progress card and a badge when each level is completed.

Gymnastics is a fun-filled, non-contact activity through which children can develop self-confidence, experience a wide variety of challenges and opportunity for social interaction.
Gymnastics helps develop physical literacy in children. The development of these physical tools are needed to take part in activity and sport, both for healthy life-long enjoyment and for sporting success. You’re never too young to gain something positive from the sport of gymnastics.
For full details on Long Term Athlete Development refer to Gymnastics Canada website. We have selected a highlight from each stage.
OGC LTAD Stage2

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) taken from Gymnastics Canada

Role of Parents/Guardians in this Stage

  • To introduce participants to a range of activities, provide encouragement and participate in activities such as parent days, shows, and parent/child classes.
  • Must be prepared to transport participants to activities, and to pay for these activities.

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