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R104 - GymCert Level 1

Course Description

The GymCert Level 1 Gymnastics Coaching Course covers all aspects of gymnastics at the Level 1 Level. Specifically it includes safety awareness information, coaching skills as they pertain to the Women's Artistic Level 1, progression charts, lesson plans, accountability charts, skill evaluation forms, legal responsibilities, and glossary of terms.

In addition to these topics, all Olympic events will be addressed, as well as conditioning, flexibility and body positions.

This content is intended to educate a coaches who work with beginning level athletes.

R104 GymCert Level 1 provides you with online video streams of Level 1 skills and online manuals for easy reference.

R104 GymCert Level 1 is offered online as part of a three part recreational series.

The course will take approximately 3-4 hours to complete.

Practice exams will be provided that allow you to sample the testing format before taking your final exam. At the end of the course, participants will be required to take an exam. True/False and Multiple Choice are the exam format. Users must pass the 65 question exam at 90% or better and have 5 attempts in which to do so.

This is an online course!

Online courses are a great way to complete courses on your own time and on your own schedule.


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Fees & Policies

  • $39 for USA Gymnastics Members:
    Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Owner/Managing Director, Judge, Meet Director, Athlete (age 14 and older)
  • $54 for Non-Members (note: certificates are unavailable to Non-Members)
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Additional Course Information

Registration must be completed online. Please read the registration information before proceeding.

  1. For assistance with the course - login, navigation, technical assistance, test reset, or other needs, please contact GymCert at
Additional Resources: Please visit the USA gymnastics online store for an opportunity to purchase "GymCert Level 1 Coaches Certification Manual." And additional level manuals. This resource compliments material presented in the R104 GymCert Level 1 Course.

Click here to view supplementary school age teacher training products.

USA Gymnastics University

The R104 GymCert Level 1 is an elective course in the School of Recreation within the USA Gymnastics University.

Upon completion of the course, all participants can access a GymCert Certificate. Members can print out a USA Gymnastics certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Profile" page. Note: Allow 2 weeks for the certificate to become available once course has been completed.

Individuals must register for this course through USA Gymnastics in order to receive University credit for the course.