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R205 - GymCert Level 3

Course Description

The R205 GymCert Level 3 Course will include combinations putting together Level 1 and Level 2 skills by creating sequences and short routines. Included are spotting tips, safety tips, and Instructor charts and evaluation forms for charting students progress and lesson plans. Additional focus is placed on lead up drills for specific skills.
*Please note the R205 level 3 course does not align with the Junior Olympic level program.

To provide in-depth and helpful information: "Tip boxes" with each skill are provided in the course that emphasizes Coaching Tips, Spotting Tips and Safety Tips.

R205 GymCert Level 3 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. True/False and Multiple Choice are the exam format. At the end of the course, participants will be required to take an exam. 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

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 "Gym Cert Level 3 Coaches Certification Manual" and additional level manuals. This resource compliments material presented in the R205 GymCert Level 3 Course.

USA Gymnastics University

The R205 GymCert Level 3 course 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.

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