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U200 - Development Coaches Course: Sports Science

Course Description
U200 Development Coaches Course: Sports Science is a video online course that will focus on the biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, and injury prevention for an entry level competitive coach
(Levels 1-4).

This course is targeted for recreational, pre-team and beginning compulsory coaches. This course will help school age and Level 1-4 coaches better understand their athletes and better prepare, and run safe and successful workouts. It provides a foundation of sports science knowledge for all school age and level 1-4 coaches.

U200 covers sports science for the Level 1-4 athlete:

  • Nutrition,
  • Psychology
  • Biomechanics
  • Injury prevention
The course will take approximately three hours to complete.

Fees & Policies
  • $15 for USA Gymnastics Members:
    Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Owner/Managing Director, Judge, Meet Director, Athlete (age 14 and older)
  • $35 for Non-Members (note: certificates are unavailable to Non-Members)
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  • Course fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another individual.
  • Course registrants must be a minimum of 14 years old.
  • Participants will have access to the course for one year after registration and may access the course as often as they wish during that period. The course must be completed during this time or re-registration and payment is required.

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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You must be at least 14 years of age to take this course.

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Additional Course Information
To print course certificates, individuals must have an active USA Gymnastics membership (Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Judge, Owner/Managing Director, or Athlete).
USA Gymnastics University
The U200 Development Coaches Course: Sports Science is a required course in the School of Competitive: Women's and an elective in the other schools within the USA Gymnastics University.

Upon completion of the course, members can print out a certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Profile" page.