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Calling all budding gymnastics instructors


Sport Aberdeen is set to host gymnastic instructor training sessions in the hope of attracting more coaches in order to expand the city’s sporting offering.

The official Scottish Gymnastics Activity Instructor Course will run in July for people aged 18 and over and is aimed at anyone interested in gymnastics coaching and has experience working with children. It will take place at Get active @ Kincorth on Corthan Crescent during the week commencing 19 July and will be spread over four days; three practical and one theory.

There may be an opportunity to receive funding for the course, please contact Programme Coordinator Aynsley Henderson on if you would like more information or to book a space by Monday 28 June.

Dianne Breen, Sport Aberdeen Programme and Membership Services Manager said: “This is a brilliant opportunity for anyone who is interested in delivering basic gymnastics skills and is looking to develop their knowledge and help others. It is our hope that by up upskilling more people in Aberdeen we will be able to expand our extremely popular gymnastics offering, creating more opportunities for people to take part in community sport.

“Spaces are filling up quickly so I would encourage anyone who is interested in developing their skills to get in touch with us as soon as they can.”

The gymnastics programme at Sport Aberdeen is an ideal way to get involved in gymnastics and trampoline in Aberdeen. We operate at a number of venues across the city and our gymnastics and trampoline coaches are qualified through the Scottish and British Gymnastics coach education programme. Click here for more information.