1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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3993-19 Gymnastics Coach

Coaches, trains and instructs gymnasts by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • observes and analyses performances of gymnasts
  • coaches or instructs gymnasts by demonstrating techniques
  • oversees training and evaluates gymnasts' physical condition
  • prescribes routines and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles and improve fitness
  • may plan and direct routines for elite gymnasts
  • may teach and demonstrate skills, techniques and use of gymnastic apparatus to children and others
  • may recommend special diets
  • may render first aid to injured persons

Specialisations:
Callisthenics Instructor
Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach

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