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Host a private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@CoachWayne.com

Sessions offered:
Spotting the Standing Back Handspring

Spotting the Standing Back Tuck
Spotting Connections (running tumbling: ro/hs/tuck)
Spotting the Layout Full
Spotting the Front Tuck

Scroll down for details and pricing.
Some customized modules are available.

~CoachWayne!'s Tumbling-Instructor Skill Certification programs provide extraordinarily high standards of instructor training.  Instead of packing dozens of coaches into seats for quick-lectures covering multiple skills, we work hands-on with a small group of coaches and dedicate more than two and a half hours to each individual skill.

While tumbling instructors certainly need a "tool-box" of drills, lessons and exercises from which to pull their teaching curriculum, that's not NEARLY enough. Hearing and Seeing "concepts" is not adequate for reliable spotting & training methods.   Practice is required.  

In our clinic sessions, to ensure SAFE, EFFICIENT, PROGRESSABLE skill-development, we demand that tumbling instructors PRACTICE their spotting and training techniques with a MASTER-COACH guiding them, to repeatedly demonstrate the correct execution of each exercise.  This is about developing and enhancing excellent coaching HABITS.  

Think about everything that goes into spotting a tumbling skill.   The spotter must perform several (changing/moving) precise hand-placements, quick foot movements, and the eyes must move in particular sequences to analyze specific parts of the students' movements. 

All these actions must be performed correctly by the spotter, while signaling instructions to the student and managing a class.  That's no easy task-set, and it is truly what is required.  We believe it's unreasonable hope that for coaches can figure this out on their own, to learn it in a 15 minute group-lecture or to receive training from unreliable, unproven sources.  

So, in our clinic sessions each instructor is taught these complex, skill-specific physical actions for spotting various exercises and drills.  Then, with a master-instructor on-hand to guide, correct, encourage and ammend, each instructor is required to practice these new techniques.  Then they practice repeatedly, with a variety of student skill levels/sizes over an extended period of time.  Then they are required to PROVE competency on demand. This physical testing of competency & adaptability is essential.  Finally, a written test must be passed.  This is just part of how a ~CoachWayne! Tumbling Instructor Certificate is earned.  


"It is DEFINITELY more effective to do the practicums in addition to the instruction sessions since you have a chance to apply everything you've just learned and quickly make it a habit."
~Coach Lauren Jaworski, Pittsburg, PA (from her post-clinic evaluation.)

Host a private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@coachwayne.com


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SPOTTING the BACK-HANDSPRING, LEVEL I

call 1-888-548-4545 or email Coach@CoachWayne.com
Length of Session: @2 hours 50 minutes
Cost of Session: $180.00/per person, eight person max. Prerequisite: Good physical health & some experience lifting students.


Learn to coach tumbling with maximum impact. This session teaches you how to move day-one beginner students to independent handsprings in the surest way possible AND how to straighten out those big, stubborn problems that have become habits. Plan to come out of this session feeling TOTALLY confident about your ability to physically spot & advance students in their back-handspring. Be the coach who can deliver consistent, safe, beautiful handsprings that build into powerful connections.

In this dynamic mixture of active lecture and (lots of) hands-on details, instructors learn precise biomechanics of three PRIMARY hand-spotting methods and a multitude of hands-off drill-stations. Learn the most effective ways to develop, adjust and spot students for the fastest, most effective progression to get the same results delivered by world champion tumblers. This is not about just being told what to do, this is about  making absolutely sure that you are PREPARED and PRACTICED in the art of spotting & training this critically important tumbling skill.


“This is the most POWERFUL back-handspring learning experience I can offer any instructor. This is where spotters get the knowledge and practice they really need, and where they learn to develop exceptional tumbling technique in their students from the first practice.”                                 ~CoachWayne!
  • Learn the TOP FOUR causes of failure, injury and fear in the back handspring and how to avoid them.
  • Find out the SEVEN BEST handspring prep exercises and why you should not even BOTHER spotting your students in back handsprings before they learn them.
  • Review Coach Wayne’s top six STRENGTH exercises for back-handsprings. No spot required!
  • Come away knowing how to use the most appropriate time-tested techniques & deliver the results that matter.
Plus: COMMAND VOCABULARY, QUICK FIXES, FLEXIBILITY WORK, ANALOG CUES and more. Participants leave this session knowing EXACTLY when and how to move from heavy spot, to light spot to no spot, and how to move students between available equipment stations for the best results. Program covers techniques for Tumble Trampoline, Spring Floor, Cheer floor, Wedges (inclines), Folding mats and bare floor.

*BONUS BENEFIT!!! Double your memory! Each registered instructor may include one FREE student of any experience level to participate as a demonstrator in this session. This huge value is a GREAT reward for that special student in your program that you’d like to bring along.

 

CERTIFICATION-PRACTICUM (included)
Back Handspring, LEVEL I


Includes written test and certificate suitable for hanging on wall.

Coaches prove spotting capabilities and assist with dedicated student handspring session. Coaches further refine teaching skills and develop higher levels of spotting confidence. Lessons learned in Instructor Training Session can be immediately practiced and repeated so coaches develop greater depth of understanding.

 
 

Host a private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@coachwayne.com

 
SPOTTING the BACK TUCK, LEVEL I

Length of Session: @ 2 hours 50 minutes
Cost of Session: $180.00/per person, pre-registration required
Pre-requisite: Good physical health & some experience lifting students


Are you wondering how you’re ever going to spot that tough tumbler? We know how! Would you like to know how you can get all those students without building bad habits that take years to correct and cause BIG deductions? This is the place to learn it!

Would your program benefit from a teaching progression that has been refined, enhanced and proven effective for over forty years?

In “Spotting the Standing Tuck” you’ll gain an IN-DEPTH understanding of the advantages and applications of various spotting methodologies. In this hands-on session you’ll learn PRECISE biomechanics, commands, progressions and drills to ensure that your students advance to independent tucks as quickly as possible. You’ll learn everything from where to stand and how to grip to when to know it’s safe to move to a lighter spot. The Level I Saulto session is appropriate for beginning coaches as well as those who’ve got the hang of things but could really benefit from having a wider range of tools to choose from when teaching tucks.

  • Learn the #1 PROVEN way to consistently correct your student’s stubborn ‘Head Toss’, and how to avoid it in the first place.
  • Find out the top FIVE daily strength exercises to bolster your athletes’ performance in standing tucks plus the precise details to look for when they PRACTICE that strength work so they’ll be BEST PREPARED for the flip (saving you anguish and frustration).
  • Two, reliable, quick-fixes that rapidly turn "Almost got it." into "Excellent! Again!”
  • Understand WHY it’s better to encourage students to OVER rotate tucks than to UNDER rotate tucks when they are learning the TIMING of the landing.

Leave this session knowing EXACTLY when to move from heavy spot, to light spot to no spot, and how to move students between available equipment for the best results. Program covers techniques for Tumble Trampoline, Spring Floor, Cheer floor, Folding mats and bare floor.

“Jump high, tuck tightly, land on your feet.
STICK that landing EVERY time!”                                         
~CoachWayne!
 

*BONUS BENEFIT!!! Double your memory! Each registered instructor may include one FREE student of any experience level to participate as a demonstrator in this session. This huge value is a GREAT reward for that special student in your program that you’d like to bring along.

 

CERTIFICATION-PRACTICUM (included)
Back Tuck, LEVEL I
Includes written test and certificate suitable for hanging on wall.

Coaches prove spotting capabilities through this dedicated Session. Instructors further refine their teaching skills and develop higher levels of spotting confidence. Lessons learned in Instructor Training Session are practiced and repeated so coaches develop greater depth of understanding and habituate success.

Host a private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@coachwayne.com



BACK-HANDSPRING CONNECTIONS, LEVEL II


Length of Session: @ 2 hours 50 minutes
Cost of Session: $180.00/per person, pre-registration required
Pre-requisite: Spotting the Back-Handspring, level I

Covers spotting methodologies for:

  • MULTIPLE HANDSPRINGS
  • Round-off Handsprings
  • Handspring tucks
  • Round-off Tucks
From where you stand, to when you move and how, this session details the precise biomechanics for spotting connections. You can yell at them ALL day long, but NOTHING gives those kids confidence in themselves like a coach who can help them through those first transitions. Connected skills should build GRACE and should ACCELERATE to greater heights. Is that a promise YOU can fulfill? Learn how here!

When your student HAS a good single handspring and she’s ready to connect two together, do you know HOW to connect the skills SAFELY? Do you know what the BEST way you can help is? Coach Wayne teaches you how. You’ll gain IN-DEPTH knowledge and HANDS ON experience spotting these VITAL connection skills.

“There’s a HUGE difference between teaching ‘hack-and-toss’ street tumbling and coaching the type of PERFORMANCE TUMBLING technique that makes crowds go ‘WOW! Which do YOU want to be known for teaching?
                                                                            
~CoachWayne!

  • Discover why ONE round-off type is NOT ENOUGH.
  • Be there when Coach Wayne reveals two SIMPLE steps that EVERY tumbler can do (and every coach can teach) that yields in a HUGE increase in your students POWER, SPEED and HEIGHT.
  • Learn why it’s necessary to demand MEASURABLE improvement in EVERY turn, and how to make your students LOVE doing IT.
  • Come away knowing how to use the most appropriate time tested techniques & deliver the results that matter.
  • Don’t just “let them go for it,” and risk injuries and debilitating fears; instead, learn to ‘be there’ in JUST the right way, with JUST the right amount of spot. Sculpt them so they FEEL exactly the way it’s SUPPOSED to be.

INCLUDES: COMMAND VOCABULARY, QUICK FIXES, STRENGTH EXERCISES, DRILL STATIONS and more. Highly motivational. Unforgettable.

*BONUS BENEFIT!!! Double your memory! Each registered instructor may include one FREE student of any experience level to participate as a demonstrator in this session. This huge value is a GREAT reward for that special student in your program that you’d like to bring along.


 

CERTIFICATION-PRACTICUM (included)
Connections, LEVEL II

Includes written test and certificate suitable for hanging on wall.

Coaches prove spotting capabilities and assist with advanced student “Tumbling Connections” Session. Coaches further refine teaching skills and develop higher levels of spotting confidence. Lessons learned in Instructor Training Session can be repeatedly practiced for easy transfer to your gym environment.

Host a private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@coachwayne.com


TWISTING, LEVEL II


Length of Session: @ 2 hours 50 minutes
Cost of Session: $180.00/per person, pre-registration required
Pre-requisite: Spotting the back-tuck, Level I
Includes written test and certificate suitable for hanging on wall.

TEACH Layout Fulls and standing fulls!

Are a couple of your students right at the edge, ready to twist, but you aren’t quite sure how to help? Or, do you have a half-dozen twisters who ALL pike out early and just won’t rebound high enough? This is the SESSION for you.

From the PHYSICS to the BIOMECHANICS this well-paced Level II session insures you’ll return to your gym feeling like you’re ready to handle your twisters.

  • Learn the ONE exercise that your DAY ONE beginners can practice EVERY DAY with NO SPOT and ENSURE that they’ll be remain great twisters.
  • Find out when AND HOW to transfer twists from high rebound surfaces (trampolines) and move them to floor.
  • Righty? Lefty? Never again forget WHICH side to stand on, and WHY?
  • Know the accurate "set up" for various drill-stations that your kids will LOVE.  Make sure they are preparing for beautiful, safe twists.

Includes: Full progressions, detailed spotting methodologies and equipment set-up.

*BONUS BENEFIT!!! Double your memory! Each registered instructor may include one FREE student of any experience level to participate as a demonstrator in this session. This huge value is a GREAT reward for that special student in your program that you’d like to bring along.
 

CERTIFICATION-PRACTICUM (included)
Twisting, LEVEL II
 
Coaches prove spotting capabilities and assist with a dedicated student TWISTING session. Instructors further refine their teaching skills and develop higher levels of spotting confidence. Lessons learned in Instructor Training Session are repeated so coaches develop comprehensive understanding and habituate successful practices.

Host private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@coachwayne.com

SPOTTING THE PUNCH FRONT TUCK WITH CERTIFICATION LEVEL I


Length of Session: @ 2 hours 50 minutes
Cost of Session: $180.00 - pre registration required

Pre-requisite: Good physical health & some experience lifting students.
Includes written test and certificate suitable for hanging on wall.


In this session, learn techniques that will ensure your students’ punch front tucks are consistently successful. Put an end to long runs that finish with low, squatty landings. Advance your athletes from street-tumbler styles to elite-performer style with simple hand-spotting methods and drill stations.

With this balanced blend of illustrative lecture and vigorous, hands-on exercises, you’ll develop control and quality tumbling skills. Coach Wayne guides you through numerous drill stations, matting configurations and preparatory exercises to maximize height, enhance rotational speed and trigger rapid progressions. This session is designed to help you practice new spotting techniques until you own them.

  • Perfect the timing of the opening to avoid over and under-rotation and consistently land upright.
  • Learn precisely how to get your students to perform their “SET” so the tuck is landed properly.
  • Numerous matting configurations are taught which require very limited or no hands-on spotting.

In the Certification-Practicum coaches prove spotting capabilities and assist with a dedicated student Punch Front Tuck Session. Coaches further refine teaching skills and develop higher levels of spotting confidence. Lessons learned in the Instructor Training Session are immediately practiced and repeated so coaches develop greater depth of understanding. The Certification-Practicum includes a written test and certificate suitable for hanging on wall.

Aren’t you ready to put some new tools in your coaching tool chest? Teach your next class with the confidence of knowing that you’ve got the spotting, bio-mechanics and command vocabulary to prepare your students for more advanced skills like: punch front-punch front, front handspring, front tuck, front layout, Arabian, barani, and front-full twist.

*BONUS BENEFIT!!! Double your memory! Each registered instructor may include one FREE student of any experience level to participate as a demonstrator in this session. This huge value is a GREAT reward for that special student in your program that you’d like to bring along.

 

 

"These (Instructor Training) clinics are full of information that you can easily learn and even more easily begin to use immediately in your own program. I would recommend them all as a "must have" for anyone new to tumbling or cheerleading. In addition, those who have been coaching tumbling for years will benefit from CoachWayne's knowledge, the information presented in the clinics and the passion that he has for this sport. I highly recommend Coach Wayne's clinics for both coaches and students. Whether you are new to the world of tumbling or a seasoned pro, CoachWayne provides a fantastic environment to allow you to learn the tumbling skills needed to be successful."

~Coach Keith Dillingham, Cheer Xtreme Charleston. (from his post-clinic evaluation.)


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Host a private Tumbling Instructor Skill-Certification clinic for the coaches in YOUR gym/school. Call or email now for details:

  • 1-888-548-4545
  • info@coachwayne.com



* In order to pass the Certification tests, most attending the TWISTING session should be proficient at SPOTTING BACK TUCKS  (500+ reps)
 During the twisting session several methods of teaching and spotting layout twists are taught and practiced. The dominant method is BUILT upon a variety of the Cross Arm Spot. We have found that coaches who are unfamiliar with th "Cross Arm Spot" method of spotting standing back tucks before attending the twisting sessions were unable to pass the certification. 

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