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Saturday, August 31
 

8:30am

Creative Ideas for Ninja Classes
how to run ninja classes utilizing gymnastics equipment with or without ninja mats and equipment

Speakers
avatar for Tyler Knapp

Tyler Knapp

Missouri City gym manager, Alpha Omega Gymnastics and Dance
IAM married with 4 kids. I've been coaching since 2006 and teach recreational and competitive Gymnastics for all ages and levels. I am the current Missouri City gym manager for Alpha Omega Gymnastics and Dance


Saturday August 31, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Exhibit Hall A (Downstairs Plaza Level)

9:45am

Creating Coachable Athletes
Speakers
avatar for Andy Gillham

Andy Gillham

Sr. Sports Performance Specialist, Sanford Sports Science Institute
I just joined Sanford Health's Sports Science Institute where I focus on performance enhancement for coaches and athletes. My PhD is in Sport and Exercise Psychology and I have an MS in Human Performance with certifications from the National Strength Conditioning Association and Advancement... Read More →


Saturday August 31, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
San Marcos (Downstairs Plaza Level)

9:45am

9:45am

Twisting Drills
Speakers
avatar for Calvin Parker

Calvin Parker

USA Athletics
Professional gymnastics and trampoline & tumbling coach for 36 years. Professional cheer coach for 20 years.Owner of two gyms.


Saturday August 31, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Exhibit Hall C (Downstairs Plaza Level)

11:00am

1:30pm

2:45pm

Conditioning FUN!
Speakers
avatar for Robin Pearson

Robin Pearson

ITP 101/Rec
Robin has been coaching for over 25 years in 5 different states, directed / managed a variety of programs, National Instructor, and consulting / training staff under the premises of FUN! Beyond gymnastics I have been a special education teacher for 10 years and 0-3 evaluation and... Read More →


Saturday August 31, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Exhibit Hall C (Downstairs Plaza Level)

2:45pm

Creating a Positive Gym Culture
Speakers
avatar for Nicki Wyant

Nicki Wyant

Program Director, Capital Gymnastics


Saturday August 31, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Sabine (Downstairs Plaza Level)

2:45pm

4:00pm

Embracing Limited Resources and Tiny Space
Being forced to teach with less can help us enhance our awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses.
It's not what you have, it's what you do with it that counts. The larger the gym them more space you will find being wasted. We will focus on safe ways to organize our classes and develop skills with the lease amount of equipment and space.

Speakers

Saturday August 31, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Trinity (Downstairs Plaza Level)

4:00pm

Systematic Goal Setting for Coaches and Athletes
Speakers
avatar for Andy Gillham

Andy Gillham

Sr. Sports Performance Specialist, Sanford Sports Science Institute
I just joined Sanford Health's Sports Science Institute where I focus on performance enhancement for coaches and athletes. My PhD is in Sport and Exercise Psychology and I have an MS in Human Performance with certifications from the National Strength Conditioning Association and Advancement... Read More →


Saturday August 31, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
San Marcos (Downstairs Plaza Level)
 
Sunday, September 1
 

8:30am

Balanced Coaching
Speakers
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Tokki Williams

Tumbling Specialist/Conditioning Trainer, Basel's Allstars Gymnastics
I AM a tumbling coach, Spiritual Life Coach as well as a motivational speaker. I simply provide people with simple quick mental tools to help themselves in any given situation.


Sunday September 1, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Pecos (Downstairs Plaza Level)

8:30am

8:30am

8:30am

Yoga for Gymnastics
Speakers
BS

Brandi Smith

Physical Therapy, Perfect 10.0 Physical Therapy & Performance Training
Brandi Smith has the distinguished honor of being a part of the USA Gymnastics National Health Care and Sport Science Referral Network. She is a former collegiate gymnast on the Texas Woman's University two time USAG Collegiate National Championship teams. upon completion of her bachelors... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Wedgewood (Upstairs Atrium Level)

9:45am

Basic Tumbling Drills through Back handsprings
Speakers
avatar for Calvin Parker

Calvin Parker

USA Athletics
Professional gymnastics and trampoline & tumbling coach for 36 years. Professional cheer coach for 20 years.Owner of two gyms.


Sunday September 1, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Exhibit Hall C (Downstairs Plaza Level)

9:45am

Moving Conditioning Rotations toward best practices from Strength and Conditioning
Speakers
avatar for Andy Gillham

Andy Gillham

Sr. Sports Performance Specialist, Sanford Sports Science Institute
I just joined Sanford Health's Sports Science Institute where I focus on performance enhancement for coaches and athletes. My PhD is in Sport and Exercise Psychology and I have an MS in Human Performance with certifications from the National Strength Conditioning Association and Advancement... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Exhibit Hall A (Downstairs Plaza Level)

9:45am

Power Team Gym- The Next Quad
I will present the new rules & policies for Power TeamGym, show some videos, and give a general 101 about the sport. Check out this wonderful opportunity to compete gymnastics in a true team enviornment.

Speakers
avatar for Don Spencer

Don Spencer

GFI Coach LLC
I got chalk in my blood! Married with kids and grand kids and a great grand kid in the oven. Been blessed with a lifetime of "hungry eyes and perfect smiles" in the child activity industry. I have learned a lot over the years and happy to share some insight.



Sunday September 1, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Exhibit Hall B (Downstairs Plaza Level)

11:00am

Coaching Strategies for Millennial Problems
Speakers
avatar for Calvin Parker

Calvin Parker

USA Athletics
Professional gymnastics and trampoline & tumbling coach for 36 years. Professional cheer coach for 20 years.Owner of two gyms.


Sunday September 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pecos (Downstairs Plaza Level)

11:00am

1:30pm

Creating Teambuilding Activities that actually work
Speakers
avatar for Andy Gillham

Andy Gillham

Sr. Sports Performance Specialist, Sanford Sports Science Institute
I just joined Sanford Health's Sports Science Institute where I focus on performance enhancement for coaches and athletes. My PhD is in Sport and Exercise Psychology and I have an MS in Human Performance with certifications from the National Strength Conditioning Association and Advancement... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Exhibit Hall C (Downstairs Plaza Level)

1:30pm

Introduction to Rebound Therapy
Learn about rebound Therapy and how to become a certified practitioner. Rebound Therapy has proven great results in autism, down, cerebryl palsey, verbal and hearing impairments, wheel chair bound, etc. This program provides a wonderful service and can increase gym revenue by utilizing the gym during the down time.    

Speakers
avatar for Joy Umenhofer

Joy Umenhofer

TNT-women's


Sunday September 1, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Marcos (Downstairs Plaza Level)

1:30pm

World Gymnaestrada 101
Join me as I explain and explore the wonderful celebration of gymnastics for all ages and ability levels that is the World Gymnaestrada! This event is held every four years and the US participates with several hundred in their delegation. Stop by and check out something extraordinary. If you love gymnastics, you will appreciate this opportunity to share common chalk with people from all over the world and you do not have to be an elite gymnast to do it!

Speakers
avatar for Don Spencer

Don Spencer

GFI Coach LLC
I got chalk in my blood! Married with kids and grand kids and a great grand kid in the oven. Been blessed with a lifetime of "hungry eyes and perfect smiles" in the child activity industry. I have learned a lot over the years and happy to share some insight.



Sunday September 1, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Saba (Downstairs Plaza Level)

2:45pm

2:45pm

The Brain, the Body and Performance
Speakers
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Brandi Smith

Physical Therapy, Perfect 10.0 Physical Therapy & Performance Training
Brandi Smith has the distinguished honor of being a part of the USA Gymnastics National Health Care and Sport Science Referral Network. She is a former collegiate gymnast on the Texas Woman's University two time USAG Collegiate National Championship teams. upon completion of her bachelors... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Exhibit Hall C (Downstairs Plaza Level)