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Texas Rules and Policies


Texas rules and policies are developed by the coaches of Texas and the Texas State Chairman at the Texas Summer
Coaches Business Meeting. The Texas Rules and Policies is not intended to replace the National Men’s Program Rules
and Policies, but in some cases will over rule the National R & P as is allowed. It is very important that all coaches and
meet directors become familiar with the Texas Rules and Policies and its differences from the National R & P.

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Region 3 Rules and Policies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

USA Gymnastics has divided the country into 9 regions. Texas is a member of Region 3. The other states in Region 3 are:
Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas. The Region 3 board consisting of the 6 State Chairmen and
Regional Chairman will determine all rules and policies for the region. The Region 3 Rules and Policies can be
downloaded from the regional website at http://region3men.org/r3_rules_policies.htm. It is extremely important for all
coaches in the region to be up to date and knowledgeable with these policies.

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National Rules and Policies

USA Gymnastics is the governing organization for our sport and follows the National Men’s Rules and Policies
document. This document can be downloaded from the USA Gymnastics website. It is the responsibility of every coach
to be familiar with and abide by these policies. The National Men’s Program Rules and Policies can be downloaded from
the National USAG website at http://usagym.org/pages/men/pages/rules_policies.html.

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Texas Rules and Policies


Texas rules and policies are developed by the coaches of Texas and the Texas State Chairman at the Texas Summer
Coaches Business Meeting. The Texas Rules and Policies is not intended to replace the National Men’s Program Rules
and Policies, but in some cases will over rule the National R & P as is allowed. It is very important that all coaches and
meet directors become familiar with the Texas Rules and Policies and its differences from the National R & P.

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General requirements for University Admission

The certificate program can be earned by completing designated "core" course work and school specific courses. Courses and other requirements vary depending on the school of study and the specific certificate program.

Regardless of what area of study one chooses, everyone within the university must:

Successfully complete U100: Fundamental Of Gymnastics Instruction Course (online)
Be a current USA Gymnastics Member (Professional, Junior Professional, Instructor).
Be responsible for knowing the course requirements for the certificate program they are pursuing. (While course requirements can and will change for different certificate programs, those who have already received their certificate will maintain as active/current.)

Note:

Admission to multiple schools within the university is permitted.
Course requirements are subject to change at any time.
Designated purchased technical material, and free downloads are eligible for credit. Proper paperwork for credit must be submitted to USA Gymnastics.
Coaches with previous USA gymnastics education and vast practical experience can apply for pre-placement in the university.