Linda Thorberg

Linda's Regional Congress Sessions

Region 7 - Friday
11:15am - 12:15pm
Metropolitan AB
Rolling, Wheeling, Springing, OH MY!
Region 7 Friday Recreational
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
1:30 - 2:30pm
Juniata/Delaware
Non-Salto Vaulting: Xcel and Development Programs
Region 7 Friday Women Technical
Presenter(s): Jane Caruso Linda Thorberg
Session Summary

Let’s take a look at those twists!

4:00 - 5:00pm
Juniata/Delaware
XCELlent Bar Judging: Looking for the “Gold”
Region 7 Friday Women Technical
Presenter(s): Jane Caruso Linda Thorberg
Session Summary

Judging criteria for Xcel UB routines through skill analysis.

Region 7 - Saturday
11:15am - 12:15pm
Metropolitan AB
All For One! A Station For All Levels
Region 7 Saturday Recreational
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
2:45 - 3:45pm
Metropolitan AB
Beam is NOT Boring!
Region 7 Saturday Recreational
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
4:00 - 5:00pm
Juniata/Delaware
Bar Releases: Xcel through Level 10
Region 7 Saturday Women Technical
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
Session Summary

Expectations and comparison of various UB release moves.

Region 8 - Friday
8:30 - 9:30am
Amethyst III
Beam is NOT Boring!
Region 8 Friday Recreational
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
9:45 - 10:45am
Jasper ABC
Back to Basics: Are We Evaluating Basic Skills Consistently?
Region 8 Friday Women Technical
Session Summary

Is it possible we overlook errors on basic skills in our desire to identify and evaluate the higher value parts correctly?  Let’s find out as we have some friendly “BASE-IC” competition.

1:30 - 2:30pm
Jasper ABC
Dance Technique: Evaluating Dance Skills
Region 8 Friday Women Technical
Session Summary

The beauty of dance skills; looking at amplitude, split, completion and designated position.

2:45 - 3:45pm
Jasper ABC
XCELlent Bar Judging: Looking for the “Gold”
Region 8 Friday Women Technical
Session Summary

Judging criteria for Xcel UB routines through skill analysis.

4:00 - 5:00pm
Amethyst III
What’s In Your Back Pocket? Worthwhile Activities For Those Extra Minutes at the End of Class
Region 8 Friday Recreational
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
Session Summary

Coaches often have a few minutes left in class and need to fill them with appropriate and worthwhile activities. Here are many ideas to keep them busy with fun and developmentally appropriate things.

Region 8 - Saturday
9:45 - 10:45am
Amethyst III
Basics on Bars for Preschool
Region 8 Saturday Recreational
Presenter(s): Linda Thorberg
1:30 - 2:30pm
Jasper ABC
How High is High Enough? Beginner to Advanced Level UB & BB Dismounts
Region 8 Saturday Women Technical
Session Summary

Focus on the amplitude of dismounts on UB and BB from A to E! Evaluate a range of dismounts and discuss minimum to maximum deductions.

4:00 - 5:00pm
Jasper ABC
Non-Salto Vaulting: Xcel and Development Programs
Region 8 Saturday Women Technical
Session Summary

Let’s take a look at those twists!