Pre-School classes are 45 minute classes for ages 2-5 (pre-kindergarten). All classes will work around an obstacle course of mats and equipment designed for their age group.
Gymnastics classes are 60 minute classes divided by skill level. Every week, the class will practice floor skills for half of the class and 1 piece of equipment (bars, vault, tumble track, beam) for the other half. Listed below are the progressive levels and the skills required to advance to the next level.
Beginner – Backward roll, cartwheel, round off, kick over down incline, backbend on incline, relevé walk on high beam, front support cast swings and roll down on bars and tuck, straddle, pike, jumps on tumble track.
Advanced Beginner – One arm cartwheel (near and far), backbend kick over on 8”, handstand roll and bridge, round off dismount on beam, pullover on bars, handstand fall flat on tumble track, donkey kick to handstand on tumble track.
Intermediate– Back walkover, front limber, back handspring down incline, round off back handspring on 8”, front handspring off incline, cartwheel and handstand on low beam, pull over back hip circle on bars, front and back handsprings on tumble track.
These are 60 minute classes divided by skill level. Every week the class will work on floor tumbling, tumble track, trampoline and drills. Listed below are the progressive levels and the skills required to move to the next level. Students must be at least 7 yrs. old and be able to cartwheel.
Beginning Tumbling – Skills worked on will begin with round offs, handstand hops and controlled jumps on floor and trampoline. As skills develop, front and back handsprings and front tucks will begin on the trampolines and the floor using training mats. Conditioning skills will be added to increase strength during each class. The ultimate goal of the Beginning Tumbling level is a back handspring on the tumble track and floor.
Intermediate Tumbling – Skills worked on will begin with running round off back handsprings and standing back handspring series (2 or more in a row). Front and back tucks will also be worked on trampolines. Conditioning skills will be added to increase strength during each class. The ultimate goal of the Intermediate Tumbling level is a round off and three back handsprings on the floor and standing 3 series on floor.
Advanced Tumbling – Skills worked on will include round off back handspring back tuck, front tucks and standing back tucks. As these skills progress, layouts and twists will be added. Each class will also include conditioning skills to increase strength.