Beginning Girls Gymnastics

Girl’s Beginner

This class establishes a basic foundation from which gymnasts grow. At this level, we will introduce the athletes to the fundamentals of gymnastics such as strength, flexibility, balance, agility and basic body positions that are the core of learning higher level skills in the future on each event. This class will concentrate on getting familiar with terms and the 4 Olympic events (Vault, Bars, Beam Floor). All new students must start with the level 1 class unless otherwise approved by the program director.

In this level, your daughter will learn the following skills:
Vault – running form, hurdle/punch, straight jump, squat on, donkey kicks, tree falls
Bars – hanging, swinging, front support, forward roll, pullover, casting
Beam – walking, pivot turns, scale, leg balance, levers (low beam), straight jump (low beam), jump dismounts
Floor – forward & backward roll, handstand, cartwheel, roundoff, bridge hold, candlestick, split jump, kneeling bridge