Competitive Development Level 1
Gymnasts in this class will be between the ages of 6 and 9 and must have a teacher referral along with a certain skill level.
Skills required for this level must be demonstrated with proper technique
backward roll to stand on feet on floor, cartwheel, handstand roll using a wedge, bridge kick over with feet in elevated start
glide, chin up hip pullover, cast with return to support
walk on high beam without fear
short run with hurdle to springboard & rebound
Gymnasts in this class will continue perfecting the above skills, while also learning more advanced skills. Gymnasts will use multiple trampolines and will be taught skills and drills for body awareness, strength, flexibility and coordination.
Gymnasts may continue in the level until they are moved to the Competitive Development II Class or Competitive Team Program.
Competitive Team Invitations begin in Spring with training to begin each June.