Recreational Gymnastics

Gymnastics Classes

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Gymnasts are given an introduction on how to use gymnastics apparatus such as floor, vault & trampet skills, bars as well as beam skills. For example, gymnasts will learn various types of vaults, such as the squat & straddle on, squat through, and eventually work towards to the more advanced handspring vault. On the floor, gymnasts learn all the essential gymnastics skills, such as forward roll, backward rolls, cartwheels, handstand and as they advance they move toward to advanced skills as such as handsprings, back handsprings etc.The classes start with fun musical warm-ups that get the blood pumping and contains exercises that help increase flexibility, strength and stamina.

Gyminis (4.5-6years)

Our Gyminis program is the perfect first step for young kids who are ready for a more independent structured class. 

 

Classes are designed to keep your child moving and engaged. We explore the fundamental shapes & positions needed to perform gymnastics correctly & safely (such as the straddle, straight shape, plank) in fun, lively warm-up activities & games. Each week we develop essential skills on 2-3 apparatus circuits (vault, bars, beam and floor, trampet skills). Children develop important physical, cognitive and social skills through the medium of gymnastics.

  • Suits children who are at Kindergarten or kindergarten ready and have some experience in a school setting.

  • Classes are 45mins.

Skills include: Forward rolls, backward rolls down wedge, handstands, cartwheels, various jumps, walks on beam, shapes & positions, weight on hands, balances, creative dance, balances

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Gymnastics 2 (7-9years)

In our Gymnastics 2 program, gymnasts are taught the fundamental skills on gymnastics apparatus such as floor, vault, trampet, bars and beam. 

For example, gymnasts will learn various types of vaults, such as the straddle on, squat through, and eventually work towards to the more advanced handspring vault. On the floor, gymnasts learn all the basic gymnastics skills, such as forward roll, backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands. Carefully designed skills stations allow them to progress in a systematic way so they are able to move toward more advanced skills safely.

The classes start with fun musical warm-ups that get the blood pumping and contains exercises that help increase flexibility, strength and stamina.

  • Suits gymnasts of all abilities. 

  • Classes are 55mins

Skills: forward rolls, rolls to straddle backward rolls, handstands,  cartwheels on both sides, bridges, kick-overs hurdle step, balances, headstands, round-off, trampet work, beam skills.

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Gymnastics (age 10+)

In our Gymnastics 3 program, gymnasts are taught fundamental & higher skills on gymnastics apparatus such as the floor, vault, trampet, bars and beam. 

Warm-ups include flexibility work, bridges, walkover skills as well as important conditioning & drills that help master higher skills. For example, we work on handstands lines, that will lead to well executed handsprings. We emphasise a progressive approach to more advanced skills so they are able to preform them with confidence and safety.

If there are different levels in the group we alway give modifications to up the level or easier breakdowns of a particular skill so gymnasts are able to progress at their own pace. We encourage a team spirit & camaraderie  within the training sessions.

Skills: forward rolls, handstand roll, backward rolls, handstands,  cartwheels, one-handed cartwheels, bridges, hurdle step, round-offs, handspring preps, Ariel preps

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Advanced Tumblers

Focus in these class is on tumbling skills. Gymnasts who have already mastered their core gymnastics skills, will learn more advanced gymnastics skills such as round-off back handsprings, saltos, free cartwheels (ariels), dive rolls and more. Drills and techniques stations to master these skills safely and correctly are the key to our lessons. Gymnasts have plenty of opportunity to practice their tumbling on our 8m air track.

For the Wed 7pm class, there is a requirement to attend 2 sessions a week. 

  • Wed 7pm class - minimum requirement x2 training session a week (can attend GYM 3 or MON advanced).

  • MON advanced Tumblers do NOT need to do x2 sessions a week.

  • Pre-requiste: Rounds-off, tick-tocks, walk-overs, dive cartwheels

  • Classes are 1:10mins

  • New students must trial first before acceptance into the class.

Skills: include: Front handspring, Backhandspring, Walkovers, round-off, saltos, ariels, handspring vault, round off backhandsprings

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Boys Gymnastics 

The boys programme is especially designed for the active boy in mind. This course provides a fun & safe environment for boys to release their energy, while at the same time develop their coordination, body awareness, strength and flexibility, as well help them develop a strong work ethic.

 

The boys will learn gymnastics skills such as rolls, handstands, cartwheels, bridges, balances and levers but always with the proper technique in mind. They will also learn how to rebound and do various jumps, saltos safely using devices such as the trampet, air track and launch pad.

 

  • Boys aged 8+years

  • All levels

  • Classes are 55mins

Skills: rolls, cartwheels, handstands, jumps, strength skills,  various vaults

Higher level skills: Hand springs, round-off, saltos, various vaults

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Feb-June 2021 TERM 2