TUMBLING CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Level progression: Athletes MUST show mastery of all prior level skills before moving on to the  next level (see the chart below).

 

KINDER TUMBLE

(Ages 3-5) This class has no prerequisites and is geared towards athletes with little to no previous tumbling experience. Athletes in the Tiny Tumbling class will learn:

  • Basic body control

  • Basic Strength exercises

  • Basic Flexibility exercises

  • Handstands

  • Forward Rolls

  • Backward rolls

  • Cartwheels

  • (Possibly) Bridges and kick overs

  • (Possibly) back and front limbers

BEGINNER TUMBLING

(Ages 6-18) This class is the same as the Kinder only for ages 5-7. It has no prerequisites and is geared towards athletes with little to no previous tumbling experience.

This class has no prerequisites and is geared towards athletes with little to no previous tumbling experience. Athletes in Beginning class will learn:

  • Handstands/ handstand forward rolls

  • Cartwheels

  • Bridge Kick Overs

  • Backbend Kick Overs

  • Back Walkovers

  • Front Walkovers

  • Cartwheels/ round-offs

  • Beginning technique for Back Handsprings

INTERMEDIATE A TUMBLING

(Ages 6-18) To participate in the Intermediate A class, athletes must have mastered most of the skills being taught in Beginning classes, and will learn:

  • Front and back walkovers

  • Standing Back Handsprings

  • Round Off Back Handspring

  • Round Off multiple Back Handsprings

  • Back Walkover Back Handspring

  • Front Walkover/ front handspring stepout Round Off Back Handspring

INTERMEDIATE B TUMBLING

(Ages 6-18) To participate in the Intermediate B class, athletes must have mastered all the skills being taught in the Intermediate A class, and will learn:

  • Perfect above skills

  • Standing Multiple Back Handsprings

  • Standing Tucks

  • Punch Fronts

  • Aerials

ADVANCED TUMBLING

(Ages 6-18) To participate in the advanced class athletes must have mastered all the skills being taught in all previous classes, and will learn:

  • Round Off Back Handspring Layout

  • Standing Tuck

  • Standing Back Handspring Tuck

  • Jump Back Handspring Tuck

  • Punch Front through to Layout

  • Standing Back Handspring(s) to Layout

  • Round Off Back Handspring Full Twisting Layout

  • Toe Touch(es) Tuck

  • Standing Back Handspring(s) to Full Twisting Layout

  • Round Off Back Handspring Double Full Twisting Layout

  • Standing Back Handspring(s) to Double Full Twisting Layout

  • Various specialty passes through to Full/Double Twisting Layout