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Pre-Competitive Gymnastics Program for Girls ages 6 to 15

Competitive Gymnastics is a year-round sport. Our Pre-Competitive Program, called the Junior Olympic program, is designed to prepare young female gymnasts to compete under the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic rules and guidelines. The program will build on the positive life lessons of, good sportsmanship, team building, goal setting and accomplishment, a strong work ethic, and even time management within a high-energy, fun environment! Emphasis is placed on precision, dedication and tenacity, while always striving to put into practice Countryside Gymnastics Team's motto: "God gives the talent; we must give the effort." All gymnasts must first show Mastery of Beginner I Recreational Girls Gymnastics before moving into the Pre-Competitive Program.

J.O. Level 1A.  Gymnasts will learn handstands, cartwheels, rolls, dance positions, and leaps on floor. Bar work includes a pullover and cast back hip circle. Precise form must be demonstrated before moving to Level 1B.  Teacher approval and Mastery of Beginner I Girls Gymnastics is required before registration. Proper attire required. Ages 6-15.

J.O. Level 1B.  This level compiles the skills obtained in Level 1A into compulsory routines on each event. This is a non-competitive level. These gymnasts will also learn round-offs, kick overs, and more dance elements on floor, front mill circle and leg cuts on bars, and side handstands on beam. Precise form must be demonstrated before moving to Level 2. Teacher approval and Mastery of Level 1A is required before registration. Proper attire required. Ages 6-15.

J.O. Level 2.  This level compiles the skills obtained in Level 1B into compulsory routines on each event. This is a non-competitive level. These gymnasts will also learn round-off back handsprings and handstand forward rolls on floor. Beams skills include cross handstands, leaps, and turns. Bar work includes front hip circles and a single-leg shoot thru. Precise form must be demonstrated before moving to Countryside Gymnastics Competitive Team Level 3. Proper attire required. Ages 6-15.

 

For all Junior Olympic Pre-competitive gymnastics programs, please wear a leotard (with no skirt).

Questions?  Contact Peggy Hoffman
513 932 1424 ext 136

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