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Surprise Angels Gymnastics

Gymnastics is Agility, Strength, Discipline & More

Class Descriptions

Developmental Gymnastics: 
This is a co-ed, non-competitive gymnastics class; for 18m-5 years of age, that focuses on children’s motor skills. These classes are broken down into 3 groups, Tots, Tykes and Tumblers.  Each class is taught based on ability within each stage of their social and physical development.  It’s a physical education with gymnastics activity. It will help to develop your child’s mind and body as well as enhance self-awareness and raise self-confidence. 

Tots: Mommy & Me class for ages 18m - 3 yrs.  This class is in exploratory co-ed class with parents aid geared for toddlers by using activities and music that lead to social and physical development.  In this class your child will perform basic gymnastics by using their balance spatial awareness, and coordinating motor skills throughout obstacles and activities using balance beams, rings, bars and other climbing apparatus.  This is a shared activity between parent and child.

Tykes:  3 yrs. - 4 yrs.  This class is a co-ed class without parent's aid. This is a fundamentally based class focused on improving motor skills by furthering their development with coordinating activities and games with gymnastic skills; working to improve their strength, and flexibility.  Child must be potty trained.

Tumblers: 4 1/2 yrs. - 5 yrs.  This is a co-ed gymnastics class that is intended to be more challenging while keeping it fun to help further your child's enjoyment.  Child must be potty trained.


Intro: 
This is a non-competitive gymnastics class for ages 6 and up.  Structured to introduce basic skills in gymnastics while working to improve strength and flexibility.


Intermediate:
This is a non-competitive gymnastics class.  Structured towards basic gymnastics skills while working to improve strength and flexibility.  At this level we will introduce new gymnastics techniques and body positions that will enhance beginning level gymnastics skills.


Level 1: 
This is a non-competitive gymnastics level which focuses on enhancing beginning level gymnastics skills, body position and technique. There are specific requirements on floor, bars, vault and beam that must be mastered to move up to the next level. (There are separate classes for boys and girls.) For example: Beam: walk and kick sequence, straight jump, arabesque, etc… Bars: pull over, cast, back hip circle, push down, shoot-through hold etc… Vault: runs, hurdle, straight jump up to stack mats etc… Floor: Backward rolls, Forward rolls, how to initiate a handstand, cartwheel, bridge, bridge kick over etc… 



Advanced:
This is a non-competitive gymnastics level which focuses on refining existing techniques, introducing more difficult skills, working on body positions and improving strength and flexibility.



Level 2: 
This is a non-competitive gymnastics level which teaches more detailed gymnastics skills. Using the child’s physical abilities to maintain body positions and enhance their technique. Skills in this level must be mastered and performed by their self to move up to the next level. (There are separate classes for boys and girls.) 


Beginning Tumbling: 
This is a non-competitive class that is structured to properly teach beginning floor skills; Incorporated with a small amount of strength training/conditioning, intern will help the progression into more advanced tumbling. For example: handstand, cartwheel, round off, bridge, and bridge kick over. 


Advanced or Cheer Tumbling:
This is a complex class aimed towards training and educating the student in proper technique while furthering their difficulty in a higher skill level. Within this class they will learn how to connect their skills safely and timely as well as build up strength and confidence in their ability. For example: back handspring, back tuck, and front handspring. 



Invitation Only Classes 

Level 3:
This is a non-competitive gymnastics class that focuses more on physical development, body positions, strength and flexibility. This is for the gymnast that has mastered the basic skills by him/her-self and is ready for further in-depth training. In this class we are fine-tuning the gymnast’s skills which prepare them to train as in a competitive gymnastics team. 


Dynamites: 
This is a non-competitive level that runs similar to level 2 for ages 4-5. This program is geared for talented young gymnasts who are advance for their age and have the desire to eventually move into our Hot Shot or Level 3 group. Our focus is on their physical development, body positions, strength and flexibility as well as meeting their needs for a fun environment. There are specific requirements that must be met to be invited into this class. 


Hot Shots: 
This is a non-competitive level that runs similar to level 3 for ages 5-6. This program is geared for talented young gymnasts who are advanced for their age and have the desire to eventually move into our competitive program. Our focus is on their physical development, body positions, strength and flexibility as well as meeting their needs for a fun environment. There are specific requirements that must be met to be invited into this class. 



Competition Team (Level 3IT and Up):
To be placed on our competition team; there are specific obligations asked of our parents and gymnasts. Not only does each level require a number of mastered skills; it also requires drive. Our coaches strive to bring our young athletes to their fullest potential; not only with their physical development, body positions, strength and flexibility. Our gymnast will also ascertain discipline, perseverance, and team unity.