Programs: Preschool

Our preschool gymnastics classes will give your child a great start with a fun physical activity. With fun filled lesson plans in their own preschool area & equipment their size, they will love it! Getting your child into a class at an earlier age will help your child gain a strong foundation in developing fine motor skills, gross motor skills, balance, coordination and strength.


Parent Tot - (age 18 months- 3 yrs) - 45 min
Designed for children 18 months to age three, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of gymnastics. They will use their fine and gross motor skills to jump, hang, climb, grasp, and tumble throughout our preschool gym area. An adult is required to participate in class with the student.

Class Goals:


FLOOR:
Positions: Tuck,Pike,Straddle,Lunge,Candlestick, V-sit
Straight Body (laying) & “Ta Da”
Frog Jumps
Crab Walks
Log Rolls
Running Bears Gallop
Skip
Doggy w/ broken leg
Bear walk feet up wall
Forward roll down incline
Cartwheel hop over panel mat


BARS:
Hangs: Tuck, Pike, Straddle
Shimmy
Scissors
Bent arm hang tuck (rings)
Tuck hold (pbars)
Casting
Possum Hang
Hand placement
Swing, drop on the shape
3 toe touches
Front support
Forward roll DM

BEAM:
Forward walks low beam
Side ward walks
Bear walks
Step over shapes
Marching Steps
Air Plane Arms
Releve- low beam
Overall confidence, balance, comfort, coordination

TUMBL-TRAK:
Straight jumps
Tuck jumps
Apart together
Seat drop concept




Tiny Tots - (age 3 - 4.5) - 55 min.
Designed for boys and girls age three to four and a half, students will learn the fundamentals of gymnastics through themed circuits and stations. Students will use bars, beam, rings, and different tumbling mats to increase their agility in our preschool gym area.

Class Goals:


FLOOR:
Positions: Tuck,Pike,Straddle,Lunge,Candlestick, V-sit
Straight Body (laying) & “Ta Da”
Frog Jumps
Crab Walks
Log Rolls
Running Bears Gallop
Skip
Doggy w/ broken leg
Bear walk feet up wall
Forward roll down incline
Cartwheel hop over panel mat
Jump on 1 foot- 4 yrs
Proper “Ta Da” ending- 4 yrs

BARS:
Hangs: Tuck, Pike, Straddle
Shimmy
Scissors
Bent arm hang tuck (rings)
Tuck hold (pbars)
Casting
Possum Hang
Hand placement
Swing, drop on the shape
3 toe touches
Front support
Forward roll DM


BEAM:
Forward walks low beam
Side ward walks
Bear walks
Step over shapes
Marching Steps
Air Plane Arms
Releve- low beam
Scoop walks – 4yrs
Overall confidence, balance, comfort, coordination

TUMBL-TRAK:
Straight jumps
Tuck jumps
Apart together
Seat drop concept




Big Shots - (age 4.5 - 5) - 55 min.
Designed for boys and girls age four and a half to age six, students will learn gymnastics skills on all apparatuses. Students will use the downstairs preschool gym to work on strength, flexibility, and gymnastics knowledge. This class is preparation for the recreational gymnastics program.

Class Goals:


FLOOR:
Positions:Tuck,Pike,Straddle,Lunge,Candlestick, V-sit, Straight Body (laying) & “Ta Da”
Forward roll
Straddle Forward Roll
Backward roll
Bear walk feet up wall (hold 3 sec)
Handstand (feet together)
Cartwheel over panel mat (start in lunge position)
Cartwheel on floor
Straight Body Jump
Bridge from floor
Backbend to wedge

VAULT:
Concept of hitting board w/ two feet- jump to landing mat

BARS:
Hangs: Tuck, Pike, Straddle
5 toe touches
3 chin ups
Skin the cat
Swing, drop on shape
Front support
Forward roll DM
Pull over up incline
Bent arm hang (rings)
Pike
Straddle
Pike holds (pbars)
Cast back to block


BEAM:
Forward walks
Back ward walks
Side ward walks
Releve walks : (f.b.s)
Develop (toe to knee hold & then extend)
Kick walks
Straight jump DM, w/ stick shape
Releve stand w/ crown arms (5 sec)
Walk on high beam
Overall confidence, balance, comfort, coordination

TUMBL-TRAK:
Straight jumps
Tuck jumps
Pike jumps
Straddle jumps
Jump combinations
Seat drop