Gymnasts are selected to be part of our competitive squad when they are shown to have both physical and mental potential – this includes but is not limited to: flexibility, strength, explosive power, awareness of body shape, excellent attitude etc. In the majority of instances, gymnasts are first placed in a “development” group in order to hone their skills until their coaches have judged that they are ready to move into the Competitive classes.
The competition season runs from May-August. Gymnasts attend a number of competitions during the year in order to achieve the required marks to move to the next level. Gymnasts in Step 5 and above, or Level 4 and above, may compete at Nationals upon accomplishing a qualification score.
For enquiries regarding competitive gymnastics, contact Sarah 0211454660
Womens Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) – The STEP Programme
Women compete on the Floor exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars and Vault.
The STEP Programme encourages gymnasts to Strive Towards Excellence in Performance. There are 10 STEPs from beginners to high level gymnasts.
The STEP Programme begins with compulsory exercises (from STEP 1-5), which are designed to be achieveable by the majority of gymnasts and to encourage them to perform with attention to technical excellence. It continues with optional exercises based on composition requirements from STEP 6-10.
Step Training Sessions
Term 2 2019 at Sammaree Place
This term we are offering a Friday afternoon class for our competitive step program from 3.30 – 5.30pm.
The minimum training hours for the following steps are as follows:
Step one – 2 hours
Step two – 4 hours
Step three – 6 hours
Step four – 8 hours
Step five 10 hours
Monday Step One 3.30 -5pm
Monday Step Three+ 4.30 – 7pm
Tuesday Step One & Two 3.30 – 5pm
Tuesday Step Three + 4.30 – 6.30pm
Wednesday Step One & Two 3.30 – 5pm
Wednesday Step three + 4.30 – 6.30pm
Thursday All Steps 3.30 – 5.30pm
Friday All Steps 3.30 – 5.30pm
Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG)
In this development programme Men compete on the Floor Exercise, Parallel Bars, High Bar, Vault, Pommel Horse and Rings.
The Men’s Development Programme begins with Juniors performing set routines in Levels 1-6, and continnues with Seniors in Levels 7-10 who perform voluntary routines based on composition requirements.