Gymnastics

October Lessons

**October 1 – 5:  Friends Week; Tumbling: Partner handstands on opposite ends of panel mat,  Build a house with friend, “T” Front roll from Lunge with friend on flat mat; Beam: Stork stand and/or scale facing friend, Starting on ends of beam, friends do straight jumps to middle of beam and finish with a ‘high five’ from friend; Ending Activity: Bridge crawl (crawl under friend’s bridge)  

**October 8 – 12:  Under the “C” Week; Bars: Casts (from front support and to back hip circle if appropriate), Cartwheel on handprint block, Crab walk down the dots, Chasse’ (gallops) on balance beam.  Ending activity: Crawl under a friend’s bridge or handstand/house

**October 15 – 19: It’s Pumpkin Time: Pumpkin back rolls, Donkey kicks with hands on parallettes and feet on pumpkin mat, Tuck jumps over pumpkins on balance beam, L-kicks holding pumpkins

**October 22 – 26:  Pike Week;  Vault: Pike onto trapezoid and straight jump off to immediate pike roll on mat, Pike jumps off springboard; Tumbling: forward roll to pike sit (touching toes), Pike jumps on dots; Beam: V-sit, pike jumps.

**October 29 – November 2: Fall into Fall Week; Bars — Pike glide swings with child squeezing Autumn leaf between feet, swings 3x and drops leaf into hoop. Jump front support and casts squeezing Autumn leaf.  Tumbling — With fabric leaf on cartwheel block, child will reach for the leaf and cartwheel over. Beam — L-kicks to bean bag scarecrow and leap over landing in scale position (holding for 3 count)…then L-kicks continuing down balance beam. Ending Activity: Bridge or table for 5 count


July Lessons

July Lessons   If your child is enrolled in Gymnastics:   **Week of July 9 - 13: Running & Jumping Raptors! (vault/ ...

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June Lessons

June Lessons   If your child is enrolled in Gymnastics:   **Week of June 4 - 8: Tuck jump off springboard over ...

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May Lessons

May Lessons   If your child is enrolled in Gymnastics: **Week of May 1 - 4: Balance Week; Headstand, handstand on parallettes, ...

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April Lessons

April 2 – April 6: Straight Body Week — Candlesticks to TA-DA on incline, Front roll (or advanced – Handstand roll) to land laying in ...

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March Lessons

February 27 - March 3: Vaulting Week -- Run up and off high end of incline to land on springboard (3 bounces) to ...

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