September Lessons

If your child is enrolled in Gymnastics:

**Week of Sept 5 – 8: Balance Week; Headstand, handstand on parallettes, L-hold on parallettes; Beam – Scale and stork stand; Ending Activity: Build a House (handstand progression)

**Week of Sept 11 – 15: Vaulting Week; Run up and off high end of incline to land on springboard (3 bounces) to immediate tuck and straddle jumps, cartwheel w cartwheel block, Practice ‘running arms’ while sitting in pike during warm up (run arms fast, run arms slow), Run and stomp with hoop; Ending Activity: Run, jump on springboard and dive roll down incline and jumps to handstand on high end of incline

**Week of Sept 18 – 22: Righty/Lefty Week; ‘Spacewalks’ on bars (Right and Left split positions that switches in front support position on bar), Cartwheels over on red handprint cartwheel block. Scissor kicks on parallettes. Scale on balance beam. All skills performed on Right side first. Then, on Left side. Stamp/sticker right hand first to remind child of right side, then left. Ending Activity:

T-roll (forward roll that starts in Lunge position)

**Week of Sept 25 – 29: Forwards Week; Front roll, Eagle Roll, Lunge to kick handstand on parallettes; Beam – L Kicks and stag steps; Ending Activity: Stork stand contest on beam with whole class