Frequent Questions

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What is Acrobatics?
  • Acrobats work mainly in Pairs, Groups and Tumbling.
  • These gymnasts need to have grace, strength and flexibility combined with the chorographic skills and synchronization to compete at all levels from Regional to National Competitions.
  • Although they are unable to compete until the age of 8, younger gymnasts may join the squad at the discretion of the Head Coach.
  What is Display Gymnastics?
  • Display Gymnasts will be expected to work on Floor, Vault, Tumble and Trampette. Whilst not expected to reach high technical ability they will have to show a mixture of skills, strength, stamina and showmanship.
  • At the moment gymnasts must be over 10 years of age to join Display Squads.
What are Beginner / General Classes?
  • All new gymnasts will attend the General Gymnastics class, these classes are aimed at teaching the basic elements in Floor and Vault. Gymnasts will also work towards the British Gymnastics Proficiency Award Scheme. Gymnasts in the advanced classes will also work towards low level Floor and Vault competitions.
  • From these groups gymnasts may have the opportunity to move into either the Acrobatics or Display Squads
 
Do ALL gymnasts do a "Warm Up"?
  • Believe it or not, this is the most important part of the whole session !!
  • Gymnasts must ensure they arrive in time for the warm up (if late, they should expect to warm up alone)Hence all gymnasts must know how to do a full warm up including Bridge and Splits.