Develop Program

A free trial is offered for new members wishing to join our programs for school aged programs. This allows us to view your child’s strength, balance, coordination and flexibility to find the most suitable class for their age and ability.

Each program has skills that all participants will be required to pass to progress to the next level. Assessments will be conducted regularly throughout the year (skills may change during the year as we update the curriculum).

Girls Gymnastics Programs

Mini Gym (60min class / 4 – 6 years of age – Attending Prep)

This class is targeted for children aged from 4-6 years old. Our Mini Gym classes run for 1 hr per session, and there is no prerequisite for participants to join this program.

All participants will be required to pass all these skills to progress to the next level. Assessments will be conducted regularly throughout the year.

BARS BEAM FLOOR VAULT PHYSICAL PREPARATION

10sec hanging with a tight body

Beam posture

‘L’ handstand

From box, step down to board, rebound straight jump to one mat

Tuck dish – toes pointed at floor

Cast – hips off the bar

‘Step, point, hold’

Forward roll with straight arms

10 rebounding jumps on board holding coach’s hands

Front support shape

Forward roll to tuck hang

Straight jump with hands on hips

Backward roll down wedge with straight arms

Run, punch jump on board up to 30cm box, immediate jump off

Rear support shape

Dish and arch shapes x3

Straight jump dismount

Seal stretch

Safety jump dismount

Bridge with feet raised

5sec chin up hold

Gym Fun (Recreational 60 min class ages 6 – 8 years, In grade 1 or above)

This class is targeted at 6-8 year olds. Our Gym Fun classes run for 1 hour per session, and there is no prerequisite for participants to join this program.

As part of this level, the following skills are assessable.

VAULT

BARS

BEAM

FLOOR

PHYSICAL PREPARATION

From box, step down to board, rebound straight jump to one mat

10sec hanging with tight body

Beam posture

Full handstand

20sec front support shape

10 rebounding jumps on the sprung floor/tumble track

Casts – hips off bar

‘Step, point, hold’

Forward roll with straight arms

20sec rear support shape

Run, punch jump on board up to 30cm box, immediate jump off

Forward roll to tuck hang

Straight jump

Backward roll down wedge with straight arms

Seal stretch

3x bent knee tap swings with regrip

Arabesque

Bridge with feet raised

Safety jump dismount

10sec chin up hold

10sec hanging tuck hold

Gym Skills  (Recreational 60 min class ages 8 – 11 years)

This class is targeted for 8-11 year olds. Our Gym Skills classes run for 1 hour per session, and there is no prerequisite for participants to join this program.

As part of this level, the following skills are assessable:

VAULT

BARS

BEAM

FLOOR

PHYSICAL PREPARATION

Run, punch jump on board up to 30cm box, immediate jump off

10 tension swings

Beam posture on relevé

Full handstand

Bridge with feet raised

Casts – hips off bar

‘Step, point, hold’

2x fwd rolls in a row with straight arms

10sec chin up hold

Forward roll to 3sec tuck hang

Straight jump

Backward roll down wedge with straight arms

10 leg lifts to horizontal

Starting in dish, 3x bent knee tap swings with regrip

Arabesque

Cartwheel to lunge/step in

5 hand release push ups

Safety jump dismount

5 dips with hands on a box and feet on another box

Intermediate Skills  (Recreational 90 min class – by selection)

This class runs for 1.5 hrs per session. To be eligible for this class, participants must have graduated from our Gym Fun/Gym Skills program.

As part of this level, the following skills are assessable.

VAULT

BARS

BEAM

FLOOR

PHYSICAL PREPARATION

Step to handstand flat back

2 tap swings

Forward kicks

Handstand forward roll

15 with hand release

Pike handstand on a box

Cast, back hip circle

2x straight jumps

Cartwheel, cartwheel

15 dips with hands on box and feet on another box

Step on, stand up, jump to ground

L handstand

Backward roll with straight arms

Pike stretch

Starting in dish, glide swing

Passé half turn

Bridge (may have raised feet up to 10cm)

Chin up pullover

3 chin ups with no assistance

Can put loops on without assistance

10 legs to 45º above horizontal

Advanced Skills  (Recreational 120 min class – by selection)

This class runs for 2 hrs per session. To be eligible for this class, participants must have graduated from our Intermediate Skills program.

As part of this level, the following skills are assessable (Skills are currently being reviewed and will be posted once finished).

VAULT

BARS

BEAM

FLOOR

PHYSICAL PREPARATION

Handspring flatback on to 2 mats

3 tap swings, swing pullover in loops

Cartwheel

Handspring on to mat in the pit

30sec dish shape hold – arms down

10sec L handstand on box (pike handstand lifting one leg up)

Cast, back hip circle (on wooden bar)

Split jump

Round off, rebound

30sec reverse dish shape hold – arms up

Straddle or pike toe shoot

Full handstand

Backward walkover

30sec handstand hold against wall

Underswing

Passé half, half turn

Bwd over a cylinder (to step out or two feet)

Bridge

10 chin ups with no assistance

10 leg lifts to touch bar

 

Teen Skills  (Recreational 120 min class – 11+ years)

 

Teen Skills participants work on building on and developing strong tumbling foundations in order to progress towards higher level acrobatic movements and skills. The class includes a strength and conditioning component to ensure the participants improve functionality in their pursuit of tumbling success. This is a great class for the ex gymnast, competitive cheerleader or acrobatic performer ready to hone in on their skills, strength and body awareness.

Boys Gymnastics Programs

Gym Fun (Recreational 60 min class, ages 5 – 7 years)

This class is targeted at 5-7 year olds. Our Gym Fun classes run for 1 hour per session, and there is no prerequisite for participants to join this program.

All participants will be working towards these skills.

BARS P-BARS FLOOR VAULT PHYSICAL PREPARATION

10sec hanging with tight body

10sec support hold

Full handstand

From box, step down to board, rebound straight jump to one mat

20sec front support shape

Casts – hips off  the bar

10sec tuck hold in support

Forward roll with straight arms

10 rebounding jumps on board holding coach’s hands

20sec rear support shape

Forward roll to tuck hang

3x small swings

Backward roll down wedge with straight arms

Run, punch jump on board up to 30cm box, immediate jump off

Seal stretch

3x bent knee tap swings with regrip

Bridge with feet raised

10sec chin up hold

10sec hanging tuck hold

Gym Skills  (Recreational 60 min class, ages 8 – 11 years)

This class is targeted at 8-11 year olds. Our Gym Skills classes run for 1 hour per session, and there is no prerequisite for participants to join this program.

As part of this level, the following skills will be developed.

VAULT

BARS

P-BARS

FLOOR

PHYSICAL PREPARATION

From box, step down to beard, rebound straight jump to one mat

10 tension swings

L sit

Full handstand

5 push ups with good shape

Run, punch jump on board up to 30cm box, immediate jump off

Casts – hips off the bar

Tuck sit

Forward roll with straight arms

5 rear support dips with good shape

Forward roll to 3sec tuck hang

5x support swings

Backward roll down wedge with straight arms

Bridge with feet raised

3x bent knee tap swings with regrip

Cartwheel to lunge/step in

10sec chin up hold

10 leg lifts to horizontal