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TUMBLING LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

Level progression:  Athletes must show mastery of all prior level skills before moving on to the next level (see chart below). 
 

Tiny Tumbling Class: This class has no prerequisites and is geared towards athletes with little to no tumbling experience.  Athletes in the Tiny Tumbling class will learn: 

  • Basic body control 

  • Basic strength exercises 

  • Basic flexibility exercises 

  • Lunges 

  • Forward rolls 

  • Bridges 

  • Backbends 

  • Back Walkovers 

  • Beginning technique for back handsprings 
     

Tumbling Class Level 1: This class has no prerequisites and is geared towards athletes with little to no tumbling experience.  Athletes in the Level 1 class will learn: 

  • Handstands 

  • Cartwheels 

  • Bridge kick overs 

  • Backbend kick overs 

  • Back walkovers 

  • Front walkovers 

  • Cartwheel back walkovers 
     

Tumbling Class Level 2:   To register for the Level 2 class athletes must have mastered all the skills taught in all previous classes and will learn: 

  • Standing back handspring 

  • Standing two back handsprings 

  • Standing three back handsprings 

  • Round off back handspring 

  • Round off multiple back handspring 

  • Back walkover back handspring 

  • Front walkover round off back handspring 

  • Toe touch pause back handspring 
     

Tumbling Class Level 3:   To register for the Level 3 class athletes must have mastered all the skills taught in all previous classes and will learn: 

  • Round off back handspring tuck 

  • Toe touch back handspring 

  • Multiple jump multiple back handspring 

  • Front walkover round off back handspring tuck 

  • Punch fronts 

  • Back handspring step out through to tuck
     

Tumbling Class Level 4:  To register for the Level 4 class athletes must have mastered all the skills taught in all previous classes and will learn: 

  • Round off back handspring layout 

  • Standing tuck 

  • Standing back handspring tuck 

  • Jump back handspring tuck 

  • Punch front through to layout 

  • Standing back handspring(s) to layout 
     

Tumbling Class Level 5:   To register for the Level 5 class athletes must have mastered all the skills taught in all previous classes and will learn: 

  • Round off back handspring full twisting layout 

  • Toe touch(es) tuck 

  • Standing back handspring(s) to full twisting layout 

  • Round off back handspring to double full twisting layout 

  • Various specialty passes through to full/double twisting layout