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Gymnastics Classes East Kilbride, Glasgow.

Proficiency Awards

Pre-School Badges

There are 3 kinds of skills in the pre-school badges including: ACTION

BALANCE, & CO-ORDINATION moves.

There are 3 levels of badge attainment, Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3.

Badges & certificates can be purchased  once passed.

These badges include many skills suitable for pre-school aged gymnasts to help with balance & co-ordination.

Core Badges

There are 8 levels of badge attainment & gymnasts work from badge 8 through to badge 1.  Gymnasts have to attain 7 out of 10 skills to pass each badge.

The core badges contain all basic gymnastic skills including forward & backward rolls, headstands, handstands, cartwheels, with an introduction to hand apparatus, vault & rebound and apparatus skills. 

The Core gymnastic badges consist of 10 areas of work including:

  • PULSE RAISING ACTIVITIES
  • FLEXIBILITY & POSTURE
  • STRENGTH
  • JUMPING
  • BALANCING
  • WEIGHT ON HANDS - LOCOMOTION
  • ROLLING
  • PARTNER WORK
  • HAND APPARATUS
  • APPARATUS PREPARATION

 

Advanced Badges

The Advanced badges consist of Bronze, Silver & Gold Levels of award in the following areas:


Fitness

Floor

Vault & Rebound

Dance & Aerobics

Hand Held Apparatus

Pairs & Groups

Apparatus.


The Advanced badges contain the harder skills including back-flip, handspring, free cartwheel, somersaults, roundoff etc and many of the gymnasts attending the 2 hour classes work on the skills contained in the Advanced Badges.

Other Skills

Other skills taught at the classes include harder moves and skills not on the British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards including:

FLOOR

FREE WALKOVER

HANDSPRING FRONT SOMERSAULT

FORWARD & BACKWARD STRETCHED FRONT SOMERSAULT

ROUNDOFF, BACKFLIP, STRETCHED BACK SOMERSAULT

FORWARD & BACKWARD SOMERSAULT WITH HALF & FULL TWIST

VAULT & TRAMPETTE

CARTWHEEL WITH 3/4 TURN

HALF TURN ON HANDSPRING WITH FULL TWIST OFF

YAMASHITA

PIKE FRONT SOMERSAULT WITH 1/2 TWIST