Mid Illinois Gymnastics and Dance
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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

THESE CLASSES ARE VERY THOROUGH AND VERY CHALLENGING. IT MAY TAKE  SEVERAL YEARS TO ADVANCE IN THE LEVELS.

 

Tumble Tots with Parents-  40 minute class, ages 2,3.  Great  starter gymnastics class.  Instructor led, parent also helps child. Promotion to Tumble Gems is on listening ability and not skill!

 

Tumble Gems-  (Parent not in room with child) 40 minute class, ages 3,4,5.  Creative movement,   introduction to tumbling and equipment.  Need forward and backward roll plus cartwheel and good listening skills to be promoted to Tumble Stars prior to age 6.

 

 

Tumble Stars-  55 minute  class, ages 6  up or promoted.  Tumbling,   fitness, and  equipment.  No previous experience required .Skills needed to pass to Step Up: making good progress on the Tumble Twister skills , good listening ability and good work  habits  .  Skills needed to pass to Tumble Twisters: back extension roll, back pullover on bars, plus (girls) back walkover (boys) back handspring; also need good listening ability and good work habits.

 

Tumble Stars Step Up One hour   plus 10 minutes,   by assignment only. See Tumble Stars for the move up criteria to Tumble Twisters out of this class. Some students will be able to skip Step Up.

 

Cheer I-  55 minute class. This is a Beginner-Intermediate-  tumbling  class  for the ages 11 –18.   Basic tumbling,  ,jumps,  and fitness.  No previous experience required. Cheer II-  55 minute class ages 11-18 . Meets with Cheer I. For the student who meets criteria for Twisters but wants a  shorter class with emphasis on tumbling.   DO NOT have to be cheerleaders for any cheer class!

 

 

Tumble Twisters- By assignment only. 1  hour 25 minute  class for the intermediate/advanced students.  Back extension roll, back pullover on bars, plus back walkover (girls) and back handspring (boys) required.

Good listening skills and good work habits required! Very good class for students interested in team at Mid-Ill.

 

 

**ALL CLASSES LISTED ABOVE ARE COED AND INCORPORATE SPORTS SKILLS.

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COMPETITIVE TEAM CLASSE AVAILABLES-ASK FOR DIFFERENT INFORMATION!!

 

COMPETITIVE TEAM USAG  LEVEL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, COMPULSORY ( Sanctioned and non sanctioned depending on skill) GIRLS ONLY  .TUMBLETEAM TRAINING  INCLUDED AND ENCOURAGED

 

COMPETITIVE TEAM  USAG  LEVEL 6-10  USAG OPTIONALS. GIRLS ONLY.(Sanctioned and non sanctioned depending on skill)  TUMBLETEAM TRAINING INCLUDED AND  ENCOURAGED

 

COMPETITIVE TUMBLETEAM FOR GIRLS AND BOYS (  USTA ) INCLUDED IN ALL AROUND  GIRLS TEAM(WHEN  READY/INTERESTED) WITH PERMISSION MAY DO TUMBLETEAM ONLY

 

ALL COMPETITIVE CLASSES  ARE BY ASSIGNMENT ONLY AND REQUIRE READINESS FOR OR

 SERIES BACKHANDSPRINGS AS WELL AS REASONABLE PROFICIENCY(  FOR GIRLS) IN  ALL AROUND  SKILLS (VAULT,BEAM, BARS, FLOOR X.) PLEASE ASK FOR TEAM SCHEDULES AND POLICIES. ONE PARENT MUST BE AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE MID-JET PARENT BOOSTER CLUB AND PARTICIPATE IN ALL ASSIGNED FUND RAISING AND MEET FEE PAYMENT PLAN.

 

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