Girls Gymnastics Program

It is our goal to continue to foster physical activity in the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas. It is so important to all young girls to obtain a healthy outlook on life and a positive self esteem early in adolescents. Their confidence and inner strength will carry them far, and they will have a ton of fun achieving success.

  • Rising Stars (Beginner)

    (ages 6 – 11, 1 hour)

    Students in the Beginners’ program will work on developing their motor skills, strength, balance, and coordination while learning and perfecting their skills and techniques.

    • Stretch – 10 minutes
    • Floor – rolls, lunge, sea saw, handstand, cartwheel, round off, back bend, and back handspring over a barrel with a spotter
    • Beam – stand and walk with balance, crawl, toe raises, toe turn, jumps, sea saw
    • Bars – hanging skills, jump support, casts, forward roll, chin up pull over with a spotter, swinging
    • Vault – proper bouncing on spring board, vault entry, proper landing off vault table
    • Trampoline – jumping skills, jump sequence, seat drops, spins, Handsprings over barrels, jump hurdle skills
  • Shooting Stars (Intermediate)

    (ages 6-12, 1 hour)

    All Beginner skills must be completed before joining

    Students in the Intermediate class will work on developing and perfecting the next set of skills and techniques.

    • Stretch – 10 minutes
    • Floor – Handstand hold, one handed cartwheel, back bend, bridge up kick over, tic toc, handsprings over a barrel
    • Beam – Walks on high toe, leg kicks, toe spin, rolls, sea saw, cartwheel, dismounts
    • Bars -Jump support to cast, chin up pull over, back hip circle, mill circle, tap swings
    • Vault – Board entry, vault entry, handstand flatback, front handspring over a barrel
    • Trampoline – Jump sequences, jump hurdle round off, handsprings over barrels, flips in the spotting belt
  • Shooting Stars Plus (Intermediate Plus)

    (ages 6-12, 60 or 90 minutes)

    All Intermediate skills must be completed before joining

    Students in the Intermediate Plus class will work on developing and perfecting the next set of skills and techniques

    • Stretch – 10 minutes
    • Floor – Handstand hold with form, side handstand, jump hurdle round off, handstand front limber, back bend and bridge kick over without a spotter, handsprings
    • Beam – Pivot turn, Sea saw, handstand, cartwheel, jumps, spins
      Bars – Chin up pull over, cast, back hip circle (all three in a sequence), squat on, tap swings
    • Vault – Board entry, vault entry, round off over vault, front handspring over vault with barrel, handstand flatback
    • Trampoline – Jump sequences, jump hurdle round off rebound, front handspring/step out, back handspring (with spotter if needed), front flip, back flip (in belt if needed), aerial
  • Twinkling Stars (Advanced)

    (ages 6 – 12, 60 or 90 minutes)

    All Intermediate skills must be completed before joining. Students in the Advanced class will work on developing and perfecting the next set of skills and techniques.

    • Stretch – 10 minutes
    • Floor – Handstand forward roll, side handstand, walk overs, aerial, handsprings, flips
    • Beam – Handstand, cartwheel, proper jumps, various spins, sequences, dismounts
    • Bars – Jump glide, low bar sequence, squat on, jump to high bar, tap swings, dismounts
    • Vault – Board entry with arm swing, round off over vault, front handspring over vault table
    • Trampoline – Jump sequences, handsprings, flips, aerial, tumbling sequences
  • Gymnastic Teams

    Each student must try out before joining

    The Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy has three competitive gymnastics team programs:

    1) USAG
    2) USAIGC
    3) In-House Team