Classes

We offer a variety of classes throughout the week to suit all ages and abilities. You can view our weekly class timetable (correct as of January 2019) here.
Recreational Classes

Pre-school                               

Children aged 3-4 work independently of their parents. The emphasis is on fun, learning body management and the fundamentals of gymnastics - agility, balance and co-ordination. Our classes follow various themes such as weather, seaside and travel, and children are awarded badges and certificates on completion of each theme. These classes take place on a Wednesday and a Friday.


Beginner gymnastics                                                                     
These classes are for boys and girls aged 4+ and require no previous training. Gymnasts work independently of their parents in small groups, working towards British Gymnastics Proficiency awards 8-1 and becoming familiar with the four pieces of apparatus used in gymnastics- vault, bars, beam and floor. Classes are 1 hour long and take place most days of the week.



Junior, Intermediate and Senior gymnastics
Gymnasts work towards their British Gymnastics Advanced proficiency awards, and are invited to take part in the annual In House Competition. This class is 1 3/4 hours long. These classes take place on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Advanced Gymnastics
These classes are two hours long, and gymnasts work to achieve skills on the Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, as well as being invited to take part in our annual In House Competition. These classes take place at the weekend.

Teen Gymnastics

New for 2018, an open gym style class for older teenagers. Ideal for complete beginners, those doing PE GCSE and A Levels and for ex-gymnasts wanting to get back in the gym. This class is on a Thursday evening and is pay as you go.

Adult Gymnastics

New for 2018, we hold a class on a Monday night for over 18's who want to learn the sport. This class is an 'open gym' format, making it suitable for both complete beginners and people with previous experience. No booking is required, just turn up to sessions.

Competition Pathway Classes

Young Development Squad
Ages 4-6 - Girls are identified in their recreational classes and are invited to join the development squad for a trial. The gymnasts work on gaining strength and flexibility
as well as learning some basic gymnastics skills. 

Recreational Development Squad

Ages 5-8 - Girls are identified in their recreational classes and are invited to join this squad with a view to entering the recreational competition squads by age 9, ready to compete in Regional Floor and Vault competitions. 

 

Recreational Competition Squads
Girls can enter this class from the development squad or their recreational class, by invitation only. Gymnasts represent the club at 
floor and vault and novice level competitions throughout the West Midlands and are expected to train a minimum of twice a week.

Women's Artistic Squad

Gymnasts usually enter our competition squad via the development squad route, however all gymnasts are constantly monitored and are offered a place if the coaches believe they have the work ethic and potential to thrive within the competition squad. Gymnasts work towards competing National Development Plan Grades and Levels within the West Midlands.

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