This is the beginning level at Buckeye Gymnastics. The recommended age is six years old (in first grade) and above. The gymnasts will learn such basic skills as: cartwheel on the floor, pullover on the bars, vaulting approach and drills, and also the appropriate safety rules for each event. Boys will learn basics on p-bars, pommel horse and rings. They will also receive instruction on the trampoline and tumble trampoline.
Students advance to Future Stars when all the basic skills for Rolling Stars are mastered. Basic skills taught in this class are backbend kick-over on the floor, back-hip circle on the bars, handstand flat-back on vault (onto mats). Safety rules will continue to be stressed at this level.
This class is for gymnasts who have progressed beyond the beginner level. More time is allotted per event at this level, as students begin to learn more advanced skills on each event. Handsprings are introduced at this level. There is also more emphasis on strength and flexibility. Safety rules are continually stressed at every level.
This is our most advanced class level at Buckeye. Gymnasts (both boys & girls) will focus on more difficult skills on all apparatus. This class will prepare gymnasts for competitive gymnastics, train them to become stronger athletes, or just allow them to enjoy the challenge of gymnastics.
The Scarlet & Gray Teams are non-select competition teams. All girls who have passed the Rising Star level and can demonstrate mastery of the skills at that level are eligible. S&G Team members register just as they would for any other class. More information can be found under the Scarlet and Gray heading.
T-N-T is our tumbling and trampoline class that is available for students with specific interests in tumbling and trampoline from basic cartwheels to more advanced skills. No flips are taught or performed at the TNT 1 level. Students can advance from level 1 to level 3. Our trampoline classes are conducted entirely on the trampoline and tumble trampoline.