Butler Gymnastics Course Descriptions
Movement for Life
This class is structured for children from the time that they are walking until three years old. Children with their parent(s), learn skills in basic movement, perceptual motor skills, rhythmic activities, and ball handling. Please contact us for specific days and times.
Students work on floor exercise, balance beam, uneven parallel bars, vaulting, and trampoline. All boys' classes work the boys' apparatuses as well. Basic skills such as forward and backward rolls & cartwheels are taught. This course is taught morning and evening hours Monday through Friday and Saturday morning.
Students train on every apparatus appropriate during competition. Students also learn skills such as one-arm cartwheels, back extensions, and drills to master walk-overs. This course is taught evening hours Monday through Friday and Saturday morning.
Female students learn skills on the four main Olympic events. Male students learn skills on six main Olympic events. Additional skills taught at this level include front and back handsprings and aerials. These skills are much more advanced and build from previous skills learned during earlier courses.
Advanced High-Intermediate Level
This course is more advanced to prepare athletes for the rigors of competition.
This course is designed for the more advanced pre-school child. Entrance to this class is by instructor recommendation only.
Children are learning Level I skills from the USA Gymnastics Compulsory Program and are entered into this course by instructor recommendation only.
Female students are taught skills from the Level 3 and Level 4 USA Gymnastics Compulsory Program and are entered into this course by instructor recommendation only.
Class VII is developmental for male students while Class VI through Class I are competitive.
Male & Female students have the opportunity to compete in compulsory and optional leagues. Females compete under the direction of the USA Gymnastics competition levels 4 through 10 and males compete under the direction of the USA Gymnastics competition levels Class VII through Class.