Girls Levels

Example Gymnastics Certificate

Level 1 – Girls
Vault

  • Straight jump onto min of 40cm mat, then kick up to handstand fall to flatback

Bars

  • Pullover
  • Cast
  • Back hip circle
  • Cast
  • Dismount: straddle on, sole circle or underswing

Beam

  • Mount: jump to front support
  • Lie back to pike (l) position with legs straight – roll forward into tuck stand
  • Arabesque (show – no hold)
  • Step, leg swing, step, leg swing
  • Lever – mark t position
  • Leg balance in forward passé on flat foot (mark)
  • Relevé – lock position – hold
  • Stretch jump
  • Dismount: from kneel on one leg, cartwheel to partial handstand, lower to stand facing beam

Floor

  • ¾ handstand (legs do not join) step down to lunge
  • Forward entry – cartwheel ¼ turn in
  • Backward roll tuck
  • Candlestick
  • Forward roll tuck
  • Walks right and left
  • Forward passé balance – mark/press to relevé
  • Forward chassé leg swing
  • Relevé balance, split jump
Example Gymnastics Certificate

Vault

  • Jump to handstand onto min of 40cm mat stack (no block required)

Bars

  • Pullover
  • Cast
  • Back hip circle
  • Single leg cut forward
  • Forward mill circle or single leg basket swing (hooking knee on the bar on the upswing to complete either element is allowable)
  • Single leg swing backward, cast
  • Dismount: squat on, piked sole circle or underswing

Beam

  • Mount: jump to front support
  • Swing to push up – jump to tuck stand
  • Arabesque (˃30  ͦ below horizontal)
  • Front leg swing – close; back leg swing – close to stand – relevé lock
  • Lever to beam – touch beam and return to stand
  • Leg balance in forward passé (hold 2 seconds)
  • Pivot turn (180  ͦ)
  • Stretch jump, pull to lock position
  • Dismount: cartwheel to handstand, lower to stand facing beam

Floor

  • Handstand with legs together - step down to lunge
  • 1-3 steps – hurdle, round-off
  • Backward roll tuck with bent arms to pike stand
  • Candlestick, lie down, push up to bridge – kick over
  • Pivot turn – step, pivot turn
  • 2 (90  ͦ+ 90  ͦ) heel snap turns – leg position in forward passé, arms in forward middle
  • Forward passé balance – mark/press to relevé
  • Forward chassé – straight leg leap (60  ͦ)
  • Split jump press to relevé lock position
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Vault

  • Jump to handstand onto min of 80 cm mat stack (no block required)

Bars

  • Mount: glide swing out (straddle or pike) and return to stand with feet together
  • Pullover or glide kip
  • Cast
  • Front hip circle, small cast
  • Cast, single leg shoot through
  • Forward mill circle or single leg basket swing (both legs straight throughout)
  • Single leg cut (leg backwards)
  • Cast, back hip circle
  • Dismount: underswing

Beam

  • Mount: leg swing to cross sit
  • Arabesque (˃45  ͦ below horizontal)
  • Straight leg leap (90  ͦ) to plié arabesque - hold
  • Cross handstand with legs in split position. Mark (no angle requirement)
  • Pivot turn – step, pivot turn
  • Stretch jump, stretch jump, pull to lock position
  • ½  (180  ͦ) heel snap turn in forward passé
  • Dismount: cartwheel to side handstand, (mark the position) ¼ turn

Floor

  • Split jump (90  ͦ), stretch jump
  • Handstand forward roll with arms straight
  • Handstand bridge – back kickover
  • Leg swings to the side right and left
  • Backward roll tuck with straight arms to push up position
  • Forward split
  • Chassé, split leap (90  ͦ) to large step, leg swing in relevé
  • ½  (180  ͦ) turn in forward passé….arms in forward-middle or crown
  • Backward swing turn
  • Round-off, back flip, rebound stick
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Vault

  • Handspring over vault table

Bars

  • Mount: glide kip (straddle or pike)
  • Cast to horizontal and return to support
  • Cast, squat or pike on
  • Long hang kip
  • Cast to horizontal, back hip circle
  • Underswing
  • Counter swing to 30  ͦ below horizontal
  • Tap swing forward
  • Counter swing to 30  ͦ below horizontal
  • Dismount: tap swing forward with ½ turn

Beam

  • Mount: leg swing to cross sit
  • Cartwheel
  • Arabesque (˃45  ͦ below horizontal) – lift to scale (at horizontal –hold for 1 sec.)
  • Straight leg leap (120  ͦ) to plié to lock position
  • Cross handstand with legs together – hold 1 second
  • Leg swing forward-backward – close to pivot turn
  • ½ (180  ͦ) turn in forward passé
  • Dismount: cartwheel to side handstand (hold 1 second)  ¼ turn

Floor

  • Straddle jump (120  ͦ), stretch jump ½ (180  ͦ)
  • Handspring, rebound
  • Back walkover (120  ͦ)
  • Running steps, passé hop
  • Backward roll with straight arms to handstand
  • Forward split
  • Sissonne, chassé, split leap (120  ͦ) to large step, leg swing hop
  • Full  (360  ͦ) turn in forward passé….arms in forward-middle or crown
  • Round-off, 2 x back flips, rebound stick
Example Gymnastics Certificate

Vault

  • Handspring over vault table

Bars

  • Mount: glide kip (straddle or pike)
  • Cast to above horizontal
  • Clear hip circle to above horizontal
  • Glide kip (straddle or pike), cast, squat or pike on, back tuck sole circle
  • Jump to high bar
  • Long hang kip, cast to above horizontal
  • Long hang pullover
  • Underswing
  • Counter swing to 30  ͦ below horizontal
  • Tap swing forward
  • Counter swing to 15  ͦ below horizontal
  • Dismount: tap swing forward to flyaway in tuck, pike or layout

Beam

  • Mount: leg swing to cross sit
  • Back walkover or back extension or back flip step-out
  • Arabesque slightly below horizontal – lift to scale (above horizontal –hold for 1 sec.)
  • Straight leg leap (150  ͦ), stretch jump
  • Cross handstand with legs together – hold 2 seconds, step down – backward relevé walks
  • Backward swing turn (min of horizontal)
  • Split jump (150  ͦ), sissonne
  • Full (360  ͦ) turn in forward passé – arms in crown
  • Dismount: cartwheel to side handstand (hold 2 second)  ¼ turn

Floor

  • Straddle jump (150  ͦ), stretch jump with full (360  ͦ) turn
  • Handspring step out, handspring to 2 feet, rebound
  • Back walkover (120  ͦ)
  • Forward salto tucked
  • Backward roll with straight arms to handstand
  • Forward split
  • Sissonne, chassé, step split leap (150  ͦ) switch leg leap (150  ͦ) large step to leg swing hop
  • Full  (360  ͦ) turn in forward passé….arms in crow
  • Round-off, back flips, back salto tuck – stick