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7400 River Road
Richmond, BC, V6X 1X6
Canada

604-278-3614

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Richmond Gymnastics Association - Foundations

FOUNDATIONS - Junior and Senior


Junior Foundations

Junior 1:

Junior 1 is an introductory class designed for younger children who have little or no gymnastics experience. The class is centred around developing a strong foundation in movement skills, body awareness, and gymnastics skills on (mostly) WAG apparatus.

  • 55 minutes

  • Age: 5.5-8 yrs

    Prerequistites:

  • No previous experience is necessary.

Junior 2:

Junior 2 is an advanced class for participants who have mastered skills taught in Junior 1. More complex skills are developed, accompanied by greater spatial awareness, balance, and strength and conditioning.

  • 1 hr 25 min

  • Age: 5.5-8 yrs

    Prerequistites:

  • Momentary handstand hold with straight body; backwards roll; chin-to-bar hold for 5 seconds; Inverted hanging; rebounding off a floor or beatboard

Junior 3:

Junior 3 is for intermediate athletes that are ready to start learning more advanced skills that build on the strong foundation built in junior 1 and 2, with an increased focus on physical conditioning, more complex and dynamic movement patterns, and an introduction to connecting skills

  • 1 hr 25 min

  • Age: 5.5-8 yrs

    Prerequistites:

  • to have completed atleast 1 session of Junior 2.

 

Senior Foundations

Senior 1:

Senior 1 is an introductory class for older children wanting to get into gymnastics. Participants develop fundamental movement and gymnastics skills on primarily WAG apparatus, with a greater emphasis on strength and body awareness development.

  • 1 hr 25 min

  • Age: 8-12 yrs

    Prerequistites:

  • No previous experience necessary

Senior 2:

Senior 2 is an advanced class for older participants who have acquired all the skills taught in junior and senior 1. Skills, strength, and coordination are further developed in this class, and there is a greater emphasis on developing the confidence to perform more difficult skills without assistance.

  • 1 hr 55 min

  • Age: 8-12 yrs

    Prerequistites:

  • Momentary handstand hold with straight body; Dive roll & backwards roll; Chin-to-bar hold for 5 seconds; cartwheel; rebounding off a floor or beatboard

Senior 3:

Senior 3 is for intermediate athletes that are ready to start learning more advanced skills that build on the strong foundation built in Senior 1 and 2, with an increased focus on physical conditioning, more complex and dynamic movement patterns, and an introduction to connecting skills

  • 1 hr 55 min

  • Age: 8-12 yrs

    Prerequistites:

  • to have completed atleast 1 session of Senior 2.

Please note that all classes are subject to change or cancellation based on enrollment and coach availability. Parents will be advised 4 days in advance if there is any cancellation.