(CANGYM levels 9-12) – 6 to 14 years ? 2 hours
Tuesdays or Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm; OR
Challenge 3 follows Gymnastics Canada?s (CANGYM) National Skill Development and Evaluation Program. Our trained/certified coaches will teach Challenge 3 gymnasts a combination of basic skills and advanced target skills.
At the end of each session, Challenge 3 gymnasts will be evaluated in accordance with their Badge level. In Challenge 3, there are four badges:
With these four badges Challenge 3 gymnasts will learn apparatus specific skills – Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor, and Artistic Preparation for Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG).
Each Challenge 3 gymnast will receive a progress report for each badge. Certificate of Participation are given to gymnasts who did not complete a badge. Certificate of Completion are given to the gymnasts when they complete a badge. Gold Routine Certificate is given to the gymnast when they complete their Gold badge.
Gymnasts who successfully complete Challenge 3 will have learned skills that will enable them to transition into a competitive steam at the territorial level. These target skills are:
Tsukahara preparation to feet or back
Yurchenko preparation to feet or back
Backward sole circle
Cast to handstand
Straddle back or shoot 1/2 – assisted
Giant – assisted
Flyaway dismount? assisted
Forward or Backward handspring
Round-off or cartwheel with flight
CANGYM Acro element to Backward salto dismount
Forward handspring to Forward salto
Combination line of choice without salto
Combination line of choice with Forward salto
Round-off, Backward handspring, Backward salto
Round-off, whip or layout
3 leap series
Series with 1 turning leap (360′)
Dance/Acro series with flight
Scale of choice
It is important to note that like everything else, gymnastics takes time and patience to learn advanced skills and not everyone progresses at the same rate.
Classes are split into groups according to age.
Tuesdays 6:00pm, Thursdays 6:00pm, Saturdays 10:00am
Fall Session, Winter Session, Spring Session, Annual