Tumbling

Classes

At Xtreme Athletics, we pride ourselves in teaching correct and safe technique through the use of drills, conditioning, and hands on training. We believe in "Perfection before Progression", in which a skill should be perfected before moving on to more difficult skills in order to set the athlete up for success in the future. We offer adult age coaches who have spent years learning the best techniques to teach athletes of all varying skill levels and learning styles.

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Intro to Tumbling/Tumble 1: Tumbling Foundations

Introduction to tumbling! In this class, athletes will begin learning the basics to tumbling through drills and introductory tumbling skills. They will continue to build on those skills to further their tumbling capabilities. Perfect for beginners!

Skills to be learned: Forward roll, backward roll, handstand, front limber, front walkover, back bend, back bend kickover, back walkover, headstands, cartwheel, single arm cartwheel, round off, opposite leg back walkover

 

Prerequisites:  no skills required

Tumble 2: Training and Perfecting Back Handsprings

In this class, athletes will range from early stages of back handsprings up to single / double back handsprings. They will continue working towards the perfection of multiple back handsprings & powerful rebounds.

Skills to be learned: Round off back handspring(s), standing back handspring(s), back walkover back handspring, front walkover/front handspring, toe-touch back handspring, cartwheel back handspring

Prerequisites (these skills should be of high quality and are required for placement in this class): forward roll, backward roll, handstand, back bend, back walkover, cartwheel, round off, front walkover

 

Tumble 3: Tuck Training and More

In this class, athletes will range from early stages of back tucks (running tumbling) to having a solid back tuck on the floor. They will also begin working towards perfecting standing tumbling up to multiple back handsprings. 

Skills to be learned: round off back tuck, round off back handspring back tuck, front tuck, standing back tuck, specialty passes with forward and backward traveling skills, back handspring step out through to other skills, layout drills and working layouts

Prerequisites (these skills should be of high quality and are required for placement in this class):  Round off back handsprings (min. of 3), standing back handsprings (min. of 3), back walkover back handspring, front walkover/front handspring, toe-touch back handspring, cartwheel back handspring

 

Tumble 4: Layouts and Beyond

In our most advanced class, athletes will learn and perfect some of the highest skills. These range from working running layouts and standing tucks to working on full twisting layouts, back handsprings to full, standing full. 

Skills to be learned: Round off back handspring layout, standing and running combination to tuck/layout/full, front tuck step out through to other skills, standing full, running full, combination jumps into back tuck, whips, front layouts, ariels, arabians

Prerequisites (these skills should be of high quality and are required for placement in this class): round off back tuck, round off back handspring back tuck, front tuck, standing back tuck, specialty passes with forward and backward traveling skills

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