High Hopes (5-7 year olds)
This accelerated class is part of the progression to competitive rhythmic gymnastics. The class is designed for the talented young gymnast showing advanced skill in flexibility, dance, ballet, and use of equipment. Advanced understanding of skills and maturity for their particular age must be evident for an invitation to this class. The structure of the class differs from the developmental levels in that greater attention will be placed on discipline, proper form, poise and technique.
Training Team (8-10 year olds)
This accelerated class is part of the progression to competitive rhythmic gymnastics following the High Hopes class. The class is designed for the talented gymnast showing advanced skill in flexibility, dance, ballet, and use of equipment with a desire and working attitude to reach more advanced goals. Greater attention will be placed on discipline, proper form, and technique in preparing these girls for the competitive atmosphere.
Team level students must receive an invitation to be a member. Gymnasts must show physical ability in performing skills and routines, must be mentally prepared, and possess a positive attitude and work ethic. Team members will be trained according to the USA Junior Olympic Program and will learn routines appropriate to their level. Team training time will be divided between intense workouts in flexibility, strength, endurance, and the mastering of skills with each apparatus determined by their level. Emphasis will be placed on preparing routines for local and out of state competitions.