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Schools offering the Gymnastics Academy


For more information about the academy contact the Principal at the school.



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Why consider the Gymnastics Academy?


Open to students in Grades 7-8, the Gymnastics Academy will help student athletes, ranging from recreational to competitive, learn and improve on advanced individual skills and lead up progressions, while developing a lifestyle inside and outside the gym that emphasizes building character through achieving both athletic and scholastic success. Purposeful practices led by highly trained staff, strength and conditioning designed to maximize physical attributes, and a focus on leadership will all position the student athlete to achieve their individual goals.

Technical development focuses on establishing composure, confidence and creativity inside and outside the gym. The following themes are targeted in personal and competitive settings:

Girl's Events
  • Vault
  • Uneven Bars
  • Balance Beam
  • Floor Exercise
  • Trampoline & Tumbling Track
  • Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Skill Development
  • Basic to Advanced Gymnastics Body Positions
  • Basic to Advanced Gymnastics Biomechanics
Boy's Events
  • Floor Exercise
  • Pommel Horse
  • Rings
  • Vault
  • Parallel Bars
  • High Bar
  • Trampoline & Tumbling Track
  • Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Skill Development
  • Basic to Advanced Gymnastics Body Positions
  • Basic to Advanced Gymnastics Biomechanics

Tactical themes are established to increase an athlete's understanding and passion for the sport, translating to a more effective and imaginative presence in the gym:
  • Basic to Advanced Skill Development
  • Basic Skill Lead Up Progressions to Advanced Skills
  • Dominant Movement Patterns
  • Strength & Flexibility Limitations
  • Short Term & Long Term Skill Development

Sport training sessions are innovative and focus on individual needs. Athletes are challenged in a positive and competitive environment.

Strength & Conditioning Training: In-season and off-season training plans are designed for today's serious gymnasts and compliment the Sport specific training. The goal is to maximize the effectiveness of all gymnastics specific energy systems focusing on strength, power, agility and cardiovascular training.


2018-2019 Fee Structure Gymnastics Skills Academy

Academy Registration Fees Details
Elementary September through June Cost $450.00 (Students at Central Park 4 days/week)
  • 75 hours of sport specific training
  • 75 hours of off-court/off-field training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)
** NOTE: 2018-2019 REGISTRATION FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE **




Typical day for a student. Starting at Central Park Athletics.

Grade
7-8 Gymnastics 9:05 - 10:05 (60 mins) 10:10 - 11:48 Subject based curriculum Bus Transportation to Brennan 1:08 - 3:30 Subject based curriculum

** NOTE: BELL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE **