CORE is a USAG Member Club, and competes the USAG Xcel Program levels Bronze and Silver and the Women's Development Program Compulsory levels 4 and 5, and Optional levels 7-10. Gymnasts should expect to spend 1-2 years per Xcel or Compulsory levels, and 1-3 years per Optional levels, and are required to have all of their next level skills and/or the approval of their coaches in order to move up to the next level.

 

Pre-team- Our Pre-team class is a team-track group, ages 4-7, working towards making the competitive team. This class is only for athletes serious about a gymnastics future. All students in our recreational classes are looked at for the Pre-team, and will need to be recommended for the Pre-team by their class instructors, and then evaluated by a team coach. We are looking for a variety of characteristics in order to be eligible for the Pre-team including, but not limited to, above-average strength, flexibility, listening skills, ability to focus, lack of fear, willingness to take risks, work-ethic and basic gymnastics skills. Gymnasts must pass a strength and skills test, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the competitive team.

 

Xcel Bronze- Our Bronze team is made up of rising Pre-teamers, ages 5-7. Athletes in this level typically compete from January-March, and will compete in 3 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 36.00 AA in their Bronze season, pass a strength and skills test, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Silver team.

 

Xcel Silver- Our Silver team is made up of rising Pre-teamers or Rising Bronze gymnasts, ages 6-8. Athletes in this level typically compete from January-March, and will compete in 3 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their Silver season, pass a strength test and have all of their level 4 skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Compulsory team level 4.

 

Compulsory Level 4- Our Level 4 team is made up of rising Silver gymnasts, ages 7-10. Athletes in this level typically compete from September-December, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their level 4 season, pass a strength test and have all of their level 5 skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Compulsory team level 5.

 

Compulsory Level 5- Our Level 5 team is made up of rising level 4 gymnasts, ages 7-11. Athletes in this level typically compete from September-December, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their level 5 season, pass a strength test and have all of their level 7 skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Optional team level 7.

Optional Levels 7-10Our Optional team is made up of gymnasts levels 7-10, ages 8+. Athletes on this team typically compete from January-April, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet, and then possibly move on to Regionals in levels 7-8, and Nationals for levels 9-10. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their current level, pass a strength test and have all of their next level skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the next level.

**For more information, or to set up an evaluation, please email Karen Phillips at coregymnasticsgso@gmail.com 

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