We place athletes on teams each spring at tryouts based on an athletes individual age and skill level. General guidelines for ages as well as skills required for each level are listed below.
Tiny Novice: 3 to 6 years old
Tiny: 5-6 years old
Mini: 5-8 years old
Youth: 6-11 years old
Junior: 8-14 years old
Senior: 11-18 years old
The age of the competitor as of August 31st will be what determines what age group the competitor can be placed in for that season.
The USASF tumbling levels are as follows, along with a general description of the minimum skills needed to be successful in that level:
Level 1- Front/back walkovers, roundoff
Level 2- Standing back handspring, roundoff back handspring
Level 3- Toe touch handspring, standing multiple handsprings, roundoff handspring tuck
Level 4- Standing tuck, standing handsprings to a tuck, roundoff handspring layout
Level 5- Jump tuck, standing handsprings to a layout, roundoff handspring full