Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and kinaesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels.

To register for PCYC Bulli’s Gymnastics please complete the GYMNASTICS ENROLMENT FORM and email it to bulli (at) pcycnsw.org.au or drop it in to the office.

A full list of our gymnastics classes and descriptions is below:

 

RECREATIONAL GYMNASTICS

 

KINDERGYM (Ages 2-5): Kinder Gym is a movement-based learning experience for young children and their parents or caregivers. The class provides a safe environment for children to develop physical skills in a fun and playful way while learning fundamental movement; ensuring they can experience a wide range of movement activities and be encouraged to think, create, construct and solve problems with their own bodies.


JUNIOR GYMNASTICS (Ages 4-7): Junior gymnastics is the perfect introduction to gymnastics for young, primary school aged athletes. During each class, athletes develop amazing skills while getting strong and flexible in fun and challenging ways. Members of this class also learn to play lots of fun, gymnastics games and receive achievement stickers each lesson.


GYM SKILLS (Ages 8-11): Gym Skills incorporates the Women’s Gymnastics Apparatus of Beam, Bar, Floor and Vault. This class was created to suit upper primary school aged athletes to enhance co-ordination and agility, for body awareness and balance while also developing posture and confident body movement, including the ability to land safely. In these classes, we try to develop strength and flexibility as well as healthy minds and bodies for now and later life.


STAGE 1 TUMBLING (Ages 4+): Tumbling is a sport that focuses on the Floor element of Gymnastics only. In our Stage 1 Tumbling class, we cater for beginner athletes who are learning basic skills, including rolls, handstands, cartwheels and walkovers. Once these skills have been mastered, we move athletes into the Stage 2 Tumbling class.


STAGE 2 TUMBLING (Skills-based): Stage 2 Tumbling focuses on the Floor element of Gymnastics. This group is the highest level of tumbling at our club, catering for athletes who have already mastered Stage 1 skills. This class focuses on handsprings, somersaults layouts and aerial tricks.


BOYS GYMNASTICS (Ages 4-18): Boys gymnastics channels masculine energy to develop power, strength and control. Mastery of the apparatus requires the skillful combination of flips, balance, stretch, spin and landings. Athletes build their strength and enhance their co- ordination and agility, allowing the body to move like lightning! There also benefits for developing good posture and confident body movements, including the ability to land safely.


FREE G (Ages 8+): Free G fuses traditional gymnastics and acrobatic tricks, with kicks and leaps made famous through martial arts. It will get your heart racing and develop a heightened sense of spatial awareness that can be put to good use in a variety of other sports, including. Boarding, biking, skiing, climbing and surfing.


GYM FIT (Ages 14+): The Gym Fit program utilizes the entirety of the PCYC Gymnastics equipment, drawing influence from core gymnastics skills and drills, to provide an easy to follow, dynamic class aimed at helping anyone get fit. If you want to improve your fitness, endurance, and get the body you have always wanted, this class is for you.

 

DANCE ACRO (Ages 8+):  Dance Acro is a gymnastics program that focuses solely on practicing and perfecting the gymnastics based skills that are sought after in the dance world. Skills like walkovers, cartwheels, baranis and other aerial tricks are popular to achieve among young dancers. This program allows them to learn these skills in a safe environment without needing to learn skills on all gymnastics apparatuses.

DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETITION GYMNASTICS

 

GYM STARS (Ages 4+): The Gym Stars class is a development program for athletes who are interested in working toward competitions. Athletes in this class should be motivated and focused toward developing their strength, flexibility and coordination. During lessons, athletes work toward establishing a strong foundation for a future of competition gymnastics.


LEVEL 1 WAG (Ages 7+): Students selected for level 1 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics are encouraged to attend regular, Gymnastics NSW sanctioned competition events. Athletes train specific routines on the Beam, Bars, Floor and Vault to compete against clubs across the region.


TEAM GYM (Ages 7+): This class is ideal for athletes looking to participate in competitions, while also enjoying the social side of recreational gymnastics. The team perform three routines as a group to music in the areas of Tumbling, Mini Trampoline and Floor. During class, coaches work to the strengths of each athlete to include the full range of skills in the group.