An introductory program which introduces young athletes to competitive gymnastics. This program focuses on age-appropriate athlete development in areas such as strength, flexibility and skill progression.
The BC Interclub Program is performance based and is meant to focus on the opportunity to perform rather than the skill requirements of the routine. Athletes are given creative license in routine development and work alongside coaches to prepare routines. Athletes will have the opportunity to showcase their personal ability without the pressure of being ranked or having scores displayed in events throughout the year. There will be competitive opportunities offered to athletes throughout the season.
HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS
The BC High School Gymnastics Program is made up of 5 levels of individualized optional routines and allows participation for gymnasts whose abilities range from beginner to advanced levels.
The Xcel Program is a 5 level program and runs alongside the Junior Olympic Level. Key City Gymnastics Club has to Xcel training paths:
The Xcel Bronze Program will provide gymnasts of varying abilities, ages, and commitment levels the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits that gymnastics has to offer along with a rewarding competitive gymnastics experience. Athletes will develop skills and learn routines on each event that reflect their individual abilities, motivating them to improve and be part of a team while participating in a challenging and fun environment.
The Xcel Silver+ Program runs alongside the JO Program and is for athletes who have the desire to build a solid gymnastics foundation and progress to the skills that are suited to each individual athlete and needed to advance to higher levels of gymnastics. The Xcel Silver+ Program provides athletes who have a goal to compete in the JO Optional Levels a pathway to move forward by working on event skills that are most beneficial to each individual athlete.
WAG JUNIOR OLYMPIC
The JO Program provides an excellent conditioning system and progressions, teaching each skill in a particular order. The program was developed to help gymnasts build a solid foundation in the sport of gymnastics and safely advance on to harder skills and higher competitive levels. The JO Program consists of 10 levels, 1-5 being compulsory levels and 6-10 being optional levels.
JO Compulsory starts at Level 1 and goes to Level 5. All gymnasts perform the same routines. As they advance through the levels, the routines become progressively harder and more complex.
JO Level 6-10 are optional levels. Routines are composed and choreographed individually for each gymnast. All events have certain criteria that the gymnast must meet to maximize their potential score. Each level has progressively harder criteria.