Tumbling Classes

What is Tumbling?

Tumbling is a gymnastics discipline that focuses on acrobatic skills without the use of any specialized equipment.

It can be an excellent option for those who still want to work on flexibility and strength without having to use other gymnastic apparatuses.


Description: Athletes are introduced to basic tumbling positions including pike, tuck, straddle. Forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels complete this early beginner’s tumbling vocabulary. Attention to details such as alignment, flexibility, strength and safety are emphasized. This structured class will teach gym safety, and will encourage self-confidence, listening skills, and social skills in a fun, interactive environment.

Ages: 5-7 Years

When: Tuesday 3.30 PM - 4.30 PM


Description: Athletes continue honing their basic tumbling skills. More conditioning exercises are introduced. Basic apparatus skills such as hanging, chin-ups, pullups, rope climbing are taught to develop upper body strength. Tumble trak and large safety mats are routinely used to allow students more repetitions on a soft and safe forgiving surface.

Class focuses on perfecting body shapes, jumps, rolls, handstands, bridges, back bends, kick overs, cartwheels, round offs, safety falls, body control, strength building, flexibility, intro to backhand springs. Front and back handsprings and somersaults are introduced.

Ages: 7-10 Years

When: Friday 3.30 PM - 4.30 PM

Open Tumbling

Description: Tumbling for all levels. Class consists of warm-ups, strength, and conditioning, followed by tumbling skills for all levels. Forward and backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, roundoffs, somersaults, handsprings and jumps on the tumble track. Each students are now able to requests to learn a specific skill set. This can be for acrobatic dance, acrobatic marital arts or any skill, which is of particular interest to the student.

Ages: 8-15 Years

When: Saturday 11 AM - 12 PM

Classes Saturday

Gymnastics Nelson