Jumping Jitterbugs/Dynamic Dragonflies Boys, 50 Minute Class
Ages: 4 ½ - 6 yrs.
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Location: XN Thomson Park Dr.
Great class for strength, flexibility and overall conditioning for all sports!
This preschool movement education class focuses on basic tumbling skills, and basics on Bars, Beam, Vault, Trampoline, and Rope. Safety skills are included throughout the year as well as strength and flexibility training. Pre-kindergarten skills are developed such as locomotor skills, problem solving techniques, group participation, and cooperation. Instructors follow a curriculum designed to be progressive and age-appropriate.
This class includes gymnastics training focusing on the fundamentals of the sport for boys. Attention is given to proper body shapes, correct form, and building strength and flexibility. A portion of the class is devoted to aerobic conditioning to build cardiovascular endurance. Skill training on floor exercise includes emphasis on rolling, cartwheels, headstands, handstands, backbends and kickovers. Classes rotate to several events each week including Bars, Beam, Vault, and Trampoline. Skills are broken down into small progressions of success building self-confidence. A written skill evaluation is prepared for each student recommending a suggested level of advancement to our recreational school-age program.