Toddler: Children 12 months - 36 months with their parents/guardians attend a class full of obstacle courses and fun learning activities. This exciting class teaches our littlest athletes to learn and develop the foundation of basic gymnastics skills, essential motor skills, strength, agility, balance, listening skills, and social skills. Gymmini: This 45 minute class is for preschool boys and girls ages 3-5 years old. The attendees will have a class full of obstacle courses, stations, and fun learning activities. In this class our little athletes will be introduced to the basics of gymnastics, and well as building on listening skills and social skills. Gymnasts will also begin to focus on strength, flexibility, agility, balance, and the overall routine of our gymnastics gym.
Beginning: In the beginning level, gymnasts will learn the fundamentals of gymnastics skills on the women’s apparatuses which include Vault, Bars, Beam and Floor. These young athletes will have a chance to build up their strength, flexibility and agility through progressions and drills which are a very important part in this level. Some of the basic skills they will learn include cartwheels, handstands, bridges, bridge kick-overs, pull-overs, cast, balancing skills, running, jumping, and leaping. Compared to USAG levels 1-2 Intermediate: In our intermediate level, the gymnasts will learn new and exciting skills that will increase in difficulty. The athletes will learn a deeper understanding of gymnastics while increasing their vocabulary and knowledge of the sport. Some skills that they will learn in this level are round-offs, backbends, back walkovers, back hip circles, more advanced balancing skills on beam, jumping, and leaping. Compared to USAG levels 2-3 Advanced: In our advanced classes, the gymnasts will learn the most difficult skills within the Rec Program. The gymnastics skills taught in this level will become even more as a challenge from previous levels. The previous level's drills and regressions will become the basic warm-ups on events. This level will take many of the drills from previous lessons and upgrade the skills. Some of the skills that the athletes will learn in this level are back and front handsprings, back and front flips, kip drills, leaps, jumps, and more. Compared to USAG level 3
Tumbling: Tumbling is a form of gymnastics performed without props or equipment. Also referred to as floor gymnastics, common moves performed in tumbling include flips, somersaults, tucks, handstands and handsprings. Some sports, like cheerleading, typically use tumbling moves. Koko Stars: To be eligible for an invitation to this class, we look for natural strength, enthusiasm for learning new skills, and the ability to be coached. Koko Stars practices for 1.5 hours twice a week. The purpose of this class is to encourage young athletes towards competing and earning a spot on our Level 3 team.
Movement Class for kids with special needs: In our Movement class we provide a well structured class in which the gymnast is able to move at his or her pace. They will learn and develop large motor skills, spatial awareness, balance, coordination, flexibility and strength. In addition to skills that initiate brain development, the importance to nurture and reinforce positive mental qualities will also be expressed. Some of the basic skills they will learn include balancing on the beam, jumping, runnings, kicks, motor based games and activities.
Boys: In the Boys Class the gymnasts will learn and develop body awareness, strength, power, flexibility and mobility specifically tailored to the Male Apparatuses. The apparatuses include floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. Some of the basic skills they will learn include handstands, bridges, bridge kick-overs, pull-overs, cast, inverted holds and many conditioning moves.
Advanced Boys: In the Advanced Boys Class the gymnasts will build on body awareness, strength, power, flexibility and mobility specifically tailored to the Male Apparatuses. The apparatuses include floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. Some of the basic skills they will learn include cartwheels, back bends, back hip circles, ring and parallel strength and many conditioning moves.
Koko Non-Compete: In the Koko Non-Compete class, the gymnasts will have previously competed in the sport of gymnastics, and want to continue to keep developing their gymnastics skills without the stress of competition. In this class we allow the gymnasts to keep working on old skills and learn new skills without having to learn routines. The gymnast will have the opportunity to work along side the coach to develop a specific program that is tailored to the athlete. Based on the program developed, drills and progression will be included to help teach and learn the skills.
Xcel Team: Xcel is designed to offer a broad-based, affordable competitive experience outside of the traditional J.O. program to attract and retain a diverse group of athletes.
Compulsory: This team is for our competing athlete’s levels 3-5 with an expectation of more time in the gym. Routines will be taught and perfected in this levels.
Optional Girls Team: Levels 6-10 are in this category. At these levels, there is a large time commitment and a travelling commitment for off-island meets. At these levels, the athletes are learning difficult gymnastics skills, their own routines on all four events, and conditioning to stay fit. Also, helping with meets and Aloha Gymfest is mandatory.