Star-Tastic Gymnastics provide classes for all ages and abilities ranging from pre-schoolers to competition level squad gymnasts. We also run a range of Parkour and Trampolining classes as well. Find out more about our different classes below.

If you have any questions about our classes or would like to book a trial class then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Gymnastics Classes

 

 

Mini Stars

Suitable for children aged 2.5 years - 4 years

A class perfect for pre-schoolers, incorporating both gymnastics and trampolining.

In this class we focus on gross motor skills, coordination, balance, and the fundamentals of both gymnastics and trampoline skills and confidence on different types of equipment (such as beam, bars, floor, vault, trampette and more!). Mini-Stars often have ‘themed’ weeks such as Pirates, Under the Sea, Flying, Animals which have been a huge hit!

Little Stars

Beginners aged 4-6 years

Beginners 4-6 years

Our youngest beginner class, we recommend this for anyone aged 4-6 who hasn’t tried gymnastics before.

Little Stars focuses on coordination and balance on varying equipment, building strength and learning basic shapes and moves of gymnastics. This class is great for developing gross motor skills and learning basic movements working towards skills such as forward rolls, bunny hops, kick to handstand, walking  and balancing on the beam, swinging on the bars and basic mounts on the vault. Little star gymnasts will also concentrate on flexibility stretching and conditioning to build strength in class.

Rising Stars

Beginners aged 7 years+

Beginners 7 years+

Our older beginner class, we recommend Rising Stars for anyone aged 7+ who is new to gymnastics.

Rising Stars focuses on coordination and balance on varying equipment, building strength and learning basic shapes and moves of gymnastics. Similar to Little Stars, Rising Stars is great for developing gross motor skills and learning basic movements working towards skills such as forward rolls, bunny hops, kick to handstand, walking  and balancing on the beam, swinging on the bars and basic mounts on the vault. Rising Star gymnasts will also concentrate on flexibility stretching and conditioning to build strength in class.

Shining Stars

Intermediate class

Intermediate

Shining Star gymnasts progress from Little/Rising stars and work on progressing the basic skills they learnt in these classes.

These classes focuses on gaining cartwheels, handstand holds, forward and backwards rolls. On equipment, shining stars progress to circling up to the bar as well as casts, mounting and dismounting the beam, squat on and forward rolling on vault as well as harder jumps on trampette such as dive rolls. Flexibility stretches and conditioning continue to be worked on in Shining Stars in order to progress to more difficult skills.

Super Stars

Intermediate + class

Intermediate

Super Stars should have floor basics such as rolls, handstands, cartwheels, bridges and balances.

Super Star gymnasts work on gaining harder skills such as round-offs, back bends, handstand to bridge. On bar,  Super Stars work on gaining strength to perform casts on their own as well as strong swinging shapes, squat throughs and straddle overs on vault and putting skills such as handstands and jumps onto the beams. Conditioning to build strength, flexibility stretches and basics continue to be worked on each week.

Super Squad

Advanced class

Advanced

Super Squad gymnasts work towards walkovers, backwards roll to front support, handstand pirouettes, handspring flatback on vault, jumps, leaps and spins on beam and back hip circle on bars.

Super Squad gymnasts must be able to show good strength and flexibility in their basics (bridges, handstands and cartwheels) and be confident on all pieces of equipment. Strength and flexibility becomes increasingly important in this class as harder skills are worked on which requires stronger muscles and flexibility.

Development Squad

Advanced + class

Advanced +

Gymnasts who are invited to the development squad show perfect beginner and intermediate moves (including round offs, walkovers, handstands) as well as good flexibility (splits, bridges, good range of movement in shoulders, hips and ankles) and strong core shapes (dish, arch, bar grip etc).

Development Squad gymnasts are enthusiastic and committed gymnasts, confident on all pieces of apparatus as they attempt the hardest moves in the general gymnastics classes. Development Squad gymnasts work towards tumbles including handsprings, flics and combination tumbles. Creating routines on beam, bar and floor as well as handsprings on vault and somersaults on trampette.   

To understand the progression through our classes, please see the Progression Chart below.

Specialist Equipment Classes

Bar and Beam

Bar and Beam

Specialist Class

In bar and beam classes, gymnasts progress through a variety of skills on each apparatus appropriate to their level. On beam; mounts, dismounts, leaps, spins, jumps, forward, backward and sideways acro skills are worked on individually and also in connections. On bars, mounts and dismounts, circling elements, bar connections, casts and handstand elements are worked on depending on difficulty. Bar and beam specific conditioning is also worked on in class to improve upper body and core strength for bar as well as food stability and confidence exercises on beam. Routines on both bar and beam are worked on in class for upcoming competitions or in-class challenges.

Floor and Vault

Floor and Vault

Specialist Class

Floor & Vault classes work on specific floor skills such as leaps, spins, static acro skills as well as tumbles, routines are also focused on in class for competitions and displays.

Skills on vault will be tailored to individual’s experience and level, ranging from squat on, to handsprings to Tsukahara’s. Floor & Vault specific conditioning and flexibility will be worked on weekly in class to improve current and future skills.

Display Class

Display Class

Specialist Class

Our display class is like no other, in this class we combine gymnastics, acro (pairs and trios), tumbling and dance to create display routines in preparation for showcases and displays at fairs and competitions. Gymnasts should have good grasp of basic skills (cartwheels, walkovers, handstands, rolls) and be progressing to flighted tumble skills (round offs, handsprings, free cartwheels, round offs) – however, adjustments in routines can always be made if gymnasts are still working on certain skills. Our display class is a really fun, high spirited enjoyable class which creates some amazing routines, if your gymnast is enthusiastic about gymnastics, has good rhythm and would like to be part of our display team please enquire!

4 Piece Class

4 Piece Class

Specialist Class

Our 4 piece class works on the 4 WAG (Women’s Artistic Gymnastics) apparatuses – Floor, Beam, Bar & Vault. Similar to our ‘Bar & Beam Class’, gymnasts will work through moves appropriate to their experience on all 4 pieces, as well as developing routines. Apparatus specific conditioning and flexibility stretches are done in class to improve progression of moves.

Parkour Classes

 

 

Beginners Parkour

Beginners Parkour

In the Beginners Parkour sessions, the coaches primarily aim to teach the very basics of movement skills involving running, jumping and vaulting. This is partnered with low level conditioning exercises to prepare the participant for future increased-impact work alongside developmental stretching. All skills learnt and developed in class are packaged together in a fun and friendly environment with varying courses, challenges and games!

Intermediate Parkour

Intermediate Parkour

In the Intermediate Parkour sessions, the coaches primarily aim to teach and develop the techniques of movement skills such as running, jumping, vaulting, climbing and low level acrobatics. This is partnered with physical conditioning to prepare the participants bodies for impact resistance alongside stretching exercises for participants wellbeing and active longevity. All skills learnt and developed in class are packaged together in a fun and friendly environment with varying timed courses, skill challenges and games!

 

Advanced Parkour

Advanced Parkour

In the Advanced Parkour sessions, the coaches primarily aim to teach and develop fine tuned techniques and movement skills based on running, jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging and acrobatic movements using varying height levels.  This is partnered with physical conditioning exercises to prepare the participants physical wellbeing for dealing with high level movements and impact alongside stretching for physical longevity. All skills learnt and developed in class are packaged together in a fun and friendly environment with varying timed courses, skill challenges and games!

Trampolining Classes

 

 

Mixed Trampolining

Mixed Trampolining

In our trampolining classes, gymnasts progress through a variety of skills appropriate to their level. They work on badges ordered 1-10 and then move to Advanced 1 & 2. Routines in both individual and synchronised pairs are practised in class for upcoming competitions or in-class challenges.

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Our WAG (Women’s Artistic Gymnastics) Elite classes are invitation only. Gymnasts are selected from any general gymnastics class due to either progression or gymnast potential.

Our Elite Classes compete nationally and internationally throughout the year on all 4 WAG apparatus – Floor, Bar, Beam & Vault as well as in our inter-club competitions. Gymnasts in the Elite Classes are encouraged to attend multiple classes a week (display, bar & beam, 4 piece). Our Elite gymnasts are enthusiastic and committed to gymnastics, flexibility and conditioning and are always learning awesome moves such as difficult acro series on the beam, Yurchenko’s and Tsukahara’s on vault, straight and twisting flyaway from the bar and twisting and double somersaults on floor! We are always looking to grow out elite squad so if you/your gymnast are interesting in joining a fun elite squad please get in touch!