USAG Competitive Teams

CORE is a USAG Member Club, and competes the USAG Women's Development Program Compulsory levels 2 through 5, and Optional levels 6-10. Gymnastics progress is not the same as scholastic progress- you do not automatically move into the next level the same way you would move up to the next grade in school. Gymnasts should expect to spend 1-2 years per Compulsory levels, and 1-3 years per Optional levels, and are required to have all of their next level skills and/or the approval of their coaches in order to move up to the next level. In other words- at the end of a competitive season, gymnasts should expect to remain in their same level until they have been told they are moving up to the next level.

Pre-team- Our Pre-team class is a team-track group, ages 4-8, working towards making the competitive team. This class is only for athletes serious about a gymnastics future. All students in our recreational classes are looked at for the Pre-team, and will need to be recommended for the Pre-team by their class instructors, and then evaluated by a team coach. We are looking for a variety of characteristics in order to be eligible for the Pre-team including, but not limited to, above-average strength, flexibility, listening skills, ability to focus, lack of fear, willingness to take risks, work-ethic and basic gymnastics skills. Gymnasts must pass a strength and skills test, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the competitive team.

 

Compulsory Level 2- Our Level 2 team is made up of rising Pre-teamers, ages 5-8. Athletes in this level typically compete from September through December, and will compete in 4-5 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 36.00 AA in their Level 2 season, pass a strength and skills test, and/or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Level 3 team.

Compulsory Level 3- Our Level 3 team is made up of rising Bronze or Silver gymnasts, ages 6-10. Athletes in this level typically compete from September-December, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their Bronze or level 3 season, pass a strength test and have all of their level 4 skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Compulsory team level 4.

 

Compulsory Level 4- Our Level 4 team is made up of rising Silver or Level 3 gymnasts, ages 7-11. Athletes in this level typically compete from September-December, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their Silver or level 4 season, pass a strength test and have all of their level 5 skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Compulsory team level 5.

 

Compulsory Level 5- Our Level 5 team is made up of rising level 4 gymnasts, ages 7-12. Athletes in this level typically compete from September-December, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their level 5 season, pass a strength test and have all of their level 7 skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the Optional team level 7.

Optional Levels 7-10Our Optional team is made up of gymnasts levels 7-10, ages 8+. Athletes on this team typically compete from January-April, and will compete in 5 meets before their State Meet, and then possibly move on to Regionals in levels 7-8, and Nationals for levels 9-10. Gymnasts must receive a 37.00 AA in their current level, pass a strength test and have all of their next level skills, or have permission from the team coaches, before they move up to the next level.

**For more information, or to set up an evaluation, please email Karen Phillips at coregymnasticsgso@gmail.com