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Cheer Tumbling Classes

We offer classes that are appropriate for ages 4 and up, and can accomodate any skill level from beginner to advanced. Our tumbling classes focus on the gymnastics skills that are associated with the sport and activity of cheerleading. To offer our members the best service possible, we strive to maintain a 7 to 1 ratio in our 6 & up classes and a 6 to 1 ratio in our 4-5 year old classes. We attempt to place students in classes of similar age and skill level.

***Tumbling Classes for our 4-5 year olds are 45 minutes in length and are offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

***Tumbling Classes for 6 years old and above are one hour in length and are offered on Monday through Friday. At LCN, each student is treated and instructed individually, as we respect the fact that each student progresses at a different rate. Safety is our first and foremost concentration and we strive for this by having knowledgable and trained instructors who use proper skill progression:


Description of Skill Levels 1 through 5:

Level 1 :
Standing Tumbling:

Forward and Backward Rolls & Extension Roll
Cartwheel & 2-step hurdle Round-off
Back Walkover (consecutive is better!)
Front Walkover

Running Tumbling:

Cartwheel through to Back Walkover
Front Walkover to Cartwheel Back Walkover
Any combination of standing skills

Level 2:
Standing Tumbling:

Standing Backhandspring
Back Walkover to Backhandspring
All level 1 skills

Running Tumbling:

Round-off Backhandspring(s)
Front Walkover to Round-off Backhandspring(s)
Roundoff Backhandspring stepout 1/2 turn to Round-off BHS(s)
Front Handspring

Level 3:
Standing Tumbling:

Standing Consecutive Backhandsprings
Toe-touch or any jump to BHS
All level 1 & 2 skills

Running Tumbling:

Round-off BHS to Back Tuck
Round-off Back Tuck
Front Handspring
Level 2 running skills through to Back Tuck
Punch Front (front flip)

Level 4:
Standing Tumbling:

Standing BHS to Back Tuck, Pike, or Layout
Standing Back Tuck
Jump followed by BHS Back Tuck
All lower level skills

Running Tumbling:

Round-off BHS to Layout (with step out optional)
Alternate pass Round-off whip through to Layout
Punch-Front step out through to Layout
Front Handspring to Front Punch

Level 5:
Standing Tumbling:

Jump followed by Standing Back Tuck
Jump followed by standing Front Tuck
Standing BHS to Full Twisting Tuck or Layout
Standing Full Twisting Tuck or Layout
Standing BHS to Double full Twisting Layout

Running Tumbling:

Round-off BHS(s) to Full Twisting Layout
Lower level skills ending in a Full or more
Arabian Step-out to a Full or more
Round-off BHS(s) to Double Full Twisting Layout

(Strengthening and Flexibility Exercises are important in all levels of progression and safety. Ex. More Strength usually equals more Skills.  So for the best results and progression we encourage all members to strive for a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and proper nutrition.)