The Pre-School Gymnastics Award Scheme
developed for children from 3 years focuses on the development of physical literacy and movement skills. Children learn the three fundamental building blocks of movement – Action, Balance and Coordination, with a range of 40 different activities to choose from. The scheme introduces children to physical activity in a fun yet structured environment so that they can safely learn and experiment action, balance and coordination activities.
The Core Proficiency Gymnastics Award scheme
follows on from Pre- School for beginners and children aged 5years & upwards the scheme assists in the progressive development of core skills such as balance, strength, flexibility and co-ordination and incorporates compulsory pulse raising activities. There are 10 types of activity and 8 levels of attainment.
The Advanced Proficiency Gymnastics Award scheme
is for children aged 11 years & upwards, it assists in the development of Core fitness (Strength, power, flexibility, co-ordination) and gymnastics skills for the coaching of more advanced skills. The scheme offers a range of activities including Fitness, Floor, Vault & Rebound, Apparatus, Pairs & Groups, Hand Held Apparatus and Dance & Aerobics. It broadly underpins development work for Grades, the Next Step Competition Framework and National Development Programmes.
As well as learning skills on a range of our gymnastics equipment, gymnasts attending our classes also work towards the British Gymnastics proficiency award scheme. Starting at level 8 up to level 1 and then onto the more advanced Bronze, Silver and Gold levels
Each level of the British Gymnastics CORE Proficiency scheme incorporates 10 activities/skills, one in each of the following categories: Pulse Raising, Flexibility/Posture, Strength, Jumping, Balancing, Weight on hands/locomotion, Rolling, Pair work, Handheld apparatus, Apparatus Preparation.
A minimum of 8 of these skills need to be mastered in order to progress to the next level, with certain skills being compulsory to pass.
On completing each level, Gymnasts can purchase the certificate and cloth badge for that level. At Level 1 they also receive a medal to celebrate the completion of the Scheme.
Why not keep your awards safe and presented beautifully in our Earls Gymnastics Awards Folder?
Each Core Proficiency Certificate & Badge is £3.50
The Level 1 Badge, Certificate and Medal is £6.50
Advanced level badges £6.00