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The Top 10 Gymnastics Moves: A Guide to Beginner Gymnastics

See if you agree with these beginner moves - do you think we should have included something different?! Are you a beginner gymnast and know more moves already!?


Gymnastics is an exciting and challenging sport that requires discipline, dedication, and practice. If your child is just starting out in gymnastics, there are certain moves that every beginner starts to learn. Here are the top 10 gymnastics moves that your child will likely learn at Wickers Gymnastics Club:


Forward Roll: The forward roll is a basic gymnastics move that teaches children how to roll and tuck their head to protect their neck.


Cartwheel: The cartwheel is a classic gymnastics move that helps children develop balance, coordination, and flexibility.


Backward Roll: The backward roll is another basic gymnastics move that teaches children how to roll and protect their head and neck.


Handstand: The handstand is a foundational gymnastics move that helps children develop strength, balance, and body awareness.


Bridge: The bridge is a beginner gymnastics move that helps children develop flexibility in their back and shoulders.


Split Leap: The split leap is a fun and challenging gymnastics move that helps children develop coordination and flexibility.


Straddle Jump: The straddle jump is a basic gymnastics move that helps children develop leg strength and coordination.


Roundoff: The roundoff is a more advanced gymnastics move that combines a cartwheel and a backward roll, helping children develop power and momentum.


Front Walkover: The front walkover is a challenging gymnastics move that helps children develop flexibility and coordination.


Back Handspring: The back handspring is an advanced gymnastics move that requires strength, coordination, and practice. It is an important skill for children who want to advance in gymnastics.


At Wickers Gymnastics Club in Lancing, we teach these foundational gymnastics moves and many more. Our experienced coaches work with each child to help them develop their skills and reach their full potential. Contact us today to learn more about our gymnastics programs and how they can benefit your child's physical and mental development HERE!.


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