Gymnastics

Commitment and Discipline

The challenging nature of gymnastics requires commitment and concentration. The structure of gymnastics lessons teaches children that hard work and dedication pay off. Positive experiences in gymnastics can build confidence through achievement and illustrate the benefits of commitment to sport. Rules and codes of conduct in gymnastics help children learn the importance of safety standards and teach respect toward others.
 

Motor Skills, Coordination, and Balance

Gymnastics helps children build a range of motor and coordination skills and assists in developing a good sense of body awareness. A young gymnast will learn how to use different parts of their body in different ways. Gymnastics claims that participation in gymnastics develops body awareness, control, and coordination, which can be beneficial to other physical activities, sports, and in everyday life.
 

 

Strength

Gymnasts are renowned for their excellent strength-to-weight ratio. Taking part in gymnastics at a young age can help build the foundations of good all-around muscle strength, endurance, and power. According to the International Gymnastics School, gymnasts get stronger through regular training, which aids in the development of lean, toned muscles, improved balance, and better posture.*

 

PROGRAMS

  • Coed recreational gymnastics – Ages 2 -18
  • Mommy & Me gymnastics – Ages 2-4
  • Boys-only recreational gymnastics – Ages 5-18
  • Home-schooled recreational gymnastics – Ages 5-16
  • Girls' competitive USAG artistic gymnastics – Levels 4-10
  • Non-competitive cheerleading – Ages 5-18
  • Power tumbling & trampoline – Ages 5-18


APPARATUS

  • Spring Loaded Floor
  • 2 Vaults
  • 2 Sets Uneven Bars
  • 9 Balance Beams
  • 1 Strap Bar
  • Tumble Trac
  • Trampoline
  • Men's Rings
  • Pommel Horse
  • Parallel Bars

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LOCATION & CONTACT INFORMATION


We are located on Amarillo College 's West Campus in the Gym/Dance Building and West Campus Building B.  The West Campus is located at 6222 SW 9th Street at the corner of West 9th and Quail Creek Dr.


 

Maggie Thetford
West Campus Gym/Dance
(806) 356-3668 - West Campus
mqthetford@actx.edu
 


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