BEGINNER GYMNASTICS PROGRAM
To assist in the holistic development of children through movement. By exercising the body, we exercise the mind.
To ensure lessons are fun varied, interesting and always educational.
To identify talented children and refer them to high Level training centres.
To identify developmental areas that require remedial attention and to raise awareness with teachers and parents.
To increase the variety of movements that a child can perform in order to form a sound foundation for all other sports.
This is front side content.
This is back side content.
Muscle strength and tone
Balance and posture
Body awareness and visual perception
Gross and fine motor co ordination
Hand eye co ordination
Develop and Improve self-confidence.
Improve verbal communication and language development, thinking
and creativity in planning basic body movement.
To help children develop motor imitation skills. Motor imitation is the
ability to watch a demonstration of a body movement and copy that
We have recently introduced the Integrated Learning Therapy movement
sequencing exercises into our programme. These are very specific movements,
which assist in preventing and helping to overcome learning difficulties in children.
These exercises specifically work on the following:
Left and right brain hemisphere integration
Develops a sense of body in space
Helps improve concentration
Teaches children to cross the mid line
Helps children to isolate and concentrate on specific tasks without other body parts interfering.
Our lessons are divided into four sections:
1. Warm Up: This consists of stretching exercises, music (action songs), and running, jumping and hopping activities
2. Integrated learning therapy exercises
3. Tumbling: Foundation gymnastics skills such as forward rolls, backward rolls, cartwheels etc.
4. Apparatus activities: 16 different pieces of equipment are used to add fun and variety to our programme.
Fine motor skills
Left and Right skills
11. Integrated Learning Therapy exercises