This is a USA Gymnastics sanctioned event
2016 Region 6 Future Stars Information
2016 Future Stars Clinic
October 2nd at M.E.G.A. from 12:00 - 4:00.
725 Main St., Millis, MA 02054
This is a sanctioned event. Please register through USAGym.org. Athletes and coaches without current membership ID, safety certification, or current background checks will not be allowed on the floor.
Athletes should wear competitive attire. Coaches must wear a collared shirt.
All Athletes will receive an evaluation sheet. More information will be made available shortly.
The future stars clinic will be $50 for each athlete. Coaches, please send one check for all athletes from your gym, payable to "USA Gymnastics Region 6 Men's," to Daniel Young prior to the clinic or bring payment to the event.
223 Essex Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Additional Event Focus Points:
Event Focus Points: Use video, ipad, Coaches’ Eye, and metronomes
Understand the Bonuses and their impact on overall score.
8 – 10 year olds: Arm pull down on round off and back handsprings; vertical takeoff on dive roll and dismount; tight stretch in dive roll; tumble on a line; open out of your back tuck; stick your landings; use a metronome.
11+: Arm pull down on round off and back handsprings; leave the floor with feet facing forward on Arabian; Double leg hurdles; vertical takeoff on dive roll and dismount; tumble on a line; stick your landings; use a metronome.
8 year olds: Start with both hands on mushroom; no skewing hands; use a metronome; turn hips
9 year olds: Back loops; No skewing (use tape lines); use a metronome; turn hips
10 year olds: Be sure to count circles correctly; no skewing; keep hips turned; use metronome
11+ year olds: Counter rotation and No skewing; Use metronome; count circles and travels correctly
8 – 10 year olds: Rings parallel or wider on all support skills; inlocates and dislocates with shoulders above rings; Get feet horizontal, 45 degrees or between straps; No arching in the back on turn over swings
11+: Straight arm press to handstand; Rings parallel or wider on all support skills; Feet between cables and shoulders at ring height on swings; Open dismount before horizontal; Handstands aligned with cables; stick your landings.
Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bjj8ZBbz6qg
8 and 9 year olds: Speed up with every step; straight body at board strike; open body before landing
10 year olds: Straight body and vertical off table; On-Off, In-Out
11+ year olds: Center of Gravity; 4 distinct shapes: On-Off, In-Out; Stack up mats and do “Tom Meadows” drills
8 year olds: Swing higher than the bars; swing handstands; hold handstands
9 year olds: Understand the sequence; swing higher than the bars; swing handstand to hold; bail to flyaway
10 year olds: Giants; Open hips during swings; early pirouette; THIS ROUTINE IS DIFFICULT.
11+ year olds: Giants without traveling; Extend shoulders and hips on the glide kip; open hips during swings; peaches without traveling; early pirouette to 3 second hold
8 year olds: Free hips with shifted wrists; hollow in the front and back of all swings
9 year olds: Free hip from high start; Giants; swing half turns
10 year olds: Free hip from giants; swing half turns; Straight handstand at the top of all giants; Vertical rise on dismount; use metronome
11+: Use a metronome; Hecht tap backuprise to 45˚; hop ½ turns; early pirouettes; straight handstand at the top of all giants; vertical dismount
1. Step forward (leg horizontal) and raise arms to vertical
2. Single leg prone fall (leg past vertical)
3. Push to support
4. Right leg swing forward to split (arms horizontal)
6. Turn to center split (arms horizontal)
8. 90 degree pancake in prone position (arms vertical)
10. Slide legs back through split to prone position (upper body on floor)
11. Push arms straight and go directly to
12. Left leg split (arms horizontal)
14. Back leg forward to pike
15. Push to bridge (arms shoulder width)
17. Lower down and reach arms back to shoulder stretch (arms shoulder width)
19. Sit up to Pike and reach to stretch (hands on floor reaching)
21. Pike sit (arms horizontal)