High Performance – International Stream
The High Performance Tumbling Squad is a selected group of elite level athletes who are accomplished national and International competitors and members of the Australian tumbling team. This is the only elite tumbling squad in Australia. This program requires a great deal of dedication and commitment from athletes and their families. Their schedule involves up to 30 hours a week incorporating both morning and afternoon sessions in which they develop their strength, skills and love for tumbling.
Elite Tumbling – National Age
Athletes in the Elite Tumbling Squad are a select group that are competing within the National Age Stream and who are working toward the High Performance Team. This program requires a great deal of dedication and commitment from athletes and their families. Their schedule can involve up to 30 hours a week incorporating both morning and afternoon sessions in which they develop their strength, skills and dedication for tumbling.
Advance Tumbling, Trampoline and DMT Levels
Ability based. 3 days required – 3 and 4 hour sessions (11 hours per week).
Advance Tumbling, Trampoline and DMT Levels is a combined competitive class. This class is for athlete’s level 4 and up who already have many skills and who aspire to learn and develop their tumbling, trampoline and DMT routines for State and National competition. The option is available to choose either a tumbling program or a trampoline/dmt program, in this case an individual training schedule will be put in place. This program focuses on such skills as flips (multiple), forwards and backwards somersaults (single and double rotations), twisting, whips (feet to feet), barani’s, rudi’s and works on varying types of equipment. Athletes make this class through selection only and are expected to maintain a high level of performance and drive.
From 7 years. Minimum 2 days required – 2.5 hours sessions (5 hours per week).
Levels is a program designed for athletes who are wanting to compete in Trampoline, DMT and Tumbling levels stream. The focus of this program includes strength and flexibility exercises, learning new skills as well as the development and practice of the necessary routines. This class is perfect for that child who loves to learn, work hard and be part of a team. Through self-motivation and dedication, athletes work their way through the lower levels system and can progress to the advanced classes if they wish. Athletes participate in an assessment at the end of each term to ensure a certain level of progression and performance is maintained.
Jumping Joeys – Pre-Schooler Development Squad
Suggested for ages 4/5 years. 2 days a week required – 1 hour sessions (2 hours per week).
Jumping Joeys is our Early Stage 1 squad that follows on from the recreation Tiny Tumbler program. Children that are selected for this squad have participated in our Tiny Tumbler program and are familiar with the basic structure of a class. Jumping Joeys is suitable for pre-school children, with the focus on fun and enjoyment while nurturing their development toward independence . The program is ideal for developing vital life skills including listening, following instructions and working in group situations. This class is the perfect introductory program to develop strength, shapes and all the basic skills of general gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline. As children of this age attend pre-school we have two training options, Joeys Red and Joeys Green to assist working parents.
Bouncing Bilbies – Pre Junior Development Squad
Suggested for ages 4/6 years. 2 days a week required – 1.5 hour sessions (3 hours per week).
Bouncing Bilbies is our Stage 1 fun early learning program for children aged 4-6 years of age. It is ideal for developing vital life skills including listening, following instructions and working in group situations. This class is the perfect introductory program to develop strength, shapes and all the basic skills of general gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline. This program prepares children for long term participation in sport and is a pathway for those who may choose to move through to our competitive squads.
Moving Monkeys – Junior Development Squad
For children aged 5-7 years. 2 days a week required – 2 hour sessions (5 hours per week).
Moving Monkeys is the follow on squad from Bouncing Bilbies. Children who show a sound understanding of the basics are selected for this squad where they further develop their strength, flexibility and the skills specific to tumbling and trampoline. The purpose of this program is to prepare children who show a great deal of enthusiasm for the sport and will follow the competitive pathway. Children participate in an assessment at the end of each term to ensure the class is meeting their needs.
Tumbling Tigers – Tumbling Development
Ages 7-9 years. 3 days a week required – 3 and 4.5 hour sessions (10.5 hours per week).
Tumbling Tigers is a competitive tumbling development program. Athletes are selected for this class based on ability, potential and a certain natural flare that they may show towards general gymnastics/tumbling skills. Skills required before becoming a Tiger are rolls (forward and backward) handstands, cartwheels, round offs, assisted somersaults and flips and a higher than average level of flexibility and strength for this age group. This program requires dedication, hard work and discipline. The aim of this program is to prepare athletes for competition in the age/elite stream. Athletes participate in an assessment at the end of each term to ensure a certain level of progression and performance is maintained.
LaunchPad Time To Move
KSTP are pleased to be part of LaunchPad an initiative of Gymnastics Australia. LaunchPad’s programs have been expertly designed to cater for all stages of physical, social and cognitive development. KSTP follow the programs for our GymFun and GymSkills classes. For further information click on the link http://www.launch-pad.org.au/
KinderGym – Parent assisted (18mths – 4 years)
Children learn best through exploring and discovering their abilities through physical activity. KinderGym ensures that pre-school-aged children can experience a wide range of movement activities and be encouraged to think, create, construct and solve problems with their bodies. Kindergym equipment is safe, colourful and provides endless movement opportunities. Kindergym has been founded on child development principals and promotes active involvement of the child’s caregiver.
Tiny Tumblers – Independent class (pre-school age)
At KSTP we recognize that as children progress they like to become more independent during their class. KSTP’s Tiny Tumblers class follows the same principals as KinderGym with the difference being that the parent/carer is not involved in the class. Tiny Tumblers is a transition for children to move into one of our pre-junior squads and/or GymFun class.
GymFun – Junior Recreation (5-7 year olds)
GymFun is just that- FUN! If kids are enjoying what they’re doing, they’re more likely to want to do it again. In GymFun, we focus on fundamental movement patterns that help kids progress into more advanced skills or sports. The games and activities in GymFun are safe and encourage kids to work with others and build self-esteem.
GymSills – Intermediate Recreation (8-11 year olds)
As children develop more control of their bodies through fundamental movement, we can start to introduce activities more specific to certain sports, without being too serious or repetitive. Kids involved in GymSkills will improve their fitness while still having fun, and the skills learnt can be applied to a wide range of sports and physical activities.
Triple T – Teens Recreation (12-15 year olds)
Triple T is our non competitive Teens Tumbling & Trampoline class. Triple T focuses on building skills, fitness and strength while enjoying the company of like minded teens. Participants will use some of the most sophisticated equipment in Australia to assist with learning some new tricks and exciting skills on the trampolines & tumbling air floors.