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Club Grade & Compulsory

Discussion in 'UK' started by Glasguy, May 2, 2018.

  1. Hello,

    My daughter loves gymnastics, she started recreational gymnastics at school and was invited to local gymnastics performance center and joined development their for few months, she recently passed compulsory 5.

    It was exciting watching her and her club mates compete. So I'm wondering what the difference is ( scoring / skills ) between Club Grade and Compulsory ?
     

  2. Well done to her for passing Compulsory 5! Compulsory is the elite route and it is tough, best guide for skills is here
    https://britishgymnewstics.com/2018/01/29/new-national-compulsory-levels-for-2018/

    Many start on elite then switch to national grades as the learning curve is very steep, but if she continues to love gymnastics then she could well stay on this path, and good luck to her. I’m not sure where the latest rules for national/regional/club grades are.
     
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  4. Guessing from your username that you might be in Scotland. If so, I think this page might have the info you're looking for. It lists the skills and judging requirements for the Scottish grades that you mentioned, and might answer some of the questions you had about scoring? Apologies if wrong info!

    https://www.scottishgymnastics.org/competition-forms
     
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  5. Fingers crossed she continues to enjoy this and be able to stay on some sort of gymnastics path, I see it as being positive!! her hours are going to be increased soon. She does find the conditioning tough and sometimes after a long school day does not look forward to it, though I tell her it is already paying off, her core is very muscular and she has unbelievable strength for an 8 year old. She loves doing things on Beam, Bars and Floor. When not at gym she is constantly performing gymnastics at home doing back flips, no handed cartwheels or walking on hands in supermarket stores :)


    Thanks, great information in those pdf's.

    Yes, I am in Scotland :) and thanks for the link.
     
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