Tumbling Classes Start at Age 5
Cheerleading Classes Start at Age 3
Congratulations to 2019 D2 State Champs - Carlson!
Also, Congratulations to our State and Regional Qualifying Teams:
Woodhaven - District Champions
Jefferson - Huron League Champions and State Qualifiers
Airport - District Runner Ups
Tumbling and Cheerleading Classes
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Start your cheerleading career with a BANG! Our Xplosion Cheerleading classes are perfect for a well-rounded introduction to the sport of cheerleading!
Sparklers (Ages 3-5)For the youngest cheerleaders, this class introduces the basics of all aspects of cheer! We'll teach introductory jumps, motion placement, basic stunting and tumbling skills. This class is 45 minutes and is priced at $50 a month.
Firecrackers (Ages 6+) This class is for anyone 6 and up who would like to become well rounded in introductory cheerleading. We teach jumps, motion placement, basic stunting, and tumbling skills to introduce athletes to basics. This class is 45 minutes long on Wednesday evenings and is priced at $50 a month.
Jumps and Flexibility This class focuses on stretching techniques, drills, conditioning, and techniques to work on cheerleading jumps and flexibility needed for MHSAA and All-Star Cheerleading. This class is an hour long and is specially priced at $40 a month!
Cheer Squad Training
Here at DG, we train Champions!
Downriver Gymnastics is proud to offer cheerleading squad tumbling for MHSAA teams as well as Champion Force Cheerleading and DG Elite All-Star.
We offer in-season as well as off-season training. Through proper technique, progression, and drills, we teach tumbling through a gymnastics oriented process, not just spotting athletes through skills. We also specialize in Round 2 and standing tumbling cleaning.
If you are a coach of a cheerleading squad and are interested in tumbling training, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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For extra help, we also offer Tumbling Clinics! Click the button below to check out our clinics.
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Our tumbling classes teach proper progressions using drills, spotting, and equipment to teach floor skills. Tumbling prepares athletes for future careers in cheerleading or extra help on floor skills for gymnasts.
Tiny Tumbling (Ages 5-7)For the young athlete who just wants to work floor skills, we teach them the basics of tumbling! Focusing on forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, round offs, and back bends, this class is station based for proper progression teaching. This class runs for 45 minutes and is priced at $50 a month.
Tumbling Level 1 (Ages 8+)Our introductory level tumbling class, this class focuses on basic tumbling skills. We start with forward rolls and work our way through handstands, cartwheels, round offs, back bends, kickovers, through to the back walkovers. To advance from this class, a student must be able to do a proper round off and a full back walkover. This class runs for an hour and is priced at $60 a month.
Tumbling Level 2 (Invite Only) To advance to this class, a student must be able to do a proper round off and a full back walkover. In Level 2, we focus on drills and progressions to learn proper form on a back handspring. We focus on standing back handsprings, then connections such as round off back handsprings and multiple back handsprings. This class runs for an hour and is priced at $60 a month.
Tumbling Level 3 (Invite Only) To advance to this class, a student must be able to do a proper back handspring, round off back handspring, and 2 connected back handsprings in a row. Level 3 then focuses on standing back tucks and connections such as round off back handspring back tucks and back handspring back tucks. We use proper drills, trampoline advancement, and equipment to teach our back tucks, so the athlete can progress through using their own body awareness instead of simply being spotted through skills. This class runs for an hour and is priced at $60 a month.
Tumbling Level 4 (Invite Only) To advance to this class, a student must be able to do a standing back tuck, a back handspring back tuck, and round off back handspring back tuck. In this class we are focusing on the high level tumbling skills, such as layouts and fulls. We use proper drilling, progressions, and equipment to teach these skills to work with the athletes own body awareness to properly teach the skill. This class runs for an hour and is priced at $60 a month.