Head Over Heels Gymnastics Club recreational classes are based on Gymnastics Canada CANGYM program with the main focus on Fun, Fitness and Fundamentals of gymnastics. Gymnastics is a sport for everyone young and old. It provides an opportunity to challenge yourself physically, and explore various forms of movement in a fun and creative activity. Gymnastics is one of the best activities for contributing to the overall development of a child as it provides the foundation for participation and success in all other athletic activities,
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The CANGYM National Badge Program
Endorsed by Olympic Champion Kyle Shewfelt The CANGYM National Badge Program is Gymnastics Canada’s National Skill Development and Evaluation program for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics. This program is intended for use with participants of varying abilities aged 6 and older, including beginner level participants through to entry level competitive gymnasts. Utilizing the CANGYM badge program allows participants, coaches, and parents to monitor progress in addition to being a motivational tool for athletes.
The CANGYM program includes 3 levels (Bronze, Silver & Gold) of skill progressions based on Gymnastics Canada’s FUN, FITNESS and FUNDAMENTALS Educational Philosophy, which helps to create a friendly and stimulating environment for all participants. Each level consists of 4 badges for a total of 12 different coloured badges that participants receive upon successful completion of that badge. Within the Bronze level there is a focus on mastering fundamental movement patterns. Within the Silver level, the focus is on mastering fundamental skills on Men’s and Women’s Artistic apparatus, while the Gold level focusing on mastering the identified target skill.