AAGA is hosting “JumpStart” Team Tryout on Saturday, October 12th.
Your child is invited. This is a new program to AAGA for boys and girls. Our new facility will be state of the art, and we will be starting Sioux Falls only competitive Trampoline and Tumbling Program.
Athletes will be evaluated on the basics of coordination, strength, speed and basics of floor and trampoline. An example on floor is a handstand. An example on trampoline is a straight jump. Results will be emailed out the following day.
Boys and Girls born in 2012 @ 10:00-10:30 AM
Boys and Girls born in 2013 & 2014 @ 11:00-11:30 AM
Tryout Fee: $5
Sign up online on our events link.
JumpStart is the talent opportunity program under USA Gymnastics T&T (Trampoline & Tumbling) programs. It is the first step to reach the USA Gymnastics National Team. AAGA will start to offer sound coaching for this program and aim to have athletes in the National Team in our near future (2 to 3 years).
TRAMPOLINE & TUMBLING
Below is a copy of information from USA Gymnastics. If you have any questions: please contact Coach Yoshi Nakayama at Yoshi@allamericangymnastics.com
USA Gymnastics T&T JumpStart Program Overview
The JumpStart Program identifies future elite athletes at a young age and educates their coaches on proper fitness and skill development. The fitness program is designed for all trampoline and tumbling athletes.
Identify talented athletes between 8 and 10 years old.
Identify deficiencies in fitness and skill factors that can be determined through scientific testing and interaction with national staff coaches. These deficiencies will be reported to both the athlete and the coach for remedial work.
Enhance the flow of information and educational opportunities to talented athletes, their parents and their coaches in an effort to help improve the athlete's training.
Identify and notify athletes, coaches and parents of the inherent talent possessed by a young gymnast. This will help all involved in making intelligent decisions regarding the serious pursuit of the athlete's trampoline and tumbling training and opportunities.
Assist coaches in the development of these young athletes through enhanced access to the best authorities available, in addition to other training and performance opportunities.
Serve as a "fast track" for young athletes from the early years of training through the international level.
Enhance early preparation of skills and abilities that will be needed for international level competition four or more years in the future.
Identify deficiencies in training and health that can be remedied by early and expert intervention.
Provide a fitness program for all trampoline and tumbling athletes.
Contact the Trampoline & Tumbling Program Director
Trampoline and Tumbling
“JumpStart” Team Tryouts
5, 6, and 7 years old athletes