USAG Competitive Programs
USA Gymnastics (USAG) is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. USA Gymnastics sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics. Xcel teams, Men's Junior Olympic teams and Women's Junior Olympic teams are all governed by USAG. For more information on the USA Gymnastics, please visit their website at: www.usagym.org. Incline Gymnastics has the following USAG sponsored teams:
Xcel Girls Teams
The Xcel Team Program is a competitive program for athletes that desire to compete in the sport of gymnastics but, also, want to maintain participation in other sports and/or activities. The athletes in this program train anywhere from 6 - 13 hours per week. Our Xcel Team Program includes competition at the Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond levels. Xcel team members are required to make a 1 year commitment. Our goal at Incline Gymnastics is for these athletes to experience the excitement of competition while preparing to become excellent high school gymnasts, if desired.
Girls Junior Olympic Teams
The Junior Olympic Girls' Team Program is a highly competitve program for athletes that desire to specialize in the sport of gymnastics. The athletes in this program train anywhere from 12 - 26 hours per week. At Incline Gymnastics, we compete USAG Compulsory levels 4 and 5, and USAG Optional levels 7-10. Compulsory level athletes all compete a standard set of routines, choreographed by USA Gymnastics. Optional level athletes compete individualized routines, that include specific skill requirements as set by USA Gymnastics. Compulsory competition season is in the fall (August - December) and Optional competition season is in the winter (January - May).
At Incline Gymnastics, our Junior Olympic Team is geared towards athletes who would like the opportunity to participate in collegiate level athletics.
The Junior Olympic Boys' Team Program is a competitive program for athletes that want an opportunity to compete in the sport of gymnastics. At Incline Gymnastics our Boys' Team Program competes in levels 4 - 10. Levels 4 - 7 are considered to be Compulsory levels and Levels 8 - 10 are considered to be Optional levels. The USA Gymnastics Men's season extends from November - May. Our Junior Olympic Boys' Team Program is geared towards athletes who might like the opportunity to participate in collegiate level athletics.
Development Teams are by invitation only. Development Teams are geared towards young athletes who desire to have the opportunity to be invited to join competitive teams in future seasons. Development Teams include Xcel Pre Team, Junior Olympic Jr. & Sr. Development Teams, and Boy's Pre-Team. Athletes in these groups focus on attaining strength, flexibility and skills required for our competitive teams.
Incline Gymnastics participates in TOPs (Talent opportunity Program) for female athletes and Future Stars for male athletes. For more information about these programs and their requirements visit www.usagym.org.
Please call Incline Gymnastics for more information and questions regarding any of our team programs at (303) 791-8178.