Downriver Gymnastics
(734) 282-1947
office@downrivergymnastics.net
13777 Eureka Rd.
Southgate, MI 48195

DG South
(734) 244-4211
dgsouth@downrivergymnastics.com
15249 South Dixie Hwy.
Monroe, MI 48161

Cheer & Tumbling


Tumbling for Girls and Boys Age 5 and Up

Classes

Tiny Tumbling
5 – 7 years
45 minutes
Tumbling Basics
For the young athlete who just want to work floor skills. This is our introductory level tumbling class. In this class, the student focuses on the fundamentals of tumbling. Students are developing a solid understanding of skills and learning basic movements. Focusing on forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, round offs, and back bends, this class is station based for proper progression teaching.
Cheernastics
5 – 7 years
45 minutes
Cheer Basics
For the young athlete who just want to learn a little bit more about the world of cheerleading. This class will focus on cheer basics including tumbling basics, jumps, flexibility, and arm movements. They will move around the gym using the trampolines, beams, and floor to work on perfecting their cheer moves.
Tumbling Level 1
8+ years
50 minutes
Tumbling Basics &
Back Walkover
This is our introductory level tumbling class. In this class, the student focuses on the fundamentals of tumbling. Students are developing a solid understanding of skills and learning basic movements. 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. 
Tumbling Level 2
8+ years
50 minutes
Back Handspring
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. 
Tumbling Level 3
8+ years
50 minutes
Connected Back Handsprings
To advance to this class, a student must be able to do a proper back handspring. Level 3 then focuses on roundoff back handspring, and 2 connected back handsprings in a row.
We use proper drills, trampoline advancement, and equipment to teach our connected skills, so the athlete can progress through using their own body awareness instead of simply being spotted through skills. 
Tumbling Level 4
8+ years
50 minutes
Back Tucks & Beyond
To advance to this class, a student must be able to do a proper roundoff back handspring, and 2 connected back handsprings in a row. Level 4 then focuses on standing back tucks and connections such as round off back handspring back tucks, back handspring back tucks, and beyond. 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. 

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Clinics & Drop-In

For extra help on your tumbling skills, we offer tumbling clinics and drop-in. These are a great way to get more practice on your skills.

Cheer Teams Training

Here at DG, we train Champions!

Downriver Gymnastics is proud to offer cheerleading squad tumbling for MHSAA teams as well as Legacy & Essence Cheerleading. 

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.

Contact Us to set up a tumbling time for your team today!

DG is proud to work with:

Allen ParkMelvindaleSouthgate
TrentonIdaTaylor
DearbornRiver RougeWalled Lake Northern
HuronRiverviewWoodhaven
JeffersonLincolnFlat Rock
Lincoln ParkShumateMonroe