- 1 How are gymnastics team scores calculated?
- 2 What level is Xcel silver in gymnastics?
- 3 How does Excel Gymnastics work?
- 4 Can a gymnast move from Xcel to Jo?
- 5 What level is Simone Biles?
- 6 What level are most college gymnasts?
- 7 How long can an Xcel silver floor routine be?
- 8 Do you have to have a kip for Xcel Platinum?
- 9 Can Xcel gymnasts go to college?
- 10 How many Level 10 gymnasts are there?
- 11 What is the highest level of gymnastics?
- 12 What are the levels of Xcel gymnastics?
- 13 What is the highest Xcel level?
- 14 What level is Xcel diamond?
- 15 What is Xcel platinum equivalent to?
How are gymnastics team scores calculated?
The team score is typically determined by taking the top three scores on each event in a level and adding them together. This puts all teams on an “even” playing field, regardless of how many girls each team may have in that level.
What level is Xcel silver in gymnastics?
How does Excel Gymnastics work?
The Xcel Program Was Born Kids would join gymnastics and have to take classes for several years before they were invited to join a team program. The Xcel program allows gymnasts to start competing almost right away, by lowering the skill requirements for the entry levels.
Can a gymnast move from Xcel to Jo?
Mobility between the programs is not only possible, but encouraged if either is a better fit than the other. We have had many gymnasts switch from JO to Xcel, and gymnasts come from Xcel to JO.
What level is Simone Biles?
|Discipline||Women’s artistic gymnastics|
|Level||Senior international elite|
|Years on national team||2012–2016, 2018–present (US)|
|Gym||World Champions Centre (current) Bannon’s Gymnastix Inc. (2003–2014)|
What level are most college gymnasts?
Level 10 and elites usually become college gymnasts. It is important to be a level 10 or elite while looking for a college to do gymnastics at because NCAA Gymnastics competes at a level 10 difficulty.
How long can an Xcel silver floor routine be?
Gymnastics Routine Time Limits
|Xcel Program Gymnastics Level||Beam Time Limit||Floor Exercise Time Limit|
|Silver||50 seconds||1 minute|
|Gold||1 minute||1 minute|
|Platinum||1 minute 15 sec||1 minute 30 seconds|
|Diamond||1 minute 15 sec||1 minute 30 seconds|
Do you have to have a kip for Xcel Platinum?
Platinum gymnasts must have the following in their bar routine: 6 “A” & 1 “B” valued skill. A Circling Skill (not the mount or dismount) A Kip.
Can Xcel gymnasts go to college?
If you wanted to compete in college, yes you would have to switch to JO. Colleges usually take gymnasts who have competed in either level 9 or 10.
How many Level 10 gymnasts are there?
Out of the 70,000 or so girls who compete in USA Gymnastics nationwide, typically there are only 1,500 level 10’s. Level 10 is the skill level competed in collegiate gymnastics.
What is the highest level of gymnastics?
ELITE: This is the top level in gymnastics. Only 2% of all gymnasts will compete at this level. Competitions are held at the National and International levels. The gymnasts at this level represent the USA in most international competitions including the Olympics.
What are the levels of Xcel gymnastics?
There are five divisions of Xcel: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.
What is the highest Xcel level?
|JO to Xcel Comparison|
|Level 8||Xcel Diamond (7 – 9)|
What level is Xcel diamond?
The fifth, and highest, level, or division, as it’s called in Xcel gymnastics, is Xcel Diamond. The requirements in Xcel Diamond continue to progress from those in the Platinum division. Gymnasts in the Xcel Diamond division typically have skills that are the equivalent of a DP Level 7 or higher.
What is Xcel platinum equivalent to?
XCEL Platinum Platinum: The minimum age requirement for the Platinum division is 8 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 8 before she competes in her first meet.) The platinum division is similar in skill requirements to the JO program’s level 5-7.