Often asked: What Are The Ages For Senior Division In Xcel Silver Gymnastics?

How old are Xcel Silver gymnasts?

SILVER – athletes must be 6 years old. GOLD – athletes must be 7 years old. PLATINUM – athletes must be 8 years. DIAMOND – athletes must be 9 years old.

What are the levels of Xcel gymnastics?

There are five divisions of Xcel: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.

What levels are Xcel silver?

The Xcel Silver division is the second level in the Xcel Program. To compete gymnastics in the Xcel Silver Division, the gymnast must be able to do routines that meet these requirements, as stated in the Xcel Code of Points.

What are the age groups for gymnastics?

Competitive Age: Levels 9-10 i. Hope: 11-12 years of age: must be 11 years of age by December 31st of the calendar year. ii. Junior: 13-15 years of age: must be 13 years of age by December 31st of the calendar year.

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Can you switch 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.

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.

What level is Simone Biles?

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)

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Is 10 too old to start gymnastics?

Gymnasts who wish to be competitive, but not elite/ collegiate will find that the optimum starting time is between the ages of 6 and 10. Unfortunately many gyms, especially the more competitive ones with several upper-level optionals on their team, will have a cut-off age of how old kids are when started in their team.

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.

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

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What is the highest Xcel level?

About Xcel

JO to Xcel Comparison
Level 10
Level 8 Xcel Diamond (7 – 9)
Level 7
Level 6

What does Xcel stand for?

XCEL

Acronym Definition
XCEL Xerox College Experiential Learning Program

What level should a 7 year old be in gymnastics?

Based on the time it takes to master the skills and the requirements set by the USAG, a gymnast aged 5- 7 will usually be in level 1 or level 2. In some cases, a 7 year old could reach the start of level 3. Each child is different and learns at a different pace, so this is a generalization.

What do level 1 gymnasts do?

Level 1 is the first level in the USAG gymnastics level structure, but it’s a level that not all gyms choose to compete. Level 1 gymnasts must perform a beam routine with the following skills:

  • jump to front support mount.
  • arabesque to 30 degrees.
  • lever.
  • stretch jump.
  • cartwheel to 3/4 handstand dismount.

How many hours should a Level 4 gymnast train?

Level 4 gymnast should come to the gym about 4 -5 days a week. The average amount of hours your gymnast should workout as a level 4 is about 15 hours. That is usually broken up to 3 hours a day during the week.

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