Acrobatics & Tumbling
Acrobatics and Tumbling is the evolution of different forms of gymnastics. The sport involves tumbling, tosses, acrobatic lifts and pyramids. Teams compete in six events including – compulsories, acro, pyramid, toss, tumbling and team event. The skill sets of tumbling and acrobatics are also the athletic aspects of cheerleading. The lifts and tosses you see in cheerleading are actually acrobatics gymnastics skills. Competitors in this sport demonstrate significant strength, power, flexibility, and balance in their skill set performed.
Acrobatics and Tumbling is offered at several colleges and universities around the country and the number of participating schools grows daily! As the program grows, so do the opportunities for athletic scholarships. The video below highights this terrific program.
Northern Elite is proud to have been first club gyms in the country to offer this exciting new sport. We are even prouder to be the first ever National Champion in this sport at at club level.
Northern Elite offers an Acrobatics and Tumbling team, as well as several clinics throughout the year. Our most recent clinic featured, Chelsea Shaw, Head Coach at the University of Oregon. For more information on our Acrobatics and Tumbling team please email us at email@example.com.