Students 4 - 18 years of age
What is Ninja?
Ninja training is defined as obstacle courses that challenge and improve the strength, endurance, coordination, agility, and balance of children and adults.
Flight Deck Gymnastics offers our progressive NINJA program utilizing the development of ninja specific skills including - vaulting (jumping over inanimate objects), precision jumping and rolling, tumbling techniques, and bar movements. The skills students learn are then placed together in an obstacle course to challenge students.
Our Classes are broken into the following class & age groupings based on the Japanese numbers:
WHITE - Beginner
BLUE - Intermediate
Red - Advanced
Ichi: meaning 'ONE' is our younger age classes for students ages 4-7, or the sole offering of the class for all ages.
Ni: meaning 'TWO' is our older age classes for students ages 8-18.
*not all classes are split into age groups*
FDG All-Star Cheer
Students 3 - 18 years of age
What kind of cheer programs does Flight Deck offer?
Flight Deck Gymnastics is proud to offer both recreational and competitive cheer leading. Our recreational cheer has both preschool and school-age classes. Our FDG All-Star Competitive Cheer program is offered for students ages 3-18. Our competitive program offers multi-skill and age level teams your student can try-out for. Overall our progressive cheer program helps student in the development of tumbling, motions, stunting, and jumps. The skills students learn are then placed together to music in a dance routine students perform as a group.
What benefits does cheer at FDG offer my child?
Participating in cheer can offer many positive developmental, social, and physical benefits! Our coaches are dedicated to ensuring your child takes away so much more than just 'cheer'. Our philosophy at FDG revolves around impacting student in a positive manner with lifelong 'real-world' skills.
Students will learn how to work well with others
Build self-confidence performing in front of others
Develop a positive, 'Never Give Up' attitude as they are faced with challenges memorizing routines, overcoming mental blocks while tumbling, and stunting
Create life-long friendships among your teammates
Find your home in our FDG Community of families!
Ages 3. 5 - 5
This class is designed for our First-Time preschoolers interested in cheer!
Students will learn and progress the basics and fundamentals of cheer leading. Our curriculum involves development in tumbling, motions, stunting, jumps, and dance! Skills your child will work towards include:
Tumbling: Back roll, forward roll, cartwheels, round-off, back walkovers, front walkovers, handstand, and bridges.
Motions: Right and left punches, high V, low V, basic memorized dances.
Stunting: Thigh stand, elevator prep- 2 feet, pencil dismount, cradle, moving-turn, shoulder sit
Jumps: Toe touch, pike, front
45 minute lesson, meeting once a week.
This is our recreational school-age, and competitive preparation class. Students will develop and progress a strong foundation of tumbling, motions, stunting, and jumps.
Your child will work towards the following skills:
Tumbling: Forward Roll, Back Roll, Cartwheel, round-off, front walkovers, back walkovers, handstands, bridges, and beginning back handsprings.
Motions: Right and left punches, high V, low V, daggers, basic and intermediate memorized dances.
Stunting: Elevator Prep, Step-In, cradle, arabesque, scorpion, scale, heel stretch, basket toss.
Jumps: Toe touch, pike, front, combinations of these jumps.
1 hour lesson, meeting once a week.
FDG All-Star Competitive Cheer Team
Ages 3 - 18
Our FDG All Star Cheer Team will have its Try-Outs May 17th, 2020. All interested students must try-out. Every student who tries out will make a team! Depending on our turn-out of students, we plan to offer multiple age and ability teams.
We currently offer cheer and tumbling clinics every other Sunday to help your child prepare for Cheer Try-Outs!
Clinic Dates: May 10, 31
We strongly recommend your child enroll in either our preschool or school-age weekly cheer classes to increase their consistency and comfortableness with skills, dances, and stunts!
Our competitive cheer pricing, practice information, and policies are conveiently located in our official 2020 FDG All Star Cheer packet below.