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  1. iLUVgymnastics:)

    WAG Can an aerial be a xcel gold tumbling pass

    For xcel gold can you do an aerial as a tumbling pass of do you need 2 connected flight skills?
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    For Parents Gold requirement questions

    Can I do a front handspring on floor? can I do a round off back handspring or round off double back handspring? do I have to do a switch leap? do I have to do a kip on bars? do I have to do a fly away dismount or can I do a half turn thing? do I have to do something over the vault table? can I...

    WAG Xcel Gold tumbling pass requirements

    With the new rules for xcel competition, I am having trouble understanding the Gold requirements for tumbling passes. I see that it says there must be two directly connected acro skills with flight in one of the passes. Would the following two passes meet this requirement: 1. Roundoff backtuck...
  4. iLUVgymnastics:)

    WAG Are these counted as gold tumbling passes

    Would these tumble passes be fine for gold? Pass 1 Round off double backhand spring Pass 2 Fronthand spring step out round off.
  5. iLUVgymnastics:)

    WAG Do you think I have the right skills to make it to gold next season

    Floor skills Round off double back handspring, Front handspring, Front handspring step out, handstand forward roll, back walkover, front walkover, round off, cartwheel, backward roll to push up, back extension roll, and side aerial. I am currently working on back tuck. Beam skills Handstand...
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    WAG Xcel Gold Bars Circles

    DD has really clean FHC, and can pull off several in a row. For Xcel gold, the coach is training them all in two connected circles, which I know is technically not required, but is something our gym requires for gold. The two options the kids have been given so far are FHC cast BHC, which DD...
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    WAG Xcel gold floor question

    Hi, Can xcel gold compete round off back handspring back tuck or is that a platinum skill? Thanks.
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    For Coaches Xcel Gold bar changes for 2022-2023

    So I was looking at the new changes for xcel gold next year, and one of the changes for bars is that you now need two circling skills. The routine we used last season was glide swing, pullover, cast, back hip circle, squat on, tap swing, tap swing, flyaway. I'm not really sure where we could add...
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    WAG Excel Gold

    What sort of skill level is the typical excel gold? I have a gymnast from the US who has asked for lessons and has said she is excel gold level. Just wonder where that will fit into my programs?
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    Anon Scoring for xcel gold verses xcel silver

    Does scoring get harder as girls move from xcel silver to xcel gold? And then as they move to platinum and higher? Thanks!
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    Anon Airborne Gymnastics? Gold Star Gymnastics? (California Bay Area gyms)

    My high school aged daughter is wanting to start xcel gymnastics (gold or platinum). Anyone know which gym would be better for xcel gymnastics? Pros and cons for each? P.S. These are in the Santa Clara/Sunnyvale area in (bay area) California.
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    WAG Xcel Gold Floor Requirements

    Hello, I am currently coaching a team of Xcel golds, and I am hoping someone can help clarify possibilities of flight skills on floor. One of my girls used to be kind of iffy with back tumbling, but (despite being consistent for months), it's the week of a meet and she is panicking, and has...
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    Anon Young xcel gold and poor scores

    My daughter is an 8 year old xcel gold. She has struggled with scores all year. She scores in the 9’s on one event but other events are in the 8’s and 7’s. She seems to always be the youngest or one of the youngest at every meet, sometimes looking like a baby among the other competitors. She is...
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    WAG Would this be considered a xcel gold or platinum beam routine?

    My daughter is wondering what level (xcel) routine this would be: tuck jump without hands mount full turn cartwheel, cartwheel split jump, 3/4 turn jump back walkover barani dismount TIA!
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    WAG xcel Gold Questions

    Hi! My gym is going to offer Xcel gold next year and I just had a few questions. On bars, I know that there is a cast to horizontal requirement. (I'm currently a level 4 and I hit my casts most of the time.) If I had two casts in my routine, would I get a deduction if one wasn't to horizontal...
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    WAG Xcel Gold Qualification Scores

    Hi all, I have went through a lot of documents within USAG and Xcel to find an answer to my questions and I can't really find it. So does anyone know the qualification scores for Region 3 Xcel Gold State and Regionals for both all around and event specialist. And also if a gymnast cannot...
  17. Taylor Maltby

    WAG Inconsistent Excel Gold Vault

    So I am an Excel Gold gymnast and for some reason or not I have an inconsistent vault. We do front handsprings or a half on. My half on is actually pretty good and I am not worried about that, its just that my front handspring is not the best. I am just not understanding the concept of it I...
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    WAG switching to xcel gold mid season

    Hi! I am currently a xcel silver gymnast. I’ve noticed that I’ve been way ahead of my team as I’m more serious than them. I’ve already competed 1 meet and got a 37.792 AA. I have my kip, front tuck, bw on beam, clear hip, round off bt, back tuck front tuck beam dismount, and front handspring...
  19. helllllooooooooo

    WAG back tuck required for xcel gold?

    This is just a general question. Is it normally required?
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    Gold Over America Tour

    Will there still be a Gold Over America Tour? Do you think Simone will be in it? And what about Suni Lee?!! I bought tickets for myself and daughters.