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    WAG Small Gymnast XCel Silver

    Hello friends, I have an XCel Silver who just turned 7 and is very small in stature. Our routine starts with a glide swing and then using the Kip block to push off of for a pullover. The problem is, she is so tiny that she can’t use the block to push off of. Her toes barely scrape the edge. She...
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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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    For Parents Switch from Xcel Silver to JO?

    Like many gymnasts, my 7 yo has high aspirations for her gymnastics career (college and beyond). She has also been talking about wanting to switch to the JO team since last year, when she was on Xcel Bronze and saw the JO team practicing in the gym. On Xcel Silver this year, she has placed 2nd...
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    WAG xcel silver beam struggle

    I am an Xcel silver gymnast and recently I’ve been struggling. I feel like I am progressing slower than most of my teammates. Skills that I used to be closer than them to getting they now have an I seem to be getting less close. Overall I feel like I’m getting worse at all my skills and I...
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    WAG Would this work as an xcel silver bar routine?

    My DD is feeling uncomfortable with parts of her routine. She did some research and wants to change it to kip, front hip circle, cast, cast, dismount. Would that work? Her other possibilities would be doing two front hip circles or a single back hip circle, but she doesn’t like back hip circles...
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    WAG Xcel silver bar routine

    Would this routine have a starting point value of a 10.0? kip, cast, back hip circle, undershoot, standing dismount?
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    WAG Xcel silver bars

    Would this have a starting point of a 10.0 for Silver? Kip, cast, back hip circle to undershoot standing dismount?
  8. Mommyo2az

    For Coaches Help with Xcel Silver tumbling passes

    I recently took over an Xcel Silver group, and am working quickly to get them up to where they need to be. I am having trouble with coming up with possible tumbling passes for a few up them. This group of girls won't have a backhand spring or front handspring ready for season. I was hoping to...
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    For Coaches Xcel Silver Meet

    Hello! I was wondering if anyone could watch some of our recent meet videos and give me some possible deductions, so we know what to improve...Some are pretty visible but some I don’t know! Thanks in advance! PM me if your interested!
  10. EllasMom

    Hello Everyone! AAU Xcel Silver Mom

    Ella - 9 y.o. Silver Xcel My daughter started gymnastics rec classes in March 2018. In June 2018 they had a fun meet and then asked my daughter to try out for their team. Last year she competed Level 1 and ended the season as the AAU District Champion for Level 1. This year they moved her up to...
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    WAG Is 13 too old for xcel silver

    Is being 13 in Xcel silver old? My DDs the seccond oldest on on her team but I’ve heard other gyms have older girls. Do you think she is too old?
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    For Coaches New Xcel Silver Vault

    Hey all, I was not very happy to receive the Xcel Updates recently, which had Xcel Silver now competing the same vault that JO Level 3 will be turning into in 2021. This is the descriptions of the two vaults allowed that I got in my updates email Handspring over mat stack sideways 1/4-1/2 on...
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    For Parents Xcel bronze vs Xcel silver

    Can someone tell me what the biggest difference in skills are in tgeth 2 levels? My DD just completed her first year competing but did level 1. Our gym is going to just go only excel route now so trying to decide which is best for her bronze or silver. Our hc I think basically leaving it up to...
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    WAG XCEL Silver Vault judging question (WAG)

    I was at a competition last weekend, the team that was on vault had 2 coaches present. The first coach was at the vault table, however sneakily had her hand holding the front corner of the top mat. The second coach was leaning on the mat at the back. This was all to keep the mat from moving...
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    2 years in Xcel silver?

    Help!! I'm on an Xcel silver team. I am at the older end. I am new to the team this year, but everyone else has already been on the same level for a year. There are a few girls my age. My question is: do I have to stay on silver for next season too? I really don't want to. And, I would have to...
  16. Jasmynn

    For Coaches Xcel silver bar question

    I thought xcel silver bar routines had to have 5 elements? I keep seeing silver bar routines of YouTube eith Glide swing Pullover Back hip circle Dismount That's only 4. How is their start value 10?
  17. dmbgymnast

    WAG Age For Xcel Silver?

    Is 14 old for xcel silver? More out of curiosity than concern.
  18. dmbgymnast

    WAG Xcel Silver Routines

    What do average routines look like in xcel silver (for all events, besides vault)? What is considered a max routine?
  19. Mommyo2az

    WAG Level 3 or Xcel Silver

    Looking for opinions/thoughts on Level 3 vs. Xcel Silver. DD will likely compete one or the other. We are in a region where Xcel Silver is used by some gyms (including ours) to replace compulsories. But, part of me thinks there may be some benefit for her doing Level 3. (focus on shapes...
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    For Coaches Xcel Silver - Floor Passes

    Hello all (: I'm currently the head coach for a new Xcel group and I have a question regarding floor passes for the Silver Level. A couple of my girls are not able to compete a solid round-off Back-Handspring pass (Required - 2 Acro skills connected. One with flight). I've been searching all...