Level 6 Bar Routine Recommendations

This post has been updated to reflect the 2022-2026 DP Code of Points. The Level 6 bar routines can seem simple, and that’s the idea. But it’s not always so simple to make them look good. These routines combine basic skills such as casting and circling, and the gymnast must keep a tight body shape […]

Xcel Diamond Gymnastics Requirements

The fifth, and highest, level, or division, as it’s called in Xcel gymnastics, is Xcel Diamond. The requirements in Xcel Diamond continue to progress from those in the Platinum division. Gymnasts in the Xcel Diamond division typically have skills that are the equivalent of a DP Level 7 or higher. Each division has its own […]

The Best Gymnastics Mats for Home in 2022

Do you have a kiddo who loves flipping around the house? Maybe your child is already involved in gymnastics, or maybe they are practicing their flips on your living room couch. Either way, it’s a good idea to find them a safe surface to practice on. Gymnastics mats for home are a great way to […]