The Ideal Composition for a Level 10 Bar Routine


This article has been updated to reflect the 2022-2026 DP Code of Points. Level 10 bars… this is some of the greatest stuff out there. There’s nothing else I’d rather be judging (or even just watching!). It’s funny because I never loved bars as a gymnast. I was tall, it was hard, and I much […]

Xcel Bars: Platinum and Diamond


What’s the best way to get my Xcel Platinum bars score up? How about Xcel Diamond? There are many more considerations in these divisions, compared with Bronze, Silver, and Gold. And of course, there are intricacies specific to each division. Between general form work and a knowledge of these specific rules, you’ll see improvements in […]