Gymnastics Levels & The Level Requirements

There are two types of gymnastics levels in the Junior Olympic (JO) Program: compulsory and optional. Compulsory gymnastics consists of specific routines that the gymnast must learn exactly. This is done in gymnastics levels 1-5. USA gymnastics created the routines with the goal that the gymnasts have a strong gymnastics foundation before advancing to the optional… Read More →

These are the level 4 gymnastics requirements; level 4 is the fourth level in the USA gymnastics level structure.  Level 4 is a compulsory level so each gymnast competes the same, identical routine. These are the skills that make up the new compulsory routine. Level 4 is the first required competitive level. Refer to my article outlining… Read More →