Gymnastics Skills List: Floor

Here is a list of floor gymnastics skills. It’s not a comprehensive list. But I’ve tried to list the most commonly learned floor skills in the order that most gymnasts learn them. I hope this is a good starting point for you.

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Acro Skills


  • Half turn on one foot
  • Full turn on one foot
  • Full turn with free leg in scale above horizontal
  • Full turn illusion turn
  • Full turn with free leg at a 180° split position
  • Double turn (720° turn)


(Check out the basic shapes in gymnastics that are used in the jumps below.)

  • Straight Jump
  • Tuck Jump
  • Straddle Jump
  • Split Jump
  • Pike Jump
  • Wolf Jump
  • Straight Jump 1/1 turn
  • Tuck Jump 1/1 turn
  • Wolf Jump 1/2 turn
  • Straddle Jump 1/2 turn
  • Split Jump 1/2 turn


Basic Tumbling Passes

  • Round-off- Back Handspring
  • Round-off- Back Handspring- Back Tuck
  • Front Handspring– Front Tuck
  • Front Tuck- Round-off- Back Handspring
  • Round-off- Back Handspring- Back Layout

Here are gymnastics skills lists for Beam and Bars.

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  • Kilee March 5, 2016, 3:03 pm

    I wish I new how to do my backhand spring but I can’t seem to get it

    • Any gogerty December 6, 2016, 1:03 pm

      I can do a back handspring

      • Sadie Adcock March 17, 2017, 6:58 pm

        Amazing!!!!! Can you do a ariel? Just asking,if you can’t it’s okay cause I can’t do it ether

    • Elise Jackson December 26, 2016, 1:12 pm

      I got my backhandspring 3 months ago

    • Caitlin December 29, 2016, 8:10 pm

      Just try it on a hill then work to flatter ground

    • Sevyn March 5, 2017, 9:28 pm

      I do gymnastics and I can do 1/2 of these skills listed I would love to learn more

  • Malorie November 11, 2016, 5:19 pm

    I wish I can do it to

    • Angela February 2, 2017, 2:19 pm

      Me too only I can do all

  • Madison November 11, 2016, 9:17 pm

    Omg I can do it it’s sooo easy

    • Meagan February 1, 2017, 6:03 pm

      Any tips on getting a back handspring for beginners?

  • Kelly Duckett November 13, 2016, 7:07 pm

    I wish i could do it. I can do most of those things but not all of them.

  • Poppy November 15, 2016, 4:24 pm

    I can do nearly all of those things but it could be boring sometimes

  • Lilly November 15, 2016, 9:52 pm

    Clothes on backhand spring for tee backhand spring and front handspring

  • Zalika Niles November 17, 2016, 5:47 am

    I can get most of the skills done but I can’t do all of them

  • Khyisha November 17, 2016, 4:57 pm

    I can do all of them skills

    • Sarah February 26, 2017, 2:01 pm

      I just got may front hamstring!
      I am almost 8 years old and I have been doing gymnastics since I was 6 (I only do floor)

  • Tessa November 19, 2016, 12:24 am

    Psh! This is all easy as crap! I mean they don’t even have a double twist! EASY!

  • Kenadie November 22, 2016, 6:55 pm

    I wish I could know how to do a back tuck and front tuck but it doesn’t tell you how to do any of that stuff

  • jordyn November 23, 2016, 10:44 am

    i can’t do a backbend kickover

    • presshandstand December 1, 2016, 11:56 am

      if you want to do a backbend kickover so what you do is lay down on the floor put you feet on the chair then do a backbend with your feet on the chair then get someone to put there arms under you and try to kickover and then try on your own you will be able todo it on the flool

      from presshandstand

  • Snothile Dlamini December 4, 2016, 5:07 am

    I wish I new how to do a center splits but I can’t.:@

  • Juli December 4, 2016, 1:19 pm

    I can do all of them… I’m a level 7 gymnast

  • Victoria December 5, 2016, 1:47 am

    wheres the dive cartwheel? And i can do all of these i am a level 12 gymnast

  • rebecca December 5, 2016, 2:30 pm

    I’m a level seven and love doing all of that and more

  • Kendall December 12, 2016, 8:40 pm

    Geas you guys don’t have to brag if you can do all of these skills and more and say they are ” EASY” because they might not be easy for some oeople.

  • caleb and iris December 19, 2016, 1:51 pm

    caleb and iris know how to do Cartwheels.

  • caleb and iris December 19, 2016, 1:53 pm

    caleb and iris know how to do cartwheels

  • Elise Jackson December 26, 2016, 1:15 pm

    ive had my back handspring for 4 years

    • Mckenzie December 27, 2016, 9:22 pm

      I need to learn a backhand spring

  • Shorty#300 December 29, 2016, 6:05 pm

    I need some advice on the wolf jump and back layout. 🙁 I just can’t seem to get it.

  • Paige lovell December 30, 2016, 5:04 pm

    I can do the most of those tricks

    • Kayla March 18, 2017, 9:13 pm

      You really shouldn’t brag because when you first started gymnastic you probably couldn’t do any of tose things or anything else you know now. You should be encouraging begginers instead of btagging that you are better than them. You may not accually say that you are better than them but you are implying it.

  • Charlotte Mcclam January 2, 2017, 11:25 am

    I can only do the first 10 things in acro and that’s it

  • Maddi January 4, 2017, 12:58 pm

    I just got my back full twist on beam

  • Isabella January 15, 2017, 3:30 pm

    I just got my round off backhandspring double on floor!!!

    • gymnasticshq January 16, 2017, 12:11 pm


  • Hammy January 21, 2017, 6:30 am

    I am so happy I got my pike back on ground

  • Raven February 6, 2017, 10:13 pm

    I can do a backhand spring but almost got my roundoff tuck

  • Alina February 17, 2017, 7:49 pm

    How do people do a front walkover

  • Brooke February 27, 2017, 8:02 am

    I teach my own class whith mia madison ruby sasha and they got ther back tukc i cant belive it sasha dident but she got her round off i got my round off back tuck

  • Sadie Adcock March 17, 2017, 7:01 pm

    I can do most of them on the list up there. I LOVE………………………………………………..GYMNASTICS

  • Libby March 24, 2017, 3:03 pm

    I would really like to be able to do all of this stuff

  • April March 24, 2017, 8:44 pm

    I just got my front limber


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