Level 1 Gymnastics Requirements

These are the skills that make up the level 1 compulsory routine. Level 1 is the first level in the level 1 gymnasticsUSAG gymnastics level structure, but it’s a level that not all gyms choose to compete. Level one is not a required level; the first required level of competition is level 4.

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Level 1 Vault Requirements

Level 1 gymnasts must perform the following vault:

  • Stretch jump onto mat and then kick to handstand and fall to flat back

Level 1 Bars Requirements

Level 1 gymnasts must perform a bar routine with the following skills:

  • pullover
  • cast
  • back hip circle
  • sole-circle dismount OR underswing dismount




Level 1 Beam Requirements

Level 1 gymnasts must perform a beam routine with the following skills:

  • jump to front support mount
  • arabesque to 30 degrees
  • lever
  • stretch jump
  • cartwheel to 3/4 handstand dismount

Level 1 Floor Requirements

Level 1 gymnasts must perform a floor routine with the following skills:

  • 3/4 handstand
  • cartwheel
  • backward roll
  • forward roll
  • split jump with 30 degree leg separation

The next gymnastics level after Level 1 is Level 2.




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  • gymnastics December 7, 2016, 7:15 am

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    • Fifi April 28, 2017, 6:59 pm

      So helpful I do gymnastics at home and this is so helpful

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  • Lilly December 16, 2016, 8:34 pm

    Please make a video about how to get in to level 2 for free right now I am in level 1

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    Love those

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  • Sidney January 8, 2017, 11:07 pm

    Thanks so much that was so helpful! I passed level 1! Even though I am stuck on level 2! I can’t get my bridge back kick over!

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    • Gabby April 13, 2017, 3:05 pm

      It very easy have someone spot you

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    • Kaitlyn June 3, 2017, 11:41 am

      Same i can do it with a spotter

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    • Shari July 18, 2017, 6:47 pm

      You can go near a wall and push off it from your bridge.

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  • chloe!!! January 27, 2017, 11:34 am

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  • Carla March 11, 2017, 11:11 am

    Thanks so much my daughter loves this

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  • Morgan March 28, 2017, 8:17 pm

    This is really helpful thank you you should also do a level 2

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  • Emma April 24, 2017, 3:34 am

    Hi I’m eleven and I’m about to start gymnastics. I did it when I was 4-7 but I had to quit because of dance. I taught my self some stuff like walkovers, limbers and a front handspring but I don’t know anything about bar vault. I completely forgot everything I learnt when I was little on them and I’m scared I’m gonna be put with the little kids because I’m bad at bar and vault.
    Is there anything I can do to practise bar and vault that I can do at home ??

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    • aliah the gymnast April 24, 2017, 2:49 pm

      hi Emma I was the same when I started as I am 12 ( my birthday is in 3 days ) as I was 7 and gonna be put with 2 yr olds ( lol) so I asked my coach and she put me in for private 1 to 1 lessons , just ask , don’t be afraid 🙂
      from Aliah , level 6

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    • Ally June 1, 2017, 7:46 pm

      If you go to a playground then practice oh and hey emma

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  • aliah the gymnast April 24, 2017, 2:45 pm

    ok I am a competitor in level 6 , as I started late 2012/early 2013 , this page first got me into competing , so this was really helpful , competition season is almost over , only a few more meets to go … and I love this page soooooooooooooo much !!!
    from Aliah , level 6 . I cant wait for level 7!:-):-) 🙂 🙂

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  • Kailtln b May 1, 2017, 6:46 am

    So helpful

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  • Hannha May 10, 2017, 11:55 am

    I loved this! It showed me how proud I was to be doing gymnastics! Soon I will be on level 100!!!

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  • Hannah May 10, 2017, 11:57 am

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  • Allisa May 14, 2017, 10:28 pm

    Hello I am 11 years old going to join gymnastics in September I was thinking about it then I thought no I can do gymnastics it’s way to hard and now that I see what I can do I really want to join thank you for inspireing me goodbye

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  • Lily May 28, 2017, 10:42 am

    This is helpful

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  • Kaitlyn June 3, 2017, 11:37 am

    I teach myself​ gymnastics and I’m level 2 but I just need a spotter for the bridge kickover and then I’m level 3 I just taught myself a front handspring so please someone tell me how to do a bridge kickover without a spotter can you climb up a wall and kickover does that help

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  • Kaitlyn Komnenus June 10, 2017, 4:14 am

    Is it a little weird that I’m 13 and could never afford gymnastics practice or lessons but i want to be a gymnast and I’m starting at level 1? Cause i would love to be a gymnast. But I’m worried I’ll be made fun of.

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    • Isabella Gutierrez September 23, 2017, 1:53 pm

      Me too

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    • Ummulwara November 23, 2017, 4:41 am

      That’s not a Problem. I’m 10 and I’m in Level 1. It doesn’t matter what Age or Size or Ability you are just follow your dreams! 😉
      Or if you really do have a Problem, just be a Self-Taught Gymnast, Like how I am! Follow the Skills from Youtube!

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  • Jardyn June 16, 2017, 2:54 pm

    I really like the information but u should give little video examples of some of the stuff like the 30 degree leg seperation

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  • Debbie Guffey July 16, 2017, 8:47 pm

    my granddaughter stared level called bronze and there was also a silver level that preceded level 1,2, and 3 and on up. what is the bronze and silver levels and there purpose? She competed on these levels as well

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  • Alyssa July 17, 2017, 12:37 pm

    Could you show images of the 3/4 handstand so I can see if I can dot?

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    • Alyssa July 17, 2017, 12:39 pm

      Do it*

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  • Alyssa July 17, 2017, 12:38 pm

    Could you show images of the 3/4 handstand so I can see if I can do it?

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  • gymnastforlife1 July 28, 2017, 7:32 pm

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  • Isabella Gutierrez September 23, 2017, 1:48 pm

    I really want to do gymnastics but people say I’m too old(I’m 13) now I’m not sure if I want to do gymnastics cause I feel like I’m going to be old. Any advice??

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    • gymnasticshq September 24, 2017, 9:09 pm

      13 is definitely not too old! If you want to do gymnastics, then do it! Do what you love 🙂

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      • Ummulwara November 23, 2017, 4:39 am

        Thanks! I’m 10 and I started Gymnastics! I’m in Level 1 and this really helped me! Thanks! 😀

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      • Daniela December 4, 2017, 5:53 pm

        Hi, I am at level 1, I want to learn gymnastics. But I am stuck on back roll. Please tell me what I can do so I can do the back roll. Thanks!

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  • Sataporn October 1, 2017, 12:37 am

    Why my when I try doinh cartwheels, my legs are not strait? Any tips?

    Thanks!!!

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    • alfie October 1, 2017, 9:12 pm

      try to wrap your knees tightly in injury bandages, i hope this helps.

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  • alfie October 1, 2017, 9:09 pm

    I love this website. I just made it to level 4. I am a self taught gymnast so its harder to get some skills, but if i could do it anyone can.

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    • Katie Luong November 12, 2017, 2:48 pm

      I love gymnastics but I can’t go to gymnastics class. Any advice with helping me learn myself?

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  • Katie Luong November 11, 2017, 5:30 pm

    Do you have any advice with the kickover? I almost got it but my arms always seem to bend and I hit my head.

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  • Gianna co manager of LGAA November 11, 2017, 11:47 pm

    Hi, I teach classes but I can’t really do most of the moves myself. Is there any classes near Everett, creek, or bothell? I need help and FAST!

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  • Gianna co manager of LGAA November 11, 2017, 11:51 pm

    Hi, I teach gymnastics classes, I have a problem I can’t really do most moves myself is there any classes in Everett, Mill creek, or Bothell? I need help and FAST!

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    • LOL November 23, 2017, 4:38 am

      Well, as a Coach, You should know how to Teach, be nice and Remember to push your Students to more harder skills. Give them Water Breaks and Don’t give too much Conditioning 2-5 Types of Conditioning are fine. Plus, You can’t be a Gymnastics Coach if you don’t know Gymnastics or how to do a Certain Gymnastics Skill. First, if your teaching a level, EXAMPLE Level 1, You should atleast be a Level 3. For Each level your Teaching, you should be Atleast 2 Levels above the level you’re teaching.

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      • Bri December 2, 2017, 10:48 pm

        then how do you coach level 10 gymnast?

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    I’m a Self Taught Gymnast. I’m 10 and I started Gymnastics this year. I’m just wondering about my gymnastics in the Future. Is it OK If your a Self Taught Gymnast and I’m in Level 2 and I want lessons for Level 3. Will there be a Test or something? Or will I have to get a Certificate to go to Level 3? Or is it OK To just go to Level 3 from ?? When your a Self Taught Gymnast?

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