Description of Squads

Robin Hood has now established a competitive program that caters for all ages and abilities and in 3 disciplines of gymnastics.

Squads are selected from our recreational classes and gymnasts can be offered to join a squad group. The squads are as follows:

4+ years – Preparation, mostly physical preparation and drop in on a Sunday morning.

5+ years – Development, gymnasts who show physical attributes to begin girls squad work.

6+ years – Squad 1, gymnasts who show physical attributes to be able to begin the compulsory pathway.

7+ years – Squad 2, gymnasts that can compete at National/Regional/Club grades.

8+ years – Squad 3, gymnasts that can compete at 4 piece recreational competitions.

Elite 2 – Compulsory/National or Challenge route, target to compete at national events.

Elite Sn/Jn – Compulsory and FIG route.

9+ -Teen tumble – To do mostly floor work, dance and displays.

9+ -Bronze group – British Gymnastics ability at bronze badge and above.

Boys – Gymnasts that can do more than recreational, but mainly Floor and Vault work.

Rhythmic – Squad group for gymnasts who show flexibility and artistry in this discipline.

Gymnastics is a great sport for physical and mental well-being, as well as teaching discipline and providing fun. Please view our handbook for more information on the squad coaches and pathways. We will regularly assess the gymnasts  to make sure they are all in the squads  that match their developmental stage.

The squads will pay monthly arrears by standing order, the monthly fee is set for the 6 months and is not returnable. All gymnasts in these squads MUST become Robin Hood Gymnastics Club Members – Please see our fees policy.

If at any time the gymnasts feel the squad is not for them they will be able to immediately return to the recreational classes and their standing order cancelled.

Please note Robin Hood GC should be given one months notice of any cancellation of fees (for recreational or squad monthly fees and membership). It is up-to the member to cancel there own direct debits with paysubsonline and put the notice in writing to

Download Handbook PDF

Squad Handbook