Rising Development Pathway
Stage 1, National Age (5-6 years)
2 days x 2hour sessions
Stage 2, National Age (7-8 years)
2 days x 2.5 hour sessions
The Stage 1 & 2 National Age Squads are for athletes that have been talent identified. Athletes will develop a strong foundation for ideal skill acquisition in tumbling.
Junior Age (9-10 years)
3 days x 3.5 hours
International Age Development (11-12 years)
3 days x 4 hour sessions + 6 hours Saturday
The Junior Age Squad and Int Age Squad are for athletes that have progressed though KSTP’s Stage 1 and/or 2 Nat Age Squads or have been talent identified through a talent ID day. These athletes establish good sportsmanship qualities and are monitored closely to ensure targets and requirements are being met.
High Performance Squad
Youth, Junior & Senior
3 x 2hour AM sessions, 4 x 4hour PM sessions, 6hours Saturday
The high performance squad is a select group of athletes currently competing in the international stream who are meeting performance targets as well as quarterly strength & skill based testing benchmarks. The program requires a great deal of dedication from both the athletes and families with their schedule involving up to 30 hours of training a week.