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Why learn at Better?

Here at Better, we teach gymnastics to over 9,500 children every week. Our popular lessons and courses provide every child with the chance to learn new gymnastics skills while having fun. We use a wide range equipment and a teaching plan that has been designed so children learn a wide variety of skills.

We all know that children are very energetic and want to flip and somersault, so we teach them the fundamental skills that they can progress onto the more challenging moves. 

We have six levels within the Better Gymnastics syllabus: Preschool, Fundamental, Preparation, Novice, Intermediate and advance. The introductory levels - Preschool, Fundamental, Preparation - focus on basic skills and techniques. Once complete, children can then begin the more challenging levels - Novice, Intermediate and Advance. 

Although the aim is to help each child achieve a number of skills at each level before moving on to the next, we also teach them hundreds of other skills within gymnastics to keep the lessons different and fun. 

Our team of qualified, enthusiastic and passionate gymnastics coaches share the desire to encourage as many children as possible to take part in and enjoy gymnastics. 

Our partner

We have partnered with the national governing body for gymnastics, British Gymnastics. Our mutual support will help us achieve shared goals and outcomes – foundation movements and healthy, active children. As a partner of British Gymnastics, we have access to gymnastics experts to support and guide the programme. 

This means that all our lessons and courses come with the following benefits:

  • Quality assurance
  • British Gymnastics qualified coaches
  • Engaging British Gymnastics activity programmes
  • Improved customer experience
  • High standards of safeguarding, welfare and safety

Benefits of gymnastics

From encouraging teamwork to listening skills, gymnastics is more than just an impressive sport. Here are some of the main benefits:

  1. Gymnastics Develops Cognitive Skills
  2. Develop Strong and Healthy Bones
  3. Gymnastics Aids in Strength Development!
  4. Increased Coordination
  5. Improved Flexibility
  6. Meet Their Daily Exercise Needs
  7. Prevent Diseases
  8. Gymnastics Helps To Create Discipline!
  9. Early Gymnastic Classes Increase Self-Esteem!
  10. It’s Fun
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Under 5s

Taught with or without parent supervision, children learn gymnastics through play and skills are taught with the use of soft equipment and attentive coaches. Lessons are fun, social and rewarding, teaching preschool children how to roll, jump, and safely move upside down.

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Foundation and novice gymnastics is for children of school age and will teach the child the fundamentals of gymnastics, including skills such as forward and backward rolls, handstands and cartwheels.

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Gymnastics for Adults (Inc. young adults) is for first timers, improvers and returners. Sessions include skill development and progression, strength and conditioning, and not forgetting socialising.

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Club Gymnastics involves competitive disciplines, including Women’s and Men’s Artistic, Rhythmic, Acrobatics and Gymnastics for all. Gymnasts are selected by talent identification and follow the British Gymnastics development pathway.

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