Though some attribute Indiana Jones's successes to his daring attitude and quick wit, it was his gymnastics training that allowed him to evade boulders and calm riotous monkeys with flashy tumbling passes. Pick up some useful skills with today's Groupon: for $20, you get one month of classes at Southwest Gymnastics (up to an $88 value, registration fee included). One-hour classes meet once weekly, meaning that aspiring acrobats will attend a total of four lessons. Purchase of this Groupon also offers half off registration fees should students want to continue classes.
Southwest Gymnastics chalks up little hands and trains them on bars, trampolines, and more. The 10,500-square-foot facility houses a 40-foot trampoline, an in-ground training pit, a climbing rope, and sportsmanlike vibes. Safety-certified staffers hinder injury and promote good form among students. Southwest Gymnastics offers recreational classes for girls aged 6–18, boys aged 6–18, little ones aged 18 months–5 years, and athletic action figures, as well as competitive classes for advanced-level acrobats. Tumbling and trampoline lessons build knowledge of an Olympic sport, with a bouncier surface than a circus seal's mattress. Classes occur during late-afternoon, after-work, and weekend hours.
Southwest Gymnastics Training Center
Youthful shrieks and the slap of feet on mats fill the air at Southwest Gymnastics Training Center, drifting past a climbing rope and floor-level trampoline. Coaches preside over the 10,500-square-foot facility, improving more than somersaults—they also help give kids the self-esteem and discipline to excel in school or run a successful ant farm. The safety-certified coaches encourage positive traits in their young charges during recreational and competitive classes for ages 18 months to 18 years. Designed to adhere to USA Gymnastics guidelines, the curriculum helps kids build skills in a logical order, ensuring that no one has to do a cartwheel before learning what a wheel is.
The coaches also teach trampoline and tumbling skills, occasionally retiring to the sidelines to supervise open gym sessions. During these unstructured play sessions, kids can safely experiment with any equipment or practice pushing a wheelbarrow full of gold medals. Recreational classes for girls aged 6–18, boys aged 6–18, little ones aged 18 months–5 years, and athletic action figures, as well as competitive classes for advanced-level acrobats. Tumbling and trampoline lessons build knowledge of the sport, with a bouncier surface than a circus seal's mattress.