for ages 5 to 7Ritmika's pre-competitive programme is a stepping-stone towards the competitive or elite streams. Training is geared to a more detailed approach to learning advanced flexibility, co-ordination, balance, and strength. Fundamental skills and guidelines, including self-discipline and self-training are taught, to prepare for entry to competitive gymnastics. Emphasis is on improving flexibility, balance, jumps, and techniques specific to various apparatus used, including balls, hoop, ropes, and ribbons.To improve muscle strength, every practice ends with structured body conditioning excercises.
Acceptance to this program is by try-out only. At the end of each month the gymnasts are tested on a number of skills in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere.