Open Gyms, Flip Flop Shops, and Other Specialty Clinics

From back handspring skill clinics and back tuck clinics to open gym for athletes of all ages, Branch Gymnastics offers many different specialty clinics throughout the year. These specialty clinics meet the needs of all ages and skills levels and provide extra opportunities for practice and gym time. Available to members and non-members, you can learn more about our specialty clinics and rules for non-members below.

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If your athlete has already mastered a Back Walkover, then the Back Handspring Clinic is the place to be! This hour long clinic will emphasize the strength, flexibility and coordination components of a BHS. Your child will work through circuits of drills and progressive skills for Back Handpsrings, including the trampoline and Tumble Trak.

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Back Hipcircle clinic is a great opportunity to get the extra practice and drilling that might be needed to master a back hipcircle! Each clinic will include progressional drills, conditioning exercises, and spotted repetitions of a back hipcircle. Our knowledgeable coaches will help shape and mold the perfect back hipcircle!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $10 / members and $16 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED TO PERFORM BACK TUCKS SAFELY, THIS CLINIC IS OPEN TO ATHLETES WITH A WORKING ROUNDOFF BACK HANDSPRING.

If your athlete has already mastered a Back Handspring, the Back Tuck Clinic is the next tumbling progression to learn! This hour long clinic will emphasize the strength and coordination components of a Back Tuck. Your child will work through circuits of drills and progressive skills for Back Tucks, utilizing the trampoline, safety belts, and Tumble Trak.

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Back Walkover clinic is great for students who not only want to achieve a back walkover, but also those who are just starting to learn a back bend and/or bridge kick over. Each 60 minute clinic offers skills and drills progressing towards the full back walkover. This is a great learning opportunity for gymnasts, dancers, and cheerleaders!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

These clinics are designed to help improve coordination, confidence and upper body/core strength needed to master bar skills! Through conditioning, hands on spotting, and shaping with a coach, gymnasts will have an enjoyable time achieving fundamental uneven bar skills!

Location: Kalamazoo
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $12 / members and $18 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Boys and girls, come join us for a fun hour of cheerleading! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn the various components of sideline and all-star cheer, such as jumps, basic tumbling, motions and/or dance, flexibility, and stunting! No previous cheerleading or tumbling knowledge is required!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Lead by Branch’s team coaches, this developmental workshop will work on mastering and fine-tuning the most difficult Floor and Uneven Bar skills of Level 1, such as Backward Rolls, Handstands, Cartwheels and Pull Overs. This is a great opportunity to work towards advancement into PreTeam or D2!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Lead by Branch’s team coaches, this developmental workshop will work on mastering and fine-tuning the most difficult Floor and Uneven Bar skills of Level 2, such as Round Offs, Bridge Kick Overs and Back Hipcircles. This is a great opportunity to work towards advancement into PreTeam or D3! COACH APPROVAL NEEDED.

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Back by popular demand, this fun hour-long clinic will consist of a variety of drills, progressions, and strength training to enhance the back handspring. Your child will have the opportunity to work with our trained instructors and utilize our trampolines, tumble track, rod floor, and spring floor to help them achieve this fundamental skill! This clinic is ideal for children who want to learn a back handspring and for kids that have been introduced to this skill, but desire extra time and assistance. All participants must be at least 6 years old, and non-members are welcome, too!

Location: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $12 / members and $18 / non-members
Preregistration is highly recommended and space is limited.
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Experience the “American Ninja Warrior” phenomenon that has taken the world by storm! We will utilize gymnastics equipment to build up strength, stamina and agility, and recreate all the favorite stages and obstacle courses seen on the show. See if you have what it takes to race, climb, swing, roll, flip, bounce, and more like a ninja!

Locations: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo
Ages: 5 – 6 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Kip clinic is a great opportunity to get the extra practice and drilling that might be needed to master a kip! Clinic will include progressional drills, conditioning exercises, and spotted repetitions. COACH APPROVAL NEEDED.

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Mill Circle clinic is a great opportunity to get the extra practice and drilling that might be needed to master a mill/stride circle! Clinic will include progressional drills, conditioning exercises and spotted repetitions of a mill circle. COACH APPROVAL NEEDED.

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $10 / members and $16 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Branch Gymnastics is proud to offer a play and gymnastics opportunity for our preschool athletes! During Mom’s Time Out, parents can drop their preschool child/children off for a fun time of lunch (parent must supply a sack lunch), crafts, games, and gymnastics! Parents are NOT required to stay – use the time for errands, or a well deserved break!

Location: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo
Ages: 3 – 6 years old
Pricing: $20 / members and $28 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Experience the “American Ninja Warrior” phenomenon that has taken the world by storm! We will utilize gymnastics equipment to build up strength, stamina, and agility, and recreate all the favorite stages and obstacle courses seen on the show. See if you have what it takes to race, climb, swing, roll, flip, bounce, and more like a ninja!

Location: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo
Ages: 7 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $ $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Is your child begging for more time in the gym? Our open gym times may be just the answer! For one hour, your child can work out in the gym in a supervised, structured format, utilizing the different apparatus available. This is a great opportunity to put in extra time on those troublesome skills, work on your favorite event or have tons of fun bouncing on the trampolines. All participants must be at least 6 years old, and non-members are welcome, too!

Location: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $8 / members and $12 / non-members
Preregistration is highly recommended and space is limited.
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Open Gym is a great opportunity to run, jump, play AND work on gymnastics skills! Branch coaches are present to help with spotting, station setup, etc., but direct parent supervision is required for athletes to move around the gym. Use the extra time on the equipment to perfect a favorite skill, or work on mastering something worked on in class, or simply enjoy a fun hour of parent-child activity! The options are endless!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 18 months – 6 years old
Pricing: $8 / members and $12 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Preschool Open Gym is a great opportunity to run, jump, play, AND work on gymnastics skills! Branch coaches are present to help with spotting, station setup, etc. Use the extra time on the equipment to perfect a favorite skill, or work on mastering something worked on in class, or simply enjoy a fun hour of physical activity! The options are endless!

Location: Kalamazoo
Ages: 3 – 5 years old
Pricing: $8 / members and $12 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

These clinics are designed to help improve upper body and core strength needed to master a pull over. Through conditioning, hands on spotting, and shaping with a coach, gymnasts will have an enjoyable time achieving this fundamental uneven bar skill! Mastery of a pullover is one of the skill milestones that must be demonstrated for DII.

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $10 / members and $16 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Trampoline and Tumbling (T&T) is the fastest growing discipline within USA Gymnastics, and an Olympic sport. Learn aspects of the entry level trampoline routines and safety progressions such as back drops, stomach drops, and, challenging skill combinations. We will utilize an Olympic grade, in-ground trampoline, Tumble Traks, and pits!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Boys and girls, come join us for a fun hour of basic tumbling! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn entry level gymnastics tumbling such as forward and backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, round offs, and back walkovers! No previous tumbling knowledge is required!

Location: Battle Creek
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Pricing: $15 / members and $20 / non-members
Participants MUST SUBMIT a liability waiver in order to participate (waiver completed by parent or guardian). Download waivers by clicking here.

Non-Members may attend one specialty clinic before becoming a Branch Gymnastics member. After the initial visit, the annual registration fee must be paid. Non-members will be charged the member rate, plus the annual registration fee at checkout when registering online. Call our offices to register at the one-time non-member rate without becoming a member.