Why Should I Test?

Passing a test unlocks additional classes (listed below). Failing a test reveals strengths and weaknesses, so you’ll know what you need to work on. Also, it’s FUN!

Unlock the following classes by passing the Advanced Flips advancement test:

  • Intermediate Advanced Flips

How to Test

Open your ZenPlanner app and register for the test the same way you would for normal classes. Then just show up as you normally would for a class.

The Advanced Flips advancement test is being administered on the following dates:

  • Sunday, June 18th, 2023 @3pm
  • Tuesday, December 12th, 2023 @7:30pm
You can find the full list of monthly testing details HERE.


Each skill is scored from 0 to 10 points. In order to advance, students must accumulate a minimum of 112 points out of 140 total points, this equates to an average score of 8 or better on each skill. Any skill scored 0-2 will be an immediate failure, so be sure you review each skill and ask a coach if you have any questions.


Basic Flips

  • Perform front, side, and back flips on the floor.
  • A run up is allowed for front and side.
  • Can use a single red mat

Handstand 360

Perform a handstand 360 on the wall facing either direction

How to handstand 360

Back HandSpring

Perform a back handspring on the floor. A red mat is allowed.

Cartwheel to Side flip

Perform a cartwheel to side flip on the floor. A red mat is allowed.

Wall inward side/front timer

Using the 7’ box, perform an inward side/front flip timer onto big squishy from the gray deck.


Perform a Webster front and side off of a tire to the floor. A red mat is allowed.

Vault to Flip

Perform a vault to a Webster front on the floor. A red mat is allowed.

Roll to front and side flip

Perform a shoulder roll to side flip, and a forward roll to front flip onto big squishy.

Front Handspring

Perform a front handspring on the floor. A red mat is allowed.


Perform an Arabian from the deck to big squishy.

Flip with a different shape

Perform either a side, front, or back flip with any appropriate variation (pike, x-out, layout, flash). This can be performed from any height using any mats.

Round off back flip timer

Perform a round off to a backflip timer onto big squishy from the ground.

Roundoff Backflip Example for Advanced Flips Test

Gainer Timer

Perform a gainer onto big squishy.

Push Gainer

Perform a push gainer timer on to big squishy from the 7’ box.