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 Flips advancement test:

  • Front Flips
  • Back Flips
  • Side 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 Flips advancement test is being administered on the following dates:

  • Monday,, March 11th at 4:30pm
  • Friday, July 12th at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, November 14th at 6:30pm
You can find the full list of monthly testing details HERE.
Chad flipping off a wall


Each skill is scored from 0 to 10 points. In order to advance, students must accumulate a minimum of 80 points out of 100 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.



Demonstrate your knowledge of the three body positions and three body shapes

  • Straight
  • Hollow
  • Arch
  • Tuck
  • Straddle
  • Pike


Hold a handstand against a wall facing either direction for 30 seconds

how to handstand against wall

Handstand 180

Perform a handstand 180 on the wall facing either direction


Backward Shoulder Roll

Perform a standard backward shoulder roll on the ground

  • Head cannot touch the ground and must be off to the side
  • Hands should guide your roll to one side of your head


Perform a gymnastics-style cartwheel on the ground

gymnastics cartwheel

Cartwheel to Handstand Roll Down

Perform a cartwheel then a handstand to roll down on the ground


Perform a back drop with a full twist onto a pile of mats


Demonstrate a bridge on the ground.

Rolling Sequence

Perform a Forward Roll, Shoulder Roll, Sideways Roll, Backward Shoulder Roll, and Backward Roll on the ground. This is to be done smoothly and consecutively across the floor.