210 Instructor Training Program Xcel – for coaches and judges of the USAG Xcel Program

Hours:   6 hours - This is a one day course on Sunday only- held on-site at the convention. 

Description:   A one day course designed for coaches and judges of the USAG Xcel Program.  This course will cover:   how to start a program, how to utilize the program in your gym, the five difficulty levels, routine construction, and comparison to JO programs including judging differences and competitions.  Beginner coaches will leave with all the tools ready to start a program and veteran coaches will learn new ideas for programming and routines to improve their own programs.  Join our awesome team of presenters and get excited about the wonderful world of Xcel! 

Course Outline: 

Xcel Program Overview- Loui Janecky (xcel regional director)

Difficulty Level Sessions - Include rules for all events and video examples

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum and Diamond

Interactive Game- Xcel Skill review- with Prizes!

Routine Construction and Artistry

Common Questions and Judging

How to Start a Program

JO vs Xcel

Presenters:  Course Director- Cheryl Cupples

Course Contributors and presenters:

 Loui Janecky- Xcel regional director

 Carol Williams- Texas Judging Director

Jennifer Malone Anderson - Program Director Liberty Gymnastics and Judge

Sarah Pogue- Owner and Xcel Program Director Alpha Omega Gymnastics