Cheer & Tumbling Classes

We offer many different classes here at SJS which are all open to the public. You do not have to be enrolled in a team to participate in classes! Our classes are taught by USASF Certified instructors who have all gone through a background check prior to employment with SJS. Our professional staff will instruct athletes through the proper progressions to gain new skills, master those skills, and safely move on to the next level. Athletes will achieve an overall increase in flexibility, strength, and body control awareness to assist them in achieving their goals.

Types of Classes:

  • Body Position
  • Tumbling
  • Stunting
  • Jump


Our tumbling class levels are broken down by Color. Please see the chart below to see which level is best suited for your athlete prior to registering.


Tumbling Class Program

The South Jersey Storm Tumbling Class Program consists of professional and USASF-certified tumbling instructors who will teach proper skill progression-based classes to advance athletes through tumbling levels 1-5. Athletes will increase the number of skills they learn and master in each level that contribute to their strength, flexibility, and overall body control and awareness to assist them in achieving their ultimate tumbling goals. Athletes progress through the levels (colors) of tumbling as they master skills utilizing proper technique.

Tumble White

Pre-requisite skills
None; Introduction to tumble class

Class skill set:
(L1 skills) Forward and backward roll; handstand; cartwheel; bridge

Tumble Gray

8 & under, 9 & Up
Pre-requisite skills:
Forward and backward roll; handstand; cartwheel; bridge

Class skill set:
(L1 skills) Round off; back bend; kick over; back & front walkover; limber; valdez; back ext. roll

Tumble Black

9 & under, 10 & up
Pre-requisite skills
Front walkover; back walkover, round off

Class skill set
(L2 standing & running) Back handspring(s); standing/running/variations

Tumble Maroon

Pre-requisite skills
Standing 5 back handsprings connected with increasing speed; round off 3 back handsprings

Class skill set
(L3 running; L4 standing) Round off back handspring tuck; standing tuck; bhs-tuck; punch front

Tumble Gold

Pre-requisite skills
Round off back handspring tuck; standing tuck; bhs-tuck; variation to tuck

Class skill set
(L4 & L5 skills) Layout; full; double full; advanced specialty combinations

Storm Specialty Classes

South Jersey Storm offers a variety of specialty classes for both the general public and current SJS cheerleaders and dancers.  Please check our calendar to see which class best fits your athlete’s needs.   The classes listed are annual programs; the fees are split into 12 monthly installments.  (Storm Cheerleaders receive a discounted monthly rate.)


Body Position Class

This class is designed for athletes who wish to increase flexibility.  Flexibility is essential for all cheerleaders – not just flyers – because athletes who are flexible are also good jumpers.  This class teaches stretching methods which will enable athletes to not only pull (and hold) various body positions, but perfect the technique.


All-Girl Stunt Class

This class is designed to assist entire stunt groups – flyer, main base, side base and back spot.  Grips will be explained and perfect and athletes will perfect their flying skills for all positions during stunting.


Coed Stunt Class

Flyers only; pre-approval required – This class is designed for specifically for athletes to work on their flying skills.  ALL MEMBERS MUST EMAIL for written approval for this class. Must bring approval to front desk to register.