Men's Artistic Gymnastics - Level 4 2019 – 2027

On this page you'll find instructions and videos for Floor Exercise, Pommel Horse, Still Rings, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar, and Vault.

FLOOR EXERCISE

  • Top 8 elements count for difficulty
  • Skills may be Recognizable Gymnastic Skills or any skill listed in the FIG Code of Points
  • Only FIG skills can fulfill the Element Groups listed below

Element Groups (2 required)

  • EGI-Flexibility, balance, strength
  • EGII-Forward element(s)
  • EGIII-Backward element(s)
  • EGIV-Dismount

POMMEL HORSE

  • Top 8 elements count for difficulty
  • Skills may be Recognizable Gymnastics Skills or any skill listed in the FIG Code of Points
  • Only FIG skills can fulfill the Element Groups listed below

Element Groups(2 Required)

  • EGI-Single legs wings and scissors
  • EGII–Circle and flairs,with and/or without spindles and handstands, kehrswigns, Russian wendeswings, flops and combined elements
  • EGIII–Travel type elements, including krolls, tongfei, wu guonian, roth and traveling spindles
  • EGIV-Dismount

STILL RINGS

*Spotter Required

  • Top 8 elements count for difficulty
  • Skills may be Recognizable Gymnastics Skills or any skill listed in the FIG Code of Points
  • Only FIG skills can fulfill the Element Groups listed below

Element Groups (2 Required)

  • EGI–Kip and swing elements & swings through a handstand or to a handstand
  • EGII–Strength elements and hold elements (2sec.)
  • EGIII–Swing to strength hold elements (2sec.)
  • EGIV–Dismount

PARALLEL BARS

*Spotter Required

  • Top 8 elements count for difficulty
  • Skills may be Recognizable Gymnastics Skills or any skill listed in the FIG Code of Points
  • Only FIG skills can fulfill the Element Groups listed below

Element Groups (2 required)

  • EGI–Elements in support or through support on 2 bars
  • EGII–Elements starting in upper arm position
  • EGIII–Long swings in hang on 1 or 2 bars and under swings
  • EGIV–Dismount

HORIZONTAL BAR

*Spotter required

  • Top 8 elements count for difficulty
  • Skills may be Recognizable Gymnastics Skills or any skill listed in the FIG Code of Points
  • Only FIG skills can fulfill the Element Groups listed below

Element Groups (2 Required)</h3>
  • EGI–Long hang swings with and without turns
  • EGII–Flight elements
  • EGIII–In bar and Adler elements
  • EGIV–Dismount

VAULT

Any vault in the FIG Code of Points—Add 2.0 to start values listed in the current FIG Code of Points.
For Special Olympics vaults over stacked mats turned sideways, any standard manufactured 5’X10’ mat may be used.

Special Olympics Vaults:

Start value | Vault
1.0 | Handstand Onto Stacked Mats (32” Or Higher)—Flat Back
1.6 | Handstand Onto Table—Flat Back Onto Stacked Mats (minimum height even with table)
1.4 | Handspring Over Stacked Mats (32” or higher)

Additional vaults over stacked mats will receive 1.4 for the handspring, plus the following points:
0.1 | Each ¼ turn (For example: ¼ on—¼ off start value is 1.6: 1.4 for the handspring plus 0.1 for each ¼ turn)
0.2 | Each ½ turn (For example: ½ on—½ off start value is 1.8: 1.4 for the handspring plus 0.2 for each ½ turn)

SAFETY NOTE: Per FIG, vaults with a lateral landing are not allowed. (For example—a handspring on, 1/4 off is not allowed.)

VAULT

Handstand Onto Mats

Vault Handstand Onto Mats - Men - Level 4

VAULT

Handstand Onto Table

Vault Handstand Onto Table - Women - Level 4

VAULT

Handspring Over Mats

Vault Handspring Over Mats - Men - Level 4