written on Nov 16, 2017

Today, aerial acrobatics is becoming one of the fastest growing sports, yet it is sometimes hard for parents to find a safe place for their kid to train.

Fortunately, summer camps are now offering aerial acrobatics classes to kids who are serious about enhancing their skills.

Use this guide to help plan for your child to take part in this exciting sport that is known for building confidence.

Train with Highly Qualified Coaches

The first thing you should know is that aerial acrobatics lessons should only be done by a qualified coach who understands the importance of keeping kids safe.

Ideally, your child’s coach should have many years of experience performing and coaching in this field along with specialized training in first aid and working with children.

Coaches who have trained professional acrobats are ideal because they will know how to take your child from beginner to advanced levels if their desire is to compete or perform professionally.

Learn Tricks on State-of-the-Art Equipment

Before your child can fly through-the-air, they will need to learn how to do many of their tricks using specialized equipment. This will protect their safety during the learning period when falls are inevitable.

Talk to your preferred aerial acrobatics program about the training facility where your child will practice. During your tour, you should expect to see things such as state-of-the-art foam pits and harnesses. These will give you peace of mind during your child’s practice sessions.

Learning how to perform on the silk ropes with thick safety mats or a foam pit beneath them allows your child to feel more comfortable tackling new challenges as well.

Enjoy Mastering Challenging Skills

Your little star performer loves showing off their skills, and you know that it takes a lot of work to keep them challenged. Summer camp specialty programs allow kids to focus on developing their aerial acrobatics skills for at least half the day. This extended amount of time allows them to practice their current skills while seeking out new challenges.

As your child manages to master that complicated flip and twist on the trampoline or finally gets the courage up to go upside down on the silk ropes, they enjoy a sense of accomplishment that goes further than mastering many other sports skills.

Discover a Sport That Flies Above All Others

Once a child learns several tricks, they can allow their body memory and muscles to do most of the work as they fly through-the-air. Overcoming their fear of heights is just another benefit of this sport.

It is easy to see how much kids love aerial acrobatics when you watch them smile throughout an entire routine. While this area of specialization is a favorite among kids, you can also enjoy knowing that the things your child is learning helps them in other sports since balance and poise go a long way in every type of field.

Whether you are excited or a little nervous about the thought of watching your kid fly through-the-air, it is important to give them a safe place to hone their skills. From qualified coaches to gyms equipped with the highest-rated safety equipment, summer camp programs are the ideal space for your child to master the skills needed to soar effortlessly through the air.

Canadian Adventure Camp is a North Ontario coed sleepover summer camp for kids located on a beautiful private island in the wilderness lakes region of Temagami. Founded in 1975, it provides acclaimed programs to children from around the world!