Girls are tested for flexibility, balances, turns, leaps and jumps, grace and coordination in order to gain a spot in this program. Athletes in this program train between 6-18 hours per week. The classes are structured so that the girls learn basic to complex rhythmic gymnastics body technique, fundamental apparatus technique, dance preparation, and choreography of age appropriate routines. The eventual goal for a participant in this program is to compete at 4-9 local, regional and national competitions during season. Regular ballet training is required at this level.