Practice Judging
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Practice Judging videos are available to view online. Scores and scripts are linked and downloadable when available.
Email the National Librarian, at if you have questions about the videos. Let her know what YOU would like to have added to the list!

 

Compulsory Videos 2021-2029

Warm up your judging skills with these routines to ensure that the first athlete of the meet is not the first athlete you've judged for the competition.

Optional Perfect Practical Practice Videos

These exercises are for you to judge, practice shorthand, become more confident with Element Identity and work on keeping your eyes on the prize…the full routine. There are no scores, but the opportunity to get together with other judges and compare and contrast and PRACTICE. - Mary Poppins was practically perfect. These are not perfect routines, but are Practical to Practice!!!

Optional Videos by Level

Whether you need to practice for testing or just want to review all events, these videos will help you to succeed! There are a few routines for each level at each event.

Optional Videos by Event

Now that you have your assignment, you can get your brain and hand in gear by using these videos or maybe just to work on your least favorite event! There are a few routines for each event at each level.

2020 Practice Judging Projects

  • 2020 Video Projects::
  • 2020 Beam Me Up Scotty!, View  16 Routines - Is she a Nifty 9 or a Terrific 10?
    • A Level 9 &/or 10 Practice Judging Project. Judge each routine first as a Level 9, then as a Level 10. Your execution deductions should be the same. How will Start Values and Composition make difference?
  • 2020 Seeing is Believing - How High is High? A Vault Project, View  The goal of this project is to focus on the many aspects of a vault! To get the most benefit from this project, follow the directions.
    • First Look…judge what you see and record your TOTAL deductions
    • Slo-mo…review in a slower speed to catch what may have been missed.
    • Freeze Frame…see an actual picture of the Body at the Height of the vault
    • List your Specific Deduction for Height (^0.5)
    • List your Specific Deduction for Body Position at Height of the Vault
    • Landing…Note Body Shape, Control, Steps, Balance loss
    • Second Look..do your scores need adjustment from your First Look??The goal
  • 2020 Do Bars Make You Crazy? - Level 10 Uneven Bar Project, View  23 Level 10 National Caliber Bar Routines
    • Vault: How High is High?
    • So You Had a Bad Day!
    • Seriously Series????
    • Execution, Execution
    • What Would YOU Do?
    • Levels 6-7 All Events
    • Levels 8-10 Bars
    • Levels 8-10 Beam
    • Levels 8-10 Floor
    • Xcel Silver – Diamond
  • 2020 Never Assume - A Level 6/7/8 Project, View  8 Routines for each Level on each Event
  • 2020 Bakers Dozen - A Level 8-10 Project Total of 5 Projects with Different Routines per Event

2019 Practice Judging Projects

Earlier Projects 2010 - 2018

  • Select Files:
  • 2018
    • Levels 6-7 Vault
    • Level 8 Bars, Beam, & Floor
    • Level 9 Bars, Beam, & Floor
    • Level 10 Bars, Beam, & Floor
  • 2017
    • Levels 6-7 All Events
    • Levels 8-10 Bars
    • Levels 8-10 Beam
    • Levels 8-10 Floor
    • Mounts & Landings
    • Vault: Xcel Twisting & JO Regionals
    • Xcel Silver – Diamond All Events
    • Cookie Batsche DVDs
      • Bar Angles
      • Beam Beginning Shorthand
      • Bar Beginning Shorthand
      • Bar Intermediate & Advanced Shorthand
      • Top 10 American Routines
      • 40 for 40 Celebrating NAWGJ 40 Years
  • 2016
    • Vault: How High is High?
    • So You Had a Bad Day!
    • Seriously Series????
    • Execution, Execution
    • What Would YOU Do?
    • Levels 6-7 All Events
    • Levels 8-10 Bars
    • Levels 8-10 Beam
    • Levels 8-10 Floor
    • Xcel Silver – Diamond
  • 2015
    • Levels 6-10 Bars x2
    • Levels 6-10 Beam x2
    • Levels 6-10 Floor x2
  • 2014
    • Levels 6-7 All Events
    • Levels 8-10 Bars
    • Levels 8-10 Beam
    • Levels 8-10 Floor
    • Levels 3/4/5
    • Xcel
    • Collegiate Routines
  • 2013
    • Level 8 All Events
    • Level 9 All Events
    • Level 10 All Events
    • Xcel
  • 2012
    • Levels 7-8 All Events
    • Levels 9-10 All Events
    • Vault
  • 2011
    • Levels 7-8 All Events
    • Levels 9-10 All Events
    • Prep Op
  • 2010
    • Collegiate Routines
    • Table Manners

Xcel Videos