# USA and IUF Skill Levels

### LEVEL 1

- mount unicycle unassisted
- ride 50 meters
- dismount gracefully with unicycle in front

### LEVEL 2

- mount with left foot
- mount with right foot
- ride 10 meters between two parallel lines 30 cm apart
- ride a figure eight with circle diameters smaller than 3 meters
- ride down a 15 cm vertical drop
- make a 90 degree turn to the left inside a 1 meter circle
- make a 90 degree turn to the right inside a 1 meter circle

### LEVEL 3

- demonstrate 3 types of mounts
- ride a figure eight with circle diameters smaller than 1.5 meters
- come to a stop, pedal half a revolution backward and continue forward
- ride with the stomach on the seat for 10 meters
- make a 180 degree turn to the left within a 1 meter circle
- make a 180 degree turn to the right within a 1 meter circle
- hop 5 times
- ride or hop over a 10 x 10 cm. obstacle

### LEVEL 4

- demonstrate 4 types of mounts
- ride backward for 10 meters
- ride one footed for 10 meters
- idle with left foot down 25 times
- idle with right foot down 25 times
- ride with seat out in front for 10 meters
- ride with the seat out in back for 10 meters
- make a 360 degree turn to the left inside a 1 meter circle
- make a 360 degree turn to the right inside a 1 meter circle

### LEVEL 5

- demonstrate 5 types of mounts
- ride backward in a circle
- ride one footed in a figure eight
- idle one footed with the left foot 25 times
- idle one footed with the right foot 25 times
- ride with seat out in front in a circle
- ride with the seat out in back in a circle
- ride with the seat on the side in a circle
- hop-twist 90 degrees to the left
- hop-twist 90 degrees to the right
- walk the wheel for 10 meters

### LEVEL 6

- demonstrate 6 types of mounts
- ride backward in a figure eight
- ride with the seat out in front in a figure eight
- ride with the seat out in back in a figure eight
- ride backward with the seat out in front for 10 meters
- hop standing on wheel 5 times
- ride with the seat on the side in a circle to the left
- ride with the seat on the side in a circle to the right
- ride one footed with the left foot for 10 meters
- ride one footed with the right foot for 10 meters
- backspin
- frontspin
- spin

### LEVEL 7

- demonstrate 7 types of mounts
- ride backward with the seat out in front in a circle
- ride one footed with the left foot in a circle
- ride one footed with the right foot in a circle
- walk the wheel in a circle
- walk the wheel one footed for 10 meters
- hop-twist 180 degrees to the left
- hop-twist 180 degrees to the right
- ride backward with the seat out in back for 10 meters
- spin to the left
- spin to the right

### LEVEL 8

- demonstrate 8 types of mounts
- ride one footed with the left foot in a figure eight
- ride one footed with the right foot in a figure eight
- walk the wheel in a figure eight
- walk the wheel one footed in a circle
- ride backward one footed for 10 meters
- glide for 10 meters
- hand wheel walk for 10 meters
- pirouette
- backward spin

### LEVEL 9

- demonstrate 9 types of mounts
- walk the wheel one footed in a figure eight
- ride backward one footed in a circle
- ride backward with the seat out in front in a figure eight
- ride backward with the seat out in back in a circle
- walk the wheel one footed with the left foot for 10 meters
- walk the wheel one footed with the right foot for 10 meters
- walk the wheel backward for 10 meters
- drag seat in front for 10 meters
- drag seat in back for 10 meters
- ride backward one footed with the left foot for 10 meters
- ride backward one footed with the right foot for 10 meters
- one footed with the seat out in front for 10 meters
- backward pirouette

### LEVEL 10

- demonstrate 10 types of mounts
- ride backward with the seat out in back in a figure eight
- ride backward one footed in a figure eight
- walk the wheel one footed with the left foot in a circle
- walk the wheel one footed with the right foot in a circle
- walk the wheel backward in a circle
- 180° uni spin
- sideways wheel walk for 10 meters
- coast for 10 meters
- side ride for 10 meters
- walk the wheel one footed backward for 10 meters