Although many gymnasts need not compete to achieve the self-satisfaction that gymnastics offers, entering competition can provide a tremendous motivation to improve one's skill level. TAISO has an extensive program of competitive teams starting at an introductory pre-competitive level through to the national level. TAISO teams are highly regarded for their technique and performance , producing numerous champions at the local, provincial, atlantic, national and international level. TAISO team members participate in competitions appropriate to their own levels. Requirements for competitive members include three to six days of training per week for ten months, and a commitment to train during the summer.