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Headed to cheer camp? Here’s our cheer camp checklist.

Spread the CheerHeaded to cheer camp? Here’s our cheer camp checklist. Are you ready to make some memories, learn new skills, and bond with your team all while prepping for game day? There is so much to love with summer cheer camp, and luckily it’s right around the corner. Cheer camp sets the tone for […] Read more

You’ve Made the Team!! Now What?

Spread the Cheer Congratulations!! You are a member of next year’s cheerleading or dance team! How exciting! All the hard work paid off. All the research and practicing was worth it, right? So now that you are on the team, what happens next? What are the expectations and what may be required of you? Here […] Read more

How to Stay “Cheer-Ready” over Summer Break

Spread the Cheer Summer break is here, which means no school and fun in the sun.  For most of us it also means no cheerleading until football season starts back up.  How can you stay “cheer-ready” during your summer break? Stay in shape! You do not want to be huffing and puffing through practices when […] Read more

CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: Notre Dame School of Dallas, Cheer Squad

Spread the CheerHello! Let me introduce myself. I am Nancy Wiley, one of the coaches for the Cheer Squad out of Notre Dame School of Dallas. Notre Dame is the only school exclusively devoted to educating students who are mild to moderately intellectually disabled.  The enrollment is 150 students ranging from 6 to 21 years of […] Read more

AMA & TX UIL MAKE BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS

Spread the CheerProgress is being made in the cheer world. One day in the near future, Cheerleading may be accepted as and given, the title so many feel it deserves as a SPORT. Earlier this month, the American Medical Association (AMA) made the decision to designate Cheerleading as a sport. While there was much debate […] Read more

SPOTLIGHT ON: CHEER XPLOSION ALLSTARS !

Spread the Cheer  We are a small gym with a super large heart! That is attributed to one thing. The coaching staff. I believe athletes are taught what they learn and see around them. That was evident by a couple teams that we faced at competitions this past season. Telling our girls that they sucked […] Read more

Long time, no see!

Spread the Cheer Hello Cheer Friends, Welcome to our new and improved BLOG! ? We have missed you! ? In the coming weeks, you will be seeing new cheer articles, postings, pictures, you name it! ? Be sure to check back often for exciting tidbits and cheer tips. Also, be sure to check our previous […] Read more

Avoiding End-of-Season Burnout

Spread the CheerAs seasons wind down, athletes often experience symptoms of burnout (in fact, coaches often experience burnout as well). This problem is quite common and equally frustrating. When athletes are unmotivated and unhappy, it negatively affects everyone around. Burnout is not a negative reflection of the athlete or coach, but more so the result […] Read more

Competition Tips Straight from the Judges

Spread the CheerAs choreography season spirals into overdrive, we’d like to supply you with a helpful list of routine pointers. We’ve consulted several judges from major national cheer and dance competition companies, and this is what we’ve found. Things that excite and wow judges… also known as The “must have” list for competition routines: Cleanliness […] Read more