Cheerleading Stunts

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

Start from the Beginning

Spread the CheerSo tryouts are over and you have successfully selected your perfect team! Ideas for new and innovative skills and routines are running wild in your mind, and you can’t wait to jump in head first. Embrace the excitement, jot down all of those great ideas, and then put them on the back burner. […] Read more

Common Cheer Injuries: Causes, Prevention and Rehabilitation

Spread the CheerCheerleading can be demanding on all areas of the body, and, as in any other sport, injuries are bound to happen no matter how careful or how well trained you may be. Being knowledgeable about the most common cheer injuries and how to appropriately handle them will help reduce recovery time and enhance […] Read more

Basing Basics (Part II)

Spread the CheerIn the last article we expressed the importance of capitalizing on your leg strength while basing. In this article, we will share some exercises that will help you pump up those very muscles. When it comes to conditioning your body, there are hundreds of different ways to accomplish your goals. These are just […] Read more

Basing Basics (Part I)

Spread the CheerStunting is one of the most astounding and quickly evolving parts of cheerleading, but it is also one of the most intricate parts of the sport. Stunting requires a high degree of team work and the cooperation of at least two people, but in many cases four or more cheerleaders. Many times, when […] Read more

Simple Stretching Made Easy

Spread the CheerTest out your cheer knowledge with this quick trivia question: what is critical to tumbling, stunting, jumping, and dancing, and also helps to keep you injury-free? The answer is quite simple . .  stretching! Stretching, as previously stated, serves multiple purposes and is essential in many sports, but is especially useful in cheerleading. Cheerleading […] Read more