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Is Cheerleading a Sport? | Cheerleading

Is Cheerleading a Sport? | Cheerleading

It’s the age old debate. Is cheerleading a sport? Well, here’s the official answer. Cheerleaders compete, so by general definition, yes; cheerleading is a sport. But for school teams, it’s a bit more complicated than that. The Office of Civil Rights determines what’s a sport, and cheerleading meets all of their physical and competitive requirements, …

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What Are Popular Sidelines? | Cheerleading

What Are Popular Sidelines? | Cheerleading

Here are two popular sidelines that you can do. The first sideline is a defense sideline, and it’s called “Push ’em Back”. Defense. Push ’em back. Push ’em back, push ’em back. Hold that line. Defense. Push ’em back. Push ’em back, push ’em back. Hold that line. Defense! Push ’em back. Push ’em back, …

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What Is Basic Stunting Technique? | Cheerleading

What Is Basic Stunting Technique? | Cheerleading

Here are six tips for basic stunting technique. Tip one. Safety first. Cheerleading skills including stunts, pyramids and basket tosses should only be performed under the supervision of a qualified adult and after following the proper skill progressions. This will help keep you safe and improve technique. Tip two. Bases should stand with feet hip …

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World Cheerleading Championships | Cheerleading

World Cheerleading Championships | Cheerleading

What are the World Cheerleading Championships? Did you know that over 100 countries have organized cheerleading? It’s true and the World Cheerleading Championships is where those countries come together to compete for the title of World Champion. The World Cheerleading Championships is hosted by the international Cheer Union, a non profit governing body that helps …

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How to Be a Great Cheerleader | Cheerleading

How to Be a Great Cheerleader | Cheerleading

How to be a great cheerleader. Cheerleaders show leadership not only on the sidelines but also in the school and the community. A great cheerleader is a role model, a motivater, an athlete, a great teammate and an inspiration to everyone around them. For school based cheerleading teams the main role of a cheerleader is …

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What Are Popular Cheers? | Cheerleading

What Are Popular Cheers? | Cheerleading

Here are two popular cheers. Our first cheer is called We are Memphis. We are Memphis. Fans. On this side. Show your Tiger pride. Yell, “We are Memphis.” We are Memphis. Fans. On this side. Show your Tiger pride. Yell, “We are Memphis.” We are Memphis. For the second cheer we’re going to incorporate our …

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How to Be a Cheerleader | Cheerleading

How to Be a Cheerleader | Cheerleading

How to be a cheerleader. That’s a good question. There are a couple different ways that you can become a cheerleader. First, you might want to ask your principal, athletic director, or teacher if there’s a cheerleading team at your school, and if there is, you’re going to want to get the coach’s contact information. …

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What Is Basic Stunting Safety? | Cheerleading

What Is Basic Stunting Safety? | Cheerleading

Here are five basic stunting safety tips from the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators. Tip one, follow safety progressions and take your time. Make sure that your lead-up skills are solid before you try harder skills. It’s like learning how to walk before you try to run. Tip two, make sure that you …

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