Cheerleading has changed over the
years and it is no longer about cheers and pom-poms. Today's
cheerleaders are athletic, competitive and confident. It takes
true dedication and hard work to get involved with cheerleading.
There are certain qualities that you must possess to be a cheerleader
and to be a great cheerleader you must work at it.
Qualities Needed for
Hardworking student with good grades
A great, positive
Commitment and dedication to your team
to follow rules and directions
Know the rules of the game and respect the
smile, be positive and look like you are having fun.
Always show good sportsmanship.
negative reactions from spectators.
Always follow safety guidelines.
enthusiasm and spirit at all times.
keep eye contact.
Always look your best - remember no jewelry,
excessive makeup or chewing gum.
Give extra encouragement and more energy if your
team is behind.
Always use a clear, loud voice.
Moves should always be tight and rigid.
Learn the terminology.
game and cheer accordingly. Use pre-game, half-time,
time-outs and change of quarters to perform and entertain the crowd.
While play is in progress use one or two word chants
to focus support.
attention to what your captains are doing so you are prepared for
the next cheer or stunt.
Great Activities for Kids....
A wonderful way for children to express their creativity,
while at the same time learning fundamental skills that
improve their artistic endeavors.
teaches the importance of
dedication, focus and practice.
you to set goals and progress steadily towards them
with the help of your instructors.
the foundation for all sports because it teaches your child to control
is a great family activity and it is
something that kids love to do.