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Cheerleading 101

Learning the Cheerleading Jumps

There are two types of cheerleaders – those who love jumps and those who try to avoid them at all costs. I am definitely a jump person! Jumps are a relatively simple way to add excitement and visual interest to your

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Cheerleading 101

8 Common Cheer Motion Mistakes

I know I’ve said it quite a few times, but that’s only because I truly believe it – Motions really are the most important technical cheerleading skill. They are the foundation of every cheer, chant, routine, and jump, and they

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Cheerleading 101

Learning Cheerleading Motions

Motions are the absolute foundation of cheerleading. If you strip away the flashy props, the stunts, the tumbling, the music and get down to it, the most important role of a cheerleader is to lead cheers. You can’t have cheers

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Cheerleading 101

130+ Cheerleading Terms to Know

Share on pinterest Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Like all sports, cheerleading has it’s own language. Teddy bear. Buckets. Scale. Helicopter. These are common words that probably bring to mind pictures of every day items; however,

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Coaching Resources

A Cheerleader’s Guide to Goal Setting

The beginning of a new season is an exciting time for a cheer team. There are new team members, new ideas, everyone is re-energized and ready for a fresh start. It is easy to get carried away thinking about everything

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Cheerleading 101

The 4 Ingredients of Perfect Cheer Motions

Motions. Without a doubt they are the most important foundation of cheerleading, though we have to admit that as coaches, we can sometimes rush through motions in a hurry to get to the “fun” stuff. However, no amount of high

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