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Cheer Competition Etiquette

wsache3r on 04 Jan, 2018

We are in the heart of cheer competition season, so we hope you and your teammates have had some fun out on the mat! Whether you have just finished your first competition or your 100th, we could all stand to brush up on our etiquette. By remaining polite and respectful of other teams, you cast

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Our Favorite Back Handspring Drills

wsache3r on 06 Dec, 2017

If you are on a level one team and can’t wait until you reach level two, the number one way to get there is to practice your back handspring drills! Even the all star cheerleaders out there on level two could use some drills to strengthen technique and feel more confident when throwing their passes.

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Top Ways to Become a Better Base

wsache3r on 26 Nov, 2017

While it may be the flyers who the untrained eye looks to first when watching an impressive stunt, we all know who the real unsung heroes are: the bases. Stunts wouldn’t happen at all if we didn’t have some rock-solid bases underneath those flyers! Here are a few of the top traits each and every

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Hitting is Winning

wsache3r on 25 Oct, 2017

No one likes to hear the words, “You did your best” when it comes to someone who didn’t place very well in competition. This is especially true in a national cheerleading competition. However, when it comes to competition day and focusing on what you can control, the answer is not winning. It’s hitting. For those

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Gifts for Your Cheer Team

wsache3r on 12 Oct, 2017

Competition day is filled with excitement and energy, and many teams also use this time to give out good luck presents! We’ve found that the best gifts are a great combination of both fun and useful items that the cheerleaders need in order to perform their best. Take a look at the list below and

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Planning Your Cheer Competition Trips

wsache3r on 27 Sep, 2017

Competition season is here, which means lots of trips and traveling! The best of the best will travel from all over the country for a shot at taking home the title at our national cheerleading competition. We know your team will be, too. If you feel ready to rock and roll to nationals, don’t go

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Getting Over Cheer Competition Jitters

wsache3r on 11 Sep, 2017

Are you ready for the competition floor? For some athletes, the smell of hairspray and the rhinestoned uniforms make them feel more energized than they have ever felt. These kids feel focused, prepared, and ready to handle anything that comes their way. However, not all athletes feel this way. Some feel extreme anxiousness, completely forget

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Top Stretches to Master the Splits

wsache3r on 11 Aug, 2017

Those of you who are working on your splits, or those who have athletes who are still trying to get theirs to the ground, don’t worry! There are plenty of stretches you can do to get down the ground in no time. When it comes down to it, the splits are just a matter of

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Train Your Flyers to be the Best!

wsache3r on 25 Jul, 2017

Whether your flyers have been doing this for years or it’s their very first time in the air, they can all take some advice when it comes to improving! Even the most flexible flyers have room to grow and increase the amount of control they have over their body positions in the air. Like all

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Cheer Program Preparation

wsache3r on 16 Jul, 2017

Whether your season is well underway or if you are still figuring things out, coaching is a challenging job! That’s why we want to help you feel prepared for the season of all star cheerleading ahead of you. Read on to learn more about the best ways to set up your cheer program for success.

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