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Getting Over a Tumbling Mental Block

wsache3r on 06 Jun, 2018

The new cheer season has officially begun, and many athletes all over the country are perfecting their skills with their teammates. While you may be able to fly through your tumbling pass with no issues, that isn’t the case for everyone. Sometimes, even when doing a tumbling pass we’ve done fifty times before, our bodies

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Hot Choreography Trends to Use This Season

wsache3r on 22 May, 2018

The Cheerleading Worlds has come to a close, and gyms all over the country are gearing up to kick some serious bow next season! Gym owners, coaches, and choreographers are all joining forces to set their teams up for success. As the years go by, it seems as though there is some sort of stunt

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Making a Different Level Than You Expected

wsache3r on 08 May, 2018

You signed all the registration forms for your gym, you rocked your tryout, and you finally landed that tumbling pass you’ve been agonizing over for weeks —- hurray! However, what happens when all that hard work doesn’t pay off quite the way you wanted it to? All-star cheerleaders go through rigorous tryouts to be placed

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Top Way to Reduce Soreness after Cheerleading Practice

wsache3r on 06 May, 2018

Any athlete can tell you that practice is tough, and they probably feel pretty sore the next day. The problem for most all-star cheerleaders is that they don’t usually have time to let their muscles get rid of the soreness on their own before they have to head back to practice. Most cheerleaders train anywhere

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Preparing for Cheer Tryouts

wsache3r on 10 Apr, 2018

It’s that time of year: tryout time! Whether this is your first time trying out or your tenth, it’s completely normal to have some nerves. For many all-star cheerleaders, tryouts are their chance to show off what they have perfected over the season and possibly move up a level as a result of their hard

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When You Want to Switch Cheer Gyms

wsache3r on 26 Mar, 2018

Most every all star cheerleader comes to a point in their “cheer” career when they have to decide: Do I stick with my current gym, or do I move on to something else? While people make a switch all the time for very valid reasons — increasing costs, a move, etc. — others are simply

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How to Prepare for Worlds

wsache3r on 15 Mar, 2018

You’ve been through all the hoops already — your team competed, you’ve mastered your elite stunt, your basket toss has never looked better, and now your team got a World’s bid! Congratulations. But, now what? While you can always look to your coach for guidance, there are a few things you need to keep in

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USASF Division Additions: What to Know

wsache3r on 16 Feb, 2018

USASF just released some pretty big changes for the 2018-2019 season, and we want to do our part to share! Read on to learn more about how they will impact your gym next season. All Star Fundamentals The new Fundamentals division is where the very beginners can go! This is the perfect way to set

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Top Reasons to Offer an Intro to Cheer

wsache3r on 10 Feb, 2018

Whether you are a gym owner or a coach, you know what can happen with certain, newer athletes. While some are ready to rock and roll the minute they begin, others are a little more cautious. They walk into the gym, excited to learn new skills, then quickly get intimidated or frustrated when they are

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Top Basing Tips for a Powerful Stunt

wsache3r on 15 Jan, 2018

When it comes to stunting, it’s not enough to just keep your flyer in the air. You want them to feel strong, confident, and absolutely sure that they won’t fall! In order to keep your flyers up there and looking their best, make sure that you are considering your basing technique. After all, it’s the

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