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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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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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