Ambassador Blogs

Adriana Martin, BGC Ambassador

Severe Setback

February 10, 2018 is a date I will never forget.  I’m sure my mom, family, teammates and close friends won’t either.  That was the day of my “Severe Setback”.  While travelling to Richmond to a cheerleading competition, my mom and I got into a terrible...

Self-Doubt

Self-doubt is the lack of confidence and ability in oneself. Confidence is very important when it comes to cheering and everyday life. It effects your tumbling, stunting, school work, etc. If you stop doubting yourself everything will be less stressful. Whenever I am tumbling I sometimes lack...

Ode To Mom

Cheer has been great for me, but harrowing also! I truly appreciate my mom, because without her, I would not be able to do what I love to do!   My mother is amazing, because she’s had to endured so much to make my wishes a reality!...

Alahni Napier

Get Used To It

My name is Alahni, and this is my 8th season of allstar cheer. Just like most,  I’ve gone through times where I felt like the skills I was attempting would never come. I would put so much pressure on myself, that I felt defeated before...

Talayeh Price - Mental Blocks

August 10, 2018

Mental Blocks Mental blocks are probably the worst experiences for a cheerleader. Sometimes you don’t even know why you get blocked. It’s just one day you wake up and you just can’t get past a skill or you’re too scared or you “forget”. I’ve actually known...

Alyssa Hollingsworth

August 6, 2018

Balancing the Thin Line Doing both school cheer and allstar cheer can be quite challenging. Juggling games, competitions and practices for both teams can be very stressful. From personal experience I had to miss a few of my school cheer games due to allstar cheer practices....

July 20, 2018

BGC Against Bullying Who would’ve known social media could be a feeding ground for bullying? When most people think of being bullied or the term bullying they think of in person, contact to contact. But these days the biggest form of bullying is cyber bullying! Social media is...

July 13, 2018

A SMALL fish, in the BIG pond In a industry where the name across your chest plays a big factor, making a name for yourself as the new kid on the block is hard to do. Or at-least that’s what I though when I began this...

June 29, 2018

#BigBowandAfros Hair is always a difficult topic when it comes to cheer teams and trying to achieve a uniform look; I know this from personal experience. There are girls who have been told that they could not wear their natural hairstyles, like buns or braids, because...