Cheer Tips 101

Cheer Tips 101

Tip: Get a quality makeup remover I can remember my first year as a cheer parent and getting the email on how to apply my cheerleader's makeup. After trying to figure that out, my next thought was "How am I going to get all this...

Tumbling Is Important

    No matter what spot your cheerleader is in, tumbling is important to not only the team, but also the individual cheerleader. It helps builds confidence and is an essential skill.   Tumbling covers half the scoresheet during competitions. There are certain skills at each level that a cheerleader...

Cheer Tip Tuesday – Get Gift Bag Items on Sale

      Many team parents often buy items for the gift bags to give to each cheerleader at each competition. Usually, a couple of parents are assigned or step up to get the gifts together, but for the big competitions everyone gives something.  There are different types...

Cheer Tip Tuesday – Rituals

GIPHY   Does your team have rituals that they do before competitions? One of the goals is for the team to be a team.  Work together and be as one, through the good and bad times. Rituals can help bring the team closer.  While bringing them closer...

Cheer Tip Tuesday – Fundraising

[caption id="attachment_3804" align="alignnone" width="480"] Credit: Phyllis Ma Gifs on GIPHY[/caption]   The big competitions are coming up and with big competitions there is the need to raise big money.  One way to get big money (any money at all) is to fundraise.  The key to fundraising is...

Building Confidence

Does your cheerleader have confidence?  At times lack of confidence creeps up on all of us. I ran across an article in Psychology Today that had some tips on building confidence. This is helpful especially for cheerleaders due to the differences in skills, body type,...