Want to know what judges really want? AC tracked down some of the best judges in the industry and asked them to come clean about your most burning questions. But here’s the catch: We’re protecting their identities so they can be completely honest. So if you dare, read on for insider secrets to the score sheet.
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Your team’s practiced all the right moves to prepare for the rigors of competition: You’ve put in countless hours at the gym, perfected your stunts and even conditioned to make sure you could make it through your two minute and thirty second routine. So, don’t blow all that hard work by committing some competition no-no’s.
When it comes to competition, AC knows to go straight to the experts. Which is why we gathered together some of our past Cheerleaders of the Month to give you the inside scoop on the world of competitive cheer.
So, you’re new to the world of cheer? You’re planning to attend your first cheerleading competition and you’re totally clueless. Well, here’s a beginner’s guide to understanding cheer competitions.
One of my favorite competitions of the year is always the International Cheer Union in Orlando. (The 2011 event takes place April 28-29, just two days before The Cheerleading Worlds.
Supergirl isn’t just in “Smallville”—she’s in your school or gym and may even be you! By Brianne Carlon School, practice, [...]
Jill and Becky are both seasoned competitors and have similar cheer abilities, but at their last competition, they had two very different experiences. Jill felt great when she left the floor: She hit all of her skills and
Ever felt like you were living the opening nightmare sequence from the Bring It On flicks? High-stakes competitions can make even the mellowest cheerleaders more jittery than a triple shot of espresso.
Here’s how to handle the stress when you find your squad in a sticky situation. By Brianne Carlon Most cheerleaders [...]
Competition season can be very stressful. Long practices, sudden changes in your routine and the unavoidable pressure to win first place are just some things that can cause a team to lose focus during competition season.