Though many cheerleaders are excited to make the jump from high school cheerleading to a college team, the idea of [...]
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“My hard work was recognized and rewarded. I want to send a message to all of my fellow dancers. Never, ever, ever give up! When you feel like you have nothing left to give, stay focused and remember that we chose dance because it is something we love.”
Cheerleading tryouts can be pretty stressful since there are dozens of enthusiastic girls vying for a limited number of uniforms. AC’s got you covered: from dealing with disappointment to creating a successful comeback!
Start talking yourself into trying out for the squad this year. Here’s what top cheerleaders across the nation had to say about gaining courage, facing your fears and giving yourself a chance to become a member of your dream team.
Here’s a secret: I didn’t make the squad my freshman year of high school. And let me tell you, it was absolutely devastating. My best friend, Beth, and I had been the captains of our junior high team (two years in a row!)
Think you’re the only one who’s spooked by cheer tryouts? Think again! “The most terrifying part for me is standing tumbling,” admits Stephanie Ma, a 17-year-old Dublin HS cheerleader
Since the mid ’80s, before current high school cheerleaders were even born, college cheerleading has been dominated by the University of Kentucky Wildcats, winners of an unprecedented 18 UCA Nationals
You thought your Stretch double down would score big with the judges, until you received the score sheet and noticed that points were taken off for the top girl’s bent wrists and sloppy cradle.
With school and all-star tryouts right around the corner, you’ll want to be as prepared as possible. Although you won’t learn the exact material until you attend the clinics, there are plenty of things you can do to train
We’ve all had our fair share of horrifically embarrassing moments, and sometimes we wish we could just forget they ever happened. Lucky for us, these readers were more than happy to dish on