Author: Caitlin Cofield

50 Thoughts You Have While Your Mom Does Your Cheer Hair

Here we go again, Janet. Brace yourself for impact. Wait. Let me grab a snack first. Is it safe to use this much hairspray? Of course she forgot her bobby pins. Rookie mistake, girlfriend. These new bangs are going to be my downfall. I should make a Snapchat documentary of this. Ouch. Nevermind, just a small tangle. False alarm, everyone. Maybe I should listen to her pep talk. It could be good. *Nods and smiles* Nope, too focused on that bump on the left that has yet to be addressed. Should I say something about the bump? I mean she’s doing ... Read more

Hand-In-Hand to Full-Around

NOTE: All cheerleading skills, including partner stunts, should be performed under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult. Step 1 TOP: In the load position, reach for the back spot’s hands. Keep your arms close to your sides and fingers facing forward. MAIN BASE: In the load position, maintain an athletic stance with elbows bent and close to your sides. Hold the foot at belly button level. SECONDARY BASE: In the load position, maintain an athletic stance with elbows bent and close to your sides. Hold the foot at belly button level. BACK SPOT: In the load position, grab and resist against ... Read more

DIY Locker Boosters

Football season is here, which means it’s time to pump up the spirit! It’s easy getting everyone excited for the first few games...