Author: AC Mag

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Autumn can be an exciting time, full of new beginnings and opportunities. On the other hand, balancing your cheer schedule, academics and other activities can feel overwhelming. Some days, as you struggle to get everything done, you may think, “I work really hard. I simply can’t work any harder.” We hear you, and we think you should stop working so hard. That’s right. Stop working so hard. Here’s your new mantra: work smarter, not harder. Working smarter is about maximizing efficiency whenever and wherever possible. Efficiency means doing your job well with minimal time and effort. Working smarter, not harder, ... Read more

Awesome Athletes

Michael “Quick” McGee School/Squad Name: University of Memphis One Word to Describe You: Quick Signature Skill: Iron man full Most Notable Achievement: 2019 UCA National Champion Extracurriculars: Taekwondo, trick tumbling Favorite Quote: Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard [fusion_builder_next_page] Raven DalostoGym/Team Name: Woodlands Elite Black Ops One Word to Describe You: Driven Signature Skill: Toe touch full Most Notable Achievement: Winning NCA three times Extracurriculars: Varsity cheerleader at my high school, part time job at a gym Favorite Quote: “She believed she could so she did.” [fusion_builder_next_page] Riley BrowneGym/Team Name: Cheer Savannah Allstars- Madam Pearl One Word ... Read more

Bump-and-Go Lib, Pop Cradle

Step 1Top: Stand tall with feet together and arms slightly behind you. Grab the base’s wrists. Base: Start in an athletic stance with elbows in. Grab the top girl’s waist. NOTE: All skills, including partner stunts, should be performed under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult. [fusion_builder_next_page] Step 2Top: Dip with your partner. Jump through the balls of your feet, flicking off of the base’s wrists. Keep your body in a straight line and feet squeezed together. Base: Dip with your partner. Use your legs to toss the top girl straight up, flicking your wrists at the top. Extend your ... Read more