Category: Life

5 Tips on Staying Fit & Accountable Over the Summer

Depending on where you live across the country, you may be practicing on the field or still having to meet virtually. Regardless of the situation, it is daunting for the coach to keep everything in check. Delegate some tasks to your team to create a responsible, team-led culture. See these tips from real cheer coaches on the BAND app to get inspired! 1. Hold your Team Responsible for Knowing the Latest Updates.There will be lots of changes as to when, where, and even who we are meeting for practice. Your team will also have many new guidelines to follow as ... Read more

I’m in a Rut & I’m Unmotivated: Part 1

Q: I feel like I’m in a rut. How can I stay motivated during this time? A: Know your values & honor themFeeling like you are in a rut is never fun—especially when it feels never-ending. Remember the days when you were a kid on a road trip and you kept asking your parents, “Are we there yet?” And they always responded, “Almost!” And yet, it felt like you were never going to get there? That’s exactly the feeling of a rut. You know it’s not forever. You’ll eventually get out of it. But it feels like it could last ... Read more

I’m in a Rut & I’m Unmotivated: Part 2

Q: I feel like I’m in a rut. How can I stay motivated during this time? A: Know your values & honor themWe worked on getting through a rut. Now it’s time to get motivated.  Part 2: How can I get motivated? Follow these steps to get that energy and motivation back: Step 1: Be honest with yourself. Allow yourself to recognize that you’re not feeling motivated right now and that’s okay. Whether you write it in a journal or set time aside to reflect, take a few moments and just be honest with yourself about how you feel. Step 2: ... Read more