Category: School

Become a Better Leader

Who do you think of when you hear the words “great leader”? Do you think of your coach? A teacher? The president? Your team’s captain? Now think about what qualities make that person a great leader. Think of other great leaders you know. I’m willing to bet these people share some of the same characteristics. Leadership is defined as “the action of leading a group of people or organization.” The role of a cheerleader is one of leadership. When you are a cheerleader, you are automatically thrust into the role of a leader during games, pep rallies, etc. But cheerleaders ... Read more

There Is No Off Season

Cheerleading has one of the most unique schedules of any activity because the points at which a season begins and ends are so vague. During the course of a single season, you can go from tryouts to practices to camp to football games to competitions to basketball games to championships. Then, all of a sudden, you’re back at tryouts again! When fully committed, cheerleading really is a year-round activity. And while the time between seasons may not be spent with an organized squad, you should use this time to better yourself, strengthen your skills and increase your value for the ... Read more

The Best Is Yet to Come

For our seniors out there, you know that this last year of high school is an emotional roller coaster. It’s your year to celebrate accomplishments, get excited about the next chapter and cherish all of those “last firsts” – the last first day of high school, the last first football game of the year, the last first full-out of the season. It all seems to build to that final performance on the mat. But whether it’s a local competition, your state championship or the National High School Cheerleading Championship, it doesn’t end there. Everything you do to prepare for that ... Read more