Getting Started: How To Be a Cheerleader
I've you want to know how to be a cheerleader, you've come to the right place! Have a look at the videos and read our tips to help you get on your way.. Congratulations - you have taken your first steps into the wonderful world of cheer.. be ready to be bitten by the Cheer Bug!
STEP 1 - GET STARTED WITH THE BASICS
Learning arm motions is the first thing to do when you learn how to be a cheerleader. They are the foundations of cheerleading, and you will see them in stunts, dance, jumps, tumbling - EVERYWHERE. Whether you're a beginner, you have tryouts next week or you're an all-star cheerleader, you need to have strong arm motions to succeed.
STEP 2 - PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!
If you can, join a beginner's cheerleading class where previous experience is not needed. CHEER PRO™ example are designed for beginners, to get you ready before you join a team. If you can't find a class near you - you can always get one of our DVD, youtube videos or series from iTunes (coming soon!)
STEP 3 - TRY LEARNING A ROUTINE
After you've practiced the basics, try and learn a harder routine. Challenge yourself - it may take you hours, weeks, months! Can you guess the secret of being a great cheerleader? It's dedication and perseverence! Some people may be born with natural ability, but it is only those with true determination to make it happen that will succeed.
STEP 4 - TEST YOUR FITNESS
Before you learn any tumbling and stunting skills, which require significant physical effort, you need to make sure that you're fit enough so that you won't get injured. These exercises are designed for cheerleaders, are you able to do them? If you are, then you're ready for the next step and join a team!
STEP 5 - JOIN A TEAM
You've gone through all the steps but you want more? Have you been bitten badly by the Cheer Bug? Then it's time to compete or join a professional cheerleading team! When it comes to cheerleading there is no right or wrong - cheerleading comes in many forms and it's up to YOU to pick the one that suits you best, gives you the most fulfillment and makes you happy!
Learn the basic techniques for pom, cheer dance and sideline cheerleading while you have fun! CHEER PRO™ Dance Fitness choreography is based on chorus & verse structure so you can easily learn a full routine in very little time! Work out at home or use the routines for classes and performances.
Our workouts and cheer dance performance have gained international recognition by being featured on a number of US, UK and international TV shows including Dr. Oz, Cosmo, Women's Fitness and Fox News.
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