Cheer & Dance Coach Training Courses


We are proud to announce our online training and international cheer education platform, CheerConditioning.Academy now offers the world’s first officially accredited Continued Professional Development Courses for cheerleading education by offering individual short online courses in:

  • Sports performance & conditioning

  • Kinesiology basics

  • Flexibility training

  • Strength & endurance

  • Coaching skills & psychology

  • Nutrition basics

  • Injury prevention

  • Periodisation & season planning

  • Skill specificity training

  • Fundamental movement & technique

  • Stunt, tumble & jump optimisation

  • Sideline, cheerdance & recreational cheer

Accredited by the United States Center for Coaching Excellence and meeting National Standards for sports coaching education, the CCA syllabus is designed to enhance existing cheer coaching qualifications worldwide.

Through the United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE), Cheer Conditioning Academy has successfully accredited its coaching education program under the USCCE’s National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) receiving Domain Specific Level 3 accreditation for Physical Conditioning and Teaching and Communication. The NCACE accreditation reviewers noted that the program was “very comprehensive and thorough”, provided “quality on-line instruction for coaches”, and delivered “positive and proactive training”.

Coaches can choose to complete individual online courses OR become USCCE accredited through the CCA GOLD CERTIFICATION, by completing all twelve components and practical course requirements over time.

Following the success of best-selling industry book, Body Before Skill: Sports Performance for Cheerleading and the remarkable uptake in our supplementary coaching resources, it’s been clear that there is a genuine desire from coaches worldwide to continue learning and developing their practice, going beyond coaching credentialing.

CCA offers international access to accredited online courses and resources via affordable membership of $34/month. Coaches receive access via online instructional videos, tutorials, quizzes, printable resources, booklets and access to a community of mentors through the members-only Facebook group. Membership also includes access to CCA’s growing online library of resources, covering everything from drills and skills to nutrition and sports psychology.

To have gained official recognition for this field of work is a significant achievement for the sport of cheerleading. It is testimony to the hard work of sports science and cheer industry experts working with CheerConditioning.Academy. The courses are the culmination of 10 years research and development in this field of work by Jessica Zoo, the CCA team and our international community, providing great depth of insight, applied scientific knowledge and practical expertise that has already impacted teams worldwide.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our panel of experts, contributors and editors over the years, who have vastly contributed to the success of this achievement including Jeff Benson, Debbie Love, Justin Schneider, Holly Cammell, Sahil M, Corey Stone, Rachel BP, Elise Wilson, Shane Montgomery - as well as our music partners Power Music Cheer.




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* Courses are delivered online in English, however using browser extensions such as Google Translate, coaches can benefit by translating the majority of the course content and learning experience in their chosen language.

In addition to Cheer Coach CPD courses, we also offer a foundation in Cheerdance & Fitness.

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