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As big proponents of spirit, it’s important for cheerleaders to be involved with their community.
Ordering Cheer Uniforms
Get a plan of attack to help you start, manage, and control the different stages of ordering uniforms.
Coed Cheer Teams
Whether you are starting a co-ed team or joining one, review the pros and cons that a team may face.
Surviving Leadership Changes
Use this guide to navigate through the complexities of a mid-season leadership change or shake-up.
Cheering For Sports Teams
Navigate through the similarities and differences between football and basketball cheering.
Preperation Tips for Coaches
This guide will help both new and veteran coaches plan their cheerleading program for the season.
The Sibling Factor
You may be wary of having siblings on the same squad, but there are actually many great advantages!
First Year Of Cheer
By understanding expectations and what you’ll be doing all year, you can focus on the fun of cheering.
Tips For Cheer Parents
Understand what to expect during the season and help your cheerleader handle challenges and stress.
While rivalries can help push athletes, or create a negative atmosphere. Find the balance with this guide.
Get tips for developing moves, choosing music and finding a choreographer to amp up energy.
Thinking about attending cheer camp? Here’s a brief on what cheer camp is all about and what to expect.
Coach’s Guide to Competition
Find out which teams should compete, how to choose the right competition and what to expect on-site.
Preparing For Prom
This guide will help you with budget, activities and beauty, and includes a complete day-of checklist!
Guide to Competitions
Use this guide to help you prepare for competition season and get tips for travel, hair and makeup.
Preparing for College
There is a lot to consider when applying for college. Use this guide to help you get started and organized.
Fundraising for Cheerleading
Get planning tips for camp, competition and season fundraising, as well ideas for giving back.
Advertising A Fundraiser
Find out four different ways to successfully advertise your fundraiser, no matter how big or small your budget.
Introduction To Stunt Groups
Whether you are a flyer, base or spotter, find your position highlighted in its own dedicated section.
Introduction To Stances & Motions
Designed to help beginners, this guide features over 55 common moves and combinations.
Stretching & Conditioning
This guide includes access to stretches and exercises that focus on target areas, designed for cheerleaders.
Jumps are a basic skill for cheerleading. Learn everything about basic, advanced and expert jumps.
This guide will help flyers prepare for their position, and includes step-by-step visual breakdowns of skills.
Stunts For Groups
This guide details step-by-step instructions for the most popular cheerleading stunts and dismounts.
General Safety Tips
Prepare for events to ensure that your squad is safe with guidelines for travel, event and sideline safety.
Tumbling For Cheerleading
This guide covers beginner and pro moves, including stretches and strength training for cheer.
How To Inspire Spirit
Learn about activities that cheerleaders participate in, refresh game knowledge and get pep rally tips.
Team Building Tips
Learn about the foundations of trust and get examples that will help teach your team to work together.
Whether your team started new ones, or has a legacy – traditions are a big part of a cheerleading team.
Lose Like A Winner
Learn how to find the positives, and how to deal with a rival team that tries to bring you down.
Cheers And Chants
Cheerleaders should familiarize themselves with the basics, as well as learning how to teach and learn.
Essentials For Spirit
There are different ways to express spirit. Learn everything you need to know with this guide.
Everything you need to know to prep for tryouts and increase your chances of earning a uniform.
Conflict Resolution Tips
Keep your team attitude healthy, and your performances solid, with these conflict resolution tips.
Tips for Captains
Understand what it takes to be a captain and how to go above and beyond for your team this season!
Successful School Year
Define what it means to be an athlete, learn how to care for your cheer gear and prepare for the future.
History of Cheerleading
Everything you ever wanted to know about the history of cheer! Great resource for newbies or a fun refresher!
Cheer Myths: BUSTED
Cheerleaders only date football players? They are airheads? Learn the truth behind myths about cheer.
Guide To Senior Year
Get through your last year with tips for saying goodbye, preparing for college, and applying cheer to life.
More Cheer Myths: BUSTED
We’re back to prove wrong five more stereotypes about cheerleaders, from attitudes to body image.