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What Is Pickleball And How Do You Play It?

Pickleball is a sport that takes aspects from tennis, table tennis, and badminton and combines them into one game. The game can be played in singles o...

How Sports Empower Women and Girls

Sports empower women and girls around the world every day by breaking gender inequalities and stereotypes in society. Women and girls have been breaki...

Cheerleaders: How To Practice With An Injury

An injury is something that every athlete hopes they will never experience in their athletic career. However, because the sport requires you to push y...

Dealing With Being Told You Are An Alternate

If you are told that you are an alternate for the cheer mat, you have a right to be upset about it. It's okay to be disappointed. However, that doesn'...

Can You Still Play Sports With Braces?

If you are worried about not being able to play your sport after getting braces, you don't have to. You can absolutely still play sports with braces. ...

Home Cheerleading Workout

If you want to improve your cheerleading abilities outside of practice, one thing you can do is to train your body at home. Having a strong body will ...

Tips for Coaching Young Cheer Teams

Kids can start cheer and tumbling classes as early as three to four years old, and competitive teams start kids competing as young as five. As a coach...

Are You A Good Cheer Teammate?

Cheerleading is a sport that is literally impossible to do without the help of a team. You can't be a flyer without a base, you can't do a pyramid wit...

How To Prepare For UCA and NCA Partner Stunt Champions

In 2019 my partner Kollin and I won both the UCA and NCA Partner stunt competitions. This was something that had only been done by 3 other couples pre...

Preparing for College Cheer Tryouts

Trying out for a cheerleading team can be a very intense and competitive process. The deciding factor between you and someone else could be as small a...

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