How to Help Your Cheerleader After a Loss

All athletes lose. And, as parents, it’s up to us to provide encouragement when our child’s cheerleading team doesn’t quite make the cut. Knowing how to approach this event is a crucial skill that will truly make a difference in an athlete’s career. First of all, realize that at some point every cheerleader will fail at…

Change a Cheer Loss Into A Win!

Cheerleading is often taken for granted or thought of as an activity not requiring as much time, dedication and skill as a regular sport such as football or basketball. A good cheerleading team will be able to use the times when they are not on top of the game or ahead in points to learn…

Sensible Holiday Healthy Eating Advice

The rich food and desserts found everywhere during the holiday season gives a challenge to those who are determined to not regain the weight they have spent time and effort to lose during the preceding months. It is possible to eat sensibly and still enjoy some of the holiday favorites while celebrating with family and…

Are You Going To Watch Cheer?

For those who enjoy reality TV a new show is coming along the lines of Dancing with the Stars, Dance Moms and the like. This new show features the CJA (Central Jersey Allstars), a cheerleading team, including their coaches and the Senior 5 ladies. You can see the show on CMT, which debuted on September…

Cheerleader Training Practices

True professional cheerleaders may be young girls and boys started at age 12 or younger and all the way up through their early twenties and older. Cheerleading is a sport all to itself these days, with competitions, grueling practices, choreographing, learning stunts, and routines. It is not easy work. A person cannot just up and…