The Ultimate Guide to Cheerleading: For Cheerleaders and Coaches

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Three Rivers Press, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 277 pages
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Cheerleading is a mix of dedication, strength, and talent. It's art and sport wrapped into one, and any courtside or competitive performance is a result of practice, creativity, camaraderie, and more practice—plus a lot of fun! Commit yourself to taking your cheer ambitions to the next level, and you'll uncover how rewarding this high-intensity activity can be.

The Ultimate Guide to Cheerleading has everything you need to be a successful participant in cheerleading, be it as a team member or coach. Written for both novices and those experienced in the cheering game, inside is all the essential information you need for fun and success, including:

• Step-by-step photos of game cheering, jumps, stunting, pyramids and more
• Specific activities to prepare for tryouts and improve skills throughout the season
• Routine choreography and other creative ideas
• Important coaching guidelines and safety information
• Tips on how to start a cheerleading program from scratch
• And much, much more!
 

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As a coach I ordered this in hopes of some fresh ideas. The book is thick and informative. It would be helpful for anyone hoping to try out for cheer for the first time or a coach who wants new ideas. Read full review

Contents

Where Do I Begin?
3
Chapter Z Simple Steps to Starting a Team
9
Are You Ready to Be a Cheerleader?
33
Couches and Athletes
53
Motions Cheers and Chants
79
Jumps
87
Stunting Basics
109
MultipleBase Stunting
115
Chapter IO MultipleBase Transition Stunts
213
Chapter I3 Basket Tosses and Tricks
223
Chapter I4 Pyramids and Stunt Combinations
239
Routine Choreography
254
Resources
267
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About the author (2003)

LESLIE WILSON is a cheerleading instructor and has coached cheerleading, choreographed routines, and developed cheerleading programs for teams all across North America and Europe. She also has a strong background in dance, gymnastics, martial arts, and fitness. Ms. Wilson lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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