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While known for their presence on the sidelines of football and basketball games, cheerleaders are athletes, capable of complex stunts and tumbling. Ask questions about this sport here.
Princeton graduate Thomas Peebles introduced the idea of organized crowds cheering at football games to the University of Minnesota. However, it was not until 1898 that University of Minnesota student Johnny Campbell directed a crowd in cheering "Rah, Rah, Rah! Sku-u-mar, Hoo-Rah! Hoo-Rah! Varsity! …
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This has just happened to us. Our pool supply place told us to take the top rail off at the affected area, use a hair dryer to "soften" the liner to allow it to stretch over the top, and replace the top rail. We haven't done it yet--ours is only one small area--we're going to try to wait til the sea…
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Anyone can be a cheerleader; it doesn't mater how much you weigh. And as long as you are have the right attitude and you are ready to work you should be ok Okay you may be 200 pounds but you may work harder than every one of the cheerleaders eve if they are 90 pounds they could be horrible follow y…
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Who invented cheerleading? Cheerleading, as we know it today, was initiated in 1898 by Johnny Campbell, an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota, who stood before the crowd at a football game and directed them in a famous and still used yell. "Rah, Rah, Rah! Sku-u-mar, Hoo-Rah! Hoo-Rah! Va…
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Just as any anything else, cheerleading has quite a history behind it. In ancient times spectators cheered for runners in races held during the first ever Olympic Games in ancient Greece. In the 1860's students in Great Britain began cheering at competitive sporting events and soon the idea spread …
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Cheerleading was invented to lead the crowd in encouraging cheers.
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If you are doing tumbling before it, such as a back hand spring, or if your just doing it standing, when it comes to the tuck these are the steps to follow. 1.) Do some warm-ups first. Like, jumping as high in the air as you can with your arms up to get the feel of where you stop in the air. 2.) W…
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Each squad has its own rules about practices, uniforms, and attitude. Official Organizational have rules about safety and skill level, all of which are too long to be listed hereIf you want to know rules for competitive cheerleading go to usasf.net!
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Pompons are used as a fun attention grabber and eye catcher while cheerleaders are performig that's why they make them glittery and colorful.
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Sometimes. Competitive cheerleading is a sport. If the cheerleaders are not engaged in competition, then they are not practicing a sport. It is the element of competition which makes a physical activity a sport. Cheerleading involves: jumping, cheering, dancing, stunts and tosses (elements of liftin…
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i believe that you would judge it with fairness of course, but also with kindness. don't ever laugh at the person you're judging. To add to that point and get into the specifics of judging cheerleading there are multiple categories. A routine can earn up to 15 points in the areas of jumps, stunts, t…
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Pom is a mixture of dance. Pom girls don't use many cheer motions, It's more "creative". Cheerleaders, on the other hand, almost always use the simple cheer motions. Cheerleaders also stunt and tumble.
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Answer:I'm British where we don't even HAVE cheerleaders (we can cheer on our own, you see) and even I think that the very notion of a becoming male cheerleader where (I'll assume) a vast majority of cheerleaders are girls, that would be an exceedingly risky idea, alongside putting your dignity on t…
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Cheer-leading was invented by boys boys were the first cheerleaders it was invented for spirit for the players of football and for school spirit so it didn't matter what you were boy or girl it was such for spirit for the players.
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Many people think it is fun! However people think it's stupid! But, that isn't what Cheerleading is. Cheerleading is fun, not stupid! Cheerleading is fun because you get to meet new people, have school spirit, compete in competitions, learn a lot of cheers and dances and stunts and jumps. And though…
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It is usually to match the uniforms of the mascot and school colours. Most will tell you that it is to represent the school and football (basketball) teams. It can also be for fashion and prep.
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Well, depends on the type of cheerleading it is. If it is competition cheerleading (Allstar) then you JUST go to competitions. Then sideline cheerleading is when cheerleaders cheer on the sidelines at a sports event. even though we do not always need cheerleaders, cheerleading is fun. I am a compe…
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The back handspring is a difficult movement for a beginner, but once you learn the art of a back handspring, it becomes easier. First you need to stretch your arms, back, and legs. Then you'll need a spotter. If you don't have a spotter and your a beginner, please wait until you get a spotter, becau…
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People think of the "ideal" cheerleader as a female, because it was females that started the sport. On terms of technicality, it may be easier for a female cheerleader to tumble because they phisically have less body to flip around. It may also be less complicated for girls to stunt. In terms of wat…
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Dallas Cowboys WRONG! The Dallas Cowboys' cheerleaders were the first to lower their necklines and raise their hemlines. For the NFL, The Baltimore Colts were the first team in the NFL to have cheerleaders in 1954. They were also a part of the Baltimore Colts Marching Band.
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Cheerleading is a sport, that requires great physical strength and dexterity. Cheerleaders not olny cheer for their team, but also perform jumps, stunts (lifts), and tumbling (gymnastics). There are three types of cheerleading: School Cheerleading/ College Cheerleading- Athletes must try out for th…
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Answer a cheerleader attitude! serious dedication, strength, stamina, and if you want to be really good, take tumbling lessons, and work out daily. be preppy. and just stretch and practice. a big part if it is the attitude. you have to be willing to do anything and not complain about it.
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www.twirlmania.com www.wbtf.org www.ustwirling.com www.twirlingunlimited.com www.dmatwirl.com www.twirlzone.com and just do a google search for "baton twirling" and you should find some stuff
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According to academics.uof.edu: " People displayed the idea of cheerleading in their actions since ancient times. In ancient Greece, spectators would cheer for runners in races held during the first Olympic Games. The idea of cheerleading spread to the United States around the 1860's when students i…
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A scorpion is quite hard to do because you need to do a lot of stretching and you need to be very flexible. You need to have good leg and back flexibility. Since fliers always fly on their right leg, you must learn how to do a scorpion on your left leg. Grab your left ankle with your left hand and s…
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When doing a hurkey you might want to do a count of 8 and then start over you would end at 1 so it would be 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1. so on 1 2 you should make a clasp elbows in and hands firmly together. On 3 4 you should be i a clasp fully extended above your head, but a little in front of your head. Mak…
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In ancient times, roving bands of cheerleaders fought for land and dominance. Now their battles are more symbolic and ritualistic, but they still occur. Actually believe it or not there are cheerleader competitions. (See: http://cheerleading.about.com/od/cheercompetitions/l/blcomp.htm) Rocky_B
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First of all you need to join a cheerleading squad in your local area,college or school. if you live in the usa then you will find you can join a cheerleading sqaud at your school and local area. if you live in the UK then you might not be able to find cheerleading at school. once you have joined th…
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You can do a cheerleading routine with almost ANY number of cheerleaders. It helps to have at least 5, but four will do just fine. You just need to have two bases, a flyer, and a spotter, and that's pretty much it. good luck!
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first, practice back handsprings high and tucked. then, practice doing back tucks off of something. make sure you set up a lot and rotate high. last, when you do it off of things, keep lowering the layer of the mat you are doing it off of or do it on thinner surfaces. hope this helped for a standing…
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it all depends what lever your on. Middle School/Rec. League/Association Cheerleading- must have a backspot, and a frontspot, with two bases. if your competeing , then you can only go to one leg extension, (lib, strench) ect. with a fulldown from a half. & basket tosses are legal. all tumbling…
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The hardest part about cheerleading is probably just having the stamina and ability to do it. There are many different things that require many different muscles and parts of your body and although they look hard they can come easy to some people. You also have to be able to multi-task or you wont …
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make up your own cheers, routines, practice gymnastics, watch all of the bring it on movies, etc.
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Answer D-squad
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Cheerleading is a very competetive sport and it depends on how good the team is that you are on to tell how difficult it is going to be. If a team is unbelievable then you know those kids put long hours of hard practice into that routine and in that I would yes, cheerleading is a hard sport if yo…
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cheerleaders now make $75.00 per home game due to tax rising
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A stunt is an act that is physically challenging to perform, such as a trick on a skateboard or a back tuck.
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Baseball/ Softball Cheers 1. Totally for sure I just got a manicure the sun i swear is beating on my golden hair, 24, 64 I don't know the stupid score. go go fight fight gee I hope I look alright correction perfection I always look alright. OR Totally, For sure! I even got a manicure! The sun, I s…
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Absolutely. Anything can be done with three people if those three people are dedicated into having a cheer team. There can be 2 bases and 1 flyer, especially if your stunts are basic. Although this IS difficult, if you practice hard enough you can do it! Although i do suggest more girls.. GOOD LUCK!…
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to improve a toe touch you must stretch your middle split and doing hip flexes. toe touches are only good if you roll your hips under and keep your chest UP.STRETCH STRETCH STRETCH!!!! do leg lifts and improve your ab muscles. remember to roll your hips in, keep your chest up, point your toes, and r…
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Contrasting to popular belief, cheerleaders are NOT girls who shake pom poms and yell "go team go!" They are athletes who work as hard or harder than other sports and are very talented. They stunt, tumble, jump, and prove themselves in the two minutes and 30 seconds of the routine. Compeitive cheer…
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In competitive cheerleading, there are several divisions:  Levels 1-4 have the small and large divisions. There are 5-20 girls and/or boys on a small team, 21-32 girls and/or boys on a large team. Level 5 has 4 divisions: small, medium, large, and international.    Small has 5-20…
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The basic back handspring requires three main elements: leaning back while bending the knees and swinging your arms back, jumping up and back while reaching with your arms and looking for you hands, and blocking ( a shrug of the shoulders instead of bending you arms) to your feet. The trampoline has…
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Technically no, but it depends on what kind. You should ask someone on that.
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Im sexy~Im cute~Im popular to boot Im B***'~Great Hair~The boys all love to stare Im wanted~Im hot~Im everything your not Im pretty~Im cool~I dominate this school Who am I~Just guess~Guys wanna touch my chest Im rockin~I smile~And many think im vile i fly~I jump~You can look but dont you hump,…
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make sure you are flexible and have good jumps and are not shy! :)
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You have to have school spirit and be really dedicated, but the main thing is to just have fun with it. Believe in yourself and your teammates, and always try to get along with everybody on the team don't cause drama its not healthy for the whole squad. Make sure that you always keep your motions T…
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I do cheerleading and every time we have practice we do these stretches -- try holding them each for 10 seconds and the split and the strattle for 25.-do 25 jumping jacks -sit in a strattle position and touch your toes on the right, left, and then the middle -put your feet straight out in front of…
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Stunting is very dangerous, and should only be done under the supervision of a trained coach and on mats. First you need 4 bases and a flyer. This is your stunt group. You will stand in a formation like this: (Front Spot) X (Side Base) X * X(Main Base) *=Flier (Back Spot) X The most basic stunt …
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It's really simple just follow all the steps and practice. -iaminneed-sign up for a cheerleading squad.. edit:Cheerleading is a very diverse activity. You may wish to start with gymnastics. Debate club (for the lessons in public speaking etc.). Leadership and teamwork exercises. Finally/firstly, yo…
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I play games, spend time with family, and know that life has too much to give than be sad!
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It depends, for competetion, most girls wear some sort of top, and a skirt or skort, maybe lollies. Uniforms come in all shapes and sizes. cheerleaders wear a small top, smal skirt, trainers and under the top thay wear a sports bra and under the skirt they wear sports nickers
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When soldiers went away for WWII, women stepped in to fill their place and wound up dominating the sport.
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I don't believe there is any sort of survey that answers that question, but I think the percent would be higher than most people would think. While high school cheerleading squads are female predominated- and there are many female-only squads- on co-ed squads more than half of the squad is usually c…
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It became a high school sport in 1972. At that point, cheerleading became more athletic and challenging as coaches at cheerleading camps pushed the girls to try more acrobatic moves. In 1999, ESPN (the cable sports network) officially declared it a sport and began showing the national cheerleading …
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Cheerleading is in fact a sport. The dictionary definition of a sport is:an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, which cheerleading complies to . Cheerleading involves: jumping, cheering, dancing, stunts and tosses (elements of lifting or throwing …
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Im going to go with YES. They show things that they believe are sports. ESPN also shows The Cheerleading Worlds.
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To learn cheerleading,the best way is if you did dance or gymnastics before because they do tumbling and dancing through the routines that they teach you.So all you do is sign up to the bearest cheerleading team threre is.You learn by learning how do stunts.That's when you put someone up on the air,…
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please see the question "where can you find information on baton twirling?"
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Cheerleading results in 66% of women's catastrophic injuries, however due to the fewer number of male participants, there are no statistics on men. In the category of Non Extreme Sports(Extreme sports being street luge, bull riding, heli skiing...) Cheerleading is currently the 3rd most dangerous sp…
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There are several ways to do cheerleading. one is to stand on the side lines of a sport ( football and basketball are the most popular) and cheer on your team. You are there to support the team and help them win, You also get the crowd involved. With more Crowd participation it will help lead your t…
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NOTE: Stunting is a very dangerous skill. NEVER stunt unless you are on mats, and have the supervision of trained coaches. There are two ways to do a pyramid the new way and the old way. The Old Way: The bases kneel on the bottom and the flyer stands on their backs. The New Way: The flyers do upr…
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No,because of the costs involved and the fact that NFL cheerleaders are not paid enough to make it their only occupation.
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suprisingly a guy, johnny Campbell in 1898
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A seesaw stunt is something performed commonly at a circus. It is when one person stands on a seesaw and another person jumps on the other end causing the first person to flip off the seesaw.
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yea its easy just get some rythm and clap ur hands and say some words that make sense ex:(footballcheer) k-i,k-i-c,k-i-c-k-o-f-f ,kickoff.xx,panthers,xx.. x=clap
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It started on November 2, 1898
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a NFL cheerleader makes 2.000.000 dollars a yearNo. An NFL cheerleader can make anywhere from about $3,000-$8,000 a year depending on the team, sales (calenders, etc), appearence's, etc. Most have full time jobs or are full time students. They don't do it for the money, they do it for fun.
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College cheerleading is ver hard to get into. A lot of time colleges are looking for people with very advanced skills. Now, that's not to say that you can;t learn these skills, but it will be very challenging. But, don't give up, follow your dream and try your hardest. OF COURSE!!! even though you …
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you need to have a loud and clear voice, be strong and flexible, and be able to do basic tumbling, stunts, and jumps.
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Baton twirling first came about in Western Europe and Asia in the early 1900s . Actual batons were not used until later on. The World Baton Twirling Federation was created in 1977.
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Princeton graduate Thomas Peebles introduced the idea of organized crowds cheering at football games to the University of Minnesota. However, it was not until 1898 that University of Minnesota student Johnny Campbell directed a crowd in cheering "Rah, Rah, Rah! Sku-u-mar, Hoo-Rah! Hoo-Rah! Varsity! …
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There is too many to count!! But Triple Threat All-Stars (PA) is the best team!
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Cheerleaders do wear underwear. The then put bloomers on top to prevent their underwear from showing.
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Cheerleading is important because it shows that you have spirt for your team and it encourages the team to play the best they can! Cheerleading also helps you feel better and makes you feel important! Tori Is awesome. ☺☻♥♥ She is a cheerleader!!!! ♥♥ because the cheerleaders get the pl…
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Any streches would be great but what I recormend is splits
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Lots of skills such as tumbling, gymnastics, stunting, dancing with very tight motions, and basically all that's left is ... cheering for your team<3
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Answer There were no cheerleaders in 1898. cheerleading was not invented until the early1900s
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Following a thorough investigation of Yahoo!'s NFL Cheerleaders category, we found a rough approximation of what these women earn per game. The outfits donned by these dancing dervishes aren't the only skimpy aspect of the job -- turns out the pay per game is rather minimal. After clicking through …
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1. Stretch out your middle splits 2. Do 50 crunches 3. Do 15 leg kicks on each leg (stand up straight with your arms in a T and kick one leg straight up to your side as high as you can to stretch out) 4. Do 25 sit ups. These drills will help a lot because you are stretching out your legs and st…
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A "hurkey" is a jump where one extended leg goes in front of you and one extended leg goes behind you. often used in gymnastics or cheerleading. Info from: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=hurkey
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you can start cheerleading at any age. i started when i was 5 but now i am 13 and new girls join every year and do fine.a lot of little girls also start tumbling at the age of 3! as soon as your old enough to walk is really a good time. the sooner you start, the better off youwere do i have to go to…
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There are SEVERAL divisions, depending on where you cheer. A small division can be from 5 to 20 girls max. A large division can max out to 35 girls.
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Go to www.wikipedia.org and search cheerleading, there is a picture of him on that page.
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No cheerleading is not patented, it is not able to be patented as it is not an object or product. However cheerleading related clothing items, designs, and toys can be patented
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According to a November 2010 piece posted on Slate.com, the Cowboys Cheerleaders now receive $150 per game.
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no way im learning and im actually pretty good. its just as long as you enjoy it!!!__________________________________________________actually, it could be. it just depends. if you're just learning for the first time and you're like .. 15, you're going to be a little less educated (obviously) but wha…
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Answer i wouldn't call them props persay, i would call them extras. you can use signs to represent your team or pom poms and things such as that. megaphones also flags also
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To start out: a coach, sports kit and a team. If you go to competition, money, spirit, kit, and that's about it
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a fly girl also known as a flyer or top is a girl who is the one who is the top during the stunt and the one who is being tossed and doing all the flip with being lifter in the air. - - Yes a flyer is the girl who is also more flexible. The flyer on elite teams or on most school teams has to be …
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NFL Dallas Cheerleaders are paid roughly $50 per home games. Whether it is a game or a personal appearance at a local mall, the fee structure remains about the same. It may vary according to how long a person has been with a team, but I doubt there are many older cheerleaders.
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i don't know who invented baton but i know where it started it started in eastern Europe and Asia that's what i know and i know that it is a sport for boys and girls no matter what anyone says it is a sport for anybody no matter how old or the gender it is for everybody thank you for reading this an…
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Cheerleaders do stunts because they want to show the judges something awesome. There are always fun and new stunts that have never been invented.
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Answer Well, during the time when you're training you'll start to get into doing stunts, cheers, and somethings to stretch your muscles. Some of the stunts you do are cradles. It's where they lift you up into the air and you can do twists and turns. And you can even do flips! If your going to try…
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