Education without sports is incomplete. Why playing sports help kids, now and in the future I think all students should play a team sport. Even the most common stunts in cheerleading require great balance, a solid build and flexibility, meaning most cheerleaders, much like ballerinas, have enough core strength and coordination to turn any top athlete green with envy. Cheer is considered one of the most leading injury sports according to the America Medical Association. These national events are the biggest ones, but there are cheerleading competitions. Cheerleaders are commonly seen on the sidelines at football and basketball games supporting their teams. Cheerleading is not an official sport.
It is a useful means of entertainment and physical activity. Talk with me: and Pin with me at I coached for a number of Yrs for my daughter an between cheer an Girl Scouts she is just amazingly well rounded she is college for culinary arts and her ability to learn with constructive criticism an grow as well as thrive is from cheer. But the common thread is that, for the most part, they're all loving life. From bros to the bench, there are more than enough skeptics, but high school cheerleaders and counting would be happy to prove them wrong. I am a flyer and I have been for 7 years I use to base a long time ago. My seven year old beams every time she practices her cheer moves.
It has won 20 gold medals at Cheerleading Worlds competitions, the of any gym; this year it won the silver medal in the senior large co-ed division. However, by modern standards I do not believe that cheerleading should be considered a sport. Cheerleaders are expected to attend all the games year-round to support every sport team ranging from track to football. Do you even know what any of these terms mean? To even out the books, schools were told not to recognize cheerleading as a sport. While we were performing a routine in 2014, one of our best gymnasts dislocated her thumb doing a back handspring she very bravely popped it back in and continued , while I've been left with tendonitis in both knees from the strain of the sport.
I urge you to use you tube and look up teams like Smoed or World Cup Odyssey or Top Gun. Sad to say it, but their routines are almost equivalent to that of a strippers when they are not doing stunts. When a school or university holds a game for teams such as basketball or football they charge for admission. Can you say that some cheerleading is a sport while other cheerleading is not? Sports help increase self- discipline, allowing the children to see the difference in performance when they are prepared and focused. I believe that competitive cheerleading is in fact a sport.
They shape our body and make it strong and active. Expectations Include: Athletes talents to be recognized and respected Better Coaches Safer Stunts More Scholarships Conclusion Summary Cheerleading is more than just the sideline chants, it is the same blood, sweat, and tears of any other athlete and because of the athleticism, flexibility, and time cheerleading requires, it too should be a sport. I cannot help but wonder if the age old issue of feminism has something to count for in this debate. With steroids, you are tricking your body. I think it really put England on the map as a cheerleading stronghold. Now we will have two cheerleaders in the family.
Cheerleading is a lot harder then it looks if u have never done it before. How I know this is because I am 13 years old and I have been doing competitive cheerleading for 12 and 3 mouths. Cheer should be consider a sport and here are the reasons why. Also why is there 66 National events for cheerleading? In other words, this next decade could see members of squads like Great White Sharks facing off on the biggest athletic stage in the world. The National High School Cheerleading Championship is serious. Peyton Mabry, a 19-year-old student at Texas Christian University, cheered as a flyer with Cheer Athletics, probably the best All Star program in the country.
Though their outfits may reveal their legs and, at times, their backsides, the clothing they wear is a uniform as those worn in any other team sport and are designed to allow the flexibility with their limbs and to stop them from overheating during energetic performances. Though similar in some ways to their sideline counterpart, there are a couple of crucial differences. They are not going out there to just perform, they fo out there to show who is the best! Either study or work alone makes us exhaust. It also fulfills every criteria for a sport. In cheer-leading you put effort towards the things you do. Because of all the injuries due to cheerleading, it should be considered a sport. The sports offerings for schools need to be evenly distributed between girls and boys so that the school is not classified as gender biased.
The minute that happens, rest in peace, cheerleading. All because educational institutions do not see their value and feel as if spending money on them would only be a waste in the long run. I know their is such a thing as competitive cheer leading. They work together, compete together, and celebrate together. It's a lot more than that. Sideline cheerleaders main goal is to entertain the crowd and lead them with cheers, which I believe, should not in any way be considered a sport. The public reception for English cheerleading has really grown, as well as nationally.
We stunt, tumble, jump, and dance. This could help them stay more discipline with their school assignments and other activities they may participate in. Sometimes this is the main cause for kids not wanting to be involved in sports. Stunting — throwing people high into the air, catching them, and holding them above your head, safely — is no mean feat. I am also guessing youve never been to a cheerleading competition with just cheerleading… yes we cheer on other sports teams but there is more to cheerleading than a lot of people know… December 9, 2015 at 11:21 am That is where you are wrong. Vote and tell us your opinion in the comments.