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  • Cheerleading Sport

    NCAA is not considering competitive cheerleading a sport. Cheerleading has come a long way from just looking sexy in cheer uniforms to high level stunting. It has evolved into a very dangerous and competitive sport. Competitive cheerleading is considered to be very challenging both mentally and physically. The criterion below will prove that competitive cheerleading should absolutely be considered a sport. A physical exercise will be considered a sport if it meets the criterion which includes a final score that encompasses a winner, being physically and mentally challenging using skill and coordination, and having a set of rules that are practiced to…

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  • The Evolution Of Cheerleading

    Cheerleading is a physical activity and sometimes competitive sport. Cheerleading started in the 1880s when an all male pep club was started at Princeton University, it was not until 1923 that girls were introduced to the sport because men had to go fight in World War 11. Since then cheerleading has evolved from standing in front of the crowd and yelling to competing at world events. Whether the organization has choreographed routines that range from two or three minutes that cover the basics;…

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  • Opportunities In Cheerleading

    consider trying out for the Spirit Squad. For male High School athletes, who have a desire to continue being a part of a team sport, cheerleading would be a great choice for them. One great incentive to being a part of the Spirit Squad is that it does offer a scholarship that will help pay your college tuition. In cheerleading, males need to maintain a certain physical fitness level to help them stay in shape and to achieve stunting and tumbling goals before performances. Because of this, male…

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  • Cheerleading Stereotypes

    Ten years ago, if someone had told me that I would be a cheerleader at the collegiate level, I would most likely have laughed in their face. Now as I sit here getting ready for practice, I find it comical thinking about how I entered the world of cheerleading. Going into my freshman year of high school, my mother told me I had to try out for cheerleading. Naturally, I cried. There was no way I would be associated with the ditzy girls in short skirts with excessive amounts of makeup on. But as…

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  • Cheerleading Accomplishments

    out to become a varsity cheerleader, not expecting to make it and preparing myself for the outcome I made it. There were so many great girls trying out to make the varsity cheer squad. I expected nothing less than my number not to be on the school website at 4:00 p.m. If you try your hardest then you will succeed at anything your desire. I started my first year at Durant as a freshman, I had tried out to become a cheerleader my seventh and eighth grade year. I made both years but when freshman…

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  • Summary: In Defense Of Cheerleading

    The Education Week newsletter states that cheerleading is the fastest growing girls sport, yet more than half of Americans do not believe it is one. In addition many people fail to distinguish between sideline cheerleaders and competitive ones. Sideline cheerleaders’ main goal is to entertain the crowd and lead them with team cheers, which should not be considered a sport. On the other hand, competitive cheerleading should be considered as a sport. By definition a sport is an activity involving…

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  • Informative Essay On Cheerleading

    stepping onto the blue mats for the last time. You are where every competitive high school cheer squad dreams of being: the State Championships. Then you hear your cue: “And now, from Rochester, Illinois, the Rochester Rockets!” As you run to your mark, you think about all the time, effort, sweat, blood, and tears you and the 15 other girls have put forth just for these next 3 minutes. Before the music starts, you think two words to yourself: “Hit it.” The months of preparation, hundreds of…

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  • Why Cheerleading Is A Sport

    Cheerleading should be considered a sport Most people only consider competition cheerleading as a sport, others such as cheerleaders themselves consider any type of cheerleading as a sport, such as school cheer or competition cheer. There are a lot of benefits to why cheerleading is a sport, also to why cheerleading should be considered a sport. Cheerleading can be classified as a sport in many different ways such as, a varsity high school sport, or as a competition sport. Cheerleading requires…

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  • Essay On Cheerleading Sports

    world. (“History of Cheerleading”) I was one of those cheerleaders for the last six years. The hard work and dedication it takes to withstand the toll of this sport requires a determined spirit and a withstanding soul. Cheerleading has continued to show its extreme popularity among young women and men not only in the United States, but also across the world with a constantly growing number of countries that have established cheerleading as a sport. Currently, cheerleading is established in 79…

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  • Essay On Cheerleading

    The National Cheerleading Association and the Implications it Left on the Sport 5,6,7,8! The typical counts that cheerleaders hear everyday. Cheerleading has always been perceived as a show for the entertainment of others or as individuals whose only focus is to pump up a team. In reality, cheerleading has developed into something much different than the normal stereotypes. It is no longer about the look, sexy outfits, and leading the crowd. Cheerleading has developed into its own sport and has…

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