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  • Complex Family Dynamic Case Study

    Balancing Act – Cheerleading and College Success vs. Complex Family Dynamics By Regina Aaron Escondido, CA - The professional voice that greets callers at a successful auto body shop belongs not to a seasoned vehicle repair specialist, but to Dominique “Domi” Hillery, a former member of Santa Monica College’s all-girl cheerleading squad. Domi was a member of the squad for 2 years and participated in many events and competitions, but her aspirations to become a professional cheerleader,…

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  • Personal Narrative: All-Star Cheerleading

    I have participated in the all-star competition cheerleading world since I was a very young girl. Over the last ten years, cheerleading has not only taught me how to stunt, tumble and dance, it has also taught me so many remarkable life lessons, such as leadership, teamwork, determination, and perseverance. One important lesson I have learned over the years is how to overcome failure as well as learning to control the fear of failure. The all-star cheerleading industry is very competitive; one…

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  • Cheerleading Vs Competition

    I have been a competition cheerleader for 7 years now. Cheerleading has taught many things, including life lessons. Now competition cheerleading is nothing like sideline cheerleading. In competition cheerleading you give absolute all you have for two minutes and thirty seconds of a routine. You’re two main goals at a competition are to have fun and beat all the other teams at the competition. So in preparation for a competition we practice for months, spending hours upon hours of time in the gym…

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  • Cheerleading Is Not A Sport Essay

    Many people believe cheerleading is not a sport, but I happen to disagree. Acording to Wikipedia, the definition of a sport is an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. Now I will admit that school cheering, when just cheering for another sport, is not a sport. Although competitive cheerleading is a sport, many people believe that it is not. (The Women's Sport Foundation has narrowed the field to the…

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  • All-Star Cheerleading Persuasive Essay

    All-Star cheerleading should be considered a sport. Cheerleading is one of the most physically demanding activities that's not considered a sport, but should be. All-Star is a combination of dance, gymnastics, and motions. All-Star cheer is highly competitive. All-Star cheerleading requires participants to be physically fit. Cheerleading requires the strength similar to a football player because you will have to use your upper body strength for stunting. All-Star also requires endurance…

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  • Personal Narrative: Determination Without Limits Of Cheerleading

    Determination without limits Ever since I was 10 I've been immensely involved in cheerleading. Even though my cheerleading routine is only two minutes and thirty seconds long we practice eleven months of the year and roughly 10 hours a week. I'm now 17 ,and I put seven years of hard work and determination into cheerleading. Without Cheerleading, I would never be in the successful position in my life that I'm currently in. Cheerleading taught me about teamwork, leadership , and perseverance ,…

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  • Cheerleading Argumentative Essay

    It is 3:30 in Wichita Kansas. My last class just ended and I am currently changing to go to cheerleading practice. I attend Heights High School which is not a school that is familiar with mediocracy. Almost every sports team including basketball (men’s and women’s), football, wrestling, and even bowling at Heights High School had been winning state championships so of course our cheerleaders could not be any different. Heights high school cheerleader had been known around the city for being…

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  • Gabrielle Douglas: A Brief Biography

    Have you ever met the first ever African American woman Olympian to win the all-around event? Her name is Gabby Douglas; she became an Olympian at the age of 14 and started a famous gymnastic career at West Des Moines, Iowa. After all, her hard work and effort brought her to become the first African American female athletic to win the all-around event. She also inspired many young and old diverse people around the world to compete in any important global activities. Gabrielle Douglas impacted…

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  • Cheerleading Team: Team Analysis

    As my second level 1 Fieldwork, I chose to volunteer for the Raleigh County Special Olympics Cheerleading team. There were four cheerleaders whose deficits ranged from Down syndrome, psychological, speech, low muscle tone, also across the autism spectrum. In which, Cheerleading enhances the following: attention span, comprehension, organization, sequencing, increased endurance, postural control, and increases social skills. Over a course of a month we gathered to participate in the learning of…

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  • Competitive Cheerleading

    Perhaps the biggest effect of the development of NCA was the upbringing of competitive cheerleading. Since hybrid cheer and sideline cheer could not be ruled as a sport, that did not mean competitive cheer did not have a chance. Johnson and Sailors (2013) described competitive cheer as a squad that only competes against other competitive squads in events held by cheer organizations (p.257). Competitive cheer fills the guidelines of obtaining physical activity and a competitive nature against…

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