Cheer Leading Is Not A Sport Essay

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No, Cheer leading Isn’t a Sport For over 140 years cheer leading has been a critical aspect of sporting events. For over 140 years cheer leading has been a critical aspect of sporting events. Cheer leading is important in sports but do you think it’s a sport? I don’t. Cheer leading isn’t a sport. They mostly perform at other sporting events, it’s not in the Olympics, and they don’t have games and only support teams. They mostly perform at other sporting events. The recognition of cheer leading as a sport needs further research for injury prevention. (Chiropr para 5) It is undecided whether or not cheer leading is a sport or not as it needs further research. This means that people are unsure whether it is or isn’t a sport. There also needs …show more content…

“Cheer leading has been a critical aspect of sporting events for more than 140 years.” (Ford para 1) This shows how it is important in sporting but isn’t a sport itself. It also shows how for 140 years it hasn’t been recognized as a sport but is a critical aspect of sports. That means that in 140 years it still hasn’t been recognized as a sport. That shows that not enough people care about cheer leading enough for it to be a sport. Others may disagree. They may think cheer leading is a sport because it requires physical strength.The problem with this argument is that even though it requires strength it is not necessarily a sport because lots of other things require physical strength such as being a construction worker which isn’t a sport. Studies have shown that the NCAA also known as the National College Athletics Association along with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. The fact that neither of those organizations consider cheer leading a sport makes it not a sport. I think that cheer leading is not a sport. Some people think otherwise. They don’t have their own games, they only really perform at other sports, and it is not in the Olympics. We must convince everyone that cheer leading isn’t a sport but simply a hobby and something that people like to do to support their

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