Due to my involvement in numerous extra-curricular activities, I have been able to greatly improve my leadership abilities. Throughout by six years in cheerleading, I have learned how to be a good representation of my school by doing what was right, even if I was doing it alone. At the beginning of my senior year, I was proclaimed as captain of the Varsity squad. With this position, I have worked to represent both my squad and my school by making the tough decisions and keeping spirit alive. To me, being a cheerleader meant being a leader first and cheering second. In times of strife, I have risen above the conflict in order to _____ly listen to both sides inorder to do the right thing. I have also been able to hone my leadership abilities
Squad up by : sophie porter The world is always turning, around it’s own little center of gravity, but more importantly, around a center of gravity that brings all of the planets together as one. When I tried out for cheer I was hoping to add a new spin in my own life, but what I didn’t realize is that I would soon have to focus my orbit around a new center of gravity, the squad. Only after you join a team do you truly understand what the word commitment means. Making cheer was a turning point in my life for multiple reasons, one being because I had a real commitment to others.
I want to be a GHS cheer captain. I may not be one of the most talented girls on the squad, but I feel I am one of the most dedicated. I have cheered for going on 4 years now and I know all the ins and outs of cheerleading. I have had my fair share of good captains and not so good captains, therefore I know what I need to do to leave a positive impact on all of you, as a captain.
“I am my own cheerleader. I am the one who puts my goals, who pushes myself to get the next goal.” Cheerleading is a very difficult and intricate sport that allows athletic and flexible guys and girls to perform tumbling and stunting talent. Cheerleading was created at Princeton University in 1884. When the sport first started only men were allowed. Now around 97% of all cheerleaders are females. Although many people may disagree, cheerleading is and a sport and here is why…
The word sport is defined as "An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment”. Cheerleading isnt a sport but people are working really hard for other people to accept it as a sport. Cheerleading is an activity where you make a routine and perform it for points, and even win awards at competitions. When you perform you are against many teams in your division. Cheerleaders take a lot of time to train and prepare for the competition, also cheerleading is more physically demanding than other sports, lastly cheerleading meets all the requirements to be a sport. Overall cheerleading should be considered a sport.
Informative Essay on Cheerleading Stereotypes In today's world, cheerleading is looked at more as a way to pick up all the guys than as a sport. Cheerleading was made for the dumb of dumbest blondes that have nothing better to do then pick on people and rule the school while wearing extremely short skirts, while trying to steal your man. Wouldn’t you want to be a cheerleader if you were getting all the guys you wanted? I'm going to teach you how to be the best cheerleader you can be in ten short steps.
From a young age I watched the cheerleaders at football games in incredible admiration. All of the girls- in their sleek uniforms with pompoms in colors representing their school- captured my attention. I longed to be in their shoes one day, and I looked up to them. The cheerleaders claimed the spot role model to me for the majority of my childhood. I never realized that years into the future I would fill their shoes, and carry the responsibility of being the person little girls looked up to.
Cheerleaders are the main supporters of their athletic teams, winning or losing. They have to cheer and chant along with getting the fans on their feet to cheer with them. College gives the choice of coed or all girls if they have both. High schools have a JV and varsity. Having these kind of teams gives people goals and can insure that each team will be successful.
When it comes to competitive cheer, there is a lot more than yelling chants. Cheerleading requires sharp/quick motions, strength, along with perfect timing. Cheerleaders have to have the ability to throw 100+ pound girls in the air and be able to catch them. In conclusion, cheerleading is dangerous, competitive, and takes time and dedication. These are all the components of what society considers a “true sport.”
Being a leader involves many different characteristics. A leader must set the example for all others in the group, because if they are to show up late to practice, there isn’t a reason that any of the other members should not do the same. A leader must take risks for the benefit of the group as well as make sacrifices for it. Becoming the leader of the group requires for them to be the most dedicated. They must work harder and not be afraid to lead the group.
What is Cheerleading? Many may think it’s a sport that you dress up, apply makeup, slick your hair with a bow, and simply put on a smile, and yell as loud as you can to keep the crowd pumped. Cheerleading includes all those easy and pretty factors, but it is also a sport that you stunt, tumble, and jump. Jumps and tumbling may seem really easy to many people, but there’s more work done than most might think is possible. Stunting is also a major element in cheer, and that’s what really pleases the crowd, but stunting takes tons of work. What is really the secret to perfecting all these major components in cheerleading? The straightforward answer is PHYSICS! Nothing could be done in cheerleading without the use of physics. This year I was honored to be the captain of the cheerleading team in Zapata High School. We started since June in the summer to try to perfect the simple stunts needed to know before we got to the more challenging and difficult ones. This was not easy for us, we failed and failed until the 100th time, we would finally stick the stunt. I would blame this entirely on the fact that not all the cheerleaders have taken physics in high school with Mrs. Pangi. If all of the team would’ve known at least the basics of physics, we wouldn’t struggle as much in the stunting area of cheerleading. Same thing went to play as we tried to jump and tumble, it was all so hard for us. For today’s presentation and research, we all needed to know the concepts of physics dealing
Cheerleading should be a sport because of the requirements, definitions, and the dangers. You could go from point flyer to having to communicate by blinking an eye.
It would allow kids to not only be in a team sport but, also learn to not hurt others because they would understand what it would feel like. One reason why children should be allowed to do cheer leading is that cheer leading is something most young people find and grow into and then it becomes their whole life career. Cheer leading is something that could be modified more often and probably more medical attention could be near at competitions. Jim Lord says, “ You can minimize the chance
There are many reasons why I would like to be a Dynamic Dazzling Dolphin cheerleader. I will be a perfect added benefit, due to my personal belief that most cheerleaders have great attitudes and exemplify a great amount of confidence. I have participated in field and competition cheerleading and both were exciting. At this time I would be honored to put forward the effort to cheer for my school. I work excellent with others, bring great energy, while maintaining a great team spirit.