has grown immensely and is awaiting its day to be an official sport. Today, there are about 3 million cheerleaders in the USA. Gwen Holtsclaw, president of cheer limited says there are about 1,500 All Star Programs in the USA operating in 613 gyms, not counting the college and high school teams. College and high school cheerleaders compete for National Championships, risk terrible injury, and get recruited for college scholarships. In some cases, cheerleaders put in more practice hours than the football team.
Critics assert that, as performers, cheerleaders should be entitled to express themselves in whatever fashion they with. While cheerleaders may participate in routines deemed suggestive by some observers, those dances are not provocative enough to negatively affect either performers or spectators, they say. Other opponents insist that the suggestive dancing in question is not a very common occurrence at sporting events. Throughout games cheerleaders may put a few stunts in the air during timeouts, but that is all they would have time for. Cheerleading routines usually only take place at special games such as homecoming, other than that provocative routines are not very common, in the highschool level that
Cheerleading teaches responsibility, teamwork, and leadership. In cheer, they have to take responsibility if cheerleaders forget a count or the stunt messes up because they did not do something correctly. Cheerleaders have to work with their team and stunt group to perfect their routine and have a positive attitude. Leadership skills are a major key to cheerleading because everyone is a leader and can give suggestions to the team and help everyone out. “According to a survey conducted by Varsity Brands...cheerleaders were more likely to hold a leadership position in their school or community (Healthline).” The word leader is in the name of the activity and shows that cheerleaders or more than cheerleaders but are also team players.
Nothing to Cheer About Many people now consider cheer a sport but is that enough to change the minds of the Universal Cheer Assocation? Even though cheerleading has been around for quite a while many people still do not consider it a sport. The disorganization and sexism in the past kept it segregated from other sports making people believe it does not qualify for the title of a sport. In the recent years it has been up for debate to be part of the Olympics after 2020, so does that not mean it is hands down a sport (Schultz). Even though many people still don't believe cheer is a sport the facts prove that cheer is a sport.
They think this because most sports competition to win something, but cheer entertains or supports a group of people. Most cheerleaders say they are because they are scored in performance, but entertaining is not a sport told by ESPN. Remember though cheer is a sport, because parents or guardians have to pay to cheer, and cheerleaders have to be judged. Many people do argue about cheer being a sport. Getting judged and paying money is part of competitive sports including
Child beauty pageants, on the other hand, do not have such fatal influence on them. It is certainly quite natural that many parents wish for their children to grow up to be “wholesome,” but children also have their own will, no matter how young they are. If they want to participate in beauty pageants, parents should not restrict them because of their unilateral desire or the social ethics. This is the very objectification of their children, which happens by overprotection. Thus, the protest that child beauty pageants should be banned does not have any logical reasons.
fShe tries to questions this possibility but Arnetta just brushed her off. Laurel has a difficult time believing someone would have used the slur word especially the girl Arnetta points out, “ it is very unlikely this happy-looking girl would call anyone a “nigger” (Milne 2). Laurel also considers the fact that it may not be easy to fight Troop 909 since the girls may also fight back and may even deny saying the slur word. Considering other people’s perspective in a situation without blindly judging them shows.. . Laurel is thoughtful and empathetic towards people who are in difficult situations.
Since there was no law broken there was no punishment to be given. It just interrupted the events of the night. This act justifies civil disobedience because it shows that an act of violence does not need to take place. Sister’s Uncut has been protesting to stop government cuts to domestic violence help but they have not yet succeeded with receiving those funds back. They have been a feminist group since the early 20th century when women were trying gain voting rights but now that they have been given those rights they are tending to another issue they feel is important in their community.
A prison could be defined as limiting, and though the dress itself is not forbidding Scout to do as she pleases, it still keeps her in confinement. The dress represents femininity, and that time being a woman excluded them from certain activities solely that were only capable by men. Thus, the reason why Scout wears overalls; she can do more than she ever could in a dress. Jem and Dill understand this and use to this to bully Scout into doing things she wasn’t comfortable with doing. Even with this, they didn’t bother to understand Scout’s point of view, furthermore if they had, some of the mishaps that occured could have possibly been
What do you think of when you hear the word cheer leading? Do you think of girls in tight uniforms and ponytails running around? One might think of the popular girls in their school. This isn 't always true. Stereotypes are rather common among cheerleaders, but many of them aren 't true in even the slightest.
Is cheerleading a sport? By Jennifer Estrada, Junior News Page Editor Every cheerleader gets fired up when someone tries to argue with them that cheerleading is not a sport. Whether the person making an assumption is a football player in one of your classes, a teacher who talks down about cheerleading, or a friend who doesn’t understand the significance of cheerleading. Most professional cheerleaders want people to know that being a cheerleader does make you an athlete. The truth is that there really isn 't an "official" definition of a sport.