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CHAMPIONS CUP CHEER AND DANCE STATE NATIONALS IS BACK ON LINE!

September 11, 2013 PC Brands The Champions Cup Cheer and Dance State Nationals Carmel, IN The Champions Cup Cheer and Dance State Nationals is excited to announce that … [Read more...]

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JOYCE WHITAKER TO TAKE THE HELM AS COO OF PC BRANDS

September 4, 2013 PC Brands New COO Information Carmel, IN JOYCE WHITAKER TO TAKE THE HELM AS COO OF PC BRANDS   Joyce Whitaker, was the former Vice President of … [Read more...]

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Nationwide Obstacle Mud Run Designed For Cheerleaders

New  Nationwide Obstacle Mud Run Designed Specifically for Cheerleaders and Non-Profit Groups   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2013 – Fun5KRuns LLC. has launched their … [Read more...]

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Sheryl Knight Named President Of The Dancing Agency

August 28, 2013 PC Brands The Dancing Agency Carmel, IN SHERYL KNIGHT NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE DANCING AGENCY Sheryl Knight, the Head Coach of the 11 time National … [Read more...]

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Cheer Fit Custom Fitness Programs Gives Fitness Tips!

The FIT Factor – Fitness tips for cheerleaders Meet Danielle Wechler, a former Syracuse University cheerleader.  She is determined to get your cheerleaders into the BEST shape … [Read more...]

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CheerNN Is Wants YOU To Be Our On Site Reporter!

CheerNN wants YOU to be our next, on site cheer reporter!  Is your team going to camp?  We want you to tell us about your experience!  All you need to do is answer a few … [Read more...]

Building your upper body

Building Your Upper Body For Cheer – By Matt Dillon

Building your upper body - Tips and tricks: Upper Body – Creating a strong upper body can do many things for us in cheer. Whether we’re blocking for acceleration in … [Read more...]

Strengthen your core

Strengthening Your Core For Cheer! – By Matt Dillon

Achieving a stronger core – Tips and Tricks: Super Mans – Lay on the floor with your stomach to the mat. Place your arms directly above your head and point your toes, … [Read more...]

Speed & Strength For Cheerleaders

Speed And Strength For Cheerleaders – By Matt Dillon

In my last article, we focused primarily on healthy eating habits. The next three articles will discuss how to strengthen our bodies while keeping our muscles quick and explosive; … [Read more...]

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Creating An Effective Online Presence For Your Team

Looking to have a greater presence online for your team next season?  Want to get the word out about your fundraisers, events, or competitions?  Well, The U.S. Cheer & Dance … [Read more...]

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Free E-Book! – The Cheerleading Guide To Summer Camp

It's time to start thinking about summer camp.  Most coaches are making the decisions now so that the team can prepare their summer schedules.  Camp is a great learning … [Read more...]

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The Champions Cup Announces Presenting Sponsor, Kapea USA

The Champions Cup Cheer and Dance State Nationals continues to grow.  They just announced that Kaepa will be the presenting sponsor.  Kaepa will also be providing shoes for … [Read more...]

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Super Cute Free Tryout Dance From Mega Cheer & CWA!

You can download a super cute dance for your tryouts courtesy of Mega Cheer Camp!  Mega Cheer is a cheer camp company out of Texas.  They have partnered with several other cheer … [Read more...]

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Want To Cheer In College? Cheerleadingblog.com Gives Great Tips!

Our friends at cheerleadingblog.com and Omni cheer have put together some tips for athletes who want to cheer in college.  Has being a college cheerleader always been your dream? … [Read more...]

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The Largest Cheer & Dance Directory In The U.S. – USCDD

Want to advertise your cheer or dance event?  Care to know what other teams around you are doing?  Dreamed of trying out for a college cheer or dance team but need more info? … [Read more...]

Become A Cheer Instructor

Cheer NN Helps YOU Become A Cheer, Dance or Mascot Camp Instructor!

How would YOU like to spend your summer earning money to cheer, travel, stay fit and inspire others?  Sounds like a cheer dream job come true, right?  Well YOU can tryout to … [Read more...]

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Back Spots – The Secret Weapon To Success!

The role of the spotter in cheerleading is the most necessary and the least celebrated.  Spotters are the unsung heroes that can make or break an entire routine or sideline … [Read more...]

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5 Cheer Camp Activities Focused On Team Building

Cheer camp season is coming soon!  Many squads are trying out and making camp decisions now. Since camp is a time for bonding, we wanted to give you a few activities to do to help … [Read more...]

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Cheerleaders Assist With Crowd Control

It seems cheerleaders can do ANYTHING! They can even help police your unruly crowd! This story was reprinted from the archives of the National Federation of High Schools, (NFHS), … [Read more...]

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Super Organized Tryout Checklist!

Tryout checklist from Spirit Event Coordinators, SEC!  They are a company that specializes in producing judges for many types of events.  Spirit Event Coordinators have over 6000 … [Read more...]

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Get A FREE E-Book From Cheerleadingblog.com!

Cheerleadingblog.com is a great resource for cheer information.  Tryout season is here and we want to help cheerleaders get prepared for success!  Thanks to Cheerleadingblog.com, … [Read more...]

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360 Cheer, Dance & Step Off Championships

Cheer News Network would like to introduce a very different type of cheer and dance competition.  It's not like any other competition you have been to before.  Imagine Cheer … [Read more...]

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The History Of Cheerleading Tryouts

This is from our friends at Omni Cheer! Their blog is a great resource for stories, education, fashion and much more. Cheerleadingblog.com has granted us permission to reprint … [Read more...]

3 Tips to help you avoid drama

3 Tips To Help You Avoid Cheer Drama

Whenever you are negotiating a point or want to convince another party of your needs, there inevitably comes a time when you needed to change the other person’s mind on some item … [Read more...]

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Cheerleaders; A School’s Marketing Dream

CheerLEADERS are the most highly recognized and visible athlete LEADERS. As a coach, you need to meet with your Principal and Athletic Director to establish the goals or morals … [Read more...]

An Expert Opinion

An Expert’s Response To Cheerleading In The Media

As cheerleading has grown and become more popular, so has the issue of safety in cheerleading. And mainstream media has taken notice. From ESPN to network news, reports on … [Read more...]

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Cheer With Class – Meet Siobhan St. John & The New Ro Cheerleaders

Cheering With Class An Interview With Siobhan St. John From New Rochelle Cheer At what school do you coach?     New Rochelle Junior High, New Rochelle New York What are … [Read more...]

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ALL Articles On Cheer NN Are Free! Check Us Out!

Now you can see more than ever before on Cheer News Network! You can read ALL the articles FREE! You can also subscribe for special material and giveaways! Don't forget about our … [Read more...]

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Bring It On: The Musical Ends Their Run On Broadway

  December 30, 2012 was the last day to see Bring It On The Musical on Broadway. The production has has a long and successful run. Many cheerleaders and dancers have gone … [Read more...]

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Winning Is An Attitude

Here is another look at  the trend of cheer coaches confronting negative or bully behavior online. This coach, Lexi Chaleff, is a well respected member of the cheer, all star and … [Read more...]

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Cheer Coach Sportsmanlike Conduct

In our first look at cheer coaches sportsmanlike conduct, we will take a look at a post that got the attention of thousands of cheerleaders and coaches.  The choreographer who … [Read more...]

Mean Spirited Cheer

Mean Spirited Cheer

With competition season in full swing, the message boards and social networking sites are all populated with posts from cheerleaders, coaches and parents about the glowing … [Read more...]

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Wardlaw Hartridge Cheerleaders Give $3500 To Hurricane Sandy Victims

Below is a follow up with the Wardlaw Hartridge Cheerleading Program. They were the team who were selling wrist bands to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy. On Saturday … [Read more...]

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Pacer Cheer Holiday Spirit

Coach Christine Cooper is very proud of her cheerleaders. She coaches the Pacer Cheer team from Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon. They had their annual holiday party … [Read more...]

Effective Cheers For Crowd Response

Effective Cheers For Crowd Response

Here are some tips on creating effective cheers for sidelines or for cheer competitions. The first point of order is to make sure the words to the cheer invite crowd participation. … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things – Judge’s Hint #5

Here are some helpful hints from a Judge's perspective. Linda Lundy from Cheer Integrity Judges Training talks about the importance of tumbling in a routine. Tumbling Level 1 … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things – Judge’s Hint #4

Here are some helpful hints from a Judge's perspective. Linda Lundy from Cheer Integrity Judges Training talks about the importance of Jumps and Synchronization/Timing in a … [Read more...]

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Varsity Brands CEO Jeff Webb Named Herff Jones President & COO

Herff Jones, a supplier of class rings, yearbooks, and other school and graduation products announced they have named Jeff Webb as the next President and Chief Operating Officer. … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things – Judge’s Hint #3

Here are some helpful hints from a Judge's perspective. Today Linda Lundy from Cheer Integrity Judges Training talks about the importance of counts and … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things – Judge’s Hint #2

Here is the 2nd hint to help you "Win With The Little Things" by Linda Lundy, owner of Cheer Integrity. Remember, judges are trained to look for even the smallest imperfections or … [Read more...]

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Tryouts For Team USA This January

Do you think you have what it takes to represent the USA in cheer?  Well, here is your chance to try. Tryouts will be held in January for the USA Coed and All Girl teams and if … [Read more...]

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Win With The Little Things Judges Hint #1

Coaches and cheerleaders invest a lot of time and money into a competition routine. You can hire an awesome and very expensive choreographer, have new eye catching uniforms, trendy … [Read more...]

Tuck Check

Tuck Check

  Does your team have tuck checks?  Have you ever done this on the beach?  At what age did you learn your first tuck?  Contact us at CheerNN and tell us your tuck … [Read more...]

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Cheer Rules Resource

Cheer Rules. They are there for a reason. When it comes to cheer, rules and regulations are put into place to protect the cheerleaders. Every year the rules seem to be tweaked or … [Read more...]

Stretch Your Limits

Stretch Your Limits

  No words needed.  Stretch your limits! … [Read more...]

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Tips For Competitive Cheer Teams

Entering the world of competitive cheerleading, with a new squad, can be a daunting task even for the most experienced sponsors, coaches, choreographers, and athletes. I hope the … [Read more...]

Don't Give UP

Don’t Give Up

Don't give up. Don't EVER give up. Keep working to achieve your goals. The more you practice the better you will be. Problems are just learning opportunities in disguise. The more … [Read more...]

Wake Up Be Awesome

To Do: Wake Up Be Awesome

  CheerNN wants to wish good luck to everyone who is competing this season. We believe in your talent and we hope you believe in yourselves. Confidence is the key to a … [Read more...]

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Cheer News Network’s 1st Reporter Assignment

Cheer News Network knows that many cheer teams participate in charity work. The holiday season is a great time to volunteer to help those who are less fortunate or in need. What is … [Read more...]

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Running Effective Pep Rallies

Pep rallies are the essential part of spirit leading for any school program. It is your team’s moment to AMP UP the crowd and sets the tone of crowd involvement for game time! … [Read more...]

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Welcome to Cheer News Network

  Welcome to the Cheer News Network. Cheer News Network is the independent leader in online spirit news. We are a spirited crew from across the United States. You … [Read more...]