The Controversial Sport of Cheerleading
Cheerleading is just one of those activities, which cause many controversial upheavals. Whether it is the outfits they are wearing or the moves they are doing, there is always a problem it seems like. I mean just think about how many times you...
November 29th 2010
Should Cheerleading be Considered a Sport?
A sport is defined as “an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature” (Dictionary.com). Someone can’t roll out of bed and be an amazing cheerleader. Cheerleading is an activity that takes massive...
Cheerleading is a sport. |
English 102 |
Jasmine SuttonSeptember 21,2012Argument Analysis |
One of the fastest growing activities in the country is competitive cheerleading. Even with its rapid growth of popularity, there are those who debate that cheerleading isn’t a sport and those who affirm...
be comparing cheerleading and the other “typical sports” such as baseball, basketball, football, hockey, etc. People take cheerleading as a joke, and I find it offensive. A sport is an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature. Cheerleading is a sport where...
Cheerleading; a competitive sport based on organized routines of two and a half minutes, which include tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers, and stunting. No. Cheerleading does not consist of preppy girls from the movies who wear short skirts and who barely cheer at their highschool's football games. It's...
15 December 2008
Competitive Cheerleading: A Sport?
Though many people are apathetic toward this debate and hold inconclusive opinions, the decision whether to consider cheerleading a sport affects many. To some people, treating cheerleading as a sport is a pride issue. Cheerleaders themselves...
Evolution of Cheerleading
Cheerleaders have been inspiring crowds for years, but not everyone considered cheer as a real sport. Since the beginning of cheerleading in the late 1800's, it has been a part of sports like football and rugby (iSport). Cheering is not just yelling a bunch of chants...
Cheerleading: As “Sport” as it Gets
Contrary to popular belief, cheerleading takes a lot of skill, practice and team unity. Would you be able to stand on the shoulders of girl, and bear the weight of another on your own? Don’t feel too bad - not just anyone can. In fact, it requires...
ENG 102 –T/Th
Cheerleading does take athletisim!
What is a definition of a sport? Who and what qualifications decide what a sport is? Is it the amount of physical activity, the number of injuries the activity obtains, or the number of competitions in which one participates? Many people believe that...
Cheerleading is a sport that uses organized routines made from elements of tumbling, dance, and stunting to direct the events spectators to cheer on sports teams at games and matches and/or compete at cheerleading competitions. The athlete involved is called a cheerleader. With an estimated 1.5 million...
impact on my life is cheerleading. Cheerleading has taught me life long lessons in how to work as a team, to be friendly and social, and to always be a good sport no matter what. All of the lessons that cheerleading has taught me, I will carry on through the rest of my years.
Cheerleading was a sport I had...
the stereotype; I don’t deny that, but there are also other girls out there who fit that exact same stereotype and aren’t cheerleaders. So why is cheerleading the only sport that has this certain typecast? I’ve met many cheerleaders in my day, and yes some do fit the stereotype perfectly and others completely...
not the only reason this quote is meaningful to me. There have been times when I felt like giving up when it comes to my favorite sports track & cheerleading. For example, track is a competitive sport, and there have been time when my track coach has given us hard workouts. Giving up was always the...
Cheerleading has become increasingly popular over the past years. There has been a constant debate on whether cheerleading is a sport or just another physical activity. There are various types of cheerleading such as high school cheerleading, pop Warner cheerleading, and competitive...
It is 5 o’clock Monday evening, and instead of working on homework I am getting ready for cheerleading practice. I check twice making sure I have on the right practice uniform, a bow in my hair, two bottles of water, and shoes in my car. Missing these items would result in extra push-ups or laps added...
of emotionally support or support with keeping up her grades. Also if Elise conformed to something like cheerleading, she would need good grades to be a cheerleader or even to stay in cheerleading, so that could help her out as well.
If Elise were an innovator, she would probably receive her money...
If cheerleading were any easier, it would be called football. In most cases, many people
tend to laugh at the idea of cheerleading being called a sport. For decades cheerleading has
been seen as a girls’ only activity. Not many people know that cheerleading was started by a
the stories of when she was in High school and how hard she tried to make it on the squad of her cheerleading team, finally after trying out for two years, she finally made it, she became the cheerleading captain of her team until she graduated high school. I dreamed of growing up and being just like...
ceiling. I felt the aches and pain take over the muscles in my body. IT was time to get up and start yet another day of cheerleading camp. Camp was a function my high school cheerleading squad attended every year together in order to build and strengthen our skills. We did this not only for the benefits...
Cheerleading started as a male endeavor in 1898, when a University of Minnesota football fan led the crowd in verse in support of their team. It was not until World War II, when men shipped out to war, that women took over. Then cheerleaders came to represent the American ideal of femininity: wholesome...
Stephanie A. Brown
7 March 2006
To be or Not To be
Cheerleading is a nationally recognized activity. Some people do not see it as a sport. But people who are in the so called activity consider themselves to be a athlete. Although schools and...
My entire cheerleading career has been confused on the acknowledgement of whether or not cheerleading can be respected as a sport. In high school I became a cheerleader and not only did I cheer for the football, basketball, volleyball and wrestling team, I also was on the competitive squad as to where...
Boom! Aaaah! Princeton, Princeton, Princeton!”
Just like anything else, cheerleading has quite a history behind it. From the first chants at Princeton University to one of today’s most popular National pastimes, cheerleading has come a long way the past ten decades. In ancient times spectators cheered...
March, 20th, 2013
Ap World History
Cheerleading traces its roots to the late 19th century, when crowds began to chant and yell to encourage their team. Credit for the first organized cheer is often given to a University of Minnesota...
Ms. M. Lauritsen
Cheerleading is a Sport
Many people stereotype cheerleaders as the pretty, popular airheads who stand on the sideline to look good, but that is further from the truth. Cheering at football games may appear unchallenging...
Is cheerleading is a sport? Although controversial, plenty of reasons exist as to why cheerleaders are athletes. Injuries occur in cheerleading that are greater than injuries of football players. Being a cheerleader has all of the same requirements as every other proclaimed “sport.” In addition to the...
Cheerleading. One of the sports that I actually want to do. It’s what this essay is going to be about, so get used to it. You may be thinking “Cheerleading isn’t even a sport!” It is. It’s obvious you don’t even...
for two years of my life. I was blessed with coaching over thirty girls in that time period. I was a coach for Upward, a Christian basketball and cheerleading program at my church. My first experience with Upward was helping my dad coach his basketball team that is when I fell in love with the program...
Cheerleading is a physical activity based on choreographed routines that involve tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers and stunts to lead spectators or crowds to cheer on sports teams at games or to participate in competitions. Cheerleading began in 1898 at the University of Minnesota when a student named Johnny...
Is cheerleading really a sport? With all the strength, flexibility, and pain cheerleaders have to go through and endure daily, I would say that should not even be up for question. In cheerleading, there is an extremely high injury rate. Cheerleading requires excessive physical activity. Cheerleaders...