Free Essays on Cheerleading

  1. Why Is Cheerleading a Sport

    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...

  2. Cheerleading over Time Essay

    Hailey Lower March, 20th, 2013 Ap World History Mr. Glueck 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...

  3. The Controversial Sport of Cheerleading

    The Controversial Sport of Cheerleading Nikki Johnson 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...

  4. Is Cheerleading a Sport?

    Is Cheerleading a Sport? Are cheerleaders just "flirts in skirts" or do they actually participate in a sport? When people hear the word cheerleading, majority of the time they automatically think of teenage girls dressed in pleated skirts with pompoms, jumping and cheering. According to the Merriam-Webster...

  5. Cheerleading Is a Sport

    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...

  6. Is Cheerleading a Sport?

    Stephanie A. Brown Professor Urie Composition 2 7 March 2006 Cheerleading…To be or Not To be…A Sport? 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...

  7. Is Cheerleading a Sport

    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...

  8. Sports and Cheerleading

    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...

  9. The History Of Cheerleading

    The History of Cheerleading Julia Guajardo 10-29-13 6th pd. Cheerleading is widespread sport mainly practiced in America. It involves leading a series of cheers trying to get the crowd excited. It includes dancing, cheering, tumbling, jumping and stunting. Cheerleading traces back to when crowds...

  10. Cheerleading from Past to Present

    seconds. Cheerleading began over 100 years ago. “Basically the guy is the frame. The girl’s a piece of art,” says Justin Carrier, a former cheerleader (Valliant 13). Cheerleading has evolved from an all male activity to mostly female and some co-ed squads. In order to fully understand cheerleading one needs...

  11. Most Memorable Experience

    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...

  12. is cheeering a sport

    Is Cheerleading Considered a Sport? Cheerleading is recognized as an activity, because some people do not see it as a sport. However people who participate in this activity consider themselves to be an athlete. The National Collegiate Athletic Association does not consider cheerleading a sport...

  13. Cheerleading Is Athletism

    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...

  14. Cheerleading Is a Sport

    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...

  15. Cheerleading is (not) a Sport

    Cheerleading is (not) a Sport ESPN cameras are all around, hundreds of screaming fans are in the stands, pride and a big trophy are at stake; but no, the described scene is not that of a football championship. This scene is at The Cheerleading Worlds competition. The excitement buzzing in the air...

  16. The Looking Glass

    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...

  17. Favorite Quote

    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...

  18. The History Of Cheerleading

    The History of Cheerleading Julia Guajardo 10-29-13 6th pd. Cheerleading is widespread sport mainly practiced in America. It involves leading a series of cheers trying to get the crowd excited. It includes dancing, cheering, tumbling, jumping and stunting. Cheerleading traces back to when crowds...

  19. History of Cheerleading

    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...

  20. Graduate Essay

    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...

  21. Cheerleading

    02-13-13 Real Cheerleading 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...

  22. Compare

    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...

  23. Cheerleading Is a Sport

    Lindsie Newman Ms. M. Lauritsen English 98 07/14/13 Persuasive Essay 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...

  24. Is Cheerleading a Sport?

    Synthesis Essay 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 man...

  25. Cheer

    Cheerleading is a Sport What constitutes a sport being a sport is a major topic of debate. One such sport that is often questioned is cheerleading. Some people believe that cheerleading is a sport, while other people argue that cheerleading is not a sport. I believe that competitive cheerleading is...

  26. Cheerleading

     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...

  27. Compare and Contrast

    High School Cheerleading vs. High School Gymnastics Most people think cheerleading and gymnastics are the same sport. They are in a way but, they also have many differences also. They can differ in various ways. Cheerleading and gymnastics are both wonderful sports. Cheerleading may incorporate various...

  28. Is Cheerleading a Sport?

    Mello FYC 13100 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...

  29. Upward

    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...

  30. Hidden Athletes

    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...