Free Essays on Cheerleading

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Cheerleading as a Sport.

    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...

  5. 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...

  6. Cheerleading

    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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. eric

    Cheerleading 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...

  10. Cheerleading Is a Sport

    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...

  11. Persuasive Cheerleading Scholars

    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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Cheerleading

    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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. Persuasive Essay: Cheerleading Is a Sport

    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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. Cheerleading Is a Sport

    Senior Thesis first 4 paragraphs 11/14/12 “The New York Times states that cheerleading is the fastest growing girls’ sport, yet more than half of Americans do not believe it is a sport” (New York Times). Cheerleading is clearly important to people around the world because there is much controversy...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. Cheerleading

    Cheerleading: As “Sport” as it Gets Joy Anthony 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...