Free Essays on Cheerleading

  1. Cheerleading Definition Paper

    gripping their own toes above their heads, and their feet next to their faces. It’s Cheerleading. A club? I tend to doubt cheerleading is a club, but that is what it has been considered for years. Competitive cheerleading at Northern Valley Old Tappan High School has been receiving the minimal credits...

  2. Why Cheerleading Is a Sport

    as dancers, all with a peppy attitude accompanied by a smile? Competitive Cheerleading incorporates all of these components, but it isn’t recognized by the NCAA as a sport. So, should the NCAA recognize Competitive Cheerleading as an official sport? Some may say that cheerleaders exists primarily as entertainment...

  3. Cheerleading

    Judy Mull Jennifer Hippensteel English 111 September 24, 2014 Cheerleading Tight uniforms, loud voices, pulled back ponytails with bows the size of their head, white tennis shoes, and girls being thrown into the air, is the typical definition of a cheerleader but what exactly is a cheerleader...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Comparison Essay

    Club |X |X |X |X |We are a group of girls that do fundraisers and talk about ways to help our school.| |Cheerleading |X |X | | |We would cheer in football and basketball games and perform routines in ...

  7. 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...

  8. MGT 312 Week 3 Knowledge Check Study Guide

    Tara, a college freshman, is a talented singer and cheerleader. After various trials, she is offered a place in both the college choir and the cheerleading squad. However, she cannot be a part of both these groups because their practice schedules overlap. Both groups have the same number of members...

  9. 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...

  10. Is Cheerleading a Sport?

    Cheerleading Is a Sport! Ask this question and you are bound to get many strong opinions; Is cheerleading a sport? Football players will laugh, cheerleaders will compare throwing 2 pound balls in the air to 100 lb girls, and others tend to stay out of it. In my argument towards cheerleading being a...

  11. Sexism: a prominent barrier between sexes

    foster stereotype of social roles is a girl that cannot play in a hockey league because of her gender, similarly to a male cannot be a part of many cheerleading squads because of his gender. There are many groups and movements that make this more aware to the public eye and help bring light to these issues...

  12. Buckeye Pride, Priceless

    play at a Division 1-A level in their sport, but are also given the extensive benefits that athletes receive at Ohio State. At most universities cheerleading is not considered a sport, but at OSU it is a varsity sport that is given $169,000 in funding, which is used toward scholarships, jet time, and...

  13. You Are an Entrepreneur

    which will include schools, gyms and other organizations. These type of clients will purchase large qualities of uniforms and accessories for cheerleading, football, basketball, and other sports. The strength of this company compared to others is the fact that we will be providing customized uniforms...

  14. Compare Contrast

    Since Tidewater has more students, these activities are more likely to be occupied than New River. NRCC’s sports offer baseball for men, basketball, cheerleading, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball for both men and women. Tidewater, on the other hand, only offers basketball and weightlifting for both...

  15. 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...

  16. Divorce

    than ever. It all ended about a month into my freshman year when my mom moved out for the final time. It was hard to come home from a three hour cheerleading practice to no dinner and constant yelling and fighting. My dad during one fight actually said “I don’t care about my kids right now, they will...

  17. Love

    miss SO much about you! It’s really a sad thought that you won’t be there next year because you’re the whole reason I joined and fell in love with cheerleading! I’m so glad that you asked me to join last year because that was the whole foundation for our friendship. I’m also going to miss your sarcastic...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. Isacc Newton

    Loomis. I also spent summer time with my mother in Gothenburg. When I was sixteen I moved to Brady. I graduated high school there, participating in cheerleading and basketball. I was able to complete my education even having given birth to my first child. When I was nineteen I met my husband in Gothenburg...

  21. Male Dominance

    -- nursing and looking after them as if they were their children. In schools girls are given extra curricular activities like home-sciences and cheerleading, where they learn about cooking and household activities. And even most household products advertised are geared towards a female audience. Working...

  22. Is Cheerleading a Sport

    actually do anything other than a few back-flips here or there. How hard could it be? The answer is a lot harder than one would think. Although cheerleading is formally deemed not a sport, it is actually one of the most demanding sports out there. If you look up the definition of a sport in the dictionary...

  23. Cheer

    Taylor Alexander The Cheerleading Worlds Something that is as intense as the Olympics, something that you work your whole life for, something that makes your blood boil with nerves. So loud in the arena you can barely hear yourself think. Training all year for this 3 minute and thirty second routine...

  24. A Lasting Memory

    life, unlike some impermanent trophy proclaiming our victory. I have spent the last two years of my high school career dedicated to our cheerleading team, striving to improve myself and encouraging others to do the same. We have another chance this spring to win a state banner and once again...

  25. Can Our Children Think for Themselves

    enroll their daughters in cheerleading or dance and their sons in basketball or football. They do not seem to care what their children really want or what they truly are passionate about. For instance, a really good friend of mine, Jill, put her eight year old daughter in cheerleading, because that is what...

  26. What It Means to Be American

    California for college, so I am trying to get on the honor roll and take difficult classes so that I will impress USC, as well as trying to excel in cheerleading and join clubs that will make a difference in my community so that I will show USC that I am someone they will want to have attending their school...

  27. 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...

  28. Cheer captain

    cheerleaders, many good, and many bad. Some think of them as the girls standing by the football field, but I think of cheerleading as a symbol of all the spirit that we can share. Cheerleading is such a vital part to many sections of the school. Our faculty , administration , football and basketball teams...

  29. How Cheerleading Is a Sport

    Many consider cheerleading not a sport, but the New York Times states, one of the quickest growing sports for girls in our country today is cheerleading. Additionally, the New York Times doesn’t differentiate between sideline and competition cheerleaders. Sideline cheerleaders are on the sideline cheering...

  30. An Analysis of Marked Women

    was on a dance and cheerleading squad from 7th to 11th grade where my coach would make us come to school with make-up on, hair done, and appropriate clothing (meaning no sweats and no baggy t-shirts). Two out of our 5 school days we would all have to match in some sort of cheerleading apparel, this also...

  31. ASH SOC 313 Week 4 DQ 1 Psychiatric Conditions

    mother, recalls that as a teen, Lucy would get very talkative at night and couldn’t go to sleep. Sarah also recalled th at Lucy was kicked off the cheerleading squad when her GPA fell below 3.0, and that during this time, Lucy’s friends were being mean to her. When this occurred, Lucy was “really down”...

  32. Cheerleading and Dance

    Cheerleading and Dance When people think about cheerleaders and dancers they are categorized as total opposites. But in reality cheerleading is based on dance. Like dance they both have physical and mental requirements, their preparation and techniques are similar. However, they have many differences...

  33. I Have a Dream

    believe crime would decrease. We have to find something for our children to do! We need to build centers state wide that provide basketball teams, cheerleading teams, volleyball teams, as well as a corner for kids who look to succeed in science, maybe we can provide science labs. With this we’ll have the...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. Unjustified Discrimination

    we cheer at games together, and we go to competition together. It’s no wonder that we want to hang out together at school. We all share a love of cheerleading and we all have similar goals. Once I saw how close we became as a team, I soon realized how unfair I had been in assuming that all cheerleaders...

  37. 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...

  38. Personal Experience That Affected My Education

    crowd. Although, I did learn the hard way in school the experiences are what molded me into the individual I am today. First and foremost, I felt cheerleading was my ticket into the popular social group. I made it my freshman year and not to mention I made All American cheerleader and went to Hawaii that...

  39. Log - Uca Nationals

    Florida. The team was so excited for this trip because it was our first time to the Universal Cheerleading Associations National High School Cheerleading Championship. The UCA Nationals is the biggest cheerleading competition in the world. The big event was the only thing discussed on the plane. What our...

  40. Bad Coach

    Miss Wolf, I am writing in response to your recent as well as your first request for my daughter's (Kasi Lynch) Cheerleading uniform. I will make sure that the uniform is returned after Christmas break. I, of all people, would know how expensive the uniforms are due to the fact that my husband...

  41. Cheerleading

    minutes and thirty seconds they have on that blue mat to show off what they got. Today, cheerleading involves skills which require the strength of football, the grace of dance, and the agility of gymnastics. Cheerleading has been tossed around for years as to whether it should be considered a sport or not...

  42. Scholarship Review

    picture it reminds me, of myself trying to make my dream come true. One of my biggest dreams is to go to Oregon state university, and try out for the cheerleading team. Then I realize that I’m even closer to MLK than I thought I was because I can compare his dream with mine and then I feel, like if he could...

  43. MGT 312 WEEK 3 KNOWLEDGE CHECK STUDY GUIDE

    Tara, a college freshman, is a talented singer and cheerleader. After various trials, she is offered a place in both the college choir and the cheerleading squad. However, she cannot be a part of both these groups because their practice schedules overlap. Both groups have the same number of members...

  44. 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...

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. Information on Cheerleading Stunts

    athleticism involved in cheerleading has increased dramatically. Cheerleading in the United States is a year round competitive activity. Cheerleaders are asked to perform through 3 seasons, peak for national competitions, and attend cheerleading-training camps in the summer. Cheerleading begins at an early...

  48. It's All About Me

    for me. I had many friends, including best friends that I am still proud to call friends to this day. I was very athletic and loved gymnastics and cheerleading. I was very successful in school, making sure that my homework and chores were. You could say that in my teens, I had the opportunities to have...

  49. Joe History

    two-a-days three brothers, basketball not good, cheerleading offer, soccer, swimming, baseball not catching • Sophomore year • Girl friends, Kristin, Whitney, Emily, back to Kristin • Inman • sports , football starting var., cheerleading open gym, baseball • going to reds...

  50. Let's Go Groundhog

    Gottshall, from Apollo, Pennsylvania is a very down to earth young lady. Bethany is thoughtful, nice, cheerful, energetic, and outgoing. Bethany, a cheerleading at Apollo High School, she enjoyed not only cheering but loved the girls she cheered with. She got along with everyone, loving life more than itself...

  51. 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...

  52. 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...

  53. introduction

    fisher c. Kim works at a senior citizens home in Moorhead d. David works as a construction work in Moorhead iii. Childhood a. Shaylee was in cheerleading and tumbling up to middle school b. She was in softball, basketball, track and dance and even entered the 5th grade elementary talent show. c...

  54. Cheerleading Nationals

    Cheerleading Nationals As the thunderous crowd applauses and cheers with excitement from the jam-packed stadium, the energized but anxious cheerleaders wait behind the dark heavy curtain separating them from the solid blue mats waiting to be cheered upon. On the opposite side of the arena there is...

  55. Summer of Love

    ended my cheer career and I had always been interested in music I was in choir since my freshman year but I kept to one class at a time because cheerleading took over my life. When I decided not to cheer my senior year and had talked to my choir teacher, who I absolutely loved, I had agreed to take four...

  56. Competitive Cheerleading: Don’t Let the Smile Fool You.

    Fallon Johnson Jonathan Bradley English 1010/Argumentative Essay 8 December 2011 Competitive Cheerleading: Don’t Let the Smile Fool You. It all started in ancient times, when spectators cheered for the runners at the Olympic Games in ancient Greece. Then in the 1860’s, students in Great Britain...

  57. 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...

  58. 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...

  59. Cheerleading Eating Disorder

    | Throughout many years, cheerleading has been believed to be an enjoyable group activity to stay fit and healthy. However, cheerleading has been a leading reason for eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia among all other sports. Bulimia is less severe than...

  60. 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...