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AMA says Cheer is a Sport

Lucky us.

The American Medical Association is putting its weight behind designating cheerleading as a sport.

The nation’s largest doctors’ group adopted that as policy Monday at its annual meeting in Chicago. AMA members say cheerleading is as rigorous as many other activities that high schools and the NCAA consider sports. Adding it to the list would mean more safety measures for cheerleaders and proper training for their coaches.

The policy echoes one adopted by the American Academy of Pediatrics two years ago. …

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In related news, the AMA finally confirmed that water is wet. :-)

At next year’s AMA meeting they will reconsider whether or not American Football is a sport. :-)

overweight football player

Kentucky Cheer training


Thanks Naila.

mad tumbler Brandon Mccuien

The video shoot features connections you’ve never seen before. Tumbling out of back drop on Floor!?

Continuous advanced counter tumbling. Brandon does double tuck like most tumblers do single tuck.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

See more on his YouTube channel.

Brandon “Lil B” McCuien (born April 4, 1990) is a Street Tumbler from Little Rock, Arkansas. …

via Men’s NCAA Alumni

Woodward East Camp

Have you booked a summer gymnastics camp yet?

Recall we were worried for the future of the Woodward Camps when they were purchased by Powdr Corp. in 2011.

So far, so good. It seems.

Click PLAY or watch a Woodward East promo video on YouTube. (9min)

Leave a comment if you know what’s happening with the Woodward chain of Camps.

gainer back tuck to round-off


(via Greg Roe)

what is “Acrobatics & Tumbling”?

The National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association is to my mind the best of the many forms of what the general public might call cheerleading.

In a shocker, Azusa Pacific acrobatics and tumbling team recently defeated defending champion Oregon. That snapped the Ducks 31-meet winning streak stretching back over four seasons.

Oregon had been considered invincible, possibly due to Erika Schaefer’s gameday hairstyle. :-)

Erika Schaefer

AZUSA PACIFIC ATHLETICS in California hosts Nationals 2014 April 24-26th.

The Ducks will be highly motivated to repeat. Again.

Hawai`i Pacific Head Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach Keenyn Won introduces Sea Warrior fans (and us) to HPU’s newest sport.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

ball-up 360 tick-tock

Cheer superstar Maddie Gardner.

Fans say when she performed the stunt for the first time at the 2010 World Championships, it was the “greatest moment in cheer history.” …

ball-up 360

She’s now a sophomore at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

Inside the Cheerlebrity Economy

I believe I could do a ball-up 360 tick-tock.

Any bases willing? :-)

Cheer circus basketball shot

Cheerleader Ashlee Arnau makes an unbelievable circus shot from half court during halftime of William Carey University Basketball game.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via Tumbl Trak)

Fernandez-Pierre Cheer / Football

At 335-pounds, nobody gives Armand Fernandez-Pierre any grief when he gets out of the pads, into his Cheer outfit. During the same game.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

This is no gimmick. University of Miami and and UCLA have already expressed interest in the Texas High School nose tackle.

Cheer program with preschool

Is this common in Cheer clubs?

Prairie Fire Cheerleading is really excited to introduce our newest programming!

This Fall we will begin an exciting adventure with our Preschool Play and Learn Gym Classes! We will also be offering a preschool drop in class for kids to have some fun and burn up some energy while working on body awareness and motor skills in a controlled, coach led environment!



One of the owners is a former Artistic Gymnast and coach, expert in running preschool gym.

Note that the blurb is posted on kijiji. That’s a free online classified ad site (owned by Ebay), something like Craig’s List.

(via Rec Gymnastics)

Cheer tumbler Ozell Wiliams

… a power tumbler for Mile High Tumblers, a cheerleader for the Denver Broncos and for the CU Buffalos


Click PLAY or watch him on YouTube.

Noa Kadosh walkover basket

YouTube viewers are flipping over a video of Israeli rhythmic gymnast Noa Kadosh showing off her amazing basketball skills. The video, which has gone viral and has been picked up by major media outlets like ESPN and CNN, shows Kadosh performing a successful free throw while simultaneously doing a walkover at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. …

From the courts of Camp Ramah

Israeli rhythmic gymnast Noa Kadosh makes the basket of a lifetime

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

First time I saw it, assumed it had been faked. :-)

Dvora Meyers confirms the video is REAL.

WIN a week at Woodward

Sunoco is offering a free scholarship for one lucky kid and three of their friends to attend Camp Woodward, a high tech action sports camp, for one week this summer.

To win the scholarship, kids ages 7-17 can submit a video about how they are fueled by their friends to become the best they can be. Once they post their video to Instagram, Vine or Tout with both of these hashtags: #FueledbySunoco AND #CampWoodward they’re entered to win!

Camp Woodward offers unique camping covering many specialties including gymnastics, cheerleading, skateboarding, bmx, inline skating, snowboarding & skiing and digital media.

The contest is only for a short time – the deadline to post videos is July 17th

full details on the contest