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How to Be a Great Cheerleader

Learn how to be a great cheerleader from UCA instructor Ashley Cowan of in this Howcast video.


How to be a great cheerleader. Cheerleaders show leadership not only on the sidelines but also in the school and the community. A great cheerleader is a role model, a motivater, an athlete, a great teammate and an inspiration to everyone around them.

For school based cheerleading teams the main role of a cheerleader is to support school athletics. A great cheerleader knows that their responsibilities include spirit raising, crowd leading, athleticism and entertainment. Being a great cheerleader combines all these components. There's balance between all these responsibilities and you can't have one without the other.

Within your role as a cheerleader, you need to take your commitment seriously. Show up ready to work, maintain your high GPA and stay healthy. Show you're a leader at your school and community by being a great role model. Supporting athletics and your community as a whole.

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