February is the month of love so we used it to celebrate some of the things we love most about cheerleading. We discussed our favorite things about our wonderful sport itself, as well as what we love most about cheer coaches, cheer parents, and cheerleading competitions. Here's what you might have missed:
What do you love about cheerleading?
- We love so many things about cheerleading! From teammates and trips to cheers and chants, there is a lot to love! We could spend days naming everything we love about cheer, but we narrowed it down to five.
- If you're a cheerleading coach, congratulations, you've made it! Sure, you may have to fight for recognition of your sport and it would be great if your dream job came with a bigger paycheck, but you have an important and fun role that comes with lots of perks. There are so many things to love about coaching, but as we celebrate things to love about our great sport, we've picked the top five things to love about being a cheer coach.
- Being the parent of a cheerleader is not cheap, and hopefully you don't have anything of your own scheduled because you probably won't have time most of the year, but it's totally worth it. We've named the four best things about being a cheer parent, and the top reason we love cheer parents. Check out our list and leave your own things to love about cheer parents or about being a cheer parent in the comments.
- Competition season is the best time of the year! You get to step into the spotlight and show the world what you were born to do"”fly, base, stunt, tumble, etc.! Sure, there are nerves, and it's probably not healthy to inhale that much hair spray. Then there's the issue of only finally getting the glitter completely out of your hair and clothes right before competition season roles back around, but overall there's nothing better than a cheer competition. Here are our top nine things to love about cheer competitions.