New or experiences coaches and cheerleaders alike can sometimes forget all of the supplies they need for the new cheer year. Sure, there’s the cheer uniform and shoes, but there’s a lot more than just that. Whether you’re ordering supplies just for yourself, or the whole squad, know what you need and when you need it. Lastly, know when it’s time to replace and upgrade it. The cheer gear essentials. You know what these are. (Or do you?) They’re called extras, but they can be just as essential as the uniform. The accessories can make or break a look. Think of them more as necessities. Any good cheerleader knows you can’t wear just anything to practice. You’ve got to have the appropriate practice wear. You’ve got all the supplies, so now you’re set for the next four years, right? Wrong! Gear and equipment requires regular maintenance and upgrading. Make sure you’re on the right schedule. What are your team equipment and gear must-haves?