How To Do Basic Cheerleading Motions Part 9

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This is a general overview of some basic cheer motions with the focus on the position of the arms. You may perform them, or see them performed, slightly different. These motions can be used while a cheerleader is on the ground or up in a stunt, and the position of his or her feet will vary from being shoulder width apart to being together, depending on when and the motion is being used. You may also know some of these moves by different names, since cheerleading teams might refer to a move by a unique, regional name. Many of these moves are combinations of other basic, more common moves that were covered in earlier articles. Review our other cheer motion articles to get tips to you help you perfect all your motions and strengthen your arms! Hip Low Touchdown From the basic Low Touchdown motion, bend one arm up and in, and bring your fist to rest on your hip. This move can be done as a left or right motion. The arm that stays in the Low Touchdown position will determine which direction the move is. Hip T From the basic T motion, bend one arm and bring your fist to rest on your hip. This move can be done as a left or right motion. The arm that stays in the T position will determine which direction the move is. Hip Half T From the basic Half T position, bring on arm and rest your fist on your hip. This move can be done as a left or right motion. The arm that stays in the Half T position will determine which direction the move is.

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