Coaching Cheerleading Successfully-2nd Edition
Lead your squad to be the most prepared, organized, enthusiastic, and cohesive group possible. Coaching Cheerleading Successfully covers all the key elements to building and maintaining a top supportive and competitive cheerleading program.
This guide presents all the essentials you need to teach techniques, choreograph specific cheer components, plan and conduct practice sessions, and evaluate performances. You’ll also find helpful suggestions and examples for fund-raising, building school spirit, and making your cheerleaders more likely to receive special awards and college tryouts.
Author Linda Rae Chappell shares the wisdom she’s gained from more than 30 years of experience in coaching cheerleaders at the youth, high school, college, and professional levels. Tap into her expertise and make your next practice and next season the best yet.
Table of ContentsPart I: Coaching Foundation
Chapter 1. Developing a Coaching Philosophy
Chapter 2. Organizing a Cheer Program
Chapter 3. Communicating Your Approach
Chapter 4. Motivating Your Squad
Part II: Coaching Plans
Chapter 5. Developing a Yearly Plan
Chapter 6. Leading Effective Practices
Chapter 7. Building School Spirit
Chapter 8. Evaluating for Improvement
Part III: Coaching Techniques
Chapter 9. Safety Techniques
Chapter 10. Individual Skills
Chapter 11. Stunts and Pyramids
Chapter 12. Performance at Athletic Events
Chapter 13. Competitions and Choreography
Chapter 14. Camps and Special Squads