In Review – May 2019

The end of the season events have ended and today the new season begins. UK Grad Defies Gravity, Changes Perception of Sport He Loves via UKNow. Golden Hat-Trick for England ParaCheer at ICU World Championships via Sky Sports. Canadians to Receive Medal After Team Says They Were ‘Robbed’ at Cheerleading Championships in U.S. via Global… Continue reading In Review – May 2019

IASF: Upcoming Events

  IASF Legality Judge Training courses! Dallas, USA Dallas, TX – 8/11/18 Registration Deadline: 8/4/2018 Canada Spring CDT Conference Montreal – 9/7/2018 Registration Deadline: 9/1/2018 England Future Cheer UK Conference Birmingham – 9/29/2018 Registration Deadline: 9/21/2018 Australia Sydney, Australia – 1/25/2019 Registration Deadline: 1/18/2019

In Review – January 2016

January is home to one of the busiest cheerleading weekends of the year. Here’s what else took place during the month. On January 4th Jezebel published Op-Ed: Cheerleaders Don’t Need to Be Paid Since They ‘Work Closely’ with Rich Athletes, questioning a comment made in a separate editorial. Also on January 4th, Daily Journal published… Continue reading In Review – January 2016

In Review – January 2015

Here is some of the news from January 2015 we found interesting: On January 13th KESQ.com published California Bill Would Make Cheerleading a Sport & KEYT.com published Cheerleaders Cheer Bill To Make Cheerleading A Sport. On January 15th Kentucky.com published University of Kentucky Cheerleading Squad Looks to Defend its National Title this Weekend. On January… Continue reading In Review – January 2015

Training with Coventry Dynamite Cheerleaders is a Real Blast!

The Coventry Telegraph published Training with Coventry Dynamite Cheerleaders is a Real Blast!, in which reporter James Rodger discusses his training session with Coventry Dynamite. Ah, yes. The social perception. Before I attended Woodlands Academy tonight, I had it in my head that cheerleading was all pom-poms and short skirts – a sport mainly aimed… Continue reading Training with Coventry Dynamite Cheerleaders is a Real Blast!

Cheerleading: The Not So Glamorous Reality

The Independent published Cheerleading: The Not So Glamorous Reality. I’m talking about competitive cheerleading, not the silly, fluffy pom-pom shaking, semi-nude dancing you see at the edges of American football games. I mean cheerleading as a sport where men and women form a team, throw each other in the air, do back-flips and handstands and… Continue reading Cheerleading: The Not So Glamorous Reality

Women Should Try Cheerleading and Ballet, Says Sports Minister

The Guardian published Women Should Try Cheerleading and Ballet, Says Sports Minister. In an interview with the Telegraph, she added: “You don’t have to feel unfeminine … There are some wonderful sports which you can do and perform to a very high level and I think those participating look absolutely radiant and very feminine such… Continue reading Women Should Try Cheerleading and Ballet, Says Sports Minister