History of Cheerleading
Old Cheerleading and History of Cheerleading
Cheerleading has been around for over 40 yrs. The first cheerleading team was called "Yell Leaders". Back in the old days the Cheerleaders where in a "Pep Squad". Cheerleading competitions started in the 1960s. Cheerleading started to come on television in 1978. A man named Lawrence Herkimer invented the Herkie in the 1950s.
Is Cheerleading a sport ?
Its a Cheerleading thing
Girls that are in Cheer get hurt occasionally . That is why it is important to have a male on the team so they can lift and catch the cheerleaders up and down . A cheer team in Kentucky has the most famous cheerleaders in the nation . The most important thing of cheerleading is the SPRIT of the cheerleaders .
Cheerleaders train really hard to get to the competition part.
Cheerleading is really hard but once you get the hang of it it will get way better.
Competitions are the hardest thing to train for but its worth it once you here your teams name said for 1st or 2nd place.