Cheer Athletics (questions/rumors)

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  1. BlueCat

    BlueCat Roses are red, cats are blue National Champion

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    Thank you. We are really excited about our newest location. We will have more information to share soon.

     
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    Oh I know just saying that a rapid progression is rare but I suppose you could if you are willing to put in the time i.e. a minimum of 3 hours a week per skill.
     
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    I've always wondered something.
    Here in Canada, we're slowly trying to progress, across all levels, to the level of performance and execution of American teams. When you guys take over a new location, it seems those kids really quickly adapt to the "Cheer Athletics" style and expectation of performance and execution on the floor... How do you guys do that? It seems like such an odd question but I struggle a lot as a coach with kids who just do not perform bigger, hit sharper, or focus on small things, no matter how hard we try. What sort of coaching/instruction goes into your performance aspect of your routines? (Obviously you can't reveal all the tricks of your trade)
     
  4. Cheer Dad

    Cheer Dad Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    @BlueCat when you takeover/open a new location how long do you feel it takes for all the new coaches and athletes to meet your gym standards and expectations?

    I know you use current staff to train and work with all the new staff but you can’t really do that with athletes or their families.



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  5. BlueCat

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    We haven't really "taken over" a location as all of our facilities are new entities. We try to start up with the same general philosophies and methods from the start. Every location has its own flavor and style, but I do think they tend to all function in basically the same way from the beginning.
     
  6. BBinNCsMom

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    @BlueCat Astro cats were amazing! I did have a question about their opening. Is a standing cartwheel into multiple backhandsprings considered a running level 2 pass?
     
  7. BlueCat

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    I thought they were doing round-off entries, so I would assume from a legality standpoint what you are talking about is running. However, I do not know how they were scored. (legality and scoring do not necessarily always match.)
     
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    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    Unrelated question: Do you actively coach any team anymore? Which ones?
     
  9. BlueCat

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    The way I originally worded that last post was confusing. I do not currently coach a team. I stopped coaching (again) a few years ago. My most recent coaching was with Wildcats and Cheetahs in 2011-2013ish?
     
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  10. BlueCat

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    It was definitely a cartwheel (one foot at a time to the floor) handspring handspring. (It was very petty) Yes I was trying to figure out if that was considered a running pass since it started with Forward tumbling to be legal in level 2. I hope that makes sense.
     
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    Pretty sure they sent that video in for legality, but I was not involved in that. From memory, I'm not sure what USASF's technical distinction between cartwheel and roundoff are, beyond the 1/4 twist and feet ending up together facing towards the start point. If you are considering having a team do that, I would send in a video to USASF.
     
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    Petty or pretty? ;)
     
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    A cartwheel handspring or series handspring is considered running tumbling for level 2


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  15. BBinNCsMom

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    Pretty! Sorry! lol! It was very pretty! I enjoyed the routine!