Whats Your Opinion/proper Cheer Shoes?

Discussion in 'High School Cheerleading' started by Summer Yael, Aug 31, 2017.

  1. OldskoolKYcheercoach

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    This is garbage. I’ve got kids who never stepped foot on a gymnastics or all star floor who have better technique than kids who have been in all stars for years. Not all of them are the same.

     
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    I’m going to forward this to the head coach at Ravenwood and see if he/she thinks high school kids can’t tumble...

    17 fulls in their tumbling section last year with only 16 kids and no reloading athletes.

    I bet they don’t use the floor as an excuse either.
     
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    I logged back in just to shimmy this. Ravenwood is the bomb diggity. Blew me away the first time I saw them.
     
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    You guys are going to laugh but the best shoes I ever had (yearsssss before Nfinity) were those huge hightop Reeboks.

    Can we bring those back?

    /oldladyalert
     
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  5. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer When all else fails.... I shimmy

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    I'm familiar with Ravenwood; yes, they are incredible. I used their seventeen fulls as an example to set for my own team, who up until that point seemed to think that only seven was sufficient.

    What I meant was: HS cheer choreography does not typically include pass after pass after pass of lengthy tumbling like you see in all-star tumbling. There simply is no time. It's usually a jump tumble section, a running tumble section, and maybe some super elite cross tumbling from a couple girls here and there. I didn't mean to suggest that a high school team CAN'T tumble like an all-star team, I just meant the choreography of the routine typically doesn't allow for it. Therefore, a tumble-centric shoe isn't super necessary for a HS team, especially given how quickly they fall apart.
     
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    AGREED!!!! I loved those shoes when I cheered in college! :)
     
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    I make my high school team get new shoes every year to avoid any of this. But that’s how my coach in high school was and even when I wore my infinity shoes they definitely fell apart sooner (I will say this was when infinity fist came out so it’s been a while)