Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Cheer Shoe Lifespan: When Should You Get New Shoes?

We see people wearing cheerleading shoes that are legit falling apart all the time and it makes us cringe every time! It is not okay to be wearing those! It’s just not!

Here’s a Cheerleading fact for you all.

Nearly 37,000 cheerleaders visit the emergency room every single year. 37,000!! Seriously just crazy. Think we’re joking? Check out {these} crazy stats on cheer injuries.

Being safe while cheering should always be the top priority and when you wear shoes that are falling apart, don’t fit properly, or aren’t actually cheer shoes, you could get seriously hurt. Wearing the proper attire and shoes is the first step to avoiding injuries.

When we tell cheerleaders just like you that they need new shoes, we always hear the same thing.
“But, they’re so comfy still!”
“Theyre still good, I fixed them with duct tape”
“I’m good, I’ll just tie them tighter”
No. No. No. No. Just no. We know that your shoes are your babies and breaking in a new pair is the worst but you need to let go eventually! Keep reading below to know the signs of dead shoes and why it is so important to replace them.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

How to be Prepared for Cheerleading Competition

Cheerleading Competition is such an amazing experience, the traveling with your cheer squad, the competing, the seeing other routines, etc etc. BUT it is so easy to psych yourself out before competition or feel like you are so unprepared.

Well, we are here to help! We've compiled a couple of blog posts on how to be prepared for cheerleading competition. So check 'em out and get prepared to nail competition season.

Have any personal experience or tips you want to share? We would love to hear from you and so would our other readers!!