CHEERDANCE/CHEERLEADING

Introduction

Cheerleading or Cheerdance

  • Is a team activity in which elements of dance and acrobatics are combined with shouted slogans in order to entertain spectators at sporting events and to encourage louder and more enthusiastic cheering. 
  • Cheerleading is an extremely complex sport and can involve a never-ending list of various stunts, jumps, pyramids, dances, and cheers which incorporate a number of different movements. Three main cheerleading positions exist: base, partner, and spotter. These positions are all included in performing stunts, the aspect of cheerleading that has the highest risk for injury.
  • It is a recreational activity and competitive sport composed of an organized routine with required performance elements and skills like in dance and gymnastics. It is also aims to encourage the crowds to cheer in team sports event.

 

Task

Firts Task:

"MILLENIALS CHEER/YELL"

  • Formed three groups
  • Each group has to pick a letter on the box each letter corresponding word and they will use to create a short cheer/yell.
  • In the three groups the students performs their own cheer/yell in front of the class.

Second Task, to know the basic Cheerleading Motions

Define the picture of basic cheerleading motions write your answer in your notebook.

cheerleader in black and white uniform  1.                         

cheerleader clap 2.                              

cheerleader T motion  3. 

cheerleading showing broken T motion 4. 

high touchdown 5. 

high V motion 6. 

Process

Why is it important to learn the movements of cheer dance?

There are basic cheerleading motions that nearly all cheerleaders use, whether you cheer for your school squad or do competitive cheer. Knowing each motion can help you learn new routines quickly and easily. Performing the motion correctly helps the entire squad appear uniform and sharp during performances.

What are the elements of Cheerdance?

She has been writing professionally about cheerleading since 2000. Cheerleading competition routines get more exciting and more creative every year, but one thing never changes—competition routines always include six elements—jumps, dance, stunt sequence, pyramid sequence, standing tumbling, and running tumbling.

What Cheerdance means?

cheer and dance – To Cheer

What is jump in Cheerdance?

STAR JUMP. A jump position where the cheerleader hits an X or star position with their body. Their knees and toes are to be facing the front with fully extended legs and pointed toes. The athlete is to bring their arms into a high V motion.

What are the elements of Cheerdance Brainly?

Answer. Answer: Cheerleading competition routines get more exciting and more creative every year, but one thing never changes—competition routines always include six elements—jumps, dance, stunt sequence, pyramid sequence, standing tumbling, and running tumbling.

Is a physical activity where one expresses?

Dance, on the other hand, is a physical activity where one expresses emotions or gestures while performing bodily movement usually in Time and Rhythm.

What are the different arms and hand movements in Cheerdance?

* OVERHEAD CLASP – Arms are straight, above the head in a clasp and slightly in front of the face. * TABLETOP – Arms bent at elbow, fists in front of shoulders. * LOW CLASP – Arms extended straight down, in a clasp and slightly in front of the body. * PUNCH – One arm extended straight up, one arm on hip, in a fist.

What is the brief history of Cheerdance?

Cheerleading dates to the 1860s, in Great Britain, and entered the US in the 1880s. Although women currently dominate the field, cheerleading was begun by men. Princeton University, in 1884, got the idea that crowd chanting at football games would boost school spirit so they came up with a catchy cheer.

How can Cheerdance help an individual fitness?

6 benefits of cheerleading

  • Physical Endurance. Cheerleading is a great cardio workout!
  • Strength Training. Cheerleading is a whole body workout.
  • Flexibility. Stretching exercises within each class will develop your flexibility, increasing your range of movement.
  • Coordination.
  • Team player and Leadership skills.
  • Positive Mood.

 

Explore the websites provided to learn about the cheerdance or cheerleading.

https://www.mvorganizing.org/how-will-you-describe-cheer-dance/

Evaluation
      Criteria                 5                   4                 3               2              2
    Preparedness

Group is completely prepared and has obviously rehearsed.

 

Group seems prepared, but could have use a couple more rehearsals.

 

Group is somewhat prepared, but could have used a lot more rehearsals.

 

Group is not prepared and it is clear that rehearsal was definitely lacking.

 

Group is not prepared to perform at all.

 

         Cheer

Demonstrated cheer  with no mistakes. Very confident of ability to keep the group's attention at all times.

 

Confident of teaching the group and added own personality to performance.

 

Demonstrated the cheer with few mistakes or starting over.

 

Demonstrated the cheer but had many "starts" and mistakes.

 

Was unfamiliar with the cheer was not prepared to perform cheer.

 

     Leadership High level of ability to hold the group's attention. 

Excellent level of ability to hold the group's attention.

Average level of ability to hold the group's attention. Minimal ability to hold group's attention. Could not hold group's attention.

 

Conclusion

NOW ITS YOUR TURN TO DECIDE!

 We leave it to you now to decide weather Cheerleading is a sport or not, for our reason or your own reasons, it is time!

  • Cheerleading is not officially a sport.
  • All high schools with a cheerleading squad and all cheerleaders believe this is a sport.
  • Cheerleaders should be considered as athletes for the hardwork.
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This Webquest was created by Clarisa O. Estacio for TTL 2 Students in CSTC, Sariaya, Quezon.