Do you ever wonder how cheerleading started? I know I have cheerleading was originated in the United States in the late 1700’s. Professional cheerleaders have high visibility at sporting events that are aired on national television. It began with football that started in the 1800’s. Each college’s clubs sat together at games and competed against one another for attention and support. Their songs and rhymes were yells and cheers. Boys were more interested in cheer than girls back then.
in the spring of 2016 for a national title. Through my experience as a UNA cheerleader, I believe that college cheerleading should be considered a sport because of the time put into the sport, the work put into getting better, and how both males and females can be cheerleaders. College Cheerleading should be considered a sport because of the
minds get sharper. The more they stretch, jumps go higher. They sweat, they cry, they work hard. Regardless of what others who don't relate think or not, competitive cheerleading requires more than just a uniform, pom-poms, and smile. It takes hard work, dedication, trust, and skill to be successful at competitive cheerleading. Just as it would for any other competitive sport. However, unlike any other sport, cheerleaders in general need to trust teammates with their lives. When I say this, I
Why Cheerleading is a Sport To cheer or not to cheer, that is the question, or is it? The real question is whether cheerleading is a sport or not, and personally I know that it is. Cheerleading has evolved since the start in 1884 at Princeton University by Mark Peebles(History of Cheerleading), it is no longer a “Yell Squad”, it has evolved into something so much more than that. In order to be a sport a ball does not need to be incorporated, it doesn't need hard helmets and soft pads, what an activity
Sports are a great example of gender stereotypes being present. Throughout time, women have overcome many challenges and setbacks through their powerful athletic abilities. Although these boundaries have shifted, stereotypes still exist is sports. This paper will discuss the many stereotypes that women