1. Flyer Heel Stretch Exercises and Stretches for Cheerleaders

    So many cheerleaders want to become flyers, but only those who can squeeze the tightest and pull the prettiest body positions can be put into the air. If you are already a flyer looking to improve her skills, or an aspiring flyer who thinks she has what it takes, you’re in the right place. Today, we are sharing some of our top stretches and exercises to give you an incredible heel stretch. Read …Read More

  2. Preparing for Your First Tumbling Class

    Whether you’re a parent looking for a new athletic activity for your child or a high schooler ready to learn the basics of tumbling before cheer tryouts next season, we are happy to have you here. Tumbling is an exciting activity that translates into all areas of life. Tumblers develop stronger muscles, incredible flexibility, and unparalleled body control. However, it takes some time to develop…Read More

  3. MGA 1/2 Cheer Program

    Do you cheer for your school?  Do you want to improve your skills so you can make your school cheer team next year?  Now that the Olympic Committee has recognized cheerleading as a sport, do you dream about making team USA one day?  If so, then MGA’s ½ year program is for you! MGA is middle Georgia’s most prestigious training center in the Middle Georgia area.  With it’s alumni cheering…Read More

  4. How to Conquer Choreography Season

    Choreography can be a long, draining, and stressful process if you aren’t prepared. The good news is, we are here to help. As we get ready to learn our routines for the season, it’s important to keep in mind that the coaches and choreographers are doing everything in their power to give us a fun routine that will keep us competitive when we face other gyms. So, let’s have fun, learn some new…Read More

  5. Being Good vs Being Great at a Tumbling Skill

    You’ve been working hard for months on getting your new tumbling skill. Finally, it happens! You landed safely without a spot, and you are ready to start throwing the skill in your routine — or so you think. Unfortunately, just because you’ve landed something once does not mean you’ll be able to do it at any time. Today, we are going to examine what makes a tumbling skill permanent. Learn …Read More

  6. Putting on a Show: Performance in All-Star Cheer

    We see hundreds of talented athletes each and every week working hard. From coming in four days a week to work on their skills, to asking what they can do at home to get better, MGA Cheer Extreme is FILLED with dedicated cheerleaders who are ready to do what it takes to better their team. We love it, and we feel so happy to have these athletes at our gym.  However, anyone who knows anything about…Read More

  7. Focus on the FCB and You Will Become a Great Flyer- Letter C

    C stands for core!  When one says “core muscles”, most people think of their stomach, but in reality your core muscles are made up of several muscles that are broken up into stabilizer muscles and mover muscles.   Your core stabilizer muscles consist of your Transverse Abdominis, Internal Obliques, Lumbar Multifidus, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Diaphragm, and Transverse Spinalis.  Your mover mus…Read More

  8. Focus on the FCB and You Will Become a Great Flyer

    Focus on the FCB and You Will Become a Great Flyer   At MGA Cheer Extreme, we often get asked about flying classes. While flying classes can help build one’s confidence, the reality is having large guys pick up little girls is not teaching them how to become better stunters. By focusing on what we call FCB, athletes will gain a strong foundation of skills required to become an amazing flyer…Read More

  9. Balancing Competitive Cheerleading and School

    When it comes to your child’s education and their extracurriculars, there is no doubt about it — school comes first. However, our kids don’t always see it that way. While there are so many educational and life-long benefits that come from cheerleading, neither you nor the coaches want your child’s grades to suffer because they aren’t prioritizing their work. Today, we are going to discus…Read More