1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 2019-2020 MGA Team Placements

    CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who decided to become #MGASTRONG in 2019-2020!  Team Placements, Practice Times, and Parent Meeting times are listed below.  PLEASE LOOK FOR YOUR TRYOUT NUMBER TO GET THE INFORMATION YOU NEED.   1st Team Practice:  Each team will practice at their scheduled time listed below starting May 13th.  It is important that they attend as this will be their first time m…Read More

  7. 5 Things that make a great flyer

    A lot of kids have the vision of being a flyer.  What most don’t realize is what it truly takes to be a flyer at MGA.  Whether your child has dreams of being a flyer or they are trying out as a flyer for our 2019-2020 season, here are the 5 key areas to focus on. Body Control The most important part of flying is being able to maintain proper lines.  This means the flyer must have a strong cor…Read More

  8. How Does MGA Decide Their Team Placements?

    We are only 1 day away from our 2019-2020 skill evaluations, and we are so excited and proud that you have decided to become #mgastrong.  The purpose of this email is to give you all the information you will need for your athlete’s clinic day, as well as their skill evaluation date.   What to Wear   All athletes should wear athletic shorts, full length t-shirt or tank top, shoes that …Read More

  9. How To Determine Which All-Star Team Is Best For My Athlete

    I hope you are getting as excited as we are about kicking off MGA’s 24th season!  I hope you had time to read over yesterday’s email, but in the event that you missed it, simply click here to read all the valuable information.  Did you know that it pays to tell your friends about MGA? MGA will give you a $30 credit on your account for each friend that signs up for this year’s skill evaluat…Read More