1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 2019-2020 Skill Evaluation Information

    We are so excited that you have decided to join the MGA family for the 2019-2020 season!  The purpose of this email is to help inform you of MGA’s skill evaluation process. Please take just a few minutes to read over today’s email to make sure you have the information needed regarding next week’s skill evaluations.  Friday, we will send out an email regarding the different teams, the visio…Read More

  8. MGA Is Hosting Open Enrollements for it’s 2019-2020 Team Program!

        It is that time of year when cheer and gymnastics gyms are having open enrollments for their competition cheer programs!  MGA Cheer Extreme will be hosting skill evaluations for its 2019-2020 cheer program on May 7th - May 11th, 2019.  Whether you are new to all-star cheerleading or simply new to MGA Cheer Extreme, here is a FAQ to help you through the process.    What are sk…Read More

  9. How to Get Ready for Cheer Tryouts

    Welcome to MGA Cheer Extreme! Whether you’ve been with us for many seasons or this will be your first, we want to welcome you to the family. No matter what your previous cheerleading experience consisted of, we are confident that we’ll find the perfect place for you to grow during this next season. Today, we are here to share a few tips and strategies to keep in mind when you get ready for try…Read More