1. What All Parents Should Know Before School Cheer Tryouts

    It never fails, every year around March, the phone rings, and there is a desperate mother (who we will call Panicking Patty) on the other end.  Our conversation normally goes like this.   Panicking Patty: “My daughter is trying out for cheerleading and she has to have a back handspring, can you help her with that?”      Staff at MGA:  “We would love to help her!  Tell me a lit…Read More

  2. Why Should I Become a Cheerleader?

    You’ve watched athletes do crazy flips, twists, and acrobatics across the floor. You’ve watched in awe as their toes fly to the sky in their jumps. Maybe you’ve even gasped as a group of them tosses an athlete in the air and they spin down back into their bases’ arms. At some point during all of this, you’ve thought to yourself, “I want to learn how to do that.” At MGA Cheer Extreme,…Read More

  3. Benefits Of After-School Programs

    As a father of two young boys,  I want to make sure I give my children every advantage, and maybe a little edge, when it comes to school and in life. When doing some research on how to become a better parent, I stumbled across a great article on the benefits of after-school activities.  I felt this article was so informative, I wanted to share a few of the highlights of the highlights with you! …Read More

  4. Rise as a Team, Fall as a Team

    In the big, wide world of cheerleading, we see “cheerlebrities” jumping gyms just about every year. The reasons are usually varied, but in the end, it comes down to “wanting to go somewhere they can win.” Now, we know that a slip up on the mat can cost the Summit title or even the Worlds title, but that doesn’t mean only one person on the team is responsible. In fact, the most successful…Read More

  5. Top After-Practice Habits for Cheerleaders

    Most adults who adhere to a strict workout regimen know what it takes to keep their bodies strong and agile even after the toughest workouts. However, these same adults likely aren’t performing tricks and acrobatics like stunting and tumbling. While some of the basic post-workout advice absolutely applies to cheerleaders, not all of it does. Today, we at MGA Cheer Extreme are here to share some …Read More