1. It’s Not About the Winning, It’s About the Lesson

    Over the past 25 years, competitive cheerleading has changed and evolved.  25 years ago competitive cheerleading did not have levels, there was no such thing as mega gyms or D1 and D2, MGA was just 1 of about 5 or 6 cheer gyms in the state of Georgia, and to be honest, parents simply wanted to get their kids involved in a fun activity to keep their child busy.  Fast forward to today; cheerleadin…Read More

  2. MGA Annouces Dates For It’s 2020-2021 Skill Evaluation

    MGA Releases Tryout Dates For It’s 2020-2021 Season!   MGA is excited to celebrate 25 years of making athletes #MGASTRONG!  While COVID-19 put a damper on last year's season, MGA is determined to make its 25th year the most successful season yet.  With the announcement from Governor Brian Kemp that Georgia will start to open back up for business, MGA released their skill evaluation inform…Read More

  3. 5 Keys To Help You Tumble Like Simone

    Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and Michael Phelps all have one thing in common, they have mastered their craft.  If you want to tumble like Simone Biles or to become any other high caliber athlete, there are 5 key ingredients you will need.   It is no doubt that COVID 19 has changed our lives.  It has changed how we go to school, how we see our family and friends, and even how we train.  The one …Read More

  4. 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

  5. 2020-2021- How Does MGA Decide Their Team Placements?

    As we get closer to our 2020-2021 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, a full-length t-shirt or tank top, shoes that lace u…Read More

  6. Work out programs for Cheerleaders- Part 2

    It is important that we take care of our bodies as cheerleaders!  When you start a workout routine, you should switch it up every 2 to 4 weeks.  This will prevent your body from getting accustomed to the same exercise,it will continue to challenge your muscles to help you get stronger, and prevent you from getting bored with the same routine.   Listed below is week two of our middle school …Read More

  7. 5 Exercises To Get Jumps To Make Them Jealous!

    To this day, the toe touch is the most commonly know jump in the cheerleading world.  With school cheerleading tryouts fast approaching, having hyper-extended jumps is an easy way to score 10 points on your tryout score sheet and separate yourself from the rest.  Unlike tumbling, you can practice your jumps everyday at home, which will help to build the muscles required to have hyper-extended ju…Read More

  8. Why You Should Never Use A Spot When Learning A Tuck

    I would argue that it is an athlete’s ability to understand and correctly perform a round off handspring tuck that will determine if they will go on to become a high level tumbler.  It is the round off handspring tuck where athletes start to learn about proper blocking angles, hip rotation, and head positioning. Over my 23 years experience, athletes, parents and coaches continue making the same…Read More

  9. 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