Cheerleading Association and Their Responsibilities

27 06 2008

Cheerleading is becoming popular day by day. With the increase of seeing favorite players playing, cheerleading group is increasing. With that many associations has emerged to look after and to help the group. These associations’ works constantly for the cheer groups. All the members of the group are associated with one or the other associations. To impart them proper training and knowledge about cheerleading is done by the group. These groups also help them for organizing shows for the members.

All the members had to follow the principal of these associations. In 1948, Lawrence “Herkimer” Herkimer formed the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) as a way to hold cheerleading clinics. Cheerleading is not an easy task so these associations started applying safety guidelines and offering courses on safety training for coaches and sponsors. They also help them in performing various stunts and gymnastics being incorporated into routines. For that various associations was formed to give them the knowledge and idea of cheerleading.

AACCA – American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors, founded in 1988, members of the association include youth, junior high school, high school and college or university coaches/advisors.

ACE – American Cheer Express (ACE) offers many camps and competitions. They will come to your site for two or three full days of customized, personalized instruction.

America’s Best – America’s Best offers many types of cheer and dance camps including Resident, Commuter, and Private/Custom geared towards elementary to High School levels, regional and National Competitions.

American Cheer Power – Formerly known as the Texas Cheerleading Association, the American Cheer Power has been in existence for over 25 years. They offer camps, competitions and coach’s certifications.

American Cheerleading Federation – The goal of the ACF is to “leave every cheerleader and coach with a positive and uplifting feeling about themselves and their squad”.

American Dance/Drill Team – In their fortieth year, American Dance/Drill Team was founded by Gussie Nell Davis, who created the first dance team.

AmeriCheer – Since its beginning in 1983, AmeriCheer has grown to offer expert instruction and competitions throughout the country to skill levels ranging from beginning to collegiate.

Atlantic Cheer and Dance Championships – The ACDC serves a seven state area on the East Coast. They offer camps, competitions, a tradeshow and much more.

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