Stunting - Grandview HS Athletics

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Grandview
Cheerleading
Tryouts 2012-13
Welcome!
Please sign in and take a tryout
packet and a forms packet
New & Different for 2012-13
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Budget reductions
 Rental
uniform fee $50 for year to help with
replacement and costs of uniforms
 Staffing reductions
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Travel camp for JV and Varsity
 Lexington,
KY July 14-19 (dates include travel)
 Program and individual fundraisers currently in
place to help offset expense
GHS Cheerleading Philosophy
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Support all Grandview athletic teams while
promoting and upholding school spirit,
unity, and pride.
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We are athletes, therefore we are a
competitive cheerleading team, and are
committed to the highest level of
performance and self-discipline.
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We respect ourselves, our school, and our
community.
Coaches
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Marcia Hoerl – Varsity coach, Co-Head Coach
 20th year coaching
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Katie Guerrero – Varsity coach, Co-Head Coach
 10th year coaching
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Marie Chavez – Assistant coach
 3rd year coaching
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Assistant coach – hired week of March 12th
Important Dates
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Optional Open-Gym Workouts
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Optional Pre-Tryout Clinics
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Complete CCE registration/waiver (www.cherrycreekelite.com)
Signed GHS cheer waiver to participate
Tryouts
Signed GHS cheer wavier to participate
 GHS athletic packet due Monday, April 2nd
(www.ghs.ccsd.k12.co.us)
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Team Results and Conferences
First Team Meeting ($250 due)
Megaphone Club Coaches’ Mixer/Parent Meeting
Uniform fittings
Time commitment
Cheer practice schedule
 Team tumbling/stunting schedule
 Summer training days, summer weights
 Choreography and Summer Camps
 Game Practice and Game Schedule
 Competitions
 Fall Break
 Team and individual fundraisers
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Scheduling Conflicts
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ANY conflicts with:
 Practices
 Tumbling/stunting
classes
 Camps
 Competitions
 Fall
break
**Discuss with the coaching staff BEFORE
tryouts. Dates must also be listed on tryout
forms.
Academic Requirements
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CHSAA guidelines do not permit more
than one F at any time during the cheer
season. Failure to meet these
requirements will result in ineligibility
and/or removal from the team.
Financial Commitment
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Varsity
 Game
uniform available for $50 rental fee
 Option to buy game uniform
 Competition uniform & warm ups must be
purchased
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JV & Freshman
 Athletic
bag, game uniform available for $50
rental fee
 Option to buy game uniform
 Warm-ups must be purchased
Expenses
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Due within a 9 month time period (April – Dec)
 You
do not have to pay the total up front
 Individual statements provided monthly
 You must be current in order to tryout/participate
 Credit cards, checks, money orders
Fundraising
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Fundraising is an essential part of our program.
A portion or ALL of your expenses can be covered
– start early, and be active!
Monthly fundraisers will be offered by the booster
club beginning now
Current and upcoming fundraisers include King
Soopers gift cards, Butterbraids, Wolfcards, and
Kiddie Camps
Ideas are welcome but must be approved by our
Activities Director.
Megaphone Booster Club
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Goals
 To
support consistent championship teams
and the excellent coaching staff, promote
continuity and interaction at all levels of the
Grandview High School cheerleading
program, create community service
opportunities, and of course provide financial
relief in as many areas of the program as
possible.
Tryouts
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There will be approximately 75 positions
available:
 25
for Varsity
 25 for JV
 25 for Freshman
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We may or may not fill all spots for a given
team and select teams based on natural
break
Alternate Positions
Purpose
 UCA Nationals Squad Sizes
 Benefits to the team
 Benefits to the athlete as an alternate
 Role as an alternate
 How does the coaching staff choose who will
compete at UCA Regionals and Nationals?
 How does the athlete know if they are an
alternate?
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Things we consider
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Stunting Position
 Flyer,
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Athleticism
 Skill
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Primary Base, Secondary Base, Spotter
level in stunting, tumbling, cheer/dance
Overall Appeal
 Showmanship
 Attitude
and effort
 Coachability and potential
 Academic eligibility
Tumbling skills to work on
 Freshman
Team
Round
off punch
Back walkover
 JV
Team
Standing
back handspring
Round off back handspring
Round off back tuck
Stunting skills to work on
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Freshman Team
 Elevator
 Extension
 Cradle
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JV Team – previous skills plus…
 Liberty
 Heel
stretch
 Full down cradle
 Toe touch basket
Tumbling skills to work on
 Varsity
Team
 standing
back tuck
 standing back handspring back tuck
 toe touch back handspring tuck
 toe touch back tuck
 round off back tuck
 round off back handspring back tuck
 round-off back handspring layout
 variation passes complete to full
Stunting skills to work on
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Varsity Team – previous skills plus…
 Scorpion
 Full
down cradle
 Double down cradle (from front and side skills)
 Kick full basket, Kick double full basket
 360, full-up, rewind, single base extension
Cheerleading Skills
Chant, dance, and fight song will be taught at
tryout clinics
Spirit & Enthusiasm:
 Voice Projection (deep & loud)
 Facial Expression (fun face throughout)
 Body Language (confidence)
 Appearance (proper workout attire, hair back, no
jewlery, no nails)
Cheerleading Skills
Motion Technique:
 Sharpness (strong motions)
 Placement (accurate arm placement)
 Precision (motions are hit on count/word)
 Synchronization
 Timing & Rhythm (in dance)
Cheerleading Skills
Stunting:
 Form, Flexibility, Execution of skills
 Level of difficulty
 Stunting skills will not be taught at tryouts
Tumbling:
 Natural Progression (clean, solid tumbling)
 Form (legs together, pointed toes)
 Tumbling skills will not be taught at tryouts
Cheerleading Skills
Toe Touch/Front Hurdler/Pike Jumps:
 Pointed Toes
 Height & Execution (correct form)
 Landing
Splits: right, left, middle
Strength & Conditioning:
 Endurance
 Cardio
Showmanship & Overall Appeal
Sample score sheet
#
Cheerleader
Stunting
Name:
1
Grade: 9
10
11
12
Position: F
S
B
?
Team:
J
F
V
Tumbling
Elevator
Extension
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3 4 5
Liberty
Heel Stretch
Arabesque
Scale
Scorpion
1
1
1
1
1
Full down
Double down
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3 4 5
2
2
2
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
RO punch
Back walkover
Standing BH
Toe BH
Standing BT
Toe BT
Standing BH BT
RO BH
RO BT
RO BH BT
Layout
Full
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Cheer Skills
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Splits
Motions
Voice
Toe Touch
Front Hurdler
Pike
Cheer/Chant
Dance
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Overall Appeal
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Showmanship
Attitude & Effort
Coachability & Potential
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3 4 5
Tryout Schedule – first day
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5:30 – 5:45pm
Registration (check-in, assign #’s)
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5:45 – 6:00pm
Welcome, introduction, demonstrations
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6:00 – 6:10pm
Stretch
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6:10 – 6:35pm
Group 1: tumbling, stunting
Group 2: splits, jumps, dance
Group 3: timed mile, cheer, chant
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6:35 – 7:00pm
Group 1: timed mile, cheer, chant
Group 2: tumbling, stunting
Group 3: splits, jumps, dance
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7:00 – 7:25pm
Group 1: splits, jumps, dance
Group 2: timed mile, cheer, chant
Group 3: tumbling, stunting
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7:25 – 7:30pm
Closing
Thank You
www.grandviewcheers.net

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