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What is the difference between school cheerleading and all star cheerleading?

Cheerleading is a sport that is growing in popularity and can take many different forms. School cheerleading and all star cheerleading are two of the most common types of cheerleading, but they are very different in many ways.



School cheerleading is the traditional type of cheerleading that many people are familiar with. It is typically associated with high school and college teams and is usually led by the school's cheerleading coach. School cheerleaders typically cheer for their school's team in various sports such as football, basketball, and volleyball. Their routines include cheers, chants, jumps, and stunts that are meant to motivate and excite the crowd. School cheerleaders wear uniforms that are typically provided by the school and they typically practice two to three times a week.


All star cheerleading is a type of cheerleading that is not associated with any school or team. All star cheerleaders form their own teams and compete in cheerleading competitions. All star cheer teams usually practice several times a week and their routines are usually much more complex than school cheerleading routines. All star cheerleading teams focus on perfecting stunts, tumbling, and pyramids. The uniforms for all star cheerleaders are usually purchased and can be very expensive.


The main difference between school and all star cheerleading is the focus. School cheerleaders are typically focused on motivating and encouraging the crowd while all star cheerleaders are focused on perfecting their skills and competing. School cheerleading is more accessible and less expensive than all star cheerleading and is a good way for aspiring cheerleaders to learn the basics of the sport. All star cheerleading is more competitive and requires more time and dedication. Both types of cheerleading can be very rewarding and provide great opportunities for athletes to grow and become better cheerleaders.

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