Cheerleading Stunt Levels
Cheerleading Stunts: Levels 1-5
There are different types of cheerleading groups you can join: school groups, competitive groups or recreational leagues (community youth groups). There are also cheerleading competitions for the Special Olympics. School and youth divisions will usually have levels of difficulty between 1 and 5. Competitive groups can have up to level 6, but these are usually just senior level (age 17+).
Competitions can also be for co-ed groups (with at least 1 male member) or all girl groups.
Judges will award scores for the competitors, and there may also be special merit awards. Competitions can be anywhere from a local, regional, national or international level.
A cheerleading routine will usually include dance, jumps, stunts and tumbling. The performance can be to music or a combination of cheer and music.
Props that are usually allowed include banners, flags, signs and megaphones.
Levels will be divided up into age groups.
Competitions can also be for co-ed groups (with at least 1 male member) or all girl groups. Judges will award scores for the competitors, and there may also be special merit awards.
If you are flexible and lighter weight, you may be an ideal flyer. Strong or tall individuals will be an important base or backspotter.
Sloane and Katrina went to Cheerforce to learn the different levels of Cheerleading stunts. You can practice cheer at your school or at a local cheer club.