Anyone Is Replaceable

Discussion in 'Allstar Cheerleading' started by ptfalcons, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. soFIERCE08

    soFIERCE08 I make my own voiceovers

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    i agree. i've seen this happen too. we had girls who just stopped showing up. and then when they decided to come back the gym said, "well, your spot has already been filled." there is always another girl who wants to move up or who is willing to work even harder if it means a spot on a team.


    but, i have seen things happen where a coach left because the gym was in an awful situation. the owner was falling apart and a lot of promises were broken. well, all the girls followed that coach who left. but, the gym that they left ended up turning out okay too.
  2. illtradewithany0ne

    illtradewithany0ne They call me Susie

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    thank you for that kind response, i greatly appreciate it. have a safe and happy new year![:
  3. KTNSinspiredbyFIERCECATS

    KTNSinspiredbyFIERCECATS I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    Ok so what if the girl on your team who throws two standing fulls in a row (center girl on orlando)? And bases your elite stunt? and is one of your last corner passes? AND you're a small gym with only one level five team? What do you do?? Do you put in a girl from level 4 who just has jumps to back and standing to layout? Or your strongest level 4 base who has never done a double down from one leg? Good attitude and belief in those things don't make them happen, those are things you have to practice A LOT and personally I don't think PEOPLE LIKE THAT are replaceable.
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  4. onetrupairing

    onetrupairing They call me Susie

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    Yep, and Becky:)
  5. Mo-Lissa

    Mo-Lissa Somewhere... some one.... is giving me a slow clap

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    And when your 30.....tell this to the bank when they come pick up your car for not making the payments!!! I am sure your coaches were heart broken for what they had to do to you, but you also agreed to pay them for the services. I have paid my allstar cheerleading payments on time every month for the last 14 years. It was a commitment I made to pay for cheerleading like any other bill I have. I hate when kids and families pull the no money, you knew the costs when you joined the team. IMO, sorry if comes off harsh!
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  6. illtradewithany0ne

    illtradewithany0ne They call me Susie

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    i was inplying that the bills my family has to pay come first. its not that i couldnt afford it, ive allstar cheered before, i know how much you gotta dish out. its just the way the program apprached me about it and they actions they took. very rude, very clique-y too.
  7. newcheerdad

    newcheerdad Best Speechmaker '12

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    I'm sure there are many other kids out there who would love to be on a cheer team and their family simply couldn't afford it. Or perhaps a change in their family situation occurred (loss of a job, major illness) which made the costs of cheer - which are higher than most other youth sports - untenable. These children deserve the opportunity to be able to participate in a cheer program.

    That is different than making a financial commitment to a gym you have no intention of honoring. That's a better analogy to not making your car payments.
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  8. Mo-Lissa

    Mo-Lissa Somewhere... some one.... is giving me a slow clap

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    I totally see both sides, job losses, deaths in families, many families today have hardships. I am the first one to go to bat for a child needing a chance. But from a gym owners standpoint, they base their livelihood on payments being made, honoring your commitment, ect. Neither of us really know how far behind the young lady was, or what the circumstances were, so there is no right answer. I feel as a parent I would not want to put my child in anything that could effect a whole team if I as the parent could not honor my monetary commitment. I have struggled many times and have done without over the last 14 years so both my daughters could cheer allstars, picking up extra shifts at work, fundraising, and sometimes just going without. I am sorry the young lady was replaced, but I am sure there is a second side to this story.
  9. Jennajal

    Jennajal I shimmy daily

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    EVERYONE IS REPLACABLE. and the ones who think they arnt, are better being replaced anyway. A girl who has almost no tumbling , has a positive additude, and everyone loves is a lot more valuable than a girl who can tumble yet has the worst additude and thinks she is above all of her teamates. The world won't end if you leave...
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    Jennajal I shimmy daily

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    sorry i was a getting mad and spelled everything wrong. replaceable* teammates* who knows what else is spelled wrong
  11. cheerKT

    cheerKT Best Overall Poster

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    I can't tell you how many times I've seen a girl in the high school circuit here get more "chances" or "strikes" because she is last pass or point flyer. This is a good lesson to learn for coaches everywhere. Even though these athletes give your team a lot of talent, they honestly might be dragging them down as well and hurting the team more than they are helping.
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  12. omgitssydthekid

    omgitssydthekid When all else fails.... I shimmy

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    That's who I originally thought of but Beck is a BEAST stunter!!!!!
  13. My3KidsMom

    My3KidsMom I have my own cheer message board

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    I think anyone who believes they are irreplaceable are definitely replaceable, but in reality and amazing athlete with a great attitude who never complains to the coaches and does everything asked of them is not so easily replaceable. I wish more talented athletes learned to be a little more humble. It's great to be talented but an ugly attitude will just take away from all that talent.
  14. illtradewithany0ne

    illtradewithany0ne They call me Susie

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    i am one honest teen and there really isnt a second side. im not one to sugar coat things, you dont know me so please dont just assume.
    again, ive done allstar cheer before. my family and I are aware of the cost.
    like i previously said the economy is at an all time low, and ya know its funny when a program begs you to be on two teams, but will replace you because of money. not my attitude, i never thought i 'ran the show' i just did my thing. it all comes down to money, honestly i think if you want a successful program, you should have enough money in your programs bank account to pay those costs until the athlete can pay their fees. just saying.
  15. illtradewithany0ne

    illtradewithany0ne They call me Susie

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    eexactly, because there are priorities such as car, house, electric, etc. those come first!