Things That Are Dying Out In Allstar Cheer

Discussion in 'Allstar Cheerleading' started by TheTalkedAboutMinor, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. SparkleSpankies

    SparkleSpankies When all else fails.... I shimmy

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    Front spots should die everywhere as they are useless.

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  2. crazyredhead

    crazyredhead Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Sometimes when I watch Brandon video's I still say the "know our name, we will win, b-r-a-n-d-o-n Brandon..
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  3. AndrewSky

    AndrewSky Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Common sense seems to be eradicating but that may just be because it's summer.
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  4. MOPSMommy1

    MOPSMommy1 They call me Susie

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    Things that are dying or that I am missing:

    I suppose I should state that most of the stuff that I miss fall under the performance aspect of all star cheer.

    I like the glittery make-up, but it seems to be going away. I like inventive hair, although I don't know if I always buy into bigger is better! I like the team to look the same from head to toe - it's not that hard - make it happen!

    I am disappointed that tumbling is becoming such a huge part of all star CHEER. If my daughter wanted to be a gymnast then she would have join a gymnastics gym when she was 4, not a cheer gym. Because tumbling has become such a huge part of the score sheet we have lost time in the routine for the fun, performance aspect elements such as the cheer, as was previously mentioned,and one of my favorites, the dance.

    When we bring people who are not familiar with cheer to a competition with us and ask them what their favorite parts of the routines are, it is NEVER the tumbling. It is the stunting, pyramids and dance. It's the facials, the fun, and the impressiveness of it all.

    I do love the athleticism of tumbling, stunting and cheer in general but I really enjoy the performance even more and I fear it is slipping away.


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  5. fiercebowsnpoofs

    fiercebowsnpoofs Last Pass... on International Open 1

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    individuals, duos, .... I havent seen a competition that has offered them for a while now. I aged out of all star 2 years ago, and 3 years ago I had an individual routine. Even back then, it was very rare that a competition that we were going to would offer individual and duo categories. Those were always fun to watch and perform back in the day ;)
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  6. D.Hall

    D.Hall I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    I know Cheerpower still does individuals, duos, and stunt routines because I do indv. jump comps. But, not sure what other comps, does Cheersport?

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    Nikaa Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Creative rotuines.
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  8. Mclovin

    Mclovin Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Actually, tumbling is becoming less and less important in all star routines. It has become more about stunting and tumbling has become more and more "watered down" due to the synchronized tumbling requirement.
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  9. yojaehs

    yojaehs Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I think the "sync" tumbling score is the dumbest thing in cheerleading. One of the most exciting parts of a routine used to be the "last pass". Unfortunately stupid people think synchronizing a squad of 36 makes more sense and is a way to identify if a team can tumble or not smh.


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  10. stuntjumptumble

    stuntjumptumble Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Actually sync tumbling is a perfect way to identify if a team can tumble or not. One person is not a whole team. Athletes on a certain level team should have those level appropriate skills, therefore syncro tumbling can easily determine that.


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  11. gymcatmomx2

    gymcatmomx2 When all else fails.... I shimmy

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    I really enjoy synchronized tumbling. It is so impressive when it is truly synchronized. Having said that, I also enjoy the last pass too. ;)
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  12. cheercurl

    cheercurl Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Keeping a uniform for more than one year ~dying, keeping a uniform for more than two years ~R.I.P.
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  13. CheerBank

    CheerBank Slow your roll, Sparkle. National Champion

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    Our gym going into its third year on same uniform, I guess we're zombies.


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  14. cheercurl

    cheercurl Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Consider yourself lucky...:p
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  15. dawgshow

    dawgshow Slow your roll, Sparkle. National Champion

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    We keep outs for at least 3 years. So do the other gyms in our area. Maybe that's regional.


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