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Cheerleading and Gymnastics Articles

Cheerleading and Gymnastics Articles


Kbands Wall Drill

Toe Touch Training | Improve Jump Height

Cheerleaders compete at a variety of levels.  At the high school and college level the competition is fierce.  Le't build more jump and kick height today with Kbands resistance. Learn how to build strength during your toe touch training.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Knee Up For Speed and Cuts

Best Stretching Exercises For Cheerleaders

A staple of cheerleading and gymnastics is flexibility. By implementing flexibility exercises into a regular workout routine cheerleaders will see significant increases in flexibility and range of motion, along with a decrease in injuries.

Equipment Used: Stunt Strap
KB PowerBands Shoulder Progression Training

Spirit Kicks Chearleading Drill

Flexibility is key for cheerleaders.  The ‘scale’ requires a cheerleader to be able to do the splits.   Strap on Kbands to increase balance and become a stronger cheerleader.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Kbands Throwing Progression

Step by Step Tutorial for Cheerleading Toe Touch

Cheerleaders, this video and step by step tutorial on how to perform and improve a cheerleading toe touch is for you.  The instructions include leg and arm positions and safety procedures.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Kbands Resisted Heel Stretch Drill

Kbands Resisted Heel Stretch Drill

To help increase hip and quadriceps strength cheerleaders and athletes should work the Kbands Resisted Heel Stretch into a regular workout routine. Resistance provided by Kbands Cheer Bands helps challenge cheerleaders as they work to successfully execute the resisted heel stretch and hold the stunt at the top.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Infield Drills

Cheer Tuck Jumps

A great way to improve your stunting is to take stunts out of the equation. Build your vertical leap with the Elite Cheer Knee Tucks and stunt better today.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Increase speed in the Outfield

Build An All-Star Cheerleading Hurdler

Watch and learn as a college level cheerleader shows how to perform and improve your hurdler. She will perform the hurdler with and without Kbands resistance to show the gain in momentum and height to improve hurdler and create consistency.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Conditioning Broad Jumps

Ready, Set, Jump and Flex – Cheerleading Hurdler

The Hurdler is a very common cheerleading stunt and is performed often.  Using Kbands for resistance when practicing cheerleading stunts will improve height and flexibility.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Kbands Throwing Progression

Cheerleading Resisted Front Raise

By practicing front kicks with resistance, youth cheerleaders will experience accelerated increases in their body control and range of motion, allowing for the successful execution of more advanced and more difficult stunts.

Equipment Used: Kbands
1-2-3 Reaction Pro

Cheer Strength Side Raise

To help increase jump height cheerleaders need to work the Kbands cheer side raise into their regular workout routine. This cheer workout will help cheerleaders build strength in their glutes and hips through the lateral resisted motion.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Transitional Speed Drill

Cheerleading - Lower Back Stretch Routine

A cheerleader’s lower back takes a pounding with all the stunt training and performance they are involved in.  Learn how to work those muscles to alleviate back pain and reduce/prevent injury while performing high impact stunts.

Equipment Used: Stunt Strap
Increase speed in the Outfield

Cheerleaders - Kick High, Jump High, and Compete With The Best

Cheerleading is a highly competitive sport.  Get ahead of the competition by training with Kbands to improve your stunts and increase flexibility.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Conditioning Broad Jumps

Cheerleading Conditioning Split Jumps

By utilizing the Kbands Cheer Split Jumps cheerleaders will be able to work on maximizing their jump height while raising their heart rate and conditioning the body. By adding resistance to the cheer split jump, cheerleaders will be able to work both explosive power and cheer conditioning.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Kbands Throwing Progression

Cheerleading Stunt Strap Stunt Training – Become The Best

Flexibility and balance are a must to perform a scorpion.  Kbands Stunt Strap will help cheerleaders work their range of motion to get to the next level and compete against the best.

Equipment Used: Stunt Strap
Liberty and Stunt Training For All

Liberty and Stunt Training For All

Strengthen those legs, hips and core to improve your Liberty stunt.  Cheerleaders perform the Liberty stunt often and maintaining balance and control are vital aspects of this stunt.  Learn more about improving your liberty stunt.

Equipment Used: Kbands
1-2-3 Reaction Pro

Arabesque Cheerleading Training

It takes great balance to perform a great looking Arabesque.  With Kbands cheerleaders are able to work the hips and glutes while doing stunts like the Arabesque.  Perform the stunt with Kbands and then without to see the difference.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Transitional Speed Drill

Cheer Routines To Increase Jump Height And Flexibility

The Kbands hurdler training routine is an excellent cheer routine to help cheerleaders develop strength in the legs and hips. The added resistance will help cheerleaders maximize their jump height by strengthening the glutes, core, and hip flexors.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Infield Drills

Hold a Perfect Heel Stretch – Learn How

To most people the heel stretch looks painful but to a cheerleader it becomes second nature.  It takes excessive hip strength, stability, and balance.   Read on to find out how to improve your heel stretch cheerleading stunt.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Increase speed in the Outfield

Flexibility Matters – Perform Great Cheerleading Stunts

Great cheerleading stunts require great flexibility.   Push your flexibility to the max by using Kbands Stunt Strap to warm up and stretch.  Read more about Kbands Stunt Strap.

Equipment Used: Stunt Strap
Conditioning Broad Jumps

Tumble To The Top – Cheerleading Competitive Stunt Training

Gain momentum and body control to perform a sequence of back handsprings and tumble your way to being a great cheerleader.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Kbands Throwing Progression

Upper Body Strength to Back Handspring – Cheerleading Tumbling

Most cheerleaders enjoy tumbling and are looking for ways to improve their skills.  Build strength and momentum to complete back handsprings correctly and comfortably.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Baseball Wall Drill

How Kbands Help Cheerleaders and Gymnasts Perform Better

Cheerleading and gymnastics work hand in hand when it comes to training. To be an elite athlete in this category, an athlete must have a strong core, explosive power in their legs, and hip flexor strength. The great thing about Kbands is that this is their exact purpose.

Equipment Used: Kbands

 

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