## What are the cheer dance routines?

In cheerleading, the sections of a routine consist of the following:

- Opening (2-4 8-counts):
- Standing tumbling (2-4 8-counts):
- Partner stunts (6-10 8-counts):
- Running tumbling (6-8 8-counts):
- Jumps (2-3 8-counts):
- Basket tosses (2-3 8-counts):
- Pyramid (6-10 8-counts):
- Dance/motion section (4-5 8-counts):

**How many 8 counts is a cheer routine?**

An 8-count sheet looks much like an Excel document, with 46 rows of 8-counts for a 2:30 mix or routine, and 27 8-counts for a 1:30 routine. Each row going across represents an 8-count (just like you count at practice), and each of those 8 boxes is one beat of music as you travel from left to right.

### How long is a cheer routine?

2 minutes and 30 seconds

Cheerleaders often learn routines. For competitive cheerleaders, routines are often 2 minutes and 30 seconds. But, even a 60 second routine can take many hours to practice. Choreography must be taught and perfected, stunts must be practiced, and the entire routine must be run through multiple times.

**How do you memorize cheer dances?**

Walking through the steps of your choreography slowly will definitely help you remember it more quickly. This technique heightens your awareness of every movement and how it should feel. This accelerates muscle memory as well as mental memory.

#### What are Level 1 cheer skills?

Level 1

- Forward Roll.
- Straddle Roll.
- Backwards Roll.
- Handstand,
- Cartwheel.
- Bridge.
- Bridge Kickover.

**How many 8 counts are in a cheer routine?**

An 8-count sheet looks much like an Excel document, with 46 rows of 8-counts for a 2:30 mix or routine, and 27 8-counts for a 1:30 routine.

## What is the best age to start cheerleading?

Ages 10-15 are a great range to begin cheerleading. Athletes may practice with kids younger or older than them, which could aid in developing social skills and fostering teamwork and cooperation. Just like the last age bracket, cheerleaders should decide first if they want to do cheerleading as a hobby or compete.

**Is cheer harder than gymnastics?**

You are intensely competitive when it comes to cheerleaders Because, obviously, gymnastics is harder.