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Sports Adventures: Cheer

Sports Adventures: Cheer

Join Sports Adventures: Cheer!

Led by experienced cheerleaders, this program boosts your skills in jumps, stunts, and cheers through dynamic practices and performances. Students will develop flexibility, strength, and rhythm, enhancing their teamwork and spirit. Each lesson is crafted to instill confidence and discipline, propelling young athletes towards excellence in cheer and beyond. Dive into the energetic world of cheerleading and elevate your performance to new heights, whether you aim to compete or simply cheer for fun!

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  • About Sports Adventures: Cheer

    BAM's Cheer Program is meticulously aligned with SHAPE America’s National Standards for K-12 Physical Education. This program is designed to foster physical literacy by engaging students in cheerleading activities that promote the development of motor skills, physical fitness, and a lifelong love of the sport.

    Each lesson is structured to meet specific standards, ensuring students not only participate in cheerleading routines and drills but also understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

    Through active practice and structured sessions, BAM's Cheer Program encourages students to demonstrate competence in cheerleading skills, apply knowledge of movement concepts, and exhibit responsible personal and social behavior, fully embracing SHAPE America's vision of empowering students to lead healthy, active lives.

  • Focus Areas

    Each week, students will delve into different aspects of cheerleading, starting with basic motions and jumps, practicing techniques like sharp arm movements and high jumps to improve precision and agility.

    Teamwork and coordination will be key focuses, with drills such as group stunts, pyramid building, and synchronized routines to enhance cooperation and team dynamics. Choreography skills, including dance sequences, timing, and transitions, will boost performance proficiency.

    Flexibility and strength will be developed through conditioning drills and stretching exercises. This rotating skill set approach ensures students gain a well-rounded understanding of cheerleading, promoting continuous improvement and a deeper love for the sport.

  • Improves Physical Fitness

    Teaching children a variety of sports improves their coordination, balance, agility, and overall physical fitness.

  • Improves Social Skills

    Engaging in sports promotes teamwork, communication, respect, leadership, resilience, and self-confidence among children.

  • Improves Cognitive Abilities

    Playing sports develops cognitive abilities such as strategy, problem-solving, and decision-making, improving concentration, attention span, and academic performance.

Sample Lessons

Experience the excitement of BAM's Cheer Program, where each lesson combines dynamic warm-ups, technical drills, engaging routines, and team-building activities to promote skill development and fun.

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Cheer Motions Mastery: Perfecting Sharp Movements

In this lesson, students will focus on mastering the fundamental cheer motions, practicing sharp arm movements and precise hand placements. They'll learn the importance of timing and coordination to ensure their motions are clean and synchronized.

Jumping for Joy: Enhancing Height and Form

Students will delve into various jump techniques, such as toe touches and herkies, to improve their height and form. This lesson emphasizes proper technique and conditioning exercises to boost their jumping abilities and overall athleticism.

Stunt Squad: Building Strong Foundations

In this session, students will practice basic stunts and pyramid building, learning the essential roles of bases, flyers, and spotters. They'll develop strength, balance, and trust as they work together to execute safe and impressive stunts.

Dance and Choreography: Syncing Moves to Music

This lesson focuses on dance sequences and choreography, teaching students to synchronize their movements to music. They'll explore various dance styles and transitions, enhancing their rhythm and creativity in routines.

Flexibility and Conditioning: Stretching for Success

Students will engage in flexibility and conditioning exercises designed to improve their overall fitness and reduce the risk of injury. This lesson includes dynamic stretches, core strengthening, and endurance drills to prepare them for the physical demands of cheerleading.

Course Format

BAM's Sports Programming is designed to align with SHAPE America's National Standards for K-12 Physical Education, ensuring a comprehensive and engaging approach to physical education. Each lesson follows a structured format that includes a Warm-up, Technical Drills, Reinforcing Game, and Scrimmages, providing a well-rounded experience that promotes skill development, fitness, and fun.

Warm-up: Each session begins with a dynamic warm-up to prepare students' bodies for physical activity, enhancing flexibility, and reducing the risk of injury.

Technical Drills: Students then move on to technical drills, focusing on the fundamental skills required for each sport. These drills are designed to improve motor skills, coordination, and technique, providing a solid foundation for game play.

Reinforcing Game: Following the drills, students participate in a reinforcing game that allows them to apply their newly acquired skills in a fun and supportive environment. This segment emphasizes teamwork, strategic thinking, and practical application of skills.

Scrimmages: The lesson culminates in scrimmages, where students engage in friendly, competitive play. This not only reinforces the skills learned but also encourages sportsmanship, fair play, and a love for the game.

Durable Skills Reinforcements: Throughout each lesson, BAM integrates durable skills reinforcements, focusing on critical life skills such as communication, leadership, and perseverance. These elements ensure that students not only grow physically but also develop important social and emotional competencies.

This comprehensive course format ensures that BAM's Sports Programming not only meets educational standards but also provides a dynamic and enjoyable experience that fosters a lifelong passion for physical activity.

Our Instructors Are Our Top Asset

At BAM!, our vision for innovative K-8 education extends beyond just curriculum; it encompasses the educators who bring that curriculum to life. Selecting & training our educators is a continuous and meticulous process, ensuring they are not just equipped with subject matter expertise but also the skills to inspire and connect with students on a personal level.

  • 100% adult educators recruited from prestigious universities ( No CITs at BAM!)
  • Highly refined interview and background check process 
  • Extensive training that goes well beyond curriculum & classroom management
  • Ongoing year-round opportunities to teach in our summer camp. After-school, and structured recess programs.

We celebrate your success!

Upon the conclusion of your child's program, they will be presented with an official Brains & Motion Education certification.