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Teach Youth Cheerleaders Jumping Technique!

By Kevin Fitzpatrick - Last updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Britten Blackburn is the President/CEO at the Alabama Cheerleading Center and also serves as the head coach of the Bama All Starz in Bessemer, Alabama. In this clip from his Cheer Champs: Skills & Drills for Youth Cheerleading video, Coach Blackburn addresses the keys to teaching youth cheerleaders how to jump.

The most important parts of jumping, as Coach Blackburn explains, are arm position, creating power, pointing the toes, and utilizing good posture and balance. Though height is important, Coach Blackburn points out that it will come later as youth athletes’ muscles get stronger.

Youth Jumps

This clip came from Championship Productions’ video, “Cheer Champs: Skills & Drills for Youth Cheerleading.” Browse more cheerleading videos online at ChampionshipProductions.com!




4 New Cheerleading Videos – Choreography, Stunts, Jumps & Skills/ Drills!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, December 9, 2013

President/CEO at the Alabama Cheerleading Center, Britten Blackburn, is the Head Coach of the Bama All Starz in Bessemer (AL). Here is your opportunity to learn skills, drills, and routines to enhance your cheer program! CHECK OUT the four new Cheerleading videos below:

Create Your Own Choreography

Use ready-made formations and transitions to rock your next routine
Make “easy” look advanced with synchronized transition motions
Utilize squad tumbling to transition from one formation to the next
Skills and Drills for Youth Cheerleading

Motion demonstrations and fun practice games/drills for young cheerleaders
Jump instruction for the toe touch, herkie/side hurdler, front hurdler, and pike
Introduction to basic standing & running tumbling, plus how to spot these skills for the novice coach and athlete!
Elite Stunts and Inversions

Spice up your stunts with flyer inversions
Utilize full twists up to extended stunts and during dismounts
Surprise your crowd with T-Drops rather than traditional cradles
Jump Perfection

Learn proper technique for four most common jumps: Toe Touch, Herkie/Side Hurdler, Front Hurdler, & Pike
Discover drills and stretches to maximize jump flexibility and potential
Introduce elite jumps and jump/tumbling combinations to your team

 

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