6 Words That Mean Something Totally Different To Cheerleaders

6 Words That Mean Something Totally Different To Cheerleaders
Communication is crucial for cheerleaders to successfully work together in a routine. Improve your cheer IQ by learning the secret lingo cheerleaders use that's foreign to the average person.


1. Full


We aren't talking about a full stomach after eating too many slices of pizza. A full is an elite tumbling skill combining a layout and a full twist.




2. Scorpion


Don't worry no live animals were harmed in the making of this stunt! A scorpion is a body position!

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Jamie Christian



3. Cradle


No babies allowed at this practice. A cradle is a stunt dismount where the top girl is caught by her bases in cradle position.




4. Bow & arrow


Cheerleaders aren't heading into war; they are battling it out on the mats with fierce flexibility when they pull this elite body position.




5. Needle

Like a scorpion, a needle is a body position with the top girl's leg extend straight behind their body. No sewing necessary.




6. Pyramid


Just like the pyramids of Egypt, these connected stunt structures are a work of art!




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