8-12 hrs online study + quiz

This short course module will take you through the principles of kinesiological range of motion and different methods of safe / effective stretching. We cover the difference between mobility, stability and flexibility, using different stretching techniques for passive and active flexibility required in cheerleading, as well as scheduling, and specific body stretches for various cheer skills. 

INCLUDES: Workbook, reading materials, videos, quiz, certificate (digital format), access to CCA video library & resources

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1 credit (included in 1 month of CCA coach membership)

When you complete this course module, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the difference between flexibility, mobility, range of motion, stability 

  • Name the body parts that have a role in flexibility and their stretchability factors 

  • Give specific stretching guidelines for preparatory and development stretching 

  • Name and explain the four methods to develop flexibility 

  • The role of connective tissue in cheerleading and what we can do to train it further 

  • Explain and use techniques to improve flexibility 

  • Identify the key problem areas of the body and potential effects of poor mobility 

  • Use safe and effective methods of flexibility for cheerleading 

  • Name and use different stretches for specific skills and areas of the body

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Accredited coaching development for cheerleading coaches

Since 2011, CheerConditioning.Academy (CCA) has become the go-to resource cheer conditioning, sports performance, pom dance fitness & recreational cheerleading. When you register to become a member of CheerConditioning.Academy you can access monthly short courses for your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and work your way to our graduation course program, where you receive the USCCE Accredited Certificate.

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Flexibility Training for Cheerleading

CheerConditioning.Academy courses are not a replacement for cheer coaching credentialing, but they serve as a  valuable continuing education programme  (CPD) for existing coaches and coaching assistants. Please speak with your event provider, insurance, governing body or your federation to check your credentialing requirements. 

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Accreditation through USCCE

United States Centre for Coaching Excellence


We are proud to announce the world’s first officially accredited Continued Professional Development Courses for cheerleading education via online learning. 


Through The United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE), Cheer Conditioning Academy has successfully accredited its coaching education program under the USCCE’s National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) receiving Domain Specific Level 3 accreditation for Physical Conditioning and Teaching and Communication.


The NCACE accreditation reviewers noted that the program was “very comprehensive and thorough”, provided “quality on-line instruction for coaches”, and delivered “positive and proactive training”.  Through this accreditation process, NCACE ensures that the program adheres to the characteristics of excellence as prescribed by SHAPE America’s National Standards for Sport Coaches. 


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