12-15 hrs portfolio submission & verification

CCA12 is the coursework submission module that validates all your learning and certifies the completion of your practical activities. The final workbooks are submitted for review and validated by a designated supervisor. When you complete this module you will receive the CheerConditioning.Academy Graduate Certificate and the accredited USCCE Certificate which authenticating you as a Sports Performance Cheer Coach. The CCA Gold Certificate is sent to you by post, in physical form, with the official CCA graduate seal.

INCLUDES: Full coursework review and validation, CCA GOLD Graduate Certificate (hard copy).

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CCA Graduation program fees: $250 (CCA10, CCA11 & CCA12 + exams)


  • Understand the context of cheerleading within the sports industry

  • Value the role of a coach in regards to the safety of the athletes

  • Enhance your coaching skills with a deeper understanding of sports performance 

  • Increase athlete compliance and enjoyment of conditioning as an essential part of athletic development and participation 

  • Discuss the role of conditioning and coaching skills to improve performance and reduce injury 

  • Differentiate between accidental danger and professional negligence in cheerleading 

  • Link the aspects of skill, body, and mind to athlete execution and development Identify the muscles in the human body, and the correct engagement during movement 

  • Identify the components of the human skeleton, joints, and movements 

  • Understand basic principles of biomechanics and its uses in cheerleading 

  • Consider genetics, total fitness, body composition, and biomechanics in athletic development 

  • Differentiate between and train power, strength and endurance

  • Name and use different flexibility techniques, and know when to use each one most effectively 

  • Teach the correct body technique for stunting, tumbling, jumps, and motion drills 

  • Use basics of nutrition to enhance an athlete’s performance 

  • Use the basics of mindfulness to enhance an athlete’s performance 

  • Use a variety of training methods for targeted effect on athletic performance 

  • Use a variety of coaching tools and methods to improve compliance in a positive learning environment Improve athletic performance through a variety of training and conditioning plans

  • Use BODY BEFORE SKILL Training Method principles to improve skills 

  • Schedule effective practices with periodisation plans 

  • Adapt conditioning for different levels, ages and progressions

  • Name and use different conditioning exercises for targeted body and skill development 

  • Recall and use a variety of health & safety guidelines for cheerleading 

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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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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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