8-12 hrs online study + quiz
In this course module we put knowledge into action to create a conditioning plan for different ages, levels, team requirements and the overall cheer season. We look at designing the most efficient cheer sessions to maximise time, skill and energy: from warmup to drilling skills and cool down. We will get your team to the end of the season in peak condition and ready to take that championship home!
INCLUDES: Workbook, reading materials, videos, quiz, certificate (digital format), access to CCA video library & resources
COURSE FEES & REQUIREMENTS:
1 credit (included in 1 month of CCA coach membership)
When you complete this course module, you will be able to:
Use a variety of training methods and activities based on the requirements of the team and periodisation of the season
Explain the phases of periodisation and plan the season accordingly Describe the concept of "total fitness" and how it forms a key component of athleticism
Outline the various methods of achieving each component of total fitness
Outline the best practice for conditioning during a cheer practice Design a warmup specific to the sport of cheerleading, adapting to age, level and season
Increase enjoyment and participation in conditioning activities and design of games
Design strength and endurance activities that can be implemented during cheer practice
Implement flexibility training in and out of practice, to maximise safety and attain results
Plan a full cheer practice based on goals, time available, age, and level
Assign conditioning, flexibility and recovery training for between practices
Recall and explain the additional physical demands of a competition week, and measures or adaptations to be taken
Adapt conditioning and sport activity based on age and level
ONLINE CHEER COACHING CPD COURSES
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.
Implementing Conditioning & Season Planning
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.