8-12 hrs online study + quiz

We take a closer look at the learning process, movement mechanics, connecting drills to cheer skills, and how to condition athletes efficiently through correct fundamental movements. This course module is focused on motor skill, developing talent and drilling 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: 

  • Use motor skill acquisition knowledge to create skill development plans 

  • Discuss the value of drills in the process of skill development

  • Decide when to assign a drill, use conditioning or direct skill-work to overcome plateaus

  • Choose from a variety of training techniques and tools for skill development

  • Identify incorrect drilling technique and offer alternatives or retraining

  • Use a variety of methods to develop speed and execution

  • Name and describe the 12 body shapes and the execution required to develop tumbling skills

  • Describe the 5 Ps of motion technique and how to perform with energy

  • Describe the correct technique for stability and active handstand as a key tool 

  • Describe the correct technique for bridges as a key tool for skill development

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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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Skill-Specificity 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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