8 WAYS TO BUILD CONFIDENCE IN YOUR CHEER TEAM
by Melissa Hay
In judging competitions over the last 12 years and coaching for more than 20 years, I can always spot a confident team. It is up to you as the coach to build confidence in your team and here are 8 ways you can build confidence.
1. DON'T SKIP PROGRESSIONS
You may want your entire team to have libs, but if they do not have solid extensions first, you should not be attempting libs. You may want a full up to a lib, but if you don’t have a full up to prep and to extension or you don’t have a solid lib, you shouldn’t be trying a full up to lib. While you may want to showcase advanced skills, your team is going to build confidence performing at games and competitions when they hit every time. Clean is always better than shaky more advanced