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Do Cheerleaders Have to Have Good Grades?

Jan 15, 2019

So ya dig sports but need some help with your game? Don't understand some of the rules of football, basketball or soccer? Got a gripe about P.E. class, skateboarders, cheerleading, teammates or coaches, or anything? Why not ? The Kidzworld Coach can help ya work out team problems or give ya tips and advice to improve your game - all ya gotta do is ask!

Hey Coach,
Why should a cheerleader be responsible for maintaining good grades?

Hey Jenny362,
Where'd you get the crazy idea that cheerleaders should get good grades? A cheerleader's job is to look good, practice routines and stunts and support their school's teams. A cheerleader has enough responsibility being a representative of the school, so they shouldn't be expected to have good grades as well. That's way too much pressure to put on a kid who also has to think about what clothes they're gonna wear, how to get rid of pimples, whether or not the hottie B-Ball star will ask them out or how to get that geek from science class to stop talking to them. Besides, no one expects cheerleaders to be smart or do well in school - they expect cheerleaders to be airheads who say "like" all the time and talk about going to the mall. Don't worry about getting good grades and being someone you're not. Just be yourself and the rest of your classmates will have way more respect for you.

Cheerleaders do enough! A few Cs or Ds isn't a big deal! They are great role models. Why bother them? There's no reason for all that.
Kidz Submit By:
Nickname: chyna590
Age: 14

About being a cheerleader and getting good grades. I do both and I'm not an airhead plus I don't go around calling people geeks and the b-ball star is not the only "hottie" in the whole school. I think that it's not hard to do what other people who aren't cherleaders do - and that's passing classes. And who says like all the time? That's dumb.
Kidz Submit By:
Nickname: nyeve
Age: 14

Do you think cheerleading is really a sport? They are all just snobby popular girls.
Kidz Submit By:
Nickname: bulldogsbaba
Age: 15

Hey Coach,
Can you explain to me how to do a pop shuvit?

Hey blindfordeath,
It's much easier to explain how to do a pop shuvit than actually pulling one off. A pop shuvit involves spinning the board 180 degrees in the air and landing on it. It's a fairly simple trick for skaters but it still takes hours of practice and several cases of road rash to perfect.

1.Your set up is similar to the ollie but your front foot should be straight across the middle of the board with your toes hanging over the side. Your back foot should be at a 45 degree angle with the ball on the tip.
2. Pop the board down with your back foot like an ollie. As the board begins to rise, roll your front foot so that the ball is up against the edge of the board.
3. Then shove the board with your foot. Make sure to come up high over your board so you don't get in the way.
4. Catch the board on the way down with your feet over both trucks. Stick the board and roll away.
That's easier said than done - so keep practicing and watch other skaters to see what they're doing. To see a video demo of a pop shuvit

Do you have a question on sports, skateboards, skateboarding, fitness, P.E. class, rules to sports or health? to the Kidzworld Coach. Keep in mind peeps, the Kidzworld Coach isn't a doctor or a professional athlete or anything like that. He's just a dude who digs sports, plays 'em and knows a lot about 'em. You should always talk to your 'rents, a doctor or your school gym teacher before starting a new sport or a new exercise.

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