How to Prepare for a Big Performance

How to Prepare for a Big Performance Mind, Body….and Cheer Bag!   So, the biggest performance of the year is just a few weeks or days away. Apart from giving your all in every practice, is there anything you can do to prepare? Yes! Try these tips from experienced Sharks to get your mind, body, … Continued


Health & Fitness is for all Ages!

Hello 2018! At the beginning of the year, a lot of us make new year’s resolutions. We tell ourselves: this year, I’ll do blank. And… most of us give up or just forget about it by the time Valentine’s Day comes along. Well, we think 2018 can be different! Why not make this year the … Continued


Rest & Relaxation is Important for Your Health and Fitness

  No pain, no gain: it seems true enough. The right amount of stress is good for your body. You get a bit of an adrenaline rush when you push yourself to finish your workout or challenge your mind with a difficult book, but too much of a good thing can make it a bad … Continued


7 Ways to Become More Optimistic (or More Cheer-ific)!

Cheerleaders are peppy people. There’s no denying it. If you’ve ever been to a competition, you know that there are smiles on everyone’s faces. At the Sharks gym, the music is pumping and there is a general vibe of happiness and excitement. Sometimes, we get asked: “What’s your secret?” Well… We can’t tell you our … Continued


How to be a good Cheer Parent

A couple of years ago we were introduced to a sport that was new to us.  Cheerleading.  My daughter and I fell in love with it right away and I feel like we might be ‘lifers’. Having been an avid fan for a bit I have learned a few tips and tricks to being a … Continued


Delicious Treats to Fuel You Through October

Ah, fall! The leaves are changing colours, the air is getting crisper, and the smell of pumpkin spice is everywhere. With the cool weather, a lot of us turn to sweet treats to keep us going throughout the day. And with Halloween just around the corner, it’s awfully tempting to indulge in chocolate and candy. … Continued


Save Their Summer, Register For Summer Camp!

Summer vacation means that an enormous amount of free time has suddenly become available. Without the daily drudgery of school, days look promising to young children… Until the moment they realize that ‘promising’ is a happy-go-lucky way of saying their days look completely empty. This summer, we want to encourage parents to consider enrolling their … Continued


Welcome to the Team! Tips, Tricks, & Motivation for New Cheerleaders

You did it! You tried out and you made it. Yay! We’re so excited about the new members of our Sharks family. It took courage to try out for a new sport (or come back for another season) and we want to sincerely congratulate you. (You’re awesome!) And what better way to welcome you to … Continued


Why an Athlete is NOT Defined by their level

With tryouts coming up in May, this article provides some excellent points as to why a level does not define your athlete. Take a look! Why an Athlete is NOT defined by their level


Self-Confidence & Cheerleading: The Real Deal!

B-E aggressive! … Not. Outside of the gym, you don’t need to be aggressive. What we need, in our daily life, is just a boost of confidence. Being assertive and comfortable in your own skin, as a girl, is becoming more and more a rarity. But at Cheer Sport Sharks, we go against the grain … Continued