Cheer Levels and Skills

In Pop Warner we do not hold try-outs. Teams are organized by age level. Each player learns and develops skills at their own time and pace. Teams are assigned a skill level at the beginning of their season based on the skills that team possesses. No experience is necessary! All teams will learn, sideline cheers, stunting, tumbling, jumps and choreographed dance to be combined into a competition routine.

level 1 teams learn:

tumbling: front rolls, back rolls, cartwheels, handstands, round offs, front walkovers, back walkovers

stunts: double legged stunts at or below prep level (shoulder height), single legged stunts, below prep level

jumps: toe touch, pike, hurdle

level 2 teams learn:

all skills in level 1 as well as

Tumbling: single back handspring, round off back handspring

stunts: single leg stunts at prep level, double legged extended stunts, 1/2 twist up, show and go's, tick tocks,

straight basket toss

Level 3 teams learn:

all skills from level 1 & 2 as well as

tumbling: multiple back handsrings, connected tuck.

stunts: extended single leg stunts, 360 twist up to prep level, full twist cradles, toe touch basket toss

level 4 teams learn:

all skills from level 1,2, & 3 as well as

tumbling: standing tuck, layout, flips

stunts: twist up to extended, extended twist down, 2 trick tosses