MAY 2017 CLINIC AND TRYOUTS

Regular Tryouts are now complete, but you may still sign up for Late Evaluations below.
Register Class Days Times Gender Monthly Tuition
Register Late Tryout/Evaluations Mon, Fri   Both 60.00

Have questions?  Call us at (253) 970-5957 or email at cheer@oconeegymnastics.com.

If you attended the May 5-6 Clinic and Evaluation, results will be emailed on May 19.

 

The All-STAR TEAM practices will include competitive Pyramids, Stunts, Dance, and specifics such as Choreography, Motions, Movements, Transitions and Local and National Competitions. There is a $80 monthly fee to be on this team and a $75 enrollment fee to begin. If you have previously trained in a Performance Cheerleading Academy team, you are not responsible for this enrollment fee. A 1 time assessment does not count. For more details please contact email us at cheer@oconeegymnastics.com.

Co-Ed Stunt Class is an opportunity for those athletes that are wanting to pursue a co-ed cheerleading team. Stunts will be performed by coaches and students with firm safety measures. This class is a benefit for athletes who want to cheer in college. There is no enrollment fee to begin but a waiver must be signed before entering the blue mat. Please know that Co-ed stunts usually are high flying elite to advanced stunts. This can be dangerous. Everyone must pay a $5 mat fee to participate.

Competitive All Star Skills Class have been created for the current competitive cheerleader that wants to learn and grow in their competitive skills such as running and standing tumbling, jumps and other skills that. These classes are not gymnastic focused nor are they for the athlete that wants to be a sideline cheerleader only. If the athlete is currently competing on a blue mat and wants to perfect their skills, our coaches are highly experienced former competitive cheerleaders. We have class levels 1-5 for boys and girls and a flyer class. These classes range from a forward roll to a double full. The class cost will be pending your athletes level of skill or choice of class. If your athlete is a member of our competitive all star team take 25% off your monthly fee. There is a $30 enrollment fee to begin. If you have previously trained in a with a competitive class or team at OGC, you are not responsible for this enrollment fee. A 1 time assessment does not count for the above discount. To know what class your athlete should attend please email cheer@oconeegymnastics.com.

Competitive Cheerleading Level 1

Competitive Cheerleading Level 1 is the first step young Cheerleaders take in the sport. Most Cheerleaders competing at this level have never cheered before or have not cheered for long. While the tumbling passes are simple in Competitive Cheerleading Level 1, they lay the right foundation for more advanced tumbling.  It’s very important to teach good conditioning habits at this stage because those habits are the framework for the increasingly difficult skills to follow as Athletes progress to more advanced levels of Cheerleading. The following lists the skills each Level 1 Cheerleader should be familiar with and able to perform.

MUST HAVE: Willingness to learn

Level 1 Tumbling Skills

Standing-
Forward Roll, Back Roll, Cartwheel, Round Off, Bridge, Back Bend Kick Over, Front Limber, Hand Stand Step Down, Hand Stand Forward Roll

Competitive Cheerleading Level 2

Competitive Cheerleading Level 2 is the next level for advancing cheerleaders. Cheerleaders in this level generally have more than one year of Cheerleading experience, usually with a Youth Sports, Middle School, or High School Team. Athletes will need to be working on the back hand spring. The energy level required to execute this level skills is starting to increase so conditioning is key. Slightly more complex tumble passes become part of the package for Cheerleading Level 2 athletes. Cheerleaders at this level can perform all of the Level 1 Tumbling and Jump skills. The following lists the skills each Level 2 Cheerleader should be familiar with and able to perform.

MUST HAVE: Basic Cheer Jumps, Front and Back Walkover, Back Handspring

Level 2 Tumbling Skills

Standing-
Hand Stand Longer than 3 Seconds, Back Roll Extensions, Front Walkover, Back Walkover, 1 Arm Cartwheel, Single Back Hand Spring, Back Walkover Back Hand Spring

Running-
Running Round Off Back Hand Spring, Front Walkover Round Off Back Handspring

Level 2 Jumps Skills
Toe Touch, Pike, Hurdler, Combination Jumps (i.e. Double Toe Touch, Hurdler / Pike, Toe Touch / Pike)

Competitive Cheerleading Level 3

Competitive Level 3 Cheerleading is the intermediate level for advancing Cheerleaders and the first level on the road to Elite Cheerleading. This is where great Cheerleaders separate themselves from recreational Cheerleaders. The Cheerleaders in this level normally have had several years of Cheerleading, including All Star experience and they have started incorporating the back tuck. Cheerleaders at this level are expected to perform all of the Level 1 and Level 2 Tumbling and Jumps. This Level demands greater strength, flexibility, and endurance than Level 1 and Level 2. The following lists the skills each Level 3 Cheerleader should be familiar with and able to perform.

MUST HAVE: Intermediate Cheer Jump Skills, Back Hand Spring

Standing-
Back Hand Spring Series, Toe Touch Back Hand Spring

Running-
Round Off Back Hand Springs (3 or more), Aerial Cartwheel, Round Off Back Tuck, Round Off Back Hand Spring Tuck or Series With A Tuck, Front Tuck (Punch), Front Handspring

Level 3 Jumps Skills
Double Toe Touch, Pike, Hurdler, Combination Jumps (i.e., Toe Touch / Back Handspring, Double Toe Touch / Back Handspring, Multiple Jump Series)

Competitive Cheerleading Level 4

Competitive Cheerleading Level 4 is the first of the Advanced levels for All Star Cheerleaders. The Cheerleaders in this have significant experience in Cheerleading in both All Star and High School level. The Athletes have invested a lot of time practicing and have had advanced tumbling training, as well. The demands by coaches and instructors at Level 4 are more complex and require hours of training, conditioning, and practice. This level requires even greater commitment and focus. The Athletes at this level are older usually High School age. The following lists the skills each Level 4 Cheerleader should be familiar with and able to perform.

MUST HAVE: Advanced Cheer Jump Skills, Back Tuck
  
Standing-
Back Hand Spring Back Tuck, Back Tuck, Front Tuck, Jump Combo Into Front Tuck

Running-
Round Off Back Hand Spring Series With A Layout and Step Out, Whip Series, Front Hand Spring Step Out Into A Series, Series Into A Layout

Level 4 Jumps Skills
Double Toe Touch, Pike, Hurdler, Combination Jumps: Toe Touch / Back Handspring, Double Toe Touch / Back handspring, Multiple Jump Series / Back Hand Tuck

Competitive Cheerleading Level 5

Competitive Cheerleading Level 5 is one of the most exciting competition levels for Cheerleaders. It is also one of the most demanding competition levels of any sport! Cheerleaders in this level generally have been All Star Cheerleaders with more than four years of experience and have mastered, tumbling and jumps. These Athletes are fierce, committed, focused, and disciplined. They are able to perform at a high level with incredible precision and at an intensity level that is off the charts. What does it take to be a Level 5 Cheerleader? The following lists the skills each Level
5 Cheerleader should be familiar with and able to perform.

MUST HAVE SKILLS: Advanced Cheer Jump, Whips, Full Twist

Standing-
2 Back Tucks In A Row , Double Toe Touch Back Tuck, Toe Touch Front Tuck, Jump Combo Into Front Tuck, Back Hand Spring Full Twist, Full Twist

Running-
Back Handspring Series Into A Full Twist, Specialty Series With A Full Twist

Level 5 Jumps Skills
Triple Toe Touch, Pike, Hurdler, Combination Jumps: Triple Toe Touch / Back Tuck, Multiple Jump Series / Back Handspring / Full Twist

Private Lessons are designed for athletes who may want or need extra help in achieving a specific skill or a variety of skills. Click below to request All-Star private lessons.

 

OGC's All-Star Cheerleading team, OC Elite, is becoming the strongest, fastest growing successful all star cheer program of its type in Oconee County and surrounding areas. We have taken pride is building healthy, physically fit, and confident athletes in a safe environment. Our athletes learn about sportsmanship, working together towards goals, and striving to win. The teamwork athletes learn from our program is a valuable lifelong lesson.

The Oconee All-Star Cheerleading team is now the largest in the surrounding area. We have doubled in size in one year and are excited to see what 2017-2018 brings. We began with 2 teams (level 1 and 3) in 2016-2017 and are proud to announce in 2018 we will have a level 2 and for the first time in Oconee County an ELITE LEVEL 4. This has never been achieved. We started this dream knowing the talent our community possess and with the hard work and faith we are there. All teams will compete in local and National competitions.