Coaching Youth Cheerleading Online Course

Coaching Youth Cheerleading Online Course

ISBN 9781718237773

Regular price $19.95 $0.00

This package includes the following:
  • Coaching Youth Cheerleading ebook
  • Online Coaching Aids documents (PDFs)
  • Online test
Learn fundamental concepts, and come away with the most important points for coaching the skills and tactics of youth cheerleading.

In this interactive online course, you’ll learn to prepare for your season and provide the best possible experience for your athletes. The course is supplemented by the ebook Coaching Youth Cheerleading written by Human Kinetics Coach Education in cooperation with Varsity Brands. As you progress through the online course, you’ll be prompted to read chapters to complete course activities.

The course includes many interactive exercises that apply and enrich concepts from the ebook. It also includes a handy Coaches’ Clipboard utility with forms, documents, cheers and sidelines, and detailed plans for successful practice sessions and game-day coaching.

After completing the course units, you’ll take the 30-question test online. Upon successfully passing the test, you will be entered in the National Coaches Registry, an online listing of coaches who've completed Human Kinetics Coach Education courses. Sport administrators have access to the registry, allowing them to track coaches' course completion.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
  • Better understand your role as a coach
  • Communicate effectively with squad members and others in the cheerleading community
  • Understand the importance of rules and equipment
  • Provide a safe environment for your cheerleaders
  • Teach and shape cheerleading skills
  • Teach and shape cheer, sideline, and dance skills
  • Teach and shape partner stunt and pyramid skills
  • Teach and shape jump and stunt skills
  • Prepare season and practice plans
  • Make the most of game and competition day


Coaches at the youth level (ages 6 to 13) participating in a recreational, noncompetitive setting.