Some cheerleading schools for kids include Kids First Sports Center and Elite Kids USA. The website KidsFirstSports.com features this Cincinnati school’s cheerleading and athletic programs that include storm cheerleading, girls and boys gym jams, swim school, trampoline and tumbling.
The school focuses on age-appropriate cheerleading-related skills with an emphasis on progression and proper technique in order to ensure safety. The school’s clinics teach jumps and stunting in four different age groups.
Elite Kids USA, is a school located in Crystal Lake, IL, that offers one-hour classes in cheerleading and tumbling for beginners through advanced levels. Other specific programs include gymnastics, dance, aerial arts and preschool academy. Visitors to the school’s website, EliteKidsUSA.com, can sign up online and view class descriptions, photos and the school’s philosophy.
Cheerleading combines tumbling and dance techniques that help develop strength and flexibility as well as teamwork and commitment.