Some examples for cheer yells are "Here we go! Dribble down the court and shoot that ball!," "Let's go! Let's go! L-E-T-S-G-O (repeat three times)" and "Gators Gators fight fight Gators Gators fight tonight!" Good cheers incorporate animated facial expressions and arm motions. Proper breathing helps a cheerleader yell correctly.Continue Reading
A good cheer is one that invigorates both the team and the crowd. Cheers can also be used to intimidate the opposing team and fans. Incorporating the team's name, mascot and school colors helps to pull a successful cheer together.
Some cheers are generic enough to be used at any type of sporting event:
Other cheers are specific to the type of game being played, such as football or basketball:
Some popular cheerleading cheers include "Shoot The Hoop!" "We want a victory!" and "Let's go, let's fight, let's win tonight!" Cheerleaders also often spell some of the words using their arms -- for example, the word "V-I-C-T-O-R-Y!"Full Answer >
Some volleyball cheers for teenagers are "ace, ace in your face" and "to the window, to the wall, we saw you shank that ball...shank you very much." Another good volleyball cheer is to yell one, two, three in line with the bump, set and spike.Full Answer >
The types of words to use in competition cheers typically focus on strength, victory, movement and the repetition of the team name. Use the team name to evoke feelings of school spirit among audiences.Full Answer >
A common girl's basketball cheer is, "Dribble, dribble. Shoot, shoot. Take that ball to the hoop, hoop!" Or, "Come on (team name). Let's turn this game around. Put that ball up. And take them down!" Common cheers or chants incorporate the team name and motions such as stomping and/or clapping. For example, "And the score goes up another notch! Boom, Boom! (stomp-stomp), (clap-clap)."Full Answer >