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OTHER DANCE FORMS

Dance
CHEERDANCE is coined from the words, Cheer and
Dance.

To cheer is to shout out words or phrases that may help


motivate and boost the morale of a playing team and perform
better during a game.
Dance, on the other hand, is a physical activity where one
expresses emotions or gestures while performing bodily
Cheerdancing rooted from cheerleading.

Cheerleading is the performance of a routine, usually dominated


by gymnastic skills such as jumps, tumbling skills, lifts and tosses
combined with shouting of cheers and yells to lead the crowd to
cheer for a certain team during a game or sport.
It originated in the United States. Due to Filipinos’ love for dancing,

they added more dance routines to their cheers and came up with the
term cheerdance wherein it is a routine composed of yells and cheers,
gymnastic skills (pyramids and tosses, stunts, tumbling skills, arm
and hand positions and jumps), and dance (fusion of different dance
genres).
Today, cheerdancing is identified as one of the most

spectacular events in one of the biggest collegiate sports


events in the country, the UAAP (University Athletic
Association of the Philippines).
ESSENTIALS OF CHEERDANCING

Legs/feet positions
Arms/hand movements
• Beginning stance and cheer stance • Feet Together
• “T” and half “T” positions
• Feet Apart
• Clasp, clap, overhead clasp, low
clasp • Dig (front and side)
• Touchdown, low touchdown • Hitch, Liberty, and Scale
• High “V” and low “V” • Lunge (front and side)
• Tabletop and punch, etc. • Knees and Hips positions
• “L” and diagonal positions
Clap Clasp
Buckets Blades
Candlesticks Daggers
Hands on Hips
Feet Together and Feet Apart
Dig - Left and Right
Side Dig - Left and Right
Hitch - Left and Right
Liberty - Left and Right
Scale - Left and Right
Front Lunges - Left and Right
Side Lunges - Left and Right
Knees
Knees - Side Hitch
Knees - Front Lunge
Knees - Diagonals
CHEERDANCE BASICS (Gymnastic Side)

JUMPS TUMBLING SKILLS


• Tuck
• Forward Rolls and Backward
• Star/Spread Eagle Rolls
• Forward Backward Handspring
• Pike • Cartwheel and aereal cartwheel
• Head and handstand
• Split • Round-off
• Hurdle Jump/Herkie • Forward and backward saltos

• Toe Touch Jump


CHEERDANCE BASICS (Gymnastic Side)

Pyramids (optional)
Composition:
Flyer, Base & Spotter
Levels:
One-and-a-half high
two-high
two-and-a-half high
Flyer: The flyer is the very top of the pyramid. She is
known as the flyer because she will "fly" back down to
safety.
Base: The base is the person on the bottom of the
pyramid.
Spotter: Physically assist the dancers in safely
completing a skill.
PYRAMID LEVELS
One-and-a-half-high: This refers to the levels of the pyramid
and means the pyramid is the height of one person plus half of
the height of another.
Two-high: The pyramid is the height of two people.
Two-and-a-half-high: The pyramid is the height of two and
a half people. These pyramids are sometimes illegal in
cheerleading competitions for certain squads. They also require
an additional spotter in the front and the back for the top tier
flyer.
Why cheer dance?
Aside of serving its’ purpose in the
competition?
Are there any relevance of it to
our real life situations?
CHEERDANCE BASICS (Cheer Side)

Cheering is the very essence of cheer dance


performances. To cheer is to make someone or a team
motivated and encouraged. It boosts, salutes or acclaims the
morale of individuals and teams. In cheer dance, cheering
needs to be strong, loud, and metered so that it will be
delivered in time with rhythm or the music played.
CHEER GROUP
Let us divide the class into 5 Oral Quiz
groups. The teacher prepared questions rooted from
Each group will be given 10 the discussion. The group will pick one question
and one representative will state the answer in
minutes to prepare for the task: behalf of the group.
Practical Quiz
The teacher prepared routines consist of arm-
leg positions and jumps. One representative will
pick one routine and each members of the group
will execute their pick.
The leader of the group will state the position per
execution.
CRITERIA

Oral Quiz Practical Quiz


Content 15 Mastery 25
Delivery 10 Correct Execution 25
TOTAL 25 points Technique 25
TOTAL 75 points