The Cheerleading Blog University is the official cheer library supported by industry leaders Omni Cheer®, Campus Teamwear®, Chasse®, Fund2Raise® and Glitterbug® Cosmetics. The library launched in 2011 and features guides with tips, instruction and answers for everything cheer. Check out the full library of FREE guides below and download all your favorites!

Banishing Negativity

Banishing NegativityLearn how to keep negativity like gossip and bullying from seeping into your team so you can have a successful season.

Healthy Habits

Healthy HabitsDiscover the best time of day to eat, tips on foods to choose and avoid, and what to know about body image.

Cheerleading Uniforms

Cheerleading UniformsUniforms have always reflected changes in culture, fashion, and athleticism for this progressive sport.

Giving Back

Giving BackAs big proponents of spirit, it's important for cheerleaders to be involved with their community.

Ordering Cheer Uniforms

Ordering Cheer UniformsGet a plan of attack to help you start, manage, and control the different stages of ordering uniforms.

Coed Cheer Teams

Coed Cheer TeamsWhether you are starting a co-ed team or joining one, review the pros and cons that a team may face.

Surviving Leadership Changes

Surviving Leadership ChangesUse this guide to navigate through the complexities of a mid-season leadership change or shake-up.

Cheering For Sports Teams

Cheering for Sports TeamsNavigate through the similarities and differences between football and basketball cheering.

Preparation Tips for Coaches

Preparation Tips for CoachesThis guide will help both new and veteran coaches plan their cheerleading program for the season.

The Sibling Factor

The Sibling FactorYou may be wary of having siblings on the same squad, but there are actually many great advantages!

First Year Of Cheer

First Year of CheerBy understanding expectations and what you'll be doing all year, you can focus on the fun of cheering.

Tips For Cheer Parents

Tips for Cheer ParentsUnderstand what to expect during the season and help your cheerleader handle challenges and stress.


RivalriesWhile rivalries can help push athletes, or create a negative atmosphere. Find the balance with this guide.

Cheerleading Choreography

Cheerleading ChoreographyGet tips for developing moves, choosing music and finding a choreographer to amp up energy.

Cheer Camp

Cheer CampsThinking about attending cheer camp? Here's a brief on what cheer camp is all about and what to expect.

Coach's Guide to Competition

Coach's Guide to CompetitionFind out which teams should compete, how to choose the right competition and what to expect on-site.

Preparing For Prom

Preparing for PromThis guide will help you with budget, activities and beauty, and includes a complete day-of checklist!

Guide to Competitions

Guide to CompetitionsUse this guide to help you prepare for competition season and get tips for travel, hair and makeup.

Preparing for College

Preparing for CollegeThere is a lot to consider when applying for college. Use this guide to help you get started and organized.

Fundraising for Cheerleading

Fundraising for CheerleadingGet planning tips for camp, competition and season fundraising, as well ideas for giving back.

Advertising A Fundraiser

Advertising a FundraiserFind out four different ways to successfully advertise your fundraiser, no matter how big or small your budget.

Introduction To Stunt Groups

Introduction to Stunt GroupsWhether you are a flyer, base or spotter, find your position highlighted in its own dedicated section.

Introduction To Stances & Motions

Introduction to  Stances & MotionsDesigned to help beginners, this guide features over 55 common moves and combinations.

Stretching & Conditioning

Stretching & ConditioningThis guide includes access to stretches and exercises that focus on target areas, designed for cheerleaders.

Cheerleading Jumps

Cheerleading JumpsJumps are a basic skill for cheerleading. Learn everything about basic, advanced and expert jumps.

Cheerleading Skills

Cheerleading SkillsThis guide will help flyers prepare for their position, and includes step-by-step visual breakdowns of skills.

Stunts For Groups

Stunts for GroupsThis guide details step-by-step instructions for the most popular cheerleading stunts and dismounts.

General Safety Tips

General Safety TipsPrepare for events to ensure that your squad is safe with guidelines for travel, event and sideline safety.

Tumbling For Cheerleading

Tumbling for CheerleadingThis guide covers beginner and pro moves, including stretches and strength training for cheer.

How To Inspire Spirit

How to Inspire SpiritLearn about activities that cheerleaders participate in, refresh game knowledge and get pep rally tips.

Team Building Tips

Team Building TipsLearn about the foundations of trust and get examples that will help teach your team to work together.

Cheerleading Traditions

Cheerleading TraditionsWhether your team started new ones, or has a legacy "“ traditions are a big part of a cheerleading team.

Lose Like A Winner

Lose Like a WinnerLearn how to find the positives, and how to deal with a rival team that tries to bring you down.

Cheers And Chants

Cheers and ChantsCheerleaders should familiarize themselves with the basics, as well as learning how to teach and learn.

Essentials For Spirit

Essentials for SpiritThere are different ways to express spirit. Learn everything you need to know with this guide.

Tryout Tips

Tryout TipsEverything you need to know to prep for tryouts and increase your chances of earning a uniform.

Conflict Resolution Tips

Conflict Resolution TipsKeep your team attitude healthy, and your performances solid, with these conflict resolution tips.

Tips for Captains

Tips for CaptainsUnderstand what it takes to be a captain and how to go above and beyond for your team this season!

Successful School Year

Successful School YearDefine what it means to be an athlete, learn how to care for your cheer gear and prepare for the future.

History of Cheerleading

History of CheerleadingEverything you ever wanted to know about the history of cheer! Great resource for newbies or a fun refresher!

Cheer Myths: BUSTED

Cheer Myths: BUSTEDCheerleaders only date football players? They are airheads? Learn the truth behind myths about cheer.

Guide To Senior Year

Guide to Senior YearGet through your last year with tips for saying goodbye, preparing for college, and applying cheer to life.

More Cheer Myths: BUSTED

More Cheer Myths: BUSTEDWe're back to prove wrong five more stereotypes about cheerleaders, from attitudes to body image.