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Avoid the use of pom-pons in the cheerleading cheer portion of your routine. Generally speaking, pom-pons are very "old-school". The use of poms wil not impress the judges or score extra points in most venues. Poms create problems when used in a routine because cheerleaders can never get them totally off of the mat and then they become a distraction or a safety violation.
i love the one that says to not use pom poms because i dont like using pom poms in my routin and i keep on telling my yell leaders that it might not look good and now i could tell them about this tip and they might listen this time!!! i hope
I DISAGREE. JUDGES AT THE YOUTH LEVEL HAVE COMMENTED EVERY YEAR WITH "GREAT USE OF POMS" AND IT DOESN'T HOLD US BACK FROM ADVANCING. ITS NOT OLD SCHOOL IF YOU KNOW HOW TO USE THEM IN YOUR ROUTINE.
I disagree, incorporating poms into a routine, if done correctly, can really catch the judges eye. Poms can really sharpen up a routine, and add a great degree of creativity...now don't resort to old school use of poms get creative...coordinate the use of poms with a color call back cheer, choreograph how you pick up your poms all the way to when you set them down...don't everyone just run to get them, make it look seamless...
poms pons are fun but are itchy and annoying