From Gymnast to Coach of the Year: Jason Larkins Interviews Orson Sykes, Owner of Twist & Shout
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
7h ago
In this episode, Jason Larkins interviews Orson Sykes, owner of Twist and Shout. Orson shares his journey from being a gymnast to building Twist and Shout into the powerhouse they are today. He discusses the early days of the allstar cheerleading industry and the challenges they faced. Orson also talks about their first win at the NCA and highlights the importance of mentorship and the impact it has had on his career. Scoresheet 101 for PARENTS- July 17th Scoresheet 202 for COACHES- July 18th Get Your Let’s Talk Cheer Podcast T-Shirt Jason's On-Demand Coaches Training Videos ..read more
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Standing Up for Fairness in Allstar Cheerleading: Jason Larkins interviews Elaine Pascale, Owner of World Cup Allstars
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
1w ago
Are you ready to discover how World Cup became the World Cup we all know and love? In this episode, Jason Larkins interviews Elaine Pascale, owner of World Cup. If you're an allstar cheerleading coach, cheer mom/dad, or gym owner striving to navigate the challenges of today’s competitive cheer landscape, this episode offers invaluable insights on building a positive and nurturing environment for your athletes. Learn how to prioritize athlete personal growth over trophies. Discover strategies for fostering trust and commitment within your gym. Gain practical tips on navigating industry challen ..read more
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Jason Larkins Interviews Brad Habermel, Owner of Cheer Athletics
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
2w ago
In this episode, Jason Larkins interviews Brad Habermel, owner of Cheer Athletics, a pioneer in the allstar cheerleading industry. The conversation covers topics such as the history of Cheer Athletics, the decision to go bow-less, the coaching structure at Cheer Athletics, and how the gym handles being in the limelight. Brad discusses the expansion of the brand to different cities and states and the journey of Panthers through different divisions and the emotions and decisions involved in moving between divisions. Scoresheet 101 for PARENTS- July 17th Scoresheet 202 for COACHES- July 18th Get ..read more
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Jason Larkins Interviews Brad Habermel, Owner of Cheer Athletics
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
In this episode, Jason Larkins interviews Brad Habermel, owner of Cheer Athletics. Cheer Athletics, a pioneer in the cheerleading industry. The conversation covers topics such as the history of Cheer Athletics, the decision to go bow-less, the coaching structure at Cheer Athletics, and how the gym handles being in the limelight. Brad Habermel, discusses the expansion of the brand to different cities and states. Brad also talks about the journey of Panthers through different divisions and the emotions and decisions involved in moving between divisions. He shares his experiences of both successf ..read more
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The Need for Consistent in Scoring in Allstar Cheerleading: Courtney Smith-Pope on Scoring
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
In this mini episode, Courtney Smith-Pope emphasizes the need for a more affordable and less travel-intensive industry. Courtney debunks the myth that her allstar cheerleading gym is mean and hateful, and expresses her desire for more positivity and respect in the industry. Scoresheet 101 for PARENTS- July 17th Scoresheet 202 for COACHES- July 18th Get Your Let’s Talk Cheer Podcast T-Shirt Jason's On-Demand Coaches Training Videos⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Code of Points Cheatsheet FREE⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Video Reviews⁠⁠⁠ ⭐️ Support Our Sponsors⭐️ Pop Drops (Banners, Backdrops, Floor Skirts, etc)- https ..read more
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Why Your Allstar Cheer Gym Charges Tryout Fees
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
In this episode, Jason Larkins and Brittany Moore discuss tryouts and team placements in allstar cheerleading gyms. They address the topic of tryout fees and explain why gyms charge them. They also discuss the issue of athletes moving from higher age brackets to lower age brackets and the perception of being demoted. Jason emphasizes the importance of placing teams in the most advantageous position for success and the opportunity for athletes to develop leadership skills. They acknowledge that it can be challenging to explain these concepts to parents who may have a different perspective. The ..read more
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The Ranking Roundtable: Discussing The Top Five Teams In Allstar Cheerleading with Santwon McCray
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
In this episode, now that the World Championships have completed, Jason Larkins and Santwon McCray, analyze the top teams from the World Championships and discuss what sets them apart. From Panthers to Revelation, they break down each team's performance and why those teams deserve the top spots. Join them as they share insights, predictions, and shoutouts to the standout teams in the world of cheerleading. Planning Your Practices LIVE Training- June 12th Scoresheet 101 for PARENTS- July 17th Scoresheet 202 for COACHES- July 18th Get Your Let’s Talk Cheer Podcast T-Shirt Jason's On-Demand ..read more
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The Summit 2024, The Thrill of Victory and The Agony of Defeat
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
In this episode, Jason Larkins recaps his trip to The Summit and reflects on Jr Blue's season and weekend, Sr Red's season and weekend, and Sr Black's season and weekend, along with the rollercoaster of emotions all of that came with. Get the Cheer Sync App!- https://cheersyncapp.com/?ref=ltc Get Your Let’s Talk Cheer Podcast T-Shirt Jason's On-Demand Coaches Training Videos⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Code of Points Cheatsheet FREE⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Video Reviews⁠⁠⁠ ⭐️ Support Our Sponsors⭐️ Cheer Gym Owners' Handbook- ⁠⁠⁠Amazon Affiliate Link⁠⁠⁠ Tumble Con June 8th and 9th- https://www.tickettailor.c ..read more
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Revolutionizing Your Allstar Cheer Tryouts and Placements with Cheer Sync
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
In this episode, Jason Larkins sits down with Nelson De Dios and talks about the app that will revolutionize the way that allstar cheerleading programs do cheer tryouts. Cheer Sync is a software program that streamlines the cheerleading trial process by providing a digital platform for data collection, skill video capture, and team building. Cheer Sync allows coaches to record and evaluate athletes' tryout skills, store videos for future reference, and create teams by filtering athletes based on age, level, and position. Cheer Sync also features a parent mode that hides coaches' comments, allo ..read more
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Is Cheerleading Worlds A Prestigious Event?
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by Bleav + Jason Larkins
3w ago
Has the Cheerleading Worlds lost its prestige? In this episode, Jason Larkins and Brittany Moore discuss the prestige of different allstar cheerleading events, such as Worlds and Summit. They address the idea that Worlds is not prestigious because it is easier to qualify for compared to The Summit. They emphasize the hard work and dedication required to make it to Worlds and the importance of giving 100% effort in practice and competitions. They also touch on the cyclical nature of fashion and how the perception of what is cool can change over time, and how that impacts athletes and their prac ..read more
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