Our Competitive Prep teams are for athletes who have a little experience with cheer and are searching for a more competitive way to perform. Prep teams are designed to challenge athletes who have their skills but may need a little assistance with their technique and confidence. However, many athletes choose this option, regardless of their skill level, because it’s less of a financial and time commitment than elite teams. While they typically practice the same number of nights per week, the prep season usually starts later in the year and doesn’t require too much travel. In order to keep costs affordable, our program chooses mostly local competitions (under 3 hours distance) for our prep teams.
One of the changes made this year to prep teams is the way the levels are divided:
The first number refers to the level of stunts that can be performed, while the second number refers to the level of tumbling. As you can see, prep is a great option for those who do not have quite the same tumbling ability as the elite athletes. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t stunt! Level 3.1 and 3.2 will likely be popular with older athletes who are just now beginning to understand the basics of tumbling. If a prep team sounds like a good option, contact one of our Athletic Advisers today to get started!