Cheerleading is a kind of routine dance cum exercise that is performed by a group of cheerleaders. Cheerleading originated in the United States of America. The basic idea behind cheerleading is to motivate and cheer the athletes on the field. Cheerleading also involves encouragement of audience participation in the cheering process. Running, jumping, balancing and tumbling with clockwork precision and sometimes at break-neck speed, that’s the world of today’s cheerleaders. With all those movement in cheerleading then you need a perfect cheerleading shoes to move. You need shoes that will offer comfort and support going forward, backward and side-to-side. They need to absorb shock so when you do your front handsprings and your feet hit the ground, the rest of your body doesn’t feel the jolt.
To choose good cheerleading shoes, you should determine the types of cheer routines your team will be performing. Stunts, flips and tumbling dictate a different type of athletic shoe than routines comprised primarily of dancing. Then, look for cheerleading shoes that are lightweight but that still offer support, flexibility, cushioning, durability, breathability and comfort. Also, don’t forget to look for any added features you need for stunting or tumbling, for instance; finger grips or grooves, shock absorption, ankle support, etc. And more importantly; choose the cheerleading shoes that fit properly! Don’t be afraid to try on several pairs of cheerleading shoes before making your purchase decision.
After all, cheerleading shoes need to do everything. So, make sure to choose the best shoes for you. If you order online, make sure you analyze the fit and comfort well before you step out onto the grass or gym floor. Treat them like any other athletic shoe. Be picky. Scrutinize them.