Stafford Jets Cheerleading Squad Information pack Contents Hello and thank you in showing an interest in the Stafford Jets Cheerleading Squad. If after reading this information pack you have questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch. firstname.lastname@example.org pg5 Pictures pg6 The classes pg12 Sign up sheet pg13 contact details The Classes There are a different variety of classes available with the Stafford Jets. Some classes are restricted by age, but non are restricted by ability. Please see the following pages for what we offer. The class environment will be fun and friendly, but with an emphasis on safe practice. The classes are a great opportunity to make new friends, whilst learning new and exciting skills. Cheerleading is a fantastic way to increase overall body strength and endurance. It doesn't matter what shape, age, sex, size or background someone comes from, cheerleading is suitable for all. At the end of the terms, members will be putting on a performance and there will be presentations. Throughout the course, there will be exciting opportunities to perform and attend local events. SJC are also a competitive team, taking part in National Competions. SJC Tomcats (4-7yrs) The Tomcats session is available for 4-7 year olds. (3 year olds are accepted to join if their birthday is before Aug 31st) The classes consist of dance, gymnastics and stunts which are taught on a mainly level 1 basis. They learn routines which are then performed at a variety of events. To date, The SJC Tomcats have performed at a variety of event across the county and have also competed in a National Competition! There are 18 places available only in the Mini's team, in order for the coaches to be able to give enough attention and time to the members. The members learn all their new skills in a safe and fun environment, whilst making lots of new friends. The Tomcats may be the littlest members of the Jets, but they are definitely the loudest! Age: 4-7yrs Time: Saturday 1-2pm Cost: £3 Places: 18 SJC Spitfires (8-13yrs) The Junior team is made up of members from the age of 8-13 years old. The squad is currently at a Level 2-3 UKCA/BCA standard. They learn all the different elements of cheerleading, progressing as a team. The Juniors have appeared at a variety of different events in Staffordshire. They have performed at Stafford Rangers Football Club, Super Radio's 'Party in the Car Park' and the Staffordshire Christmas Parade. They have also appeared in numerous local papers. The Juniors work hard to produce amazing routines which consist of dance, gymnastics and stunting. The Juniors have their own facebook members page, in which they can discuss routines and ask the coaches questions (Moderated by some of the parents) Like the Mini's, the Juniors have compete in National Competitions, placing highly. Age: 8-13yrs Time: Saturday 1-2:30pm Cost: £3 Places: 22 SJC Hawks (14-17yrs) The Senior team train hard to achieve the results they do! They learn a mixture of dance, stunts and gymnastics. The Seniors also perform at local events and compete at National Competitions. Age: 16-24yrs Time: Saturday 2-3pm Cost: £3 Places: 20 SJC Harriers (Adults only Classes) A new addition to the SJC family in 2012 are the Harriers! This team comprises of adults only, learning a mixture of dance and stunts, whilst keeping fit and getting in shape. The Masters Cheer will also be competing in upcoming competitions. Age: 24yrs+ Cost: £3 Places: 20 Practice Wear Please ensure that yourself or your child is wearing appropriate exercise clothing. Crew neck t-shirts are perfect. Tracksuit bottoms or shorts are ideal. The kind of clothes your child wears for PE are suitable. For the young adults, gym wear is fine. Absolutely NO jewellery is permitted or watches. For safety reasons, hair should be either tied up in a pony or away from the face. Please can you ensure that trainers are worn, I will not teach anyone who is wearing plimsolls or any other inappropriate footwear. If you can fold the shoe in half then it is not suitable (BCA guidelines) As cheerleading is a very physical, high impact sport there is a risk of injury, so by wearing appropriate clothing and footwear greatly minimises this risk. Prices The cost of each hour session is: Mini/Junior/Senior Cheer £3 Multiple Child Discounts are also available Sign Up Sheet 23/05/2010 The following information needs to be filled in correctly to the best of your knowledge. If you are under 16 then a parent or guardian needs to fill this in and sign it. Failure to bring this form will mean that you can not practice until you do. If you are under 16, this form needs to be filled in by your parent or guardian. IF you are bringing this form with you on the day, please get in contact with me prior to classes to book your child's name to ensure that he/she has a place. About you Name___________________ Age _____ Email__________________ Contact Number_____________ Choice of classes___________________________ Any Medical conditions or previous injuries? (i.e.asthma, knee injury) Any previous cheer/dance/gymnastics experience? Emergency Contact Details Name______________ Relation to you_______________ Contact Number_________________ I have read and understood the information provided Signed_____________ Contact Details (parent/guardian/individual) Date_________ Head Coach Eleanor Carroll Email email@example.com Website www.staffordjetscheer.co.uk Phone 07592943379 Stafford Jets Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stafford-Jets-CheerleadingSquad/254348544609216 Don't forget to check out our website and facebook for more information, pictures and information on the Coaches! We look forward to meeting you!