Cheerleading at University is a great way to meet people and get fit. There is definitely something for everyone whether it is full cheer, group stunt, partner stunt, dance, or tumbling (gymnastics). Cheerleading involves tumbling, dancing and stunting (lifting and throwing people above your head!) and is an exciting, athletic and fast reflex sport. At cheer we compete against other teams (not cheering for other sports teams). check out our showreel
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We accept anyone who is willing to commit to the team, work hard, and have fun, but we are also looking for guys and girls with any previous experience of cheerleading, gymnastics or dance. Our qualified coaches will teach you everything from scratch. We have both competitive and non-competitive training sessions each week.
QMA is one of the most successful university cheerleading teams in the country, and the only university cheer team in the UK to have competed on the world stage in Florida at the highest level. We have continued to build on our success year on year, and currently have four teams competing regularly in the UK, ready to welcome new members!
Become a member of our squad to work hard and play hard by joining all the other sports clubs every week for social sessions. Come and be part of an ambitious family with great spirit, helping us to continue our success!
Future Cheer University Nationals, Legacy Regionals and Nationals, British Cheerleading Association Nationals and University Nationals, International Cheerleading Coalition University Nationals.
QMSU also offers Get Active Cheerleading sessions for just £2.30 per session and open to all abilities. It's a fun, social, turn up and play programme, visit the Get Active site for more information.
How to get involved
1. Join the Facebook group and get in contact with the club committee members.
2. Attend the taster session - this first session is free!
3. Purchase your subs - at the Hub (Mile End), BLSA reception (Whitechapel) or online.
4. Enjoy! Take part in the sessions, and compete in the matches.
QMSU offers a gym on the Mile End campus, Qmotion, as well as a sister-gym in Charterhouse Square, Fitness to Practice, both with competitive student membership rates. This is ideal for students who want to purchase a gym membership - which is separate from a Club Sport subs - to improve and maintain peak physical fitness.
With every gym membership, you get a free 60 minute one-to-one session with trained instructors which includes:
- A personalised gym programme tailored to your own fitness goals;
- A full demonstration of exercise and techniques, and guidance on resistance machines;
- Information and advice on nutrition;
- A 60 minute review session every 6-8 weeks to re-evaluate and re-customise a new programme to avoid plateaus.
President: Christopher Moore (email@example.com) Responsible for ensuring the club runs efficiently throughout the year.
Captains: The captains are responsible for looking after their teams and bringing up any issues to committee. Assist in running training sessions, helping our coach manage the teams.
Elite Captain - Mikaela Wood
Advanced Captain - Tim Leigh
All Girl Captain - Estela Rodriguez-Hernandez
Fresher Captain - Christina Storey
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