So you made the big decision to audition or tryout for a team… Congratulations! Now it is time to get serious and prepare yourself for a real challenge. Many people make the mistake of assuming that being a cheerleader requires the simple ability to dance and yell. However, dancing to your favorite song in your bedroom and performing a piece of choreography is totally different. Even cheering a crowd on at game requires skill that one must be taught. Here are some resources that you will need to increase your chances of making the team.