BCA Training - A look back on last season..
With the introduction of Tez Shackleton as Training Manager, Last Season saw some great expansion within the BCA training programme.
Private Camps Held
The following Squads held their own cheer camps with great success, which was shown in their routines at last seasons' BCA competitions:
- Maryport Bluestars (Maryport, Cumbria)
- Blue Flames (Bristol)
- Pedmore Panthers (Dudley, West Midlands)
- Queni Dynamos (Queniborough, Leicester)
- Cheer Zone (Huddersfield)
- Streetz (Salisbury, Wiltshire)
If you are interested in arranging a training camp for your squad this season please click here for more information.
Regional Camps Held
These are camps that anyone can book onto and are held at various locations across the UK.
- Redhill (Surrey) – Over 100 cheerleaders/coaches attended our annual 3 day cheer camp led by Collegiate Athletes and Americheer Staff from the USA.
- Leeds Camp (Yorkshire) – 60 athletes and coaches attended the first Yorkshire camp run by the BCA. Led by the highly experienced Aviator Allstars Coaches the amount of progression and improvement over the 3 days was very impressive.
The following schools have all had coaches come along to hold cheerleading classes either as one day sessions or full term time classes:
- Friars School (Northamptonshire)
- Hitchin Girls School (Hertfordshire)
- Brigg Infant School (Derbyshire)
- Caulsden School (Surrey)
NCSSE Courses Held
Over the last 7 months, 6 NCSSE courses have been held across the UK with an average of 35 coaches booked onto each course.
Please click here to see upcoming dates and location of our next courses.
Over 30 of our BCA registered Coaches from the squads listed below have all passed USASF credentialing exams in the last 6 months, whether it be levels 1-2 or the higher levels 3-5.. WELL DONE TO ALL!!
- Bangor Dragons
- Bay Stormers
- Crystal Cheer and Dance
- Diamond Divas
- Jem Extreme
- Lazer Cheer Academy
- Portsmouth Warriors
- Queni Dynamos
- Starfire Athletics
- Truth Dance Company
- UoB Extreme
- UWIC Archers Angels
Another 40 coaches are also due to find out their results shortly! If you would like to sit USASF credentialing exams please click here for more information including costs and upcoming dates.
PGL Residential Camp
Why not get involved with a residential camp in association with PGL and combine a full weekend of cheerleading with outdoor activities such as canoeing, rock climbing and high ropes!
Dates for 2013 are:
- Marchants Hill (Surrey) – 2nd-3rd March 2013 and 12th-13th October 2013
- Windmill Hill (Sussex) – 16th-17th March 2013
- Boreatton Park (Shropshire) – 23rd-24th March 2013 and 21st-22nd September 2013
- Caythorpe Court (Lincolnshire) – 14th-15th September 2013
Camps are open to all schools, uni and allstars teams. Please visit PGL's site http://www.pgl.co.uk/pglweb for more details and costs.