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Keep your cool during tryouts

 
I have cheerleading tryouts for high school soon. The only problem is I¹m incredibly intimidated by the older girls. I also have anxiety when it comes to tryouts, do you have any suggestions to "keep my cool"?
 
Hey, girlie! Here’s the deal: Everything that you are feeling is completely normal. High school can definitely be a scary thing—you’re entering a new school with new kids that are older than you, and you don’t know what to expect. Let me be the first to tell you that you can’t let that hold you back from anything!
 
Been there, done that
 
Chances are the older girls on the team felt the exact same way that you’re feeling right now. They were freshman trying to make the squad once, too. The natural response is to feel nervous and uncertain when you’re put into a new situation, so know that you are not alone.
 
Be yourself
 
If there is one piece of advice that I want to stress, it is to be yourself. Sure, it might be the cheesiest line in the book, but it’s the truth. Trying to be someone you’re not will only hurt you in the end, when you either get caught up in pretending, or get too tired of putting on an act. While the older girls might not become your BFFs on the first day, give them time to get to know you—the real you—and you’ll gain some true-blue buds soon.
 
Knock out nerves
 
As for feeling anxious about tryouts, I bet everyone else who’s trying out is feeling the same way. All you can do is prepare as much as you can—drink tons of water to stay hydrated, get a good night’s sleep and practice your moves ‘til their top notch. Finding a buddy to practice with, like another freshman who’s dying to join the cheer squad, will help you stay motivated and get some good critiques before the big day.
 
My fingers are crossed for ya, babe!
 
 

BY KATELYN LESTER ON 8/25/2011 4:56:00 PM

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