Saturday, September 25, 2010


Spectrum thank everyone who made this clinic happened! :)
(suzie has uploaded the pics in fb, thanks suzie!)

After a night of fun and laughter, we hoped all who attended the cheer clinic have a better idea of what cheerleading is about, and even got to know the cheerleaders in hall 13 better! We are really happy to have met all of you! Do say hi when you see us around in hall :D

Following the clinic, we will be starting our proper training on monday, 27sept, 7p.m. Venue will either be at function hall 12, or blk 64 carpark (depending on which is available). We will start to teach new-comers the basics in cheerleading stunts, how to spot for your team mates, and learn some gymnastics as well. You are bound to learn something new here!

For those who missed the cheer clinic, don't worry!! You are still welcome to join us on monday! Just come in your sports attire and shoes (girls, do remember to wear tights), and approach any of us! If you're shy, grab your roomie/neighbour/og mate/senior to come along with you. All are welcome!

We look forward to training with YOU on monday, 27sept!

p.s. suzie, you still have to do the blog entry on cheer clinic! cannot run!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Join us on the 23rd September and have fun! You'll get to try out some simple stunts that you have never tried before in your entire life! This is also an opportunity to get to know more people from the hall.

What attire to come in?
Come down in your sports attire (t-short, shorts and sports shoes). We would advise you to wear contact lenses on that day, but it's alright if you don't have them. Bring along your water bottle as you would need to hydrate yourself.

For the guys, do come down in a dark coloured T-shirt. Avoid coming in singlet.

For the girls, do wear tights. For shoes, we would recommend flat sole shoes if possible, but any sports shoes will be fine for that day.

Some Definitions
Bases: Cheerleaders that stay on the ground providing the primary support for the flyer during a stunt.

Flyers: These are the people that is in the air during a stunt.

Why come down?
I believe most people would not have tried cheerleading(with stunts) before, so we're giving everyone in hall 13 an opportunity to try this out! Really, no experience is required. Just come down, experience cheerleading and have fun! Who knows? You may love what you see and join us. For those who don't, at least you tried and we thank you for giving us this opportunity.

For some guys, you might probably be thinking, "I don't think I am big and strong enough." To be honest, cheerleading is not fully about strength and size. We have male cheerleader as bases that are neither build nor tall(read: me). Stunts don't always depends on strength, but rather the techniques. So come down on that day, and we will show you what you are capable of doing.

For the girls, most would go "I cannot!!! I'm too fat/heavy la!" Again, cheer is not about size or weight, but rather the technique. Most of our flyers are not super-skinny or feather-weight, they are all normal girls! I believe you would have already seen the pictures in the facebook album. Everytime a flyer goes up in the air, all the attention will be on her. Come down for cheer clinic, and have a feel of what flying is all about!

Just think about it, where else can you try such stunts? We have the techniques, skills and the necessary safety precautions for you to learn and try cheerleading safely, and all that in the comfort of our own hall.

It may be interesting to also note that while we're a hall cheerleading team competing in Hall Olympiad, we also accept external public performances. Some of the videos are available in this blog. This means that your effort in training will not just be seen by people during Hall Olympiad, but also by people who are not from NTU(In fact, we had just completed an assignment for Singel Formula 1 roadshow at clarke quay). This, I feel, is great exposure and makes your training meaningful.

We only have 3 to 4 years in university. When you step out to work, it's almost impossible to find time and energy to try something new. It's up to you how you want to live your university life, and what you want to achieve while you are here. Give cheerleading a shot, feel the satisfaction and adrenaline rush, and make your NTU life a memorable one.

We have a date with YOU on 23 Sept, Thursday!

Monday, September 13, 2010

HI GUYS!!!! This is a post I created a looooooooooooong time ago but I could never upload the video... if anyone can help me please feel free to let me know. SO below is the post i made EONS ago...

Hey guys!! As some of you guys must have known by now, spectrum had a wild and happening 3 days performance at CLARKE QUAY for SINGTEL F1 ROADSHOW from 9 to 11 September. It was some adrenaline pumping whopping FIVE minutes performance, twice a day, 6 performances in total.

It wasn't easy for us to deliver such jaw dropping action; we only had a week to train in between two recruitment performances and the last week became a blur for us, trying out new stunts, mixing music and learning new dance moves. But everything came through in the end through the efforts and determination of the ever so good looking spectrum members as we took on the task with our humour and camaradarie.

So here are the videos (the so-so ones only, we are keeping the best ones for our own viewing pleasures) so ENJOY!

Special thanks to EVERYONE who came down to support us: Charmaine, Siyi, Alex, Uncle, Jieying, Congyan, Sheun Ming, Barney, Chun Cher, ah fu's union juniors (I think), san san's friends with the birthday surprise (and left her drunk), Varon's friends and my family and friends! (and anyone I left out too, I didn't mean to!)

and cos the video is taking so long to upload, PLEASE look out for us for our recruitment performance for hall 13 this coming thursday!! (yah you can see how long ago I typed this post..)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

I was a still a bit high from the performance when i came back yesterday, so i came up with these. I was thinking in this series, rather than saying how fun cheer is and stuff like that, we show pictures of how happy we all are cheering, then pple will know wow, it's really fun. I think colour a bit expensive to print in large quantity, so i was thinking we could embrace the new media, ie facebook for publicity. I'm planning to upload this to an album in fb, and tag the freshies, maybe get gls to help tag also. We wun be able to tag every freshie in hall 13 coz not everyone came for hall camp, but hopefully they are friends with those who came for hall camp so they can also see the pics when their friends are tagged.

So here goes:

And for the final one

(coz he's the most handsome liao)