IFC has a well developed education system for coaches and judges.



IFC provides a 2-tier coaches training and certification course (Class I and II) to further develop the standard of knowledge among IFC member coaches.

Class I and II courses are held regularly throughout the world in IFC member countries.


Class I is the basic education programme that includes the following topics;

  • Teaching of basic cheer skills
  • How to teach at team level using basic methods

Class II is an advanced coaches edcuation programme and covers the following topics among other things;

  • Requires a higher level of academic knowledge of cheer skills and safety guidelines.
  • Class II includes detailed information about Physical Training for cheerleaders
  • Dietary programs to enhance the physical performance of cheerleaders are explored in detail
  • Advanced teaching methods to improve overall team performance are covered
  • Prevention of injuries