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by Maximiliaan Winkelhuis - Dance to your Maximum

Full colour, glossy paper, HARD cover, 27 chapters, 336 pages. Size 21 x 28 cm

Hard work is not enough to become a great Ballroom dancer. There are too many factors that need effective solutions. This book brings you the help you need. It is practical, full of examples, exercises and personal tests to help you turn your threats into opportunities. It gives you all you need to know to prepare yourself physically, mentally and emotionally for competitive Ballroom dancing.

A list of the topics covered by the book: What counts during competitions, Stress & preparations, Greater performances, Using keywords, The Nine step connection model Competition evaluation, Personal test, Season planning, Planning your choreography, The selection of competitions, Practical practice points, Effective appearances Career planning, Personal goal setting, Determine who you are, Determine what you really want Determine what you can do, The importance of concept, Long-term goals


Maximiliaan Winkelhuis - Dance without stress

Full colour, glossy paper, HARD cover, 247 pages. Size 17.5 x 13 cm

This is a second book written by Maximiliaan Winkelhuis, the author of the best selling "Dance to your Maximum" book.

It is a small book, easily fitting in your shoe bag while travelling. A must-read for any competitive dancer, teacher and dance coach. This new book offers you a hundred easy stress rescues plus clever stress tests that Maximiliaan has created over the last 20 years while working with great dancers.

Enjoy the practical suggestions and free yourself from competition stress. Turn yourself into an alert, attractive dancer. Try out the suggestions and find out how well they work for you. Dozens of World Champions and hundreds of National Champions have used these techniques developed by Team Amsterdam and Dutch Dance Lab. Topics covered include: Stress or Excitement, Four levels of being a dancer, What are the stress signals, Stress rescuers, Know your venue, Your biological clock, Enjoy wearing your dress or suit, Self-hypnosis with five fingers, Your role model, Checklists: Two months before, Two weeks before, The day before, The day

Suitable for Ballroom, Latin-American, Wheelchair dancing, Formation dancing, Show dance, Rock'n'Roll, Disco, American Smooth, American Rhythm and Freestyle dance.


IDTA Professional and Amateur Dance Syllabus

IDTA Professional and Amateur syllabus for Ballroom, Latin, Classical Sequence, Freestyle and Other (Rock'n'Roll, Street dance, Line Dancing, Cheerleading, Argentine Tango, Salsa, Belly dance). This is a hard cover ring binder A5 size with 90 laminated pages which can be removed from the binder and taken to the class one at the time as necessary. Covers IDTA Pre-Associate, Associate, Licentiate and Fellowship levels.

Fifty Latin Dance Exercises

By Youlie Mouzafiarova, Fellow and Examiner IDTA. This book contains sets of exercises developed and refined over many years that will prove valuable for every dancer, teacher and coach. There is a description of each stage of an exercise along with illustrative photographs to make it easier to understand and achieve precise movement in Cha cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble and Jive. 122 pages

Popular Variations in Standard dances by Alex Moore

In this new edition obsolete figures have been eliminated and the book now contains an example of practically every modern variation. There are numerous simple variations for general work and medal tests and the latest trends in competition work have been adequately covered.

Popular Variations in Latin American Dancing:ISTD

Contains numerous popular Latin American variations for general work and medal tests. Includes the Popular Variations originally published in 1972 and 1976, and the additional Popular Variations shown at courses since then.

Dancing Beyond The Physicality

by Massimo Giorgianni. 160 pages

The World of Phyllis Haylor & Ballroom Dancing

Phyllis Haylor

See It and Do It: Rumba

Corky & Shirley Ballas Learn the Rumba with Corky & Shirley. Over 500 photographs guiding you through the steps and positions quickly and easily

Dance Teachers' Handbook

The Dance Teachers' Handbook Guidance on starting up and running a Dance School.

Latin American At It's Best: The Paso Doble

Latin American At It's Best: The Paso Doble Shirley Ayme

Latin American At It's Best: Samba

Shirley Ayme An in-depth study of the Samba-the second book of the series by this top-selling author. Includes the new Samba technique.

Alex Moore, Ballroom Dancing 10th edition

The Classic handbook describes the standard techniques of ballroom dancing. For beginners, competition dancers and students for examinations. Hardback.

Musical Notations for Dance Teachers

By Edith Kershaw (IDTA) Musicality

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