Coach’s Corner

3 Juicy teaching strategies you might not be using yet

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Enjoy these rare but super-effective teaching tools from our massive collection:GamificationTrained Feedback podsThe Missing W’s Good teachers are collectors, tinkerers, and experimenters. They hunt and gather for nuggets of tips and advice to scuttle home to their students in the hopes that it will entertain them and help them improve.We know, because we are master collectors. […]

What’s Your Dance Profile?

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 Can’t get your body to do what the teacher expects? You could be dancing in the wrong profile. I’ve got good news for you:It’s not your fault – there’s nothing wrong with you, but you need different tools.You are not alone – most dancers are struggling to conform to an ideal.There is a solution – it’s […]

How to remember (and use) all the patterns you’ve invested in

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Something doesn’t add up….How many WCS patterns do you think you’ve ever learned?Just calculate how many patterns you learn per week, then multiply that by how long you’ve been dancing.Now, how many of those patterns have you actually adopted into your social or competition dancing?Oof. That’s a big difference.That’s a lot of money and time […]

How to handle your students’ questions like a boss!

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Do your students pester you with questions? ​Do you you wish they would ask more questions?​Do you wish you could always find the right answer to give them?​Do they distract each other and then ask about something you just said? How a teacher handles students’ questions proves their credibility, their maturity, their empathy, and their trustworthiness. […]