Medals Test DVD $0.00
Achieve your Dancing Goals Through the USISTD Medals System
1. Have more fun, learn faster, and become a better dancer. Preparing for a Medal Test is fun, and speeds your progress. You’ll look forward to each and every lesson!
2. Create and accomplish clear goals. Your lessons will take a laser sharp focus. This intensive, “Berlitz” style of learning is the best way to make real progress towards quality dancing and the immovable test date.
3. Polish your presentation. The criteria used to score a Medal Test is similar to that used to judge a dance competition, but with an eye towards proper technique more than style and flash.
4. Get valuable feedback from our elite Examiners. Our Examiners are among the most highly credentialed dance professionals in the world. Their insights into your personal dance strengths and weaknesses will be invaluable when charting the course of your future lessons.
5. Measure your progress against the universal standard of the USISTD. The USISTD maintains the highest of standards for both amateurs and professionals and is respected worldwide.
The Medal Test process assures that you are being taught in accordance with these objective criteria. Medal Tests are milestones which mark the completion of one level, and open the door to the next. Watch the Medals System DVD to see how easy it is.
“The Winning Formula” American Ballroom by Frank Regan $50.00
The Winning Formula is a closed category, closed hold, set of Amalgamations in American Foxtrot ,Tango and Waltz ( Bronze and Silver)
All of the figures are within the USISTD syllabus or the NDCA list of approved figures.
It has been designed with the intention of educating Pro am teachers how to construct their competition routines for optimum results and also as a motivational medium for students to see the opportunity in high quality medal work as a means of creating an appropriate foundation.
WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT THE WINNING FORMULA
“An excellent presentation of the possibilities for closed dance position. A winning recipe that demonstrates a wonderful value for the competitor as well as those who want to improve their partnership skills.” –Cher Rutherford Fellow & Examiner, USISTD
“A clear and well produced video. Easy to understand with superbly professional execution. A much needed example of American style basics.” –Peter Billett Fellow & Examiner, ISTD
“Frank Regan has made the bronze syllabus look like pure gold. Artful and beautiful yet remaining true to the syllabi from which they are taken.” –Chris Thompson, FISTD
“This DVD offers a lot to anyone. The groupings incorporate a nice variety of dance elements and movements.” –Phillip Stephens Fellow & Examiner, USISTD
“This DVD takes the bronze and silver to a whole new level and dimension. The entire production is most professional.” –Miriam Ellis Fellow & Examiner, USISTD
“Embodies the essence of ballroom dancing in its ultimate form showing beauty with just a few simple figures . Simplicity captivates the eyes.” –Michell Stone Fellow & Examiner, USISTD.
2007 USISTD Congress DVD $90.00
This 5 DVD set includes all the lectures from the 2007 USISTD Congress. Lecturers include Max and Yulia; Peter Billett; Bill Davies; Lori Woods Gay; Frank Regan; Cher Rutherford; Eddie Simon; and Taliat Tarsinov.
Ballroom Dancers Federation Annual Congress 2008 $190.00
BDF Annual Congress Winter Gardens, Blackpool 24th, 25th May 2008 Chairman: Mr. Keeny Welsh 5 Disc Collection Official DVDs (5 DVDs) in PAL or NTSC system containing THE WORLD’S BEST LECTURES with the world’s top dance coaches and performers. The lectures are a live recording of the event that took place in Winter Gardens, Blackpool, May 2008 * Jonathan Crossley & Lyn Marriner – Foxtrot * Peter & Kristina Stokkebroe – Cha cha cha * Graham Oswick – Body Talk * John Wood – Another Dimension * Jukka Haapalainen, Allan Tornsberg – Latin Lads * Sergey Sourkov & Melia – Paso Doble * Hans Laxholm – Thinking Outside the Box * Lene James – Keeping it Real * Hazel Fletcher & Marion Welsh – Protecting Our Principles * Christopher & Justyna Hawkins – Waltz * Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagoruychenko – Samba * Jonathan Wilkins & Hazel Newberry – Quickstep * Arunas Bizokas & Katusha Demidova – Foxtrot * Ruud Vermeij – Mind and Matter * Luca & Loraine Baricchi – Achieving Excellence * Mirko Gozzoli & Alessia Betti – Tango * Michael Malitowski & Joanna Leunis – Rumba * Doreen Freeman – My Life of Dance * Bryan Watson & Carmen, William Pino & Alessandra Bucciarelli – The Instinctive Dancer Total running time: 9.5 hrs (approx 30 min/lecture)
Caterina Arzenton Dance Dojo DVDs
Born in Italy, Caterina, danced together with Augusto Schiavo, won the British Amateur Ballroom Championships in 1991 and 1992 and then turned professional to have played a leading role in the expansion of the Italian Sensation among the Dance World today. In recent years, she is very much in demand as a teacher not only in Italy but also in all over the world. Now Caterina is organizing the successful dance training camp in Ischia-Italy every year together with her husband, Jerry Abrate.
Contents of the DVD:
- Dance before Lesson
- Judge’s Point of View
- Points to be Improved
- Lead and Follow
- Change of Body Contact
- Rotation and Shape
- Dance after Lesson
Caterina Arzenton Dance Dojo DVD’s – Waltz $69.00
Caterina Arzenton Dance Dojo DVD’s – Tango $69.00
Caterina Arzenton Dance Dojo DVD’s – Foxtrot $69.00
Caterina Arzenton Dance Dojo DVD’s – Quickstep & Viennese Waltz $69.00
Donnie Burns Dance Dojo
Donnie Burns is one of the highest authority in Latin American dancing. Former 14 times World Professional Latin American Champion and 5 times Grand Slam winner, not to mention British Open Champion and UK Open Champion. On these DVDs Donnie uses Sergey Sourkov and Agnieszka Melnicka (2005 UK Open Amateur Latin Championships 5th place) to illustrate the most common errors and misunderstandings of the Latin technique which he sees judging competitions of all levels across the world.
This is not a technique DVD. This DVD shows how Donnie Burns would work with a couple to make them better.
Contents of the Rumba DVD:
- Cucaracha in Side by Side
- Arm Timing
- Muscular part of the body
- Foot, Leg, Hip Action
- Position for Lady
- and much more.
Donnie Burns Dance Dojo DVD’s – Cha Cha $69.00
Donnie Burns Dance Dojo DVD’s – Samba $69.00
Donnie Burns Dance Dojo DVD’s – Rumba $69.00
Donnie Burns Dance Dojo DVD’s – Jive $69.00
The Club Social $35.00
Michael Dean’s The Club Social- DVD The Club Social is an amazing dance that can be applied to a variety of styles, tempos and genres of music including Pop, Oldies, Country, Christian Music and more. This syllabus contains nearly 30 steps for beginners – advanced dancers. Dancers: Michael Dean & Jean Head Run Time: Approx 95 minutes