Alpha Vo will be lecturing on partnership dynamics which will make your short and long term dance partnerships more successful. At the end of this lecture, you will learn crucial behaviours related to productivity, conflict management and how to structure your practices with other people.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on the basic theory of musicality. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned what it is, music listening skills and how musicality is done within a personal & partnership context.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on how timing is the basic underlay which affects musicality at all levels. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned the basics of timing and how mid-tempo, fast and slow tempos affect your dances.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on how to incorporate energy and flow and manifest them into musicality. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned crucial decision making such as how to understand the energy of a song, how to build it up into a climax, how to appropriately bring the energy level down and how to create moments which seemingly flow together.
Alpha vo will be lecturing on how Rhythm affects WCS. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned the difference between straight time vs. swung/shuffle rhythm, why rhythm isn't just showcased through our feet and how to layer rhythms on top of each other.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on how your Background movements affect the mood of your dancing. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned different movement decisions you can implement which will make your dances feel and look far more interesting. These aspects will also greatly affect your perceived quality of movement.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on the different responsibilities leaders and followers have from each other and what they should be prioritizing within WCS. You will also learn which skillsets or mentalities are shared between leaders and followers and what each role should specialize to bring the most to any partnership.
Alpha Vo will be addressing how you can improve your partnering ability through changing how much you choose to do in a dance, relative to your partners behaviours. You will learn guidelines on how to avoid having dances full of conflict, how to influence your partner to work well with you regardless of whether you're in a J&J or social dance.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on the mentality behind having great adaptability to any situation and increasing your mental agility so that you will thrive regardless of what happens. We'll be exploring how improving your reactive skills to musical, partnership and floorcraft elements will make you a far better partner dancer, sooner than you think.
Alpha will be lecturing on behaviours you can use to create space to up your partnering game with dancers at different levels. We will be looking at behaviours that you can use on Newcomer, Novice & Advanced dancers.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on 3 fitness strategies help you achieve your WCS goals. At the end of this lecture you will learn how we can utilize short term mental behaviors and long term physical development to shape our body into the dance-athlete you want to become.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on J&J's and what you can do to become more winnable. I'll be primarily going over 3 strategies that you can implement before the dancing even begins, prelims & finals (with sporadic mentions of behaviors you should be avoiding).
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on 3 mental strategies that we can use to maintain our WCS growth and mitigate burnout or avoid it entirely. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned how using reframing strategies can help maintain your growth, whatever your pace is.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on how to find and develop your personal style in WCS. This discussion will include exercises to find out what your personal preferences are, some common styles and how these translate into your preferred dance persona for WCS. At the end of this lecture, you'll have a better understanding of yourself and how you can incorporate your personal expression more frequently within your dancing.
Alpha Vo will be lecturing on how to implement the practicing theory you learned to supercharge your development speed. At the end of this lecture, you will have learned how to layer skills on top of each other, what not to do and how to increase your success when integrating new skills within a partnership context.
Alpha Vo’s lecture will be an introduction to Swing Content where you will learn why it’s important, what swing content is, how to view swing content and how you can use this understanding to improve how you look as a Westie.
Alpha will be lecturing on how you can improve your swing when you are dancing with inexperienced dancers and how setting handicaps or restrictions in your dancing can open up new avenues of personal growth.
Join Alpha in this special 50-minute feature where he shares competition insight on how Leaders and Followers can compete better. He will be breaking down what they are doing well and what they can improve on in personal movement skills, musicality and competitive strategy. This lecture will use several Jack & Jill videos from different events in both an allskate and spotlight format.
All too often, people are only taught what they can do to have a better experience with lesser experienced dancers and rarely learn what they can do to have better dances with professional dancers. In this lecture, you will learn what you can do ensure Allstar/Champion leaders or followers by following some of these skill and behavioural strategies.
I’ll be touching upon how you can incorporate showmanship into your social and competitive dances, and how creating a character or actions which match the music can deliver a more authentic experience in your wcs.
This lecture highlights why you should you should always be choosing a side of your body to connect from, regardless of whether you’re a leader or a follower. All too often dancers will dance in the middle and not commit to a side which makes it harder to communicate weight transfer, intent and many other things.