When the time comes to kick off a new season as a dance coach, I always experience a mix of emotions. There’s excitement about the new group of dancers and a clean slate to kick off the year. But there are always those nagging doubts that…
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Many coaches encourage voting for captains as all or part of the selection process, and that’s a good thing. When you allow the team to participate in the process of selecting the captains there are some clear benefits. Especially over a…
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Most dance teams appoint a few upperclassman dancers to function as captains on their team. They are there to help with choreography, run sidelines at games, and generally set the standard of commitment and hard work for the team. However,…
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This is a story about one of my biggest lessons as a coach. The year I learned to choose grit over talent...
Nearly 10 years ago at tryouts for my dance team, there was a young incoming freshman just trying to keep up with the crowd. She…
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As coaches, many of us stop and reflect at the end of a season. It’s a time to think about our choices, our mistakes, our lessons, and our successes. It’s one of the most valuable things you can do with your time because reflection is the…
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In our busy lives, taking time to sit down and reflect on the past week, month, or year may seem like a luxury. Well, it is. But it’s a luxury that is more than worth your time because the return is powerful. Plus, the positive benefits have…
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Many coaches today struggle with accountability on their team. They want dancers who do the hard work, stick with it, and follow through with their promises. The hard truth is, teaching accountability starts at the top. You have to be accountable…
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Choosing a captain is one of the first and sometimes more difficult decisions you make at the beginning of the season. But once the appointment is made, your work has just begun. The process of developing leadership skills in your captains is…
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One of the FIRST decisions a coach will make at the beginning of the season is appointing the captain of the team. For many teams, this is somewhat of an automatic decision. It’s the seniors on the team, or the most talented dancer, or the…
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