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« Reply #165 on: January 29, 2010, 02:16:04 PM »

Love them all SG - but particularly this one Cheesy
that good footwork doesn't come from concentrating on footwork.

and yet you can show off your footwork consciously once you have it Wink
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« Reply #166 on: January 29, 2010, 03:38:19 PM »

Too true!!!
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« Reply #167 on: January 29, 2010, 08:24:05 PM »

@#$%^&
see the flash of my heel Cheesy
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« Reply #168 on: January 30, 2010, 02:03:57 AM »

how better to use ankle rise....they keep saying that I danced on the floor and not into the floor, but know one could explain that to me in a way I could understand. Undecided
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« Reply #169 on: January 30, 2010, 03:51:13 AM »

how better to use ankle rise....they keep saying that I danced on the floor and not into the floor, but know one could explain that to me in a way I could understand. Undecided
good point.  Still have not made it totally automatic.

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« Reply #170 on: January 30, 2010, 03:51:57 AM »

when things go wrong, relax don't freeze!
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« Reply #171 on: January 30, 2010, 06:32:33 PM »

The fact that at some stage I would have to dance 5 dances non-stop!
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« Reply #172 on: January 31, 2010, 12:23:13 AM »

The fact that at some stage I would have to dance 5 dances non-stop!
Only 5? Roll Eyes

By entering an unfortunate sequence of pro-am heats I once had to do 15...
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« Reply #173 on: January 31, 2010, 02:56:00 AM »

when things go wrong, relax don't freeze!

and breathe
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« Reply #174 on: January 31, 2010, 05:04:49 AM »

The fact that at some stage I would have to dance 5 dances non-stop!
Only 5? Roll Eyes

By entering an unfortunate sequence of pro-am heats I once had to do 15...

Well I'm assuming that I'm lucky enough to avoid situation like that.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #175 on: January 31, 2010, 07:10:05 AM »

yes lucky would be the right word
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« Reply #176 on: January 31, 2010, 08:21:02 AM »

yes lucky would be the right word

So far, my unluckiest time was 3 dances, then rest for 1min30sec, followed by 7 straight.  Undecided
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« Reply #177 on: January 31, 2010, 05:10:31 PM »

They have a new rule here that quickstep and vieneese have to be 1.5 minutes.  That separates the dancers from the poseurs Cheesy
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« Reply #178 on: July 04, 2010, 01:15:21 PM »

The importance of body control/core strength..... am starting to also realise that there is a very good reason why some things weren't emphasised earlier even though I might've liked them to be.
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« Reply #179 on: July 04, 2010, 02:58:45 PM »

...... am starting to also realise that there is a very good reason why some things weren't emphasised earlier even though I might've liked them to be.
great point!  How much we all wanted to do throw-away-oversways as the next step after the natural turn... Shocked Cheesy
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