Welcome to our Training blog. Here we will post vblogs and articles for you to read at your leisure and offer you insight into the lives and experiences of Professional Dancers, Teachers, Coaches and Students as well as training advice and tips.

March 3, 2020

We have been away from the blogs and podcasts for a number of exciting reasons.

Firstly, as you may have seen on the socials we are rolling out some generic ankle strength programmes for purchase with a variety of extensive videos talking you through exercises and techniques to improve and maintain strength and stability at the ankle.

The common misconception here is that all the exercises used to enhance ankle strength simply involve the ankle. THEY DO NOT.  This programme takes a far more global approach to Stability and Strength for Dance with some added tips on mobility and flexibility.

This programme...

January 7, 2020

Welcome back to Science in Dance Blogs for 2020. We are kicking off with a guest article from Stefanie of Aus Dancers Oversears. Enjoy and please leave your feedback and comments as always!

New Year’s Resolutions

There’s no way of escaping advertisements, magazine articles, and social media posts about what we should do better next year. What will eventually bring us the ultimate body (what’s that anyway?), and why we need to cut out more, or other foods in the new year. The one-size-fits-all training programs and diets... and who’s immune to this kind of input? Well, the informed dancer can be.

There’s a...

December 1, 2019

Our Latest Episode is now available on all formats. Friend of the podcast Sy Wiggall is back with us for his first input to the show!

We talk about Overall Well-being and its links with performance, Team Cohesion, Stress and Holistic Lifestyle management.

LISTEN HERE TO EPISODE 6 and check out our YOUTUBE Channel for the full live video call.

October 31, 2019

We are all accustomed now to exercise ideas and the so called miracles of training that someone did once to make them unbelievably flexible and has no backing or evidence whatsoever.

Here are some of my philosophies regarding the social media melting pot:

1. What if I told you... People do those stretching routines BECAUSE they are already flexible.

2. One exercise and what it does in that moment... will never produce results better than consistency, progression and the combination of Intensity and Volume.

3. Copying some "STUFF" is dangerous.

4. One exercise taken out of context cannot be judged.

5. There i...

May 30, 2019

Episode 3 introduces Dan Lonsdale. Dan is a Strength and Conditioning Coach specialising in the physical preparation of Gymnasts. Dan is an enthusiastic coach with some great ideas on how to positively influence the culture of sport and empowering the health of young athletes. In this episode, Dan and I discuss Early Specialisation, Coaching Relationships, Screening and much more. 


Listen HERE to the Podcast

As ever, we appreciate all of your feedback and suggestions. Please like and share our podcasts. Comment with your suggestions on what topics you would like us to cover in the future.

If you wou...

May 5, 2019

Our Second Episode is now available HERE.  

Dr Nick Keay is a renowned Sport Endocrinologist with a special interest in Dance. Being a Dancer herself, as well as many close connections with Sport, Nicky is an active practitioner and Researcher in the field of Relative Energy Deficiency and overall wellbeing. With many peer-reviewed publications Dr Keay draws on her own research to give us a current insight into effects of Low Energy Intake (intentional and unintentional). 

Alongside this, Nicky and I discuss what Parents, Teachers, Coaches and Dancers can do to spot the signs that someone maybe suff...

Please reload

Archive
Search By Tags
Please reload

Please reload

FOLLOW US:

  • w-facebook
  • Instagram - White Circle
  • Twitter Clean
  • White LinkedIn Icon