Have you ever gotten the comment “more attack” from a judge at a feis?
Here are some specific things you can do to be able to push through the end of your dances.
Five important things for Irish dancers to think about when working on facial expression.
Four fantastic tips for improving your movement.
Here are several things you need to do in order to improve your elevation.
Here are a few tips on how to improve your lift in back.
When adjudicators watch you dance in competition, they want to see good flexibility.
It’s very important for Irish dancers to stay high up on their toes all the time, both in soft shoe and hard shoe dances.
In order to succeed in hard shoe competition, dancers need to have an exciting rhythm & crisp sound. Here are some essential steps for making sure your sound is loud and clear.
Three main steps to help you improve your extension.
The way Irish dancers hold their arms by their sides is one of the most distinctive features of our art form. Here are 4 important things to remember as you work on your arms.
To get perfect toe point, you need to work on strengthening and engaging two different sets of muscles: the calf muscles and the arch muscles. Here’s how to get what the judges are looking for.
When judges watch you compete, one of the things they want to see is that your feet are crossed all the time. Here are some of things you should think about when you practice your cross –
Here are three main steps to improve your turnout.
As an Irish dancer, you need to make sure that everything about your performance shows the adjudicator that you are confident, polished, and prepared―even before you start dancing.
In Irish dancing, it’s easy to forget about your upper body. Here’s what to keep in mind to get that perfect posture the judges are looking for.
Timing is the most important aspect of Irish dancing. Here are 5 ways to make sure your timing is perfect.
When you practice your steps, one of the things you need to do is work on NOT letting the judge know when you’ve made a mistake.
Steps themselves don’t win medals; the way you dance your steps wins medals. Judges want to see certain things from your steps when you compete.