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Combined Adjudicators'/Athletes' Congress in Stuttgart 16/07/2019

WDSF World Champion lecturers at Stuttgart 2019WDSF World Champion lecturers at Stuttgart 2019

In a recent newsletter circulated to NMBs the WDSF Academy introduced a new type of norm of lectures to both Athletes and Adjudicators. The three outstanding WDSF World Champion couples have been invited to share their experiences and give lectures in an Open Combined Congress on Monday, August 12th.

The second day of the WDSF Adjudicators’ AJS Congress is a special congress, which touch on topics on creative choreography combining modern trend and characterised technical figures.

The lectures by three fabulous World Champion couples, Bjorn Bitsch – Ashli Williamson (DEN), Gabriele Goffredo – Anna Matus (MDA) and Dmitry Zharkov – Olga Kulikova (RUS) focus on:

  • Keeping the character of the dance by keeping characteristic figures in the choreography
  • Adding innovative figures to make the choreography more interesting with better contrast and surprises
  • Balance between characteristic figures and innovative figures
  • Innovative using of music

At the end of the lectures the participants are able to recognize:

  • Different level of qualities in innovation choreography
  • What is excessive innovation
  • How can character of dance be lost

More information about Adjudicators’ and Athletes’ registration, entry fee and the detailed timetable can be found at the Congress Calendar.