WDSF DanceSport Academy

WDSF DanceSport Academy

The mission of the WDSF DanceSport Academy is to provide trainers, coaches, adjudicators and the athletes with comprehensive and up-to-date information on all aspects of DanceSport. Through its Academy, WDSF fosters the sport’s development on a global scale, by establishing and maintaining defined standards in the education of coaches and officials, and by making know-how available to the athletes.

Going beyond the traditional transfer of knowledge through congresses - and taking a more holistic and, at times, a scientific approach - the WDSF DanceSport Academy provides its services through state-of-the-art technology and through workshops.

The WDSF DanceSport Academy is structured into the

  • Knowledge Centre, the know-how repository and the permanent faculty of lecturers
  • Production Centre, the in-house publishing facility
  • Education and Research Centre in charge of training pedagogues for the national educational systems and of conducting scientific research on all aspects of DanceSport
  • Licensing Centre in charge of the certification of national educational systems


Shawn Tay

Shawn Tay, SGP

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Natasa Ambroz

Member - Education
Natasa Ambroz, SLO

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Drago Sulek

Member - PD
Drago Sulek, SLO

Valeri Ivanov

Member - Valeri Ivanov, ESP

Fabio Bosco

Member - Fabio Bosco, ITA

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