The Ba.Bl. Reel

DanceSport, Coaching and The Aging Athlete. An amateur ballroom dancer with a couple of disorders trying to decipher the meaning of it all. Discussing her experiences in the competitive dance world and sports.

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Monday Mar 22, 2021

How much do competitions cost? What could be the cause of your dance aches and pains? The issues with Pro-Am continue. Will I ever have an amatuer partner and do I need one? 

Mambo vs. Salsa

Wednesday Mar 17, 2021

Wednesday Mar 17, 2021

In this March competition series I am discussing Mambo vs. Salsa, how to tell when you are going to win or lose and distracting tactics. I also go over Sports coaching and compare it to Dancesport coaching. You can decide for yourself whether or not the style of caoching is better based on wins vs. ganas.  What does it take be a competitor? 

A Product of Arthur Murray

Friday Mar 05, 2021

Friday Mar 05, 2021

Do teachers purposely go against you if you don't take lessons with all of them? Yes!!! Going against the grain. How to strategize your next lesson with your favorite teacher. Living up to the expectations of a Big Franchise. Are you a product up for sale or are you human? 

Tuesday Mar 02, 2021

Accidents happen. What a wonderful way to start off the year. Big mistakes and Dance Sport Flubs. Can we recover?

Tuesday Mar 02, 2021

Arthur Murray vs. Private Dance studio owners and WDSF vs. Franchise events.  Updates on the show. Why I'm not in the "Sin Limites" category this year.

Tuesday Mar 02, 2021

The first virtual dance competition of the year is over. Find out if she won. Xochitl talks about what she learned and how to strategize for future competitions. She is trying to be a professional dancer. Last week was her big job interview disaster! She goes over the pros and cons of Pro-Am once again.
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