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Bet

Made a bet with Champion last night. The wager is 1 Kronenbourg Blanc. Champion thinks I will make it to squad 3 months after squad restarts. I think it’ll be longer. Lol. We’ll see!

Dance

My colleagues sometimes ask why do I always go for dance lessons. Last week my boss specifically asked why is there a need to dance every week if I’m not preparing for any competitions? I couldn’t verbalise it on the spot but having considered the question, I think my answer would be that dancing is […]

Gosh!  June has gone by in a flash.  Was probably one of the busiest month at work and the 2-week trip to the US meant I was extra busy before (to clear as much work as I could before I went on leave) and even busier after (as I sought to go through 1000 unread […]

Things to remember: 1. When anchoring: – Try to post at 4. – Take 5 and 5& to be anchored. – 6 should step down directly → don’t wait till 6 to anchor! 2. Underarm pass: – Step 3 → body should be parallel to slot, right foot turned slightly out. – Step 4 → […]

Dance Notes

Private Class with Deborah (26 Oct 2013) 1. Sugar Push / Tuck Turn Make sure full weight transfer on 3. Back leg bends as front leg straightens. 2. Turns During triple step turn, do a small small big, i.e. turning right, last left step will be big step and remember to drag in right foot. […]

Dance Notes

Private with Chuck on 24 Oct 2013 1) Foot Position Don’t open feet outwards so much. Small V. 2) Sugar Push Count 3 – should feel like a “check”. Weight should push into the floor. Do not pitch forward. Breathe in to expand frame. Count 4 – push/ glide back, marginally diagonally right. Make sure […]

The Asian WCS Open, aka Swingvitation has come and gone. Great fun. I took the choreo class by world champs Jordan and Tatiana and we performed the routine on the Saturday night of Swingvitation. It was really challenging and my takeaway from it is, in performing any choreo, it’s vital to have the right partner. […]




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