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How to win a pole dance competition 

To win a pole dance competition, it's important to put in consistent and dedicated practice. Here are some tips to help you prepare:

1. Technique: Focus on mastering the fundamentals of pole dance, including proper grip, body alignment, and transitions between moves. Take classes from experienced instructors who can provide guidance and feedback.

2. Choreography: Creativity is key in pole dance competitions. Develop a unique and engaging routine that showcases your strengths and highlights your individual style. Choose music that complements your choreography and brings out your personality.

3. Strength and Flexibility: Pole dance requires strength, flexibility, and body control. Incorporate regular strength training exercises and stretching routines into your practice regimen to improve your overall athleticism and execution of moves.

4. Performance Skills: Work on your stage presence and performance skills. Focus on facial expressions, body language, and connecting with the audience. Practice performing your routine multiple times to build confidence and polish your presentation.

5. Mental Preparation: Stay focused, positive, and confident throughout your training and competition journey. Visualise yourself performing your routine flawlessly, and use positive affirmations to boost your self-belief. Manage any pre-competition nerves by practicing deep breathing exercises or meditation techniques.

Remember, winning isn't everything. Enjoy the process, embrace the challenges, and celebrate your progress along the way.


Good luck and train safely!

Kay Penney

Founder Miss Pole Dance UK 2004

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