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    Ballroom dancing in Japan

    Sorry to revive this once again. I'm planning on spending at least a year studying abroad in Japan (hopefully Waseda!) and was wondering if someone could speak in more detail about what the university ballroom scene is like or maybe speak to their experiences in a college ballroom team over...
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    First competition.

    As someone fairly new to competition as well, I can say that the advice in this thread is spot-on. Focus on having a good time, whatever that means to you, and learn what you can. I'd just like to add one thing. My coach says that generally speaking people (including judges) enjoy watching...
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    Best New Songs

    Heard this played at USA Dance Nationals and loved it. Quickstep The Super Mario Players feat. Kate Higgins - "Jump Up, Super Star!" (2017)
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    Whining Thread #2

    If you put a gun to my head and told me to do a double reverse spin, I'd freaking spin into you, run you over, and kill you before you could pull the gosh darn trigger. So frustrated
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    Seen Any Good Movies Lately?

    Made my whole college team watch the Japanese Shall We Dance? for the first time. Great movie and incredibly heartwarming. Every time I watch it, I'm reminded why I love ballroom so much
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    Best New Songs

    Quickstep Hibou When the Season Ends Heard this song when I was having dinner at Shake Shack today and really like the melody.
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    What I Learned At My Last Comp

    Getting the audience into your dancing can be an incredible feeling. By visibly enjoying yourself, you're probably entertaining the people watching too!
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    $1000s from great coaches and this ...

    I learn more and more about ballroom dancing each and every day... o_O
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    How you know you're ready to start competing at the next level?

    Thanks for the replies so far. We don't really have a coach which is why I'm here asking this on DF :( I think we'll be able to find one soon-ish though.
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    How you know you're ready to start competing at the next level?

    Hey everyone. First time and first post here on DF. Started ballroom recently and totally fell in love with it. I'm glad I found a place where I can still be surrounded by ballroom when I'm not out dancing it. :) Anyway, generally speaking, what are some indications that a couple is ready to...