"A huge thing that helped me when I was a younger dancer in Drill-Team was a technique we named “calling it”. Try to label each part of the choreography that you are struggling with. Name the sections something that can provide you with an image in your head so there is a cognitive connection to the actual movement. As you are dancing you “call it” in your head to help you remember the phrases that come next."
You’d be hard-pressed to find an athlete or performer that never gets nervous before competitions. Here are some dance competition tips and advice that may help your dancers remain confident and collected before they take the stage.
The Ultimate Dance Competition Checklist: Whether this is your first competition or your 100th competition, you are bound to leave something behind. Well, fear not, for we have created The Ultimate Dance Competition Check List. Just print out this handy list before you leave to double check you have absolutely everything to keep the weekend as stress-free as possible. http://www.covetdance.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Competition-Check-List.pdf: