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Checklist for pole dance competition contestants

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Checklist for pole dance competition contestants

A checklist from Pole in Style for those who are competing in a pole dance competition. Use this list to make sure you bring important items with you.

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Understanding key challenges of a pole dance competition contestant

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Understanding key challenges of a pole dance competition contestant

In early April 2019, we surveyed pole dance contestants around the world to understand key challenges they face during competition preparation process. Many participants stated in the survey that overcoming emotional and psychological challenges such as stress, nervousness or anxiety was the most difficult part. Pole dance competition contestants spent a lot of money on competition, from fees, costume to other costs. 41% paid more than 50 USD for application fee per competition. 36% spent between 50-80 USD per competition costume and 29% paid over 80 USD for a pole dance costume on average. 

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Win a gift from Pole in Style

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Win a gift from Pole in Style
We are conducting a research on pole dance competition and need your help. Enter our survey for chance to win a gift from Pole in Style.

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How to improve your pole dance flow

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How to improve your pole dance flow
Every pole dancer wants it. Effortless movements, powered by grace and strength. Limbs that land with commitment and certainty, but also with the ability to take off again with the lightness of air.  Remember that finding flow and learning how to move with grace and momentum takes practice.

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The Devil in the Details

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The Devil in the Details

Article by Mel Nutter as Baudelaire  As a pole dancer, I watch a lot of pole videos. My Instagram is exclusively pole, Facebook is about 80% pole, and then there are all those live stream events on YouTube! I see strong dancers, strong athletes, flexible women and men. Only occasionally someone takes my breath away. For good or for bad, it is sometimes easier to point out what is wrong with a performance than to pin point what makes it amazing. Of course if someone pulls out a rainbow marchenko, you are going to be impressed. For us mere mortals, however,...

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