Pole Games to Keep Training Fun

Pole Games to Keep Training Fun
Let’s play a game… If you’re looking for a different idea to take to the studio today, then perhaps try the game we played in training today! Using our copy of the Spin City Pole Bible, James picked pairs of moves at random and challenged me to get from one to the other creatively WIN A POLE BIBLE! Thanks to the folks at Spin City, we’re giving you the chance to win a Pole...

 

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Published on: Aug 23 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Stick With Your Nemesis Move

Stick With Your Nemesis Move
So we all know what it’s like to have a nemesis move. That one move that no matter how hard you try or how long you train it, you just never seem to be able to nail it. Some days seem closer than others but you always look back and realise it’s the one move that still evades you. Well I’m very happy to say that this week I managed to get one of my nemesis moves (I have two!) the Phoenix. Cue...

 

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Published on: Aug 22 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Routine Fun

Routine Fun
Today I wanted to choreograph a routine using beginner moves. I find that I quite often just focus on inverted moves, so it’s really important for me to make sure I have time to work on my routines and beginner moves too. My full routine is to Emperor’s New Clothes by Panic! At The Disco but I left the music off of the video for the clips here.

 

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Published on: Aug 20 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Post-its & Strength Moves for Pole

Post-its & Strength Moves for Pole
Today I’ve decided to use a post-it system to help me work on specific strength moves for pole dance.

 

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Published on: Aug 19 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Bodyweight Strength Training for Pole Dance

Bodyweight Strength Training for Pole Dance
Following up on my previous strength training video I’ve been asked to do this bodyweight video for pole… without using the pole. I do everything for 30 seconds and always train both sides. This is a great little workout for the core and legs.

 

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Published on: Aug 18 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

First Aid & Fear

First Aid & Fear
I spent today doing a first aid course and then went pretty much straight to class. So I wanted to have a quick discussion about fear, why I’m scared to do certain moves on the pole and how I get over it 😀

 

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Published on: Aug 16 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Handstand Training & Brass Monkey Entries

Handstand Training & Brass Monkey Entries
Today I have been strengthening my handstands using some of Charlotte Robertson’s techniques. Check out her tips: Charlotte Robertson’s Handstand Conditioning Workout I have also gone through 9 entries into a Brass Monkey from moves such as a Handstand, Genie, Shoulder Mount and Deadlift. I have been doing most of these for a while and recently learnt the Claw Grip Flip (real name unknown)...

 

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Published on: Aug 14 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Resistance Bands & Flips

Resistance Bands & Flips
Resistance Bands & Flips   I’ve got 5 exercises to show you using a resistance band. They are really quick and easy to do – all you need is a resistance band. You can put them all together to make a great full body workout. AMAZON LINK FOR RESISTANCE BANDS: http://amzn.to/2beJoQ1

 

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Published on: Aug 13 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Pole Grip Aides

Pole Grip Aides
Pole Grip Aides   Here is my collection of grip aides that I have acquired over the years. I try to pole for as long as I can without grip and turn to it if necessary. I know others tend to favour using grips which is absolutely fine. I have tried most of them and definitely have my favourites. Our skins types are all different, so rather than show you a review of each grip, I just wanted...

 

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Published on: Aug 11 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Shoulder Exercises for Pole Dancers

Shoulder Exercises for Pole Dancers
Shoulder Exercises for Pole Dancers   In this video I demonstrate two simple exercises you can use to strengthen your shoulder muscles for the demands of pole dance. The shoulders are unfortunately a frequently injured area of the body when pole training, so we need to look after them, regularly training strength and stability

 

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Published on: Aug 09 2016   By:    Leave a Comment
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