Salsaventura Teachers Foundation Course

Most teachers courses teach you how to dance, this course teaches you how to teach!

The Modules

Mindset

√ Process of learning
√ Who are you? The DISC personality test.
√ Explanation of the DISC test – Part 1
√ Explanation of the DISC test – Part 2
√ The DISC test – results

Didactics

√ The Golden Step by Step Plan for Every Class
√ Teaching strategy
√ The Key To Success for Every Dance Class: Cueing
√ Cueing
√ Cueing practicality
√ Cueing with music
√ How to teach more effectively without wasting time
√ Quick scan
√ How do you make everyone change partner in a group?
√ How to prepair your class

Communication & Presentation

√ Communication is key
√ Communication
√ How to deal with trouble
√ Issues during the class
√ Say what you do and do what you say
√ Non-visual
√ You never get a second change to make a first impression
√ Presentation skills

Welcome to the Salsaventura Teachers Program

First of all congratulations for taking the step to become the best dance instructor you can become!

This program is not about becoming a better dancers. This program is about helping you to become the best teacher you can be!

Will you become a better dancer? Absolutely! Becoming more aware of what you do will automatically improve your dancing a lot! But again, this program is all about mastering the art of teaching!

Where to start?

After 23 years of teaching dance full time and training teachers for more than 15 years I can tell you that I am thrilled to share all this knowlegde with you!

How to go through the program?

The entire training is build up in modules. If you go to the Teachers Training you will find all video's about mindset, didactics, personal development and tools and strategies for your teaching.

The Salsa Beginners and Intermediate program will show you exactly how to teach. You will see that everything you learn in the Teachers Training modules can be found back in the teachings of the dance levels. The dance program can be seen as an example. You can choose to use your own program.

So, you can eather start with the teachers training or with the dance levels. It really does not matter. It is all up to you.

The Salsa Beginners Program

With this Salsa Beginners 1, 2 & 3 series you will have all you need to learn how to teach Salsa from the very beginning until the level of an intermediate dancer.

Everything you learn in the first 3 levels is based on the unique Salsaventura 6 Turn Pattern System. With this system, explained in detail in the level Salsa Intermediate 1, you will not only build a strong foundation but you will discover that you can teach each and every turn in many different ways.

What will you learn?

√ 4 Basic Steps
√ Marching Step
√ Cross on 2 & 3
√ Single Right Turn (SRT)
√ Single Left Turn (SLT)
√ Rhythm & Timing
√ Frame position in partnerwork
√ Different basic steps in partnerwork
√ Cross Body Lead (CBL)
√ CBL & SRT Ladies
√ CBL SRT Ladies, SRT Men
√ CBL SLT Ladies, SRT Men
√ CBL, SRT Men #2
√ SLT Men #1
√ SRT Ladies, SLT Underarm Men
√ SRT Ladies, SLT Men RR / LL
√ Letting Go
√ SLT Letting Go - paralel holds
√ SLT Letting Go - Fake Version
√ Social Dancing

What will you learn?

√ Cross Body Turn Inside (CBTI)
√ CBTI with Cross Body Lead (CBL)
√ CBTI with Single Right Turn (SRT) Men
√ CBTI with Underarm Turn Men
√ Shouldercheck
√ Butterfly
√ Pull Across #1
√ Pull Across #2
√ Pull Across #3
√ Cross Body Turn Outside (CBTO) #1
√ Cross Body Turn Outside (CBTO) #2
√ Policeman
√ Policeman with a CBTI
√ Pull Across letting her go
√ Hammerlock & CBTI

What will you learn?

√ Reversed Cross Body Turn
√ Sombrero
√ Sombrero with Shouldercheck
√ Sombrero with Cross Body Turn Inside
√ Enchufa
√ Enchufa R/R hand hold
√ Enchufa 3 Versions
√ Enchufa Doble
√ Box #1
√ Box #2
√ Box #3
√ Pull Across Hammerlock Box

The Salsa Intermediate Program

Within the Salsa Intermediate series you will discover that everything you've learned in the Salsa Beginners series is based on the unique Salsaventura 6 Turn Pattern System. With these 6 turns any student can build about 80% of everything that is being excecuted on the dancefloors today.

The Salsa Intermediate series offers the student the perfect next level after he/she has followed the Beginners series. In this series you will find different ways to let the student implement the Salsaventura 6 Turn Pattern System and you will learn how to create new turns using the 7 Ways of Holding Hands and the 3 Levels of High & Low.

Expect clear and detailed instructions for men and women so each and every move can be executed in a comfortable way. This series offers you lots of practical moves for on the dancefloor. The Intermediate levels will prepare your students for the Salsa Advanced series.

What will you learn?

√ Drop & Catch
√ Take Her for a Walk
√ Take Her for a Walk #2
√  360
√  360 #2
√  Drop & Catch #2
√  The Walk
√  Butterfly Hammerlock
√ The Walk #2
√  6 Turn Pattern System
√  7 Ways of Holding Hands & 3 Levels of High & Low
√  Salsa Contract General Tips
√  Salsa Contract Technical

What will you learn?

√ Cross Body Lead Plus
√ Copa
√ Insights & Strategies
√ Copa with 1½ Turn for the Men
√ Show the world #1
√ Double Right Turn (DRT) Ladies L/R
√ Double Right Turn (DRT) Ladies R/R
√ Cross Body Turn Plus #1
√ Cross Body Turn Plus #2
√ Reversed Cross Body Lead Hammerlock
√ Copa Touch & Go
√ Embraced Paper Clip #1
√ Triple Combo Turn
√ Bring Her Back
√ Take her for a Walk & Turn

What will you learn?

√ Turn Preparations for the Ladies
√ Spiral Turn
√ Spiral Turn with a Backward Butterfly
√ Spiral Turn #2
√ Reversed Copa
√ Spiral Turn Reversed Copa
√ Embraced Paperclip #2
√ Fake Copa #1
√ Enchufa Hook Turn
√ Hook Turn for the Men
√ Backward Copa
√ Discus Turn #2
√ Discus Turn #1