Today 72126 unique visitors 60 active users Logged in as: Anonymous user  
Danceplaza Group  
BlackpoolDanceFestival.net
Dress.danceplaza.com
Mobile.Danceplaza.com
Copy-rights & Disclaimer
 
Dresses / Tail Suits  
VESA dress for sale!
Russia
900.00 Fixed price
Bright and Elegant dress!!
Russia
700.00 Contact us
Black and Green Ballroom dress
Netherlands
875.00 Contact us
VESA dress for sale!
Russia
900.00 Fixed price
EDDA HSU dress.BRAND NEW / NEVER WORN.
Hong Kong
670.00 Negotiable
Romantic ballroom dress a flower colours...
Russia
1050.00 Fixed price
Stylish ARTI design ballroom dress
Russia
1050.00 Fixed price
Granata
Germany
500.00 Fixed price
Primavera
Germany
650.00 Fixed price
Stunning white ballroom dress made by Si...
United Kingdom
1450.00 Fixed price
 
Dresses / Tail Suits  
VESA DRESS
France
1000.00 Fixed price
Size: S
Vesa Latin Dance Dress - pink
Switzerland
999.00 Negotiable
Size: Small
Ballroom dress for sale
Slovakia
800.00 Negotiable
Size: S
Dancing Day Italian atelier ballroom dress
Slovakia
1000.00 Contact us
Size: 34-38
The best dress.
Spain
100.00 Fixed price
Size: 38-42
Stunning Pink SAPIEL Atelier
Italy
700.00 Highest offer
Size: EU 44 - UK 16
Enchanting standard
Ukraine
1400.00 Negotiable
Size: XS-S, 36-38
Classy Lilac Dress with Swarovski Crystals
United States
500.00 Negotiable
Size: US 0-2
Stunning Turquoise made for Blackpool
United States
600.00 Negotiable
Size: 0-6
Original and remarkable latin dress
Romania
500.00 Fixed price
Size: XSmall-Small
 
Looking for a dress? click here
To add a dress click here
 
Plaza Forum      
 08-23 :: Trainingskamp Cla
 08-11 :: Open Limburg Dans
 01-26 :: Wsi Wedstrijd Van
 01-24 :: Dens Gala: Verkoz
 01-23 :: Danceplaza Caf
 01-20 :: Dens Gala Wedstri
 01-16 :: Latin Drill En Bo
 01-14 :: Met Spoed Gezocht
 01-03 :: Nieuwjaarsbal Vri
 12-21 :: Verdien Je Vdn-Co
 
Danceplaza Links  
 
Frontpage Archive
 
 
 
Partner search  
 12-07FEMALEElena A(40)
United Kingdom
 
 10-10FEMALETes Saelman(43) 
 08-08MaleClive Uter(36)
United States of America
 
 06-12FEMALESteph C(29)
United States of America
 
 05-31MaleGreg(40) 
 
Search :: Add
 
Plaza Events  
 
Add
 
Plaza Column
 04-28 :: Let'S Dance Champion...
 08-19 :: Hiring Dance Instruc...
 03-30 :: Latin/Ballroom Dress...
 10-03 :: Opheffingsuitverkoop...
 03-01 :: Odissi Dance And Mus...
 02-21 :: Hairaffair - For All...
 02-07 :: Tedancari Dance Comp...
 06-13 :: Launch Of Free Site ...
 03-01 :: Movement Of Your Bod...
 02-22 :: High Level Internati...
 
To add a new Plaza Column Article click here
 
Plaza Links  
 clubs/studio Alberta Ballroom Cen... 
 formation teams Td-Tsc DSseldorf Ro... 
 universities University Of Durham 
 general Dansarinn.Net :: All... 
 general Italdance 
 general Bremen 
 clubs/studio Patterson School Of ... 
 clubs/studio Tanzschule Wolfgang ... 
 homepages Dancer Homepages Jan... 
 clubs/studio Dirk Cosyns City Tar... 
 
To add a new Plaza link click here
 
 

Plaza Column - View article
Written by : Max M Ali MD
Date : 02-10-2005
Title : US-ISTD Exams
     
Article: Dancing Tid-bits Issue #209, Thursday, February 10, 2004

Today's Topic: US-ISTD Exams



A little while ago I wrote a bunch of Tid-bits on ISTD examinations and all information was based on my personal expereince and my own perceptions. I did recieved a lot of mail, some relevant some not. This letter from Miriam Ellis spells out very clearly what is the length of examinations and why. I thought of putting this e mail verbatum without edition. As most of us know she is a renowned and respectable coach and ISTD Fellow/Examiner. Miriam! Thank you, your input is greatly appreciated.



--------------------------------------------------



Dear Max,


I finally have a moment to follow up on my previous e-mail.Time allowances for USISTD Professional Exams are as follows:

International Style and American Style Ballroom International Style Latin and American Style Rhythm

Student Teacher-75 minutes Student Teacher-90 minutes

Associate- 120 minutesAssociate- 135 minutes

Licentiate- 135 minutesLicentiate - 150 minutes

Fellow- 150 minutesFellow- 165 minutes

You will notice that all of the Latin & Rhythm Exams allow 15 minutes more than the Ballroom Exams.The reason is that these exams cover 5 dances, versus the 4 in the Ballroom Department.We Examiners found that we could not do the 5th dance justice; hence the change.

Just to reiterate the fact that an Examiner may not examine any candidate whom he/she has coached within the previous 6 months.Personally, I believe in this rule, as I would find it most difficult to be objective in the exam room with a candidate I have helped train.

Hope this clarifies the above for you.You may use my name any time in connection with my quotes.

Thank you,

Miriam Ellis

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

P.S. As Ms. Miriam Ellis indicated this is USISTD information but I do believe that this will also be true with ISTD examinations any where in the world. It is also interesting to note that US-ISTD conducts examinations in the American Style also, both Smooth and Rhythm. With Best Wishes, Max