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2010 Freestyle Professional Teachers Info Booklet

2010 Freestyle Professional Teachers Info Booklet

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FREESTYLE PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION INFORMATION BOOKLET JANUARY 2010

© South African Dance Teachers’ Association 2001

This syllabus is protected by copyright under the Bernie
Convention and the Copyright Act, No 98 of 1978. No part of this syllabus may be reproduced, adapted or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, scanning or by any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the South African Dance Teachers’ Association.

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CONTENTS
Affiliation to SADTA……………………………………………………… 3 Procedure for Affiliation……………..…………….……………..…… 3 SADTA Training Courses 3 Refresher Course…………………………………….…………….……… 4 Student Qualification Procedures ……….………………………… 4/5/6 Associate Exam Procedures………………..………………………… 7/8/9 Licentiate Exam Procedures…………………………….…………… 10/11 Eligibility for nomination as Examiner (Amateur)…………… 12/13 Rules regarding failing written papers or practical………… Eligibility for nomination as Examiner (Professional)…….. 13 Resigning from the SADTA…………………………………………… 13 SADTA Application for Affiliation………………………………….. 14 SADTA Professional Training Course Application…………… 16 Professional Exam Application Form…………………………….. 17 15 Event Management Form……………………………………………… 13 11 Fellow Exam Procedures………………………………………………… ………………………………………………

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A teachers qualification Information of upcoming events and competition entry forms Development of teaching skills by attending training seminars Be eligible to adjudicate (once qualified). Be internationally recognized Procedure for Affiliation: 1. 2. 5. 4. Must relinquish amateur status. Once you are an affiliate you may not be re-instated as an amateur Fill in Affiliation application form and send to the SADTA Branch in your province (see page 14) Pay annual Affiliation Fee 3 . 2. 18 Contact details and office hours…………………………………… 19 Affiliation to SADTA An Affiliate is a dance professional who joins a professional association for the purpose of obtaining… 1. 3. 3.Mock Adjudication Form……………………………………………….

Lessons may be booked with any Licentiate qualified Teacher. Affiliate to the SADTA Branch in your province. Dance is a living and breathing art form and changes and development are what make us so versatile and unstoppable. Attend the Dance Diploma day (not applicable to candidates who have completed a Freestyle Blue Riband medal test ) 4 . Please note: We are a training body and will supply you with the Medal test syllabus up to the grade you are qualifying for as well as lectures pertinent to that grade. Refresher Course Once Qualified it is VITAL to attend the Training course annually or every two years to keep abreast of new developments in dance and in the syllabus. It is advisable to know the dances before coming on course so as to facilitate your learning experience. Contact the office for more details. Don’t be left behind. Student Qualification Procedure as follows: 1. SADTA Training Courses The SADTA offer professional teachers training in all grades from Student to Fellow. You may only attend a refresher course for the grade that you currently hold a qualification. Keep yourself updated and in the know!!!! Refresher courses are run at a minimal cost each year. Application form for required grade to reach the office by February each year so as to facilitate course requirements and costs.4. Please note: This is not a qualification and you may not advertise that you are an Affiliate or a Member of the SADTA. See application from on page 15. 2.

Men: Lycra shirt and Latin pants or bootleg trousers . May Advertise as a Student Teacher of The Freestyle Faculty of the SADTA 1. May not adjudicate at this level. 10.History of Dance and History of Music .Anatomy . 8.Body Conditioning . 11.3.Lady: Stretch dance wear and tights to be worn. 5. 5 . Slowdance and Rock n’ Roll The correct hustle shoes to be worn for practical demonstrations . May put medalists through up to and including Bronze Bar grade only. 6.Mechanics of Dance 4. Assist at min of 3 competitions before practical Exam (please supply completed event management forms with application ) Send in completed Exam Application form to SADTA Head office (page 17) with proof of deposit attached.Hair as for medal test . Pay Exam fee (contact office for cost). 9.Skirts required for Rock ’n Roll/Hustle and Slowdance Written Exams/Assignments (Pass mark 50%) (Must be completed before practical exam may be danced)Please see page regarding procedure if you fail any written exams . Dress Code : Only jazz shoes and dance trainers allowed for practical demonstrations of Freestyle.Proof of payment must accompany exam application. 7. 3. 2. 4. Pass the Dance Diploma Exam ( not applicable to candidates who have completed a Blue Riband medal test) Attend the SADTA Freestyle Training Course Pass all written exams (please see page 13 regarding failing) Candidate may not do Practical exam until all written exams have been passed. .

D.Novice grade competitive routine (min 12 bars) 9. Oral Theory of all Student techniques.Novice grade competitive routine (min 6 phrases) 11.Bronze Bar 4 count (as man & lady in an exam routine) .Bronze Bar Freestyle demonstrate entire syllabus in routine .Beginner/Novice grade competitive routine (min 4 phrases) 10. of 3 recognized events (studio competitions do not qualify) before examination date.Beginner/Novice grade competitive routine (min 8 phrases) Student Rock ‘n Roll . Practical Exam Application 13.A office. An Event Management form signed by organizer needs to be faxed to S.Rock n’ Roll.5. See page 16 . 7. 6.Bronze Bar . Student Hustle .Pre-Bronze Freestyle demonstrate entire syllabus in routine . Practical/Theory Demonstrations (Pass mark 75%) Warm-up (max 10 minutes . Event Management Assist at a min. principles and basic figures in all styles.A.Badge 3 .Theory of Dances for all styles incorporating F/S .min 5 min) Syllabus Demonstrations Student Freestyle .Pre-Bronze and Bronze Bar (man & lady in an exam routine) . .Badge 2 & 3 (man & lady in an exam routine) 8.Must attend at least 2 outside medal tests as an observer.Pre-Bronze .Pre-Badge/Badge 1/Badge 2 / Badge 3 (Demonstrate each grade as an exam routine) . Slowdance and Hustle up to and including Bronze Bar 12. . 6 .T. Student Slowdance .

Please fill in application on page 17 - 14.If candidate fails one written paper and overall average is still a pass then candidate may dance practical exam. .If Candidate fails more than one written paper then they will need to re-do the course (at a discounted fee. please contact SADTA office for details) and re-write at the end of the course .A. office) . (Details available from S.D. 7 . Associate Exam Procedure as follows: 1. and date you would like to do your current exam. . Rules regarding failing written papers or Practical .Fax through proof of payment of practical exam with application.A.T. Affiliate to the SADTA Branch in your province if not previously affiliated.If Candidate fails practical exam then they will have to re-apply and pay for a new exam..Apply in writing/ via e-mail to SADTA Head office stating grade required.

May put medalists through up to and including Silver grade only.2. 7. (see Student event management point 12) 8. 12. Send in completed Exam Application form to SADTA office (page 17) with proof of deposit attached. Attend the SADTA Freestyle Training Course Pass all written exams (please see page 13 regarding failing) Candidate May not do Practical exam until all written exams have been passed and assignments handed in by due date. May adjudicate all grades at Festival Competitions and up to Rising Star in Championship Competitions. May Advertise as an Associate Teacher of The Freestyle Faculty of the SADTA 8 . 3. Need to attend the Dance Diploma Day (not applicable to candidates who have completed a Freestyle Blue Riband medal test or currently hold a Freestyle Student Qualification) 4. 6.see page 16 ) and event management if not previously completed. Complete all competition logistic requirements before practical Exam (logistic forms with application . (Please note: due to the high level of technical knowledge required for this grade it is advisable to first complete a Student Teacher exam). Candidate needs to hold a Student Teachers Qualification or Candidate needs to be a South African Champ Title Holder or Finalist or candidate must have completed a Freestyle Blue Riband medal test . Pay Exam fee (contact office for cost) 10. Need to Pass the Dance Diploma exam (not applicable to candidates who have completed a Freestyle Blue Riband medal test or currently hold a Freestyle Student Qualification) 5. 9. 11.

Body Conditioning . 3.Lady: Stretch dance wear and tights to be worn. Slowdance) .Pre-Badge/Badge 1/Badge 2 – (Examiner to select 2 out of 5 dances) (not applicable if previously danced a student exam) 4.1.Skirts required for Rock ’n Roll/Hustle and Slowdance Written Exams/Assignments (Pass mark 50%) (Must be completed before practical exam may be danced) Applicable only If not previously written. Assignment must be handed in before due date. - Badge 3 demonstrate entire syllabus (not applicable if previously danced a student exam) Pre-Bronze demonstrate entire syllabus in routine (not applicable if previously danced student exam) .Organizing a Medal Test (assignment) 2. Practical/Theory Demonstrations (Pass mark 75%) Warm-up (minimum 12 minutes .Anatomy . Dress Code Only jazz shoes and dance trainers allowed for practical demonstrations (Freestyle.Men: Lycra shirt and Latin pants or bootleg trousers . .Bronze Bar demonstrate entire syllabus in routine (not applicable if previously danced student exam) .Hair as for medal test . Rock ’n Roll.The correct hustle shoes to be worn for both man & lady .Mechanics of Dance . .max 15 minutes) (not applicable if previously danced student exam) Syllabus Demonstrations: Associate Freestyle .History of Danceand History of Music .Bronze demonstrate entire syllabus in routine – 9 .

Other .Silver Bar demonstrate entire syllabus in routine – . principles and basic figures in all styles.Intermediate competition routine (min of 16 Bars ) Associate Slowdance .Intermediate competition routine (min of 5 phrases) Associate Hustle .before examination date.Novice competition routine (min of 8 phrases) 5.Pre-Bronze & Bronze routine (man & lady) .Silver bar & Silver 3 count (man & lady) .Wrap with ronde .Event Logistics & Event Management - .Attitude & Tabletop (not applicable if previously danced student exam) Tabletop with side kick and Adv Tabletop.Bronze 4 count (man & lady) ..Silver demonstrate entire syllabus in routine . 9.Assist scrutineer x 1 .Assist status secretary x 1 . . . Must attend at least 2 outside medal tests.Assist compere x 2 . Oral .Assist Chairman x 1 .Theory of all Student and Associate techniques.Theory of Dances for all styles up to and including Silver. Assist at 3 competitions for Event Management (not applicable if previously completed Student Grade) 10 .Intermediate competition routine (min of 6 phrases ) 6.Silver Bar & Silver routine (man & lady) . 7. 8. Associate Rock ‘n Roll .

Slowdance) . Rock ’n Roll. office) see page 17. Rules regarding failing written papers or Practical .If candidate fails one written paper and overall average is still a pass then candidate may dance practical exam. Must obtain and adjudicators License annually. Dress Code . .A. Practical Exam Application .Apply in writing/ via e-mail to SADTA Head Office stating grade required. Fax through proof of payment of practical exam with application. who did your last exam and date you would like to do your current exam. Complete a min of 3 x mock adjudications before being eligible to adjudicate.If Candidate fails to hand in project before due date they will have to re-attend the training course. .If Candidate fails more than one written paper then they will need to re-do the course (at a discounted price contact office for details) and rewrite at the end of the course 12.The correct hustle shoes to be worn for both man & lady 11 .T. (Details available from S. 11.Only jazz shoes or dance trainers allowed for practical demonstrations (Freestyle.D. ..If Candidate fails practical exam then they will have to re-apply and pay for a new exam. If Candidate fails project they will have to re-attend the course Licentiate Exam Procedure for Licentiate Exam: Must have held an Associate Qualification for a min of 2 years before completing a Licentiate exam Licentiate’s are eligible to adjudicate up to and including Championship sections at competitions as well as put through medalists up to and including Emerald Star 1.A.See form on page 17 10.

Men: Lycra shirt and Latin pants or bootleg trousers Skirts required for Rock ’n Roll/Hustle and Slowdance 2.How to organise a competition Licentiate Freestyle .Championship Competitive solo routine (min 8 phrases) Licentiate Rock ‘n Roll . 5.Examiner to advise steps to be arranged in a choreographic pattern Oral 12 . . .Championship Competitive routine (min 16 Bars) Licentiate Slowdance .- Hair as for medal test Lady: Stretch dance wear and tights to be worn. 3. Practical/Theory Demonstrations (Pass mark 75%) No written exams provided all lectures have been attended Assignment (To be submitted within 4 months of course.Gold Full Syllabus .Gold Bar demonstrate freestyle syllabus . 7. Unprepared demonstration .Gold as man & Lady ..Gold Bar Full syllabus .Gold demonstrate freestyle syllabus .Championship Competitive routine (min 6 phrases) Licentiate Hustle .Gold Bar as man & lady 3 count 4. failing to do so will require candidate to re-attend the course at a discounted rate .Gold Bar as Man & lady . No practical may be taken until assignment has been handed in) (Pass mark 50%) .Championship Competitive routine (min 6 phrases) 8. 6. 9.Gold as man & lady .Advanced stretching and training of dancers body incorporating safety and strengthening aspects.

Eligibility for Nomination as a Medal Test Examiner To become an examiner you have to hold a Licentiate Qualification for a min of 6 years. Fellow Exam Procedure for Fellow: Must hold a Licentiate Qualification for a minimum period of 5 years before completing a Fellow exam Minimum age requirement is 25 years old. Eligible to examine amateurs only.A. office) see page 17. Fax through proof of payment of practical exam with application.T. then proposed by committee. 1. Vital to attend annual seminars and training courses annually .A. Associate and Licentiate grades. 10. Slowdance) . (Details available from S. Rules regarding failing written papers or Practical If Candidate fails to hand in project before due date they will have to re-attend the training course. principles and figures inc syllabus For the Student.. Practical Exam Application .Nominations are made by Examiners at an examiners meeting.Hair as for medal test 13 . Rock ’n Roll. Dress Code .D.Only jazz shoes and dance trainers allowed for practical demonstrations (Freestyle. who did your last exam and date you would like to do your current exam.The correct hustle shoes to be worn for both man & lady . 11.Theory of all basic techniques. The nominees are sanctioned at council.Apply in writing/ via e-mail to SADTA Head office stating grade required. If Candidate fails project they will have to re-attend the course If Candidate fails practical exam then they will have to re-apply and pay for a new exam.

Gold routine . Theory of Dances for all styles.Gold routine (man & lady) . no practical may be taken until assignments have been handed in ) Event Management Project: .Development of a dancer’s routine from Beg to Champ Practical/Theory Demonstrations (Pass mark 75%) Syllabus Demonstrations Fellow Freestyle . principles and basic figures in all styles. 14 .Golden Scroll Routine own choreography .Open Championship Slowdance routine (min 4 phrases) 3. 8.Open Championship Rock n’ Roll routine Fellow Slowdance . 6. 4. 5.Apply in writing/ via e-mail to SADTA Head office stating grade required.Gold routine . who did your last exam and date you would like to do your current exam.Lady: Stretch dance wear and tights to be worn.Open Championship Routine (man & lady) Oral . Men: Lycra shirt and Latin pants or bootleg trousers . 9. 7.Skirts required for Rock ’n Roll/Hustle and Slowdance 2.. Practical Exam Application .Gold Routine (man & lady) .Open Championship routine (min 5 phrases) Fellow Rock ‘n Roll .Theory of all techniques. Fellow Hustle . Written Exams/Assignments (Pass mark 60%) ( To be submitted before due date .

(Details available from S. You will no longer be eligible to pay your annual subscriptions or adjudication fees. please send a letter requesting the relinquishing of your membership to the SADTA. Once nominated your nomination will be put forward to National Council. office) see page 17.Fax through proof of payment of practical exam with application.T. You will no longer be eligible for adjudication or be able to put through medalists.A. APPLICATION FOR AFFILIATION Full Name of Applicant: _____________________________ Postal Address: _________________________________ _____ SADTA 15 .D. This means you will no longer be a member of the SADTA and will no longer receive information regarding updates of the development of dance..A. Note: A Fellow Qualification does not automatically make you an examiner. You will be eligible to renew your membership at any time should your circumstances change. Rules regarding failing written papers or Practical If Candidate fails to hand in project before due date they will have to re-attend the training course. If you no longer wish to be a member of the SADTA due to any reason whatsoever. Eligibility for Nomination as a Professional Examiner (Please see Licentiate page 11) To be able to examine Professionals you will have to be an existing Examiner with a Fellow Qualification and will need to be nominated by the SADTA Professional Training Body. Resigning from the SADTA. If Candidate fails project they will have to re-attend the course · If Candidate fails practical exam then they will have to re-apply and pay for a new exam date.

Please contact office for relevant fee requirements for the current year. Proposed By: ____________________ Seconded by ____________________ Date___________________ SADTA Professional Training Course Application Full Name of Applicant: _____________________________ Postal Address: _________________________________ _____ 16 .Tel No: Home: _____________ Work _________________ Fax __________________ Cell_______________________ E-mail _______________________________________________ Date of Birth (if Under 21) __________________________ To the Committee: I hereby apply for affiliation to the __________________________ Branch of the South African Dance Teachers Association. Signed___________________________ Date ________________ Annual Subscriptions fees: due annually for the following. Enrollment Fee (once off payment) Head Office Subs (payable in July each year) Branch Subs (payable in July each year) SAD&DSC Subs (Payable in January each year for adjudicator’s license) For Office use only: Two Licentiates or Fellow members to propose and second this application before admitting applicant as an Affiliate of the Association.

________________ Have you completed the Dance Diploma Exam? ___________________ If yes. when and what grade___________________________________ Area’s currently teaching in _____________________________________ Do you freelance for other studio’s and if so who? Date of application _____________________________________ Candidate to complete and fax through with exam application form Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 1.Tel No: Home: _____________ Work _________________ Fax __________________ Cell_______________________ E-mail _______________________________________________ Date of Birth (if Under 21) __________________________ Grade you would like to attend: ___________________ Brief Dance history __________________________________________ Studio currently training under: ____________________________________ Current dance Qualifications :_____________________________________ How many Years teaching at Current Qualification level. Name of Competition _____________________________________ Date ________________ EVENT MANAGEMENT FORM 17 .

Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Compere Assistant x 1: ____________________________________________ EVENT LOGISTIC FORM 18 .Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 2. Name of Competition _____________________________________ Date ________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 3. Name of Competition _____________________________________ Date ________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ Candidate to complete and fax through with exam application form Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 1.

Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Chairmans Assistant x 1:_________________________________________ 19 . Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Compere Assistant x 2: ____________________________________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ 3.Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) __________________________ 2.

Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ 4. Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Status Secretary Assistant x 1:_________________________________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ 20 . Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Scrutineers Assistant x 1:_________________________________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ 5.

Signed (by organizer/chairman) ____________________________ SADTA Freestyle Faculty Professional Exam Application Form Name_______________________________________________ Date________________________________________________ Exam Grade __________________________________________ Previous Qualification grade and date thereof________________ _____________________________________________________ Do you belong to any other dance associations? _______________ _____________________________________________________ Previous Examiner _____________________________________ Date Requested for Exam _______________________________ Date of Written Exams or Project handed in ____________________ Proof of Payment Attached ________ _________________________ Studio currently teaching at _______________________________ Location of Current studio _________________________________ Event Management from attached __________________________ For Office use only 21 .

Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ MOCK ADJUDICATION FORM Signed (by chairman) ____________________________ Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 2.******************************************************** Date of Exam _____________________Venue_______________________ Examiner _______________________________________________ RSVP to Candidate __________________________________________ Signed ________________________________________ Candidate to complete and fax through to office (Only for Associate Qualified Professionals) Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 1. Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by chairman) ____________________________ 22 .

sadta.Name of Candidate _______________________________________ 3.za WEB PAGE : www.za KZN BRANCH Neville Letard bgdt@telkomsa.za SADTA Head office .co.net> Freestyle applications Genetia@sadta.net EASTERN CAPE BRANCH Miranda Botha miranda01@gmail.co. Name & date of Competition _____________________________________ Chairman’s Report ________________________________________ Signed (by chairman) ____________________________ SADTA PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Gauteng office hours : Monday – Thursday 09h00 -12h00 Telephone : 011 849 8963 Facsimile : 011 849 8964 086 689 1818 E-MAIL ADDRESS : sadta@netactive.Linda Lamprecht <sanchia@telkomsa.com 23 .co.

co.co.FREESTATE BRANCH Elize Cogle elizecogle@absamail.za WESTERN CAPE BRANCH Gladys Bullock gladance@mweb.za 24 .

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