DanceSport is what used to be referred to as competitive Ballroom Dancing, renamed to suit its modern image as a demanding sport. Characteristics consist of physical strength, agility, co-ordination, stamina, high level of fitness, discipline, teamwork, grace, style and musical interpretation.
Why it is called dance sport?
Dancesport events are sanctioned and regulated by dancesport organizations at the national and international level, such as the World DanceSport Federation. The name was invented to help competitive ballroom dancing gain Olympic recognition. The physical demand of dancesport has been the subject of scientific research.
Is dance a sport Wikipedia?
Dancing is sometimes done as sport, and has similar athletic aspects. People who want to learn to dance can go to dance schools. It may take years of practice to become an experienced and capable dancer. To plan a dance is called choreography, done by a choreographer.
What is the terms of dance sports?
Dancesport is the term used to describe high level American style and international style ballroom dancing. It is done on a competitive level rather than exhibition or social dancing, and features various categories such as International Latin-American, International Ballroom, American Rhythm and American Smooth.
What is the importance of dance sport?
DanceSport develops physical strength, agility, coordination, stamina, endurance and fitness. Its practice has an anti-bullying effect – it promotes discipline, respect to others and teamwork. Emotional Balance: DanceSport practice contributes to positive psychological benefits and elevated self-esteem.
What is dance sports example?
There are two main international styles of Dancesport – Standard (which used to be called “modern”) – Waltz, Slow Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep & Viennese waltz and Latin American – Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive.
Dance Rites 2017 | Live at Sydney Opera House
World Dance Sport Games 2013 – Boogie-Woogie Final
2014 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Continents Cup