Tag: tricks

Sick of fouettés!

Q: I’m so sick of seeing other competition teams doing fouetté turns to the same old song, but I worry that deviating from such an obviously successful formula won’t translate into competition success. What do you think? A: I understand exactly what you mean! Although we all have our “tried-and-true” turn series, it is important […]

Smart Spotting

Protect yourself in acro class. Early in her teaching career, Joanne Chapman struggled with regular neck pain and couldn’t figure out what was causing it. “I went to the chiropractor and he said, ‘You must be lifting something really heavy, because your second and third vertebrae are literally compressed together,’” says Chapman, who owns Joanne […]