Posts by Jackie

Positive Under Pressure

This time of year (affectionately known as “The Silly Season” – among other things) can be a time of pressure for teachers and competitors alike.  But what a delight to see such positive attitudes behind the scenes at the competitions – everyone being inclusive, friendly, helpful and generally full of joy, spreading the “physie love”. […]

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Awesome Day of Junior Teams

Last Saturday was the Junior A & B teams day at Homebush where 202 teams of girls aged 5-12 years competed against clubs from all over the country – a massive 1,608 competitors in one day!! A huge thanks to all the helpers and parents who prepared and looked after the girls and to the […]

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Physie Tip of the Week

TURNOUT!  For correct physie positions and dance lines, you must have turnout.  Turnout is simple but you must train your body to do it – to take every step, point and lift with your leg turned out. And every single time you place your feet!  Whether it’s marching, exercises or dancing. Turnout must be from […]

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A shout for the “RESERVES”

Today we want to recognize and say thanks to all the team reserves.  They are the ones who didn’t make the team but they still try their hardest. They are your back up should you get sick or hurt your leg, so that the team can still go on.  It’s hard to miss out but […]

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