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Improving Petit Allegro Jumps

Petit allegro can often be a frustrating part of ballet class. But here are my tricks and tips for helping you jump higher, faster, and better! 10 more words

Ballet

Improving Your Tendus

Tendu tips today! Tendus are some of the most basic and fundamental steps in ballet class, but they are often very difficult to execute correctly. I give you tips on using your muscles, lengthening, closing fifth, and a trick for doing them in the center.

Ballet

The Zuiko 28mm f2 on a Sony A7R

For a short while I’ve managed to wrench the excellent Zuiko 50mm f1.4 from the Sony to see how well my old favourite lens performs. I’ve found this to be a very good lens on other cameras so I’ve high hopes! 698 more words

Photography

Question of the Day

I was just wondering if there is a way to control the stroke rate when coxing. Usually the crew is too fast. Are there certain things that I should say? 301 more words

Q&A

Reverse pick drill progression + what "bob drills" look like...

I was hoping to get this up earlier this week but with my laptop being on its last leg it wasn’t in a very cooperative mood whenever I tried to transfer stuff over from my phone. 363 more words

Rowing

Question of the Day

What are stationary drills? How can there be drills if the rowers aren’t rowing? What are some examples?

Stationary drills are drills that are done when the boat isn’t moving. 329 more words

Rowing

Question of the Day

My team has been working on our starts and sprints for our races coming up. One thing that I have noticed is that we have a really difficult time hitting our rates for our high strokes. 206 more words

Q&A