Author Archives: James Devine
REST OR TRAIN?
What’s Best And When? Are you a ‘No Pain, No Gain’ person, or a ‘Rest, Recover, Return’ person?! Take a look at today’s new article written by The Irish Dance Coach and decide what is best for you! You will always need to push yourself further to reach new levels and continue improving. But a common
WHY IS S&C ESSENTIAL FOR IRISH DANCE ATHLETES?
S&C has been integrated into the training for elite athletes for all sports for many years to develop the physical qualities that can’t be optimised by practicing the sport itself. This is a completely new concept in the dance world. However in recent years other dance genres including ballet and contemporary dance have started to
RECOVERY 101 FOR IRISH DANCE
When it’s back-to-competition season (after the summer) and when there are big majors on the horizon, it’s time to focus on ways that you can improve your dancing. This is a key time for Irish dance teachers and coaches to remind their dancers to train smart and practice adequate recovery to minimise the risk of