This week, as the IOC voted on 26 sports vying to be considered as new Olympic medal sports, ballroom dancing was the first one eliminated from consideration. It’s time we put an end to this nonsense and get back to the art of dance.
Self confidence is a powerful tool for athletes and dancers alike. Here’s some powerful empirical research proving the value of confidence in achieving goals in any activity, whether a sport or learning new ballroom dance steps.
As I mentioned in my last Art vs. Sport posting, Wendy and I were interviewed by a student, Renata, who was preparing a thesis on the complex issue of art vs. sport in ballroom dancing. You might be interested in reading the full interview, so it is provided here with Renata’s permission.