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Acro Dance Adjudicator Certification Course

 

The ADTA Acro Dance Adjudicator Online Certification Course

Get Certified As An Acro Dance Adjudicator

You are a dance educator who cares about judging that is fair, consistent and accurate.

And you always do your best to be the professional industry leader that you’ve become known for – and now is the time to expand your career.

But it can feel like a real uphill battle to break into Acro Adjudicating, when you don’t have a background in Acro, you don’t have the right resources, and you’re not sure how  to judge it properly.

Not to mention, with the way things are going in the dance industry, and with how quickly trends are evolving at dance competitions …

We understand how important it is for you to have access to correct Acro Dance information, so that you can maintain your position as an industry leader, who competitions can depend on, to be versatile in all genres, keep up with trends, and adjudicate effectively.

  • Our ADA course contributors are the best in the industry, and collectively have over 86 years of experience successfully adjudicating acro at competitions.
  • Over 92% of dance competitions offer acro as a genre, and will be looking to us to supply the most qualified acro adjudicators.
  • We have over 104 dance competitions and counting, that we will be supplying our worldwide ADA adjudicators’ roster to.

Finally, a standard has been created. It’s time to get educated, and raise the bar for Acro at dance competitions!

Maria Cavazzon: Educational Assistant and Dance Teacher

How a dance teacher of 30 years decided to be a part of the solution for bringing thoughtful and accurate scores to the Acro industry …

Maria has been teaching dance for 30 years and knows a thing or two about the industry.

She adjudicated before she had her children, so there has been a bit of time since she’d last sat on a panel, and she felt that now was a good time to get back into it.

She heard about the ADA online and was really excited to be a part of the course and community, because she knew that she wanted to brush up on her adjudicating skills and get back in the game.

Maria is a researcher – she gathers as much information as she can to make sure she’s making informed decisions. So, she knew that the Acro Dance Adjudicator course was coming from leaders in the industry that she trusted.

And after looking into it further, she thought “this is going to be great!” And four weeks – the duration of the course seemed doable … everything about it got her excited.

Maria really wanted to be more confident while adjudicating in general, and she knew from experience with her own students at competition for Acro – their adjudications were always very vague, and not really justifying the mark, and with very few adjudicators with Acro certification in the industry … she knew she could make a difference by becoming an Acro Adjudicator, now that she was committed to jumping back into the game.

Now Maria is a certified Acro Dance Adjudicator and is excited and ready to jump back into the competition circuit and to be a part of the solution, for bringing thoughtful feedback and accurate critiques into the Acro competition industry.

Rhonda Roberts: 

Professional Dancer and Personal Trainer

How this former professional dancer with no Acro background is making a BIG difference for the next generation of budding professional dancers …

Rhonda had an amazing 20-year professional dance career! Since then, she has become a personal trainer and highly sought-after dance educator.

A couple of years ago she was asked to adjudicate at a competition that was all Acro! She was extremely nervous because she didn’t have a background in Acro Dance, and they were doing things she had not seen before.

After that experience, she knew that she wanted to get training on how to adjudicate Acro Dance, and she knew that through her experience as a professional dancer, and with the right Acro Adjudication education, she could really make a difference for up and coming young dancers.

Now that she is certified with the ADA, she is able to combine her experience as a personal trainer, understanding what the dancers are doing physically, with her experience as a professional dancer, understanding the overall dance technique and artistry, with her new understanding of Acro Dance technique – rounding out her skills as an Acro Dance Adjudicator. 

Now that she has combined all of these elements, Rhonda is able make a difference in a big way for up and coming dancers, to help them prepare for their professional careers.

What’s Included In The Acro Dance Adjudicator Course?

  • The “ADA Adjudication Formula 10-Step System” – so that you have the exact blueprint that you need for perfect Acro adjudications every time.
  • Helpful adjudication Checklists and Templates – so that you always have a bank of effective quick references on hand at competition.
  • The “Acro Tricks Family™” Library, so that you can learn what each trick is called, how to categorize them, and how to speak intelligently about each trick – regardless of whether or not you have a background in acrobatic dance.
  • Several sample Acro Dance competition adjudication recordings – so that you can watch and learn from professional adjudicators and judge Acro Dance in the real-world.
  • Weekly Group Coaching Calls – so that you can have timely answers to your questions, as you are progressing through the ADA course modules each week with your classmates.
  • Social media memes and pictures – so that you have your own done-for-you marketing collateral to use, to advertise your Acro Dance Adjudicator credentials once certified.
  • The private Acro Dance Adjudicators Facebook group – so that you can have a connected group of like-minded adjudicators to support you.

How Does Acro Dance Adjudicator Certification Work?

The Acro Dance Adjudicator (ADA) Certification course is a four-week, guided online course, offered twice per year.

Each week, a new module is released. Participants complete the module content, then participate in a live video coaching call to ask questions and discuss.

Each module content takes approximately 1-2 hours each week to complete. Coaching calls are approximately 60-90 mins each week.

Participants are not required to attend the coaching calls live. Participants who cannot be live on the calls may submit questions ahead of time to be answered on the call.

Coaching calls are not mandatory, but are a helpful additional resource offered to participants.

At the end of the four-week course, participants will be given a sample Acro Dance competition routine to voice over and submit for evaluation. Upon approval from the Certifications Director, participants obtain their official ADA certification, and may advertise their credentials as such.

Once certified, adjudicators get FREE access to the “Next Level Roster” membership. Members of the “NLR” get yearly access to “What’s Trending” in the Acro industry, AND get to have their name, headshot and bio on the ADA directory. Certified ADA Adjudicators will have their own web page on the ADTA website, and will be actively promoted to dance competitions worldwide!

Acro Dance Adjudicators maintain lifetime access to the course content, the Facebook group community, and the Next Level Roster with NO ADDITIONAL FEES OR DUES!

So, how do you get started? That’s easy:

1.) Register for the Acro Dance Adjudicator Course.

2.) Participate in weekly lessons for one month.

3.) Submit a voice over adjudication to complete your certification.

4.) Become a certified Acro Dance Adjudicator, and be able to book more competitions as a qualified industry leader.

Go from feeling frustrated from a lack knowledge, to having soaring confidence and piece of mind, knowing that you will always be ahead of the curve – with the Acro Dance Adjudicator Course, Community and Roster.

*Pre-Requisite: Participants must be either a dance: Teacher, Educator or Adjudicator, and a minimum of 18 years old. No Acro Teaching experience is necessary.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the online course start and finish?

This is a four-week online course. The next course starts June 1st and runs for four weeks.

What is involved each of the four weeks?

Each week a different module is released. Adjudicators learn the weekly content and participate in a weekly coaching call.

What if I can't make the weekly coaching calls?

All coaching calls are recorded and uploaded to the weekly modules in the members’ area. If you can’t make a call you can submit your questions ahead of time and watch the replay.

Do I have to pay annual fees? And what about revisions to the course?

Acro Dance Adjudicators maintain lifetime access to the course content, the Facebook group community, and the Next Level Roster and Membership with no additional fees or dues.

What is the "Next Level Roster"?

Once certified, adjudicators will be added to the “Next Level Roster” membership.

Members of the “NLR” receive annual “What’s Trending In Acro” ongoing education, AND have their name, headshot and bio on the ADA directory. Certified members each have their own page on the ADTA website, and will be actively promoted to dance competitions worldwide.

How do I complete my ADA certification?

To complete certification, participants submit a voice over adjudication, using all of the skills learned in the course, to a sample competition piece provided.

What if I don't complete the sample adjudication

Completing the sample adjudication will grant official ADA certification, and will allow participants to be added to the Next Level roster.

Participants are not required to complete the certification process if they don’t want to.

What's your refund policy?

We have a 14 Day Money-Back Guarantee if you aren’t happy with your ADA course. Please email us at office@acrodanceteachersassociation.com if you are not completely satisfied and would like a refund on your tuition fee.

*Please note that fluctuations in exchange rates, and your bank’s currency exchange fees, are out of our control. We are not responsible for any discrepancy in purchase vs. refund amount.

Is there a minimum age to take the course?

Yes, all adjudicators must be a minimum of age 18 at the time of registration. Teachers who register before they are 18 will not be granted ADA certification.

Bonus: The Next Level Roster!

Always stay ahead of the curve with the “Next Level Roster” membership, so that you have your own free personal web page on our site, and annual training on what’s new and trending in the Acro Dance industry.

14-Day Money Back Guarantee!

Reach out to us within 14 days if you aren’t completely satisfied and we’ll issue you a refund. You really CAN’T go wrong here!

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