Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, but….
How did you get good so fast Jamin?!
I hear this question all the time from people who ask how it is possible for me to go from beginner to pro in 1 year.
Do you want to know the shortcut?
Here are the 3 main things I did:
1. Make a commitment
Whenever I saw my first jam circle I was sold and fully committed to mastering lindy hop quickly. Of course as soon as that commitment was made, all kinds of distractions threatened to derail my success. But, I stayed committed by doing this next activity…..
2. Practice one hour per day
One hour! Yes, that’s it! It’s easy to do, and easy not to do. At that time that was all I had. Balancing work, being a husband and a new father took up most of my time. So I had to make a “commitment” to this simple activity. Lastly………
3. Travel out of town
This was the challenging part. There was no way for me to improve without increasing my skills without sound dance education.
I hope these tips shine a new light for you today.
Here’s a challenge: Practice swinging out 15 minutes per day for 1 week.
P.S. The next few emails will highlight what you can do as a leader and follower to accelerate you dancing ability!