I used to have a lot of faulty ideas in my head about lindy hop competitions. I never stopped to think about them until after I’d been dancing for a long time.
So many people feel bad after competitions. The primary thought in their heads is, “Why didn’t I place? I’m a better dancer than they are!” During my year recovering from a back injury, I had plenty of time to watch and think. Today I’m sharing what I’ve learned while sitting on the sidelines, and how I approach competitions now.
The first thing you need to know:
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