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Calling In Schools (In The Long Run) By Corben Geis
December 22, 2010 26.52 KB 8071 downloads
In this article Corben provides his thoughts regarding the benefits of square dancing in schools. He and others believe this will help future recruiting of new dancers.
February 7, 2021 74.16 KB 2497 downloads
An article by Paul Walker presenting "Change" to square dancing.
Chicken Plucker Evolution
February 7, 2021 58.49 KB 3892 downloads
Class Recruitment and Retention by Darryl McMillan
January 7, 2012 52.80 KB 3265 downloads
Darryl presents several theories and facts regarding recruitment and retention of new dancers. This article was published in the Jan/Feb 2012 DIRECTION.
CRaMS "Starting CRaMS" by Barry Johnson
May 21, 2011 247.97 KB 3110 downloads
CRaMS is a system of calling that encourages the use of modules or extemporaneous calling while working within a framework of known dancer relationships.
February 7, 2021 47.64 KB 2754 downloads
Daryl Clendenin article on dancers etiquettes.
Easy Party Dance Choreography
February 7, 2021 49.83 KB 3583 downloads
Evolution of Chicken Plucker
February 7, 2021 56.61 KB 4476 downloads
Glossary of Common Caller Jargon
February 7, 2021 106.89 KB 4882 downloads
Memory For Callers by Daryl Clendenin (May 2011)
May 7, 2011 22.13 KB 2605 downloads
Brief description of how our memory works, how important it is to our calling, and a reminder to pay attention to help our memory.
Method of Choreographic Management
February 7, 2021 245.15 KB 3650 downloads
New Callers By Daryl Clendenin (December 23, 2010)
December 7, 2010 54.41 KB 2472 downloads
Includes Daryl's thoughts on how to find and recruit new callers.
No! B-51 IS NOT A BOMBER
February 7, 2021 78.94 KB 3696 downloads
Daryl Clendenin presents an article on Basic as an Entry Program.
Smooth Dancing, Body Flow and Timing
February 7, 2021 70.22 KB 4385 downloads
Square Dance History Project
February 7, 2021 55.67 KB 3513 downloads
By David Millstone--A group of square dance enthusiasts has launched a digital library and website.
Teaching Techniques By Jerry Reed (December 23, 2010)
Member Articles, Teaching Tips
December 7, 2010 83.66 KB 3454 downloads
Jerry has written an outstanding teaching aid. This document includes the following general topics: 1) BASICS OF TEACHING/LEARNING and 2) TEACHING METHODS. This document is also available under Teaching Resources.
The Downsizing of Square Dancing by George Smith
February 7, 2021 7.63 MB 3378 downloads
George Smith presents an article regarding his experience with square dancing and the current decline.
Where are the women
February 7, 2021 57.41 KB 2949 downloads
An informative article by Daryl Clendenin regarding single men and dancing.