The Selection of Dancers Characteristics and Particularities


  •   Oana-Alina Sofron

  •   Corina Țifrea


DanceSport is part of the category of expressive sports, being in a continuous transformation and evolution, whose regulations are constantly adapting to society and to present times and offering a complex spectacle. For athletes – dancers to assert themselves on the dance floor, during competitions, many more elements and aspects are needed and not just their interest or desire to participate. Several mandatory conditions need to be considered, the first of which is staged selection, thus following the selection criteria of each stage. Given the diversity of forms that selection can take in expression sports (according to certain principles) and at the same time, taking stock of the most used terms in the field, we further set out certain models and classification criteria but also methods and forms of selection.

In order to materialize the aforementioned information and without claiming to be exhaustive, we affirm that the nature of the evidence and its specificity but also, the new ways to learn and improve the process must be considered.

In any sport, the selection is a long process that requires seriousness, perseverance, and exigency from all those who are involved, still, it is recommended to consider both the particularities of the sport and the particularities of each dancer.

Keywords: DanceSport, particularities, selection process, system of criteria.


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How to Cite
Sofron, O.-A., & Țifrea, C. (2022). The Selection of Dancers Characteristics and Particularities. European Journal of Sport Sciences, 1(6), 1–5.