To master your skills you need to observe with a coach’s eye to detail, respond wisely to what you see, and compassionately evaluate the results.
Master • Observe • Respond • Evaluate
And this approach is built right into the library
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Learn how to do the skill, where to look for problems, and how to fix them.
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We custom programmed our library to present the skills just as we teach them. It’s like getting inside our coaching brains. Here’s what you’ll see.
Each skill is clearly demonstrated on video with accompanying voiceover explanations. The focus of each of these videos extends beyond just how to do it, to what to look for in your students when they do it.
Sometimes knowing when you or your student are ready to work on a new skill is half the battle. Mastering easier related skills helps anyone avoid pitfalls and saves time and energy in the long run.
Spotting and fixing common mistakes saves aerialists from having to unlearn bad habits and helps them avoid future plateaus.
Sometimes the biggest Ah-ha! moments for students come from doing related drills on the apparatus.
Learning and practicing related pathways as well as muscle actions on the floor helps with gaining mastery in the air.
Teachers know it’s rare for everyone in a class to be working at the exact same level. Knowing similar variations helps keep everyone in the class on the same page.
Clever and creative sequences are satisfying and fun and we’ve designed them to challenge aerialists’ mastery of the material they’ve learned.
Dive inside our teachers’ brains! In our classes, we always use one skill or concept to teach another and we designed our library to do the exact same thing.
We have decades of teaching experience and we have taught thousands of students ranging from die-hard couch potatoes to born and bred circus freaks. Take what you need from our experience.
Challenges, Themes, Games, and more are designed to inspire your own personal training and your teaching at the same time.
Access a wealth of articles taken from our teacher trainings and teacher and studio owner musings. Learn more about different learning styles, creating a culture, structuring progressions, running a studio, running a class, and more.
Submit a brief training video for personalized feedback from us. We’ll tell you what we see and direct you to specific video resources of the drills we suggest for your issue.
This is a one-hour one on one video conferencing with either Jordan or Clayton. A session can include use of an apparatus or not. Feel free to pick our brains and ask us your unanswered teaching or training related questions.
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New teachers want to quickly build up a wealth of knowledge and experience to help their students succeed. Draw on our vast experience to identify common mistakes before your own students begin to make them.
New teachers don’t yet have the wealth of knowledge that comes with time and experience. Our dynamic video library helps you bridge the gap by filling in the blanks and giving you practice at knowing exactly what to look for in your students.
Each skill in our library is it’s own mini-immersion into aerial technique. We’ll help you train your eye, make new connections, and give you a multitude of tools to solve problems before they arise in your students.
Experienced teachers learn from their students. Diving into the knowledge we’ve gained from our decades plus experience with thousands of bodies can offer a fresh perspective on both familiar moves and new variations.
We all fall into teaching patterns and our dynamic library is designed to foster new connections that break through old patterns. Combining your experience with ours can give you fresh ideas and bring new inspiration to your teaching!
Our challenges, themes, games, and more are designed to spark ideas for your own teaching or training. The more experience you have to draw on the further you will go with a little nudge from us. Sometimes all you need is a spark to get going.
For students who long to dive deep into the aerial arts and learn like a pro, we’ve designed instructions to show why skills work, where they lead, and how they can go wrong, an approach that lends a whole new depth to personal aerial training.
For serious students who’ve reached a plateau and need guidance on where to go next, our library is packed with step by step directives. For X skill mastered? Try Y. Having trouble with Z skill? Try this instead. Our virtual shelves are packed with unique and unexpected connections that work.
We have been teaching full time since 2009, and every single class and choice has been geared towards providing our students with great foundations for success. Yes we teach advanced skills, but where we truly excel is in adapting a variety of skills to create a vast beginner curriculum.
We always love meeting new students and take great joy in seeing how circus affects each one in different ways.
We have developed a deep curriculum for Aerial Silks, Sling, Lyra, and Trapeze. This curriculum has been in use, with continuing development, since 2009 and it is presently in the process of being put to video.
We have been in business full-time since 2009. During those years we’ve spent a lot of time teaching, a lot of time training, and a lot of time playing and exploring new ideas that were inspired by our students or our own training.
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