Adult Medal Test Class

$165.00 $192.00


Note: You must have completed through our Medal system to be eligible for the appropriate class. Please see teacher pertaining to exams hosted outside of the studio for your eligibility here.

Welcome and you are invited to be part of one of our most popular classes. Experience is not necessary because we will help you become the best dancer you can be. You'll also make a lot of friends along the way.

Note: If you're brand new to Medals (as in: never completed an exam before) then we have created a special 6pm class on the Wednesday evenings that you can come to. 

So, do you want to become the best dancer you dance be?

Our prestigious Medal Examinations have no age barrier or skill level to entry except a willingness to improve, we will help you take care of the rest.

We encourage all participants of this class to partake in the annual medal test, please see the details as follows:

MEDAL TEST DATE: Adults & Masters

Adults & Masters Saturday 11th November 2017
Medal Test Entries Open: Monday 4th September 2017
Medal Test Entries Close: Thursday 28th September 2017
Venue: Kaleen Community Centre
Doors Open: To be advised

How is The International Dance Studio recognized?

We have a long history in providing quality dance instruction to Canberra and in our 4 year history we have successfully passed over 400 medal candidates under the Imperial Society of the Teachers of Dance (I.S.T.D), London U.K, syllabus. 

This is an internationally recognized society that founded the principles of Ballroom and Latin dancing. We are accredited under DanceSport Australia and conduct examinations under the Federal Association of the Teacher of Dance in Australia (F.A.T.D).

The directors of the studio, Vaughan and Alison are both 3 times World Professional 10 Dance Representatives, Australian Professional Ballroom, Latin and New Vogue finalists at National Championships. They have also completed all their Medal Examinations to the highest level and are Accredited teachers.

Your goals:

If your goal is to take your dancing to the highest level then Medal Exams are the starting point to excellent dancing. In the history of all outstanding dancers you will find that Medal Exams were an integral part of their success.

We invite you to participate in our exams and would be honored to share our rich heritage of Ballroom, Latin and New Vogue principles, technique and tradition. 

What if I have done Medals in another studio?

We will take that into account and assess your level according to our standard. Each studio generally will have different standards and grading's. We want to make sure you are in the appropriate category so you do the best medal you can with us.

When are exams held?

We only conduct exams once per year, in November. Dates announced at beginning of New Year. 

Is there a separate cost to exams?

Yes. Each medal you do has a cost to it which covers bringing a highly qualified examiner from interstate, hire, medal costs, administration and other expenses. 

How are the classes operated?

  • Wednesday 7-8pm: Leisure 1 to Leisure 3 Medals
  • Wednesday 8-9pm: Bronze and above

If your very first medal is with us then you will begin in the Leisure 1 category for each style Ballroom, Latin and New Vogue. 

Is there a cut-off date?

Yes. The date range for joining the class is between January - August. After mid-august we close enrollment into this class to focus on preparing for the November exams.

How do I start?

We would love to have you participate in our examinations and you can start your first class with us now.

The fine print:

1 card is required per person dancing. By enrolling in the Medal Test class you will be issued with an 8 dance card which is non-refundable, non-redeemable for cash and expires within 6 months of purchase. You can pass the card on to a friend within that time period. Valid for Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Adult Group Classes only.Card is not valid for practice, socials or other events.

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Do you have any questions or something not working, call us now on (02) 6162 0006.