2017 / 2018 RULES AND REGULATIONS
COACHING ACCREDITATION PROGRAM
The Australian Baton Twirling Association, as the national governing body of the sport, is responsible for the provision of educational opportunities for the twirling community. The ABTA Technical Committee has developed a comprehensive educational framework for coaches to help them be successful and to ensure the highest caliber of twirling instruction.
if you would like further information contact the National Coaching Director today !
DANCE TWIRL REGULATIONS
2018 Dance The theme for Juvenile, Junior, Senior and Adult DanceTwirl is now free choice. To learn more clun the Dance Twirl Tab
DANCE TWIRL is an event where the athlete must paint a story with the combination of dance steps and successfully blend body and baton. They must strike a mood, a feeling which is translated to both the audience and the Judges through their movements with use of their body and baton. Difficult twirling and baton work is not necessarily used . Their dance steps and movements must be in relation to their baton work which in turn suits their chosen music.
TWIRLING AUSTRALIA TWIRLING ACHIEVEMENT SYSTEM (TAS)
The ABTA Twirling Achievement System is a complete system with logical, progressive skill development for coaches developing athletes. ABTA TAS is a coaching and teaching resource for coaches, developed by the ABTA for use in recreation twirling programs. The program is designed as a beginning curriculum for emerging athletes to:
• Develop posture and confidence in body movement, for sport and life
• Enhance co-ordination and agility, for body awareness and balance
• Build beginning basic twirling skills
• Build self confidence
• Increase flexibility and strength
The ABTA Twirling Achievement System incorporates beginning twirling skills with beginning body technique skills to develop athletes in all areas. Athletes move through each level at their own pace, ensuring correct technique is development and nurtured.
Athletes learn the importance of correct technique in body and baton, and understand the foundation of basic twirling skills.
There are eight levels and athletes are assessed at each level by a registered ABTA Judge.
If coaches would like further information please contact the Technical Team
STANDARD SOLO PROGRAM
The purpose of this event is to promote correct maneuvering of baton and basic body
movements. Athletes perform a set standard routine to compulsory music.
Age Division Open
Ability Level Entry Level Beginner Intermediate Advanced
Music Rainbow March
Apparel Costume Optional Soft Sole Shoes Sleeper or stud
earrings only. No
additional jewellery to
Judging Out of 9 levels of marks ranging from A+ to C, appropriate marks are given to each of the
Twirling Australia TAS MP4 VIDEO