Constructive Conflicts

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Have you ever found yourself deep in a fight with your dance partner over what was meant to be helpful feedback? Do you sometimes feel that critique seems to only go one way and you don’t know how to address the situation?

Because we don’t get the necessary training in how to handle conflicts constructively, many dance relationships get stuck or even break up before experiencing the great rewards of working together.

Author: Ali Taghavi

In this eBook you’ll learn

How to:

  • address a difficult topic without ending up in a fight
  • lead confrontations towards a constructive outcome
  • prevent conflicts by setting up structures
  • reduce stress and frustration when practicing together
  • build trust and notice when trust is missing
  • use these skills to find a training partner

Bonus for teachers

How to:

  • get faster progress in class
  • build trust with your students and partner
  • handle difficult cases

This eBook is written specifically for dancers. The concepts of Constructive Conflicts are kept to the point and with concrete step by step instructions on how to implement them into your dance life. It draws on proven concepts and techniques for conflict resolution and applies them directly to the dance setting.

„I’ve had the luck to meet Ali at the exact moment my relationship with Lindy Hop would take a turn from being an occasional hired teacher, to become a scene builder, team leader and school developer.
Ali’s influence was, and still is, nothing but inspiring. The way he deals with people, but specially how he manages his own SwingStep team is a staple of impressive skills.
As a team leader, I felt an amazing feeling of „being comprehended“ while reading this book. It was like mind reading. A lot of the issues I was having inside of our teaching team, are here clearly presented in a solvable manner. Being a social animal is not easy. Building a real team, even harder. But this book gave me a lot of tools that I can conscious use to identify, address and solve, in a peaceful manner, past and future conflicts.
One of the most useful readings so far… Only wish it had been around for longer.“

David Afonso