Apr 2, 2019
"What is tango not?"
- Richard Gleave OBE
Richard Gleave is a legend of the world of ballroom dance and was recently made an Officer of the British Empire for his contributions to the field. He has won the ballroom at the British Open (Blackpool) more total times than anyone in history, and has also established himself a leading coach, teacher, and prolific thinker and thought leader. A favorite article he's written on the psychology of competing can be found at:
In this episode he discusses:
The value of Ballet in cross training. Former champions like the late Len Skrivner. Dancing for your maximum. Mental prep systems. Knowing when to retire. Work/Life balance. Schedule Management. Becoming an OBE. Freedom to Dance.