There are many ways to evaluate after a competition, but here is a simple 3 step, easy to remember way to evaluate.
Evaluation is key to getting better. The more you evaluate your dancing, the quicker you can figure out what you need to address next and the quicker you will progress. Don’t skip evaluating your comps!
First, look at what went well. Do this FIRST. Be profuse, don’t hold back, be as detailed as possible. Show yourself what went well so you can repeat and solidify it.
Second, look at what didn’t go well. Don’t be profuse. Don’t belabor it and don’t overdo it. We just need to look long enough to figure out what we are going to do about it, which leads to step three…
Step three is to figure out what you will do differently. What did you learn, and how are you going to apply it going forward?