Webpage of the Singapore DanceSport Federation (SGDF)
is a team sport. It is generally defined as partner dancing between a man and
a woman combining as a couple (or groups of couples combining as a team) and
using the required technique together with floorcraft and artistic
interpretation to produce a highly disciplined dance performance.
Ten competitive IDSF dances include the following: Standard:
Slow Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep Latin:
Samba, Cha-Ch-Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive.
WHAT IS "PROJECT GRACE"? Project
Grace is an
initiative by SGDF to introduce DanceSport to young people from age of 7 to 17
in mainstream schools. This will encourage students to participate in this
interesting sport, and potentially take up DanceSport on a continual basis.
a.Improve in physique &
well-being through a sustainable game.
To develop alternative soft skills through team interaction and learning
appropriate behaviour on the dance floor.
youths off the street by engaging their attention in a positive activity.
building through discipline needed to excel in DanceSport. e.This
is a fun sport suitable across all ages and gender.
SPORTS EDUCATION PROGRAMME Being a National Sports Association (NSA)
and a registered sports service provider endorsed by the Singapore Sports
Council (SSC), we provide qualified coaches to run
Sports Education Programme (SEP)
with MOE schools.
There are four (4) programme
categories under the SEP open to all MOE schools:
introduce DanceSport through talks and demonstrations
DanceSport Play 1
To educate on basics
of Latin dance based on International DanceSport Federation (IDSF)
DanceSport Play 2
To educate on basics
of Standard dance based on International DanceSport Federation (IDSF)
Championships: To provide students a platform to excel in their basic
INDEPENDENT EDUCATION PROGRAMME (IEP) This is a non-profit initiative
that offers DanceSport athletes and enthusiasts a platform to take this sport
Housed under IEP, SGDF Lab offers development programme for athletes
with a passion for teaching to develop their coaching skills. In this
programme, guided by an experienced trainer, trainees undergo practical
sessions to learn to conduct basic DanceSport lessons. SGDF Lab also provides
introductory DanceSport sessions to schools and public community.
initiatives from SGDF members and external partners with clear objectives and
constructive approaches to promote the sport.