Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUAOHS201A, 'Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan fitness regime

1.1. In consultation with relevant personnel, plan a fitness regime that includes basic training techniques for improving strength, flexibility and stamina

1.2. Ensure that fitness regime takes account of the relationship between exercise and energy needs

1.3. Plan and cost an affordable and balanced diet that meets a dancer’s needs

1.4. Incorporate into fitness regime strategies to address psychological and physical issues associated with body maintenance

1.5. Match components of fitness regime to level of fitness required for specific dance performances or dance styles

1.6. Identify the correct level of training to avoid over or under training

1.7. In consultation with relevant personnel, establish a process for reviewing and adjusting fitness regime

2. Undertake body conditioning for dance

2.1. Practise movements and exercises to align body and improve dynamic stability

2.2. Practise controlling balance through a variety of exercises with eyes shut and open

2.3. Engage and strengthen core stabiliser muscles

2.4. Execute coordinated movements with balance and stability

2.5. Review and adjust body conditioning exercises in line with agreed process

3. Execute a series of limber exercises

3.1. Work on improving muscular flexibility

3.2. Work on improving flexibility of the spine

3.3. Work on improving mobility of the hip sockets

3.4. Review and adjust limber exercises in line with agreed process

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUAOHS201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA20111 - Certificate II in Dance
  • CUA30211 - Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events
  • CUA30111 - Certificate III in Dance