By JJ101 - 19/02/2010 11:52 - Australia

Today, I was teaching a special techniques class for ballet and was focusing on pirouettes. I was teaching a group of 8 year olds, and one student could do perfect triple turns one after the other. I still can't do them, and I've been dancing for 15 years. FML
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It's the same thing with those little tiny gymnasts. The 8-year-old only weighs 60 pounds, maybe. I hope you weigh a little more.

if they can do that, you must be a good teacher? PEOPLE STOP BEING SUCH DOUCHEBAGS. its not easy you know! christ.

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Go play with a duck, you a** hole.

Ya because ducks are very playful.

Ehhhh, where the heck did my post go?!

um... beat her up?

Why is FML filled with psycopaths??? Really, this us scary!!

@#9 what that dosent make sence

Sabatoge break her leg aahhhhhaaaa

No, not beat her up. I said sabotage, break her leg. I don't think that it should have been deleted.

ducks are playful. and so very entertaining!

YDI for treating good talent like it's bad for you. Snobby bastard.

Cant say I know if this is the case because I didnt see the comment, but particularly abrasive comments get blasted into the ether, rather than replaced with the moderated message, which is to say they get deleted.

haha stupid dancers. they waste their life inside a box.

u dont gotta be skinny to dance well!!!

Child prodigy, or crappy dance teacher? Maybe both.

Actually I would say "good teacher". Probably most dance and gymnastics teachers encounter situations where their students get to be better than them, I would think it was the whole point of teaching...

There's a saying that goes: "A teacher is good i their students are better. A teacher with less-skilled students has a lot of teaching yet to do"

The way the FML is worded implies that she hasn't been teaching/training this group for a long period of time; it's as though the girl doing the pirouettes took her by surprise. ' p ' Having been dancing for 15 years and being still unable to do the pirouettes, I conclude CRAPPY TEACHER. :D

have u ever tried a tripple?? they're really hard. I can only do a double and I've had 12 years experiance.

they are hard i can only do doubles but last year I could do triples almost consistently (i'm 12) and i've been dancefor about 5 years but my friend who's been doing dance for 1 and a half years can do 5!!! I'm like WTF?? but she works rlyyyyyyyy hard

If her student can do it, shes probably a good dance teacher. Those who can, do, those who can't, teach..?

88(seeyuh) Gtfo of here.... I can tell you're an immature girl just by your grammar, unnecessary repetition of letters and exclamation points and question marks. This is not a website for 12 year olds Not to say that my grammar is perfect, but yours just sucks balls. Yes... It sucks balls. Also don't constantly blabber about stupid irrelevant shit.

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Um. Dancers only have a shelf life of about 5 years its pretty much over when you hit 27.

ha that is fucking stupid.

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are u able to do that? it is extremely hard to do! that child is very talented! it's not the teacher!

It's the same thing with those little tiny gymnasts. The 8-year-old only weighs 60 pounds, maybe. I hope you weigh a little more.

Be happy for ur students. Ur a good teacher, u should be proud.

Nice job teaching and maybe you can learn from her

if they can do that, you must be a good teacher? PEOPLE STOP BEING SUCH DOUCHEBAGS. its not easy you know! christ.

Naturally, everyone here is being an asshole. I think that, for some people, it just comes more naturally than others. Don't let it hurt your self-confidence -- just keep practicing it and congratulate your student for doing well!

are you a hobbit?

i love random comments

pedro made me in tears with that comment haha

triples are so difficult! Don't fret that you can't do one. Everyone who is calling you a fat, bad teacher is an ass. Sometimes 8 year olds just can do stuff. It says that you taught the correct technique. She just put it to great use. Not everyone is built to know how to do a perfect triple without work.

go number 15 yea I agree I mean some 8 year old can walk around doing splits but can loose that I just got my double down so it's not a big deal!!