Accreditation and Diploma Training


Russ has been studying ballroom dancing technique since he was a teenager and has passed twenty-four professional diplomas with the following organisations:

  • Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (UK)

  • International Dance Teachers Association (UK)

  • Australian Dancing Society

  • Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing

  • Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing

  • Official Board of Ballroom Dancing (London) Scrutineer

Russ is qualified in three dance styles to fellowship level, and is a DSA Accreditation Examiner as well as an ADS Diploma Examiner.


Training for your DSA Accreditation with Russ not only guarantees your success at exam time, but ensures your complete readiness for coaching or adjudicating duties.


Russ also trains candidates for all society examinations, from amateur grades to professional diplomas, associate to fellow.


Lessons are normally held at Russ's Keysborough studio, but can be arranged at your venue. Studio proprietors may wish to have their staff qualifications upgraded in group sessions.


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Russ Hesketh