A total tap system for dance schools Ė examinations available too!
Tapatak Oz can be used as the basis for your whole dance schoolís tap curriculum. Starting with work suitable for 4 yr olds and going through to tertiary/professional level it is a comprehensive system that will ensure your students learn not only technique but also tapping tips on how to look and sound good as they progress through the levels. Tapatak Oz covers many styles using a variety of tempos and musical styles to give your students a broad understanding of tap and its terminology. Examinations are now available in all levels in Australia and New Zealand, for those schools wanting to offer that extra challenge and sense of accomplishment to their students! For info on examinations in other countries please email us. And most importantly it is a syllabus that is relevant to todayís tap scene! Due to the instructional nature of the DVDs they can also be used to train your junior tap teachers, so they understand how to teach tap effectively. They will have the benefit of 20 years teaching experience at their fingertips with the Tapatak Oz library of DVDs there as a resource. There is simply no other tap syllabus like this!
TAPATAK OZ - itís so much more than a syllabus!
Variety for experienced teachers
Coming up with new choreography for your students - week after week and year after year - can be quite exhausting! And letís face it - sometimes itís nice to take the pressure off and be the student again. Recharging your batteries so to speak! But finding a class you can go to that is on when you are free and is teaching work at the level you are looking for can be near impossible!
Solution - Tapatak Oz!!
Providing step by step instruction, you can have a class in whatever level you choose at whatever time of day or night you want it - in the comfort of your own home or studio! The DVDs are very relaxed and structured just like a regular class, with the added benefit of a remote control so you can skip through the explanations and work at your own pace - pausing, rewinding and forwarding as you go!
TAPATAK OZ - recharge, be inspired and go!
For tap students at any level
We all love it when a guest teacher comes to teach our class. Well now you can have your very own guest teacher at whatever time you want - wherever you want. Just get your DVD and away you go!
There is always something new to learn in tap and Tapatak Oz DVDs offer you the chance to try a whole new series of exercises, steps and chore - complete with tapping tips on how to make it look and sound great!
You donít have to be a teacher to use Tapatak Oz! You just have to want to try something new and different.
Everything is explained in great detail - just like in a regular class AND using your remote control you can stop and start as you please and learn the lessons as quickly or slowly as suits you! - Hooray!
If you want to try something different and learn some cool rhythms to show your friends then Tapatak Oz is for you - 4 yrs to Professional!
TAPATAK OZ - for students and teachers!
A teaching resource for junior teachers
As your dancing school grows and you need to take on Junior teachers, it is reassuring to know that they are teaching your students with the same attention to detail that you would and that they are teaching the same detail!
This is where Tapatak Oz is a great resource as it not only provides a structured framework for classes and a sequential progression of tapping technique but it also explains how to teach the exercises and communicate effectively with the students.
You can then leave your students with a junior member of staff knowing that they have all the information they need to teach well - they will have 20 years of specialist tap teaching knowledge at their fingertips! And what is more they can access the information from anywhere at anytime!
TAPATAK OZ - give your junior staff an edge!
A resource for those studying to teach tap
Are you or your students pursuing a career in teaching tap dancing?
Then Tapatak Oz is the perfect educational tool. Working through the Tapatak Oz DVD Series from Tiny Tots to Senior Advanced Disc Two provides the aspiring tap teacher with a comprehensive look at not only what to teach each age group but also how to teach it.
Whether you are teaching free open tap classes, another tap syllabus or Tapatak Oz the information contained in these DVDs is universal and the tapping and teaching techniques shown are applicable to any type of tap dance.
TAPATAK OZ - a must have resource for those learning how to teach tap!
Personal use - try something new
Sometimes we just want to try something different. As much as we love the style and choreography we are used to, itís always great to have the challenge of a new way of doing things.
For this reason Tapatak Oz is available in separate component parts making it accessible and affordable for everyone.
You can purchase everything as its own singular piece whether it be a DVD, CD or manual......or you can buy the complete set! The choice is yours!
Simply choose your age group and /or level and get tapping!
TAPATAK OZ - itís always cool to give something different a go!
So often people want to try something new but are worried about going into a class having absolutely no knowledge of the subject.
Tapatak Oz gives you the opportunity to learn all the basics before you go into a class situation so you can relax and enjoy yourself knowing that you have done some groundwork prior to your first lesson.
Give yourself that extra boost and confidence - all in the privacy of your own home with the added benefit of your remote control........so you can progress as quickly or slowly as you like!
For those of you who have always wanted to learn to tap dance but never had the opportunity........no more excuses!
TAPTAK OZ - an opportunity to learn the basics at home!
Would you like to have a DVD in your cupboard for all those occasions when you want to brush up on your tapping skills but canít find or get to a class!
Then Tapatak Oz has something for you!
Senior Advanced Discs One and Two have heaps of chore and exercises to get those feet back into shape - wherever you are at anytime! No need to panic if you canít find a class - with Tapatak Oz in your cupboard you are always prepared!
TAPATAK OZ - get your feet ready for action anytime, anywhere!
Dancers from other dance genres
Are you are fantastic jazz dancer? Or a wonderful classical teacher?
Have you ever wished you knew how to tap? Or are you wanting to add tap into your dance schools curriculum? As director of your school would you like to have a greater understanding of what makes your tap department tick?
If so - Tapatak Oz is for you!
Because everything is explained in such great detail, you can increase your understanding and knowledge of tap dancing through using these DVDs.
Tapatak Oz is not just a set of exercises - it is a complete guide to tap dancing that allows dancers from other genres to gain an insight into what the important elements of tap technique are and how to achieve them.
TAPATAK OZ - providing an insight into what makes tapping tick!
For teachers in remote areas
Tapatak Oz is perfect for those teachers who are wanting access to a high level tapping programme that is modern and effective but live outside the nationís capitol cities!
Whilst having a guest teacher visit your school is invaluable -imagine having that guest teacher on tap (no pun intended) 24/7!!
Tapatak Oz gives you and your students access to one of the most respected, sought after and experienced tap teachers in the country......at whatever time suits your busy schedule. Not just exercises - but tapping tips, style tips and much more.
Just like having a tap specialist with you all year round!
TAPATAK OZ - distance is no longer an issue!
Tertiary level students
Are you at a Full Time Tertiary Level Course and freaking out because you have to tap and you have never done it before? If so - Tapatak Oz is perfect for you.
The Adult Beginnner Disc will allow you to brush up on all the basics in your free time so that you feel more confident in your tap classes.
Solidify what you are learning in class by studying the basic steps and components of tap at home. The combinations of steps may be different - but the underlying technique and basic component steps will be the same!
Or if you are accepted into a course that requires tap - grab the Tapatak Oz DVD and you can give yourself a grounding before you get there and have the confidence of knowing you understand the basic tap technique and principles!
TAPATAK OZ - gives you that extra edge and confidence!
A companion to other tap syllabus or programmes in use
TAPATAK OZ is a wonderful companion tap system to use alongside other tapping syllabus you may currently be using.
Designed to be fun whilst also developing technical skills, the relaxed dynamic of TAPATAK OZ allows the student to continue developing their personality, technique and individual style. The students can therefore add another dimension and approach to that already developed in their other tapping programme.
TAPATAK OZ - broadening their tapping range and experience!