“Dancers need to understand that there is a part where you learn the basics when you have the lesson with the teacher; and a second part, where you practice what you’ve learned, and the third part: the stamina. If you do that, it’s less stress in the competition because you’re ready for that.”
Aleksander Makarov is a professional dancer and teacher. This quote summarizes his tips for success. The main key points are lesson, practice, and building up stamina. You can read the full article on Dancesport Life.