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How To Do a Pageant Pivot Turn

13, September 2013

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Pivot Turn

A pageant pivot turn is a modeling move that is necessary!  For a lot of pageant systems you have free range with modeling and it is really important to really own the stage when you are on it and show them you know what to do when it comes to modeling.  A pageant pivot turn will show off your outfit from all angles to the judges.  So the question is how should you do one?

Pageant Pivot Turn: Step by Step

To start a pivot turn, stand in a model T position.  Model T position is like 5th position in ballet.  Take a small step with your back foot and place it directly in front of the foot that is pointing to 12 o’clock.  On the balls of your feet, pivot making a 180 degree turn.  

You should end up in the model T position facing in the opposite direction from your starting position.  To make a complete turn, repeat the steps above.  Tip: when you are facing the back during your pivot turn, give the judges a head turn and flash a huge smile. I recommend the pivot turn for pageant girls who compete in swimsuit competition because it allows the judges to see your entire body. 

You worked hard to get into amazing swimsuit shape so try and show off in the best way possible!  I also recommend the pivot turn for fun fashion wear, and any children who compete in modeling categories.  This way the judges can get a look at the front and back of your outfit that you spent so much time on making sure it was perfect! When doing pivot turns it is important to take your time.  Don’t feel the need to rush because your back is facing the pageant judges

It’s ok!  As a judge, I always want to see someone’s entire outfit and look for thinks like circle turns and pivot turns with modeling.  So at your next pageant be sure to slip the pivot turn into your routine whether you compete in glitz or natural so the judges can get a total look and you can be wearing that big sparkly crown on your head!  Small adjustments to modeling will take your presentation to the next level!

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