Services - WSF Homepage

Go to content

Main menu:

Services

WSF CERTIFIES SALSA TEACHERS WORLDWIDE! TESTING NOW CAN BE DONE BY DVD!



Teachers will be qualified on 3 levels:
Professional Salsa Instructor   Advanced Salsa Instructor  Master Salsa  Instructor  

This will coincide with the  Bronze, Silver, and Gold Syllabus Levels. Examinations now can be taken by video. Official Certificates, suitable for framing, are given upon completion.  You must be at least an Advanced Salsa Instructor to take the examination to become a Judge.   

PROCEDURE

Whether done on video or in person, the applicant must first be a current  member of the WSF and in good standing.
1. Applicant must show 4 figures of the standard (Bronze, Silver, or Gold) of Salsa they are certifying in. These figures will be chosen by the WSF at random.
2. Applicant must show these 4 figures doing both man's and ladies part individually, describing amounts of turn, foot placement, and timing.
3. Applicant will dance with a partner to music for a minimum of 1 minute, either as man or lady, demonstrating at least 6 steps of the standard they are certifying in. This will demonstrate their ability to be able to mix the patterns comfortably.
4. Applicant will be given 3 questions to answer concerning leading and following. These questions will be sent by email or regular mail if email is unavailable.
5. Grading of the test will comprise of 50 percent on point number two, 25 percent on point number three, and 25 percent on point number four. Applicant must receive at least 80 percent total score to be certified.

Upon successful completion, the Applicant will receive their certification certificate with the WSF Corporate Seal.

Purchase your testing fee here.

Certification Fee For Pro


Welcome to the World Salsa Federation

Isaac  and Laura Altman
CEO and CFO of the WSF

8080 SW 81 Drive
Miami, Florida 33143

305 746-1282

wsfsalsa@yahoo.com

 The World Salsa Federation, Inc.
The Governing Body for Salsa Dancing and Competition World-Wide


Join Our Email List
Email:  

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR AMATEURS

AMATEURS, EARN YOUR ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS BY SENDING US A DVD OF YOURSELVES DANCING WITH A PARTNER TO MUSIC, ALL THE STEPS OF THE LEVEL (BRONZE, SILVER, OR GOLD) YOU ARE TRYING TO PASS. A CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT WITH THE OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE WSF WILL BE MAILED UPON SUCCESSFUL REVIEW OF THE  DVD BY OUR DANCE BOARD. Cost to take the test for amateurs or professionals is $30 which includes shipping and handling of your certificate .(if you do not pass, you can take the test as often as you want with no further charges.) YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL OF YOUR RESULTS. PLEASE MAIL A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO THE WORLD SALSA FEDERATION, 8080 SW 81 DR., MIAMI, FL. 33143 WITH YOUR VIDEO TAPE.


CERTIFIED JUDGES

Requirements:

1. Must pass ALL 3 levels of the WSF Bronze, Silver, and Gold teachers certification or have credentials from a WSF affiliate member organization.  Only Certified WSF Judges can judge WSF closed syllabus competitions.  

2. Must be familiar with the WSF Rulebook and the Psychological Issues of Judging  and be able to answer 20 questions derived from this rulebook with questions valued at 5 points each.  An 80% score is needed to pass.  

3. Must be a current WSF member in good standing.  

4. Must be familiar with all styles of Salsa and explain the differences:  Included but not limited to, would be Cuban, Colombian, L.A., and N.Y.  

5. Cost to take Certified Judges test is $25  

6. Certified Judges get compensated for all their judging duties  


NON-CERTIFIED JUDGES FOR THE WSF  

Requirements:

1. These are voluntary Judges (they do not get compensated).  

2. Non-certified judges can only judge Open Salsa competitions.  

3.  Must be familiar with all styles of Salsa and explain the differences:  Included but not limited to, would be Cuban, Colombian, L.A., and N.Y.  

4. Must be a current WSF member in good standing.  

5. Must be familiar with the WSF Rulebook and the Psychological Issues of Judging .

6. Must apply and be approved by the WSF Executive Council, giving their expertise history and profile.  

 
Copyright 2015. All rights reserved.
Back to content | Back to main menu