July 10-15 - USTA National Competition Madison, WI
July 24-29 - NBTA National Competition South Bend, IN
August 7-12 - WBTF International Cup Croatia
All Classes begin the week of September 4th. Classes for new beginners at Copper Canyon Elementary School Mondays 2:45-3:45 p.m Classes are for 8 weeks. The option to continue with individual lessons is available following the conclusion of the 8 weeks of class lessons.
The tentative schedule for Individual lessons beginning the week of September 4: North Phoenix (Tatum and Bell) Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Mesa (Fitch Park and Dobson Ranch Park) Wednesday
Team practice will begin on Sunday, September 10. Team practices are scheduled for alternating Sundays.
Primary Team- 5:30-6:30 pm
Junior Team- 6:30-7:30 pm
The competition season will begin November 4 with an Essentials Meet and Clinic. The location TBD.
The AZ Xtreme Twirl Team is directed by coaches Michele Ekstrom and Megan Ekstrom. Our baton twirling team provides instruction for boys and girls of all ages in the greater Phoenix and Mesa/Chandler area. We provide coaching for competitive and show twirling in one baton, two baton, three baton, strutting, dance twirl, and modeling for all level of twirlers. Private lessons, classes, and team twirling are provided.
The sport of baton twirling has an excellent competitive program to build each individual child’s basic twirling skills, self-esteem, character, and team work. Coach Michele and Coach Megan are USTA and NBTA coaches specializing in the best technique to build excellent twirlers.
Congrats to the twirlers Alex, Meagan and Audrey on the AZ Xtreme Team for qualifying for the world twirling team - Team USA! These athletes qualified for the International Cup 2017 at the National USTA Competition held in Mobile, AL on July 13th. They will be traveling to Croatia in August 2017 along with Coach Michele to compete on Team USA! We are so proud of these twirlers!!
Congratulations to the outstanding performances by Megan, Audrey, and Alexandra at the Pan Pacific Games in Stockton, CA!! Megan finished in 1st place in 3 baton, Audrey finished in 6th place in 3 baton, and Alexandra finished in 5th place in 2 baton, 7th place in solo, and 8th place in 3 baton! These athletes made a great showing for the state of Arizona!