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Our innovative grading system gives instructors and students the opportunity to demonstrate their ability at the different levels of our syllabus and receive recognition and award for their efforts. Working towards a grading will not only help with your continuing professional development but will really build your confidence around the pole too. If you are not used to linking moves or putting routines together, the grading is a great way to start to develop these skills in a structured way. 


The grading is a unique concept to pole fitness. Developed by Pole Passion Ltd in 2009 with the objective to support students and instructors in their development and first steps towards performing and competing. We are proud to announce the Pole Passion Grading system is now  open to all students (and instructors alike), incorporating the system through our online learning portal which will enable you to gain a certification of your performance achievements in a structured manner.




How to register


1. Simply purchase the level you wish to complete, starting at Level 1 and progressing through each level in turn. Our online tuition will enable you to work through and/or learn the moves which you need to incorporate into your routine at any given level. the moves that need to be incorporated into your routine grading performance. You may incorporate extra moves into your routine although your routine must not contain a move or trick higher than your grading level.


2. Select your music –  You may choose the music you use for your routine and we encourage you to use music which stimulates your creativity and inspires you. Any type or genre of music is allowed, however please note there are a few restrictions on music choice:

No profanity / swearing is permitted. If the track you want contains it, you are encouraged to seek out a clean version or edit it yourself. 
No music with lyrics that are offensive, for example by being racist or sexist, or music with lyrics that contain political or religious messages. 


3. Create your routine, either working with your instructor or creating your own (make sure the length of your routine (music) is the correct time for your grade (see below).


Level 1 must be between 1 - 1.30 minutes
Level 2 must be between 2 - 2.30 minutes
Level 3 must be between 3 - 3.30 minutes
Level 4 must be between 4 - 4.30 minutes
Level 5 must be between 5 - 5.30 minutes


Please submit grading routine video in WMV or mp4 format via Vimeo, YouTube, Wetransfer or Dropbox link to ''. You can also post a DVD / USB. Full details are given in the online course


The grading certification is a pole dance fitness certification where students and instructors alike can build confidence in choreographing their own routines without the fear of being judged in a professional fitness environment. For many students and instructors level 1 is their first opportunity to showcase their practised skills of tricks, spins, transitions, poses and floor work combining them into a routine set to music of their choice.
Gradings are taken for many different reasons for some its a personal achievement, a platform to stand up and perform for the very first time showing off their own choreography, a chance to express themselves through music and dance. For others it’s the first steps to a career in performing, a build up to the competition they’ve always wanted to enter but never thought they could, a chance to gain confidence, build flow, increase stamina and performance endurance.

A chance to get feedback to assist in improving their art every step of the way, eventually moving onto competitions.
Grading performances are certified and  students can achieve either a Pass or a Pass+ at each level.
















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