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Pageant Videos Hold the Key – Part 2
Jessica Beal-Bahmuller, Mrs. South Dakota International 2016, is just as impressive as she is beautiful. What’s her secret? Constantly improving her skills by watching pageant videos. Welcome to part two of how to analyze and improve yourself as a contestant using pageant videos.  If you didn’t catch my last post, just click here to catch
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Pageant Videos Hold the Key – Part 1
Amanda Duffy, Mrs. West Virginina International 2016, uses her pageant videos to analyze her performance and improve her skills. It’s her secret to winning 6 titles! Pageant videos are a valuable tool for identifying what you’re doing fabulously well and what areas need a little improvement.  Today’s article assumes that you’ve competed before and that
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Simplify to Win Your Pageant
Thamer Favor, Miss Houston USA 2015, juggled her pageant prep with her career and personal life.  She knew the importance of simplifying to win your pageant! Are you driving yourself to distraction with complex and unrealistic pageant prep plans?  Has your desire to win completely overtaken your ability to approach your competition from a balanced
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About Us
About Us
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Valerie Hayes, The Pageant Coach™
My career as a pageant coach started out innocently enough! With over 20 years of corporate experience coaching executives on their interviewing and communications skills, I've seen a lot of good and bad interviews. Then a family friend asked me to help a contestant prepare to answer a pageant interview question onstage during her local pageant. She won her local pageant and went on to capture her state title and placed in the Top 15 at her national pageant. Soon her friends, and friends-of-friends, were calling for help to win their pageants interview too!
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Expert Pageant Coaching at Local, State, National and International levels:
  • Personal Platform Development
  • Appearance Strategy
  • Papework Preparation
  • Pageant Interview Content Development
  • Interview Skill Development
  • Current Events Coaching
  • Talent Analysis
  • Competition Wardrobe & Image Consultation
  • On-stage Modeling Analysis
  • Competition Mindset Coaching