Competing in a NPC bikini competition can be a thrilling experience, but it can also be nerve-wracking, especially if it's your first time. One of the most important aspects of competing is knowing how to pose properly on stage, and this requires proper training and practice. In this blog post, we'll go over the basics of NPC bikini posing, and how to prepare for your competition.
Before we get into the specifics of posing, it's important to understand the NPC bikini division. NPC bikini competitors are judged on symmetry, muscle tone, and overall appearance. The judges are looking for a balance between muscle definition and femininity. This means that you should be in good shape, but not too muscular.
The NPC bikini division has three rounds of competition: the front pose, the back pose, and the quarter turns.
The front pose is where the judges will get their first impression of you. This pose is all about showing off your symmetry and muscle tone. Stand tall with your chest out, shoulders back, and abs tight. Keep your arms at your sides, and make sure to engage your glutes.
The back pose is where you'll showcase your back muscles and glutes. Keep your chest out, shoulders back, and abs tight. Make sure to engage your glutes and keep your arms relaxed at your sides.
The quarter turns are where you'll show off your entire physique. During this round, you'll do a front pose, back pose, and side poses. This is where you'll show off your muscle tone and symmetry.
It's important to practice your poses regularly, and to work with a coach who can give you feedback and help you to refine your technique. Posing takes practice, so don't be discouraged if it feels uncomfortable at first. Keep practicing, and you'll get the hang of it.
In conclusion, competing in a NPC bikini competition requires a good level of physical fitness and proper posing technique. It's important to understand the NPC bikini division, and to practice your poses regularly.
Coach Kiki McClellan