Are you passionate about POLE and want to make it your career? Then the Ecole de Pole MASTER Training Course series are for you! Based on functional teaching methodology written by Justine McLucas, each course builds on the knowledge of the previous from Beginner foundation skills, right up to Advanced spotting for flips and drops, with a focus on ways to see real results and technical growth in your students.

Suitable as an instructor training tool, for new or experienced teachers, the courses will also provide insight and skills for the pole dancer wishing to further their own personal understanding of pole training even if not to teach, but to apply improved techniques and training methods to their pole workouts.

STUDIO OWNERS: Host a course at your studio – one of our experienced Tutors including Miss Pole Dance QLD Tammy Grindlay or Justine McLucas will fly to you and conduct courses as weekend or intensives to suit the needs of your studio. Get in contact for availability, dates and studio host discounts. Intensive 5 day Phuket MASTER Training Camp details below.

EDP MASTER Training Courses are approved by Fitness Australia, The Health & Fitness Industry Association, and will earn you 18 CECs on completion of the series.


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  • EDP MASTER Training courses are approved by Fitness Australia and will earn you CECs.
  • To maintain registration with Fitness Australia, exercise professionals must complete twenty (20) continuing education credits (CECs) through educational programs and professional experience over every 2 year registration period.
  • Each EDP course includes in-depth manuals (supplied as PDF’s to save the environment!) covering theory content, complete breakdowns with images for every trick and spin in each level, plus lists with technique points for Conditioning & Flexibility exercises, giving you the perfect foundation to a career in Pole Dance.
  • Each trick is categorised as Low/Mid/High or by level within each course, assisting with creating your own syllabus and class plans easily in the real world, catering for the many levels currently on offer at different pole studios.
  • Beginners includes over 80 pages of theory and anatomy chapters, with over 60 tricks, conditioning & flexibility exercises.
  • Intermediate includes over 110 pages of theory and anatomy chapters, with over 80 tricks, conditioning & flexibility exercises.
  • Advanced includes over 130 pages of theory and anatomy chapters, with over 110 tricks, conditioning & flexibility exercises.
  • Your Tutor has expert knowledge and experience and will be there to guide you and answer all of your questions.
  • Practical assessment, quizzes & worksheets will be given throughout the course to monitor understanding and progress. Successful candidates will receive a signed certificate upon passing each level.
  • Courses are structured over 2 days per level (Beg – Inter – Adv), in studio practical workshops & classroom tutorials, with some pre-reading requirements for each course.
  • Developed through years of experience, research & successful implementation in-house for over 10 years at Ecole de Pole studios in London, UK, Singapore & Cleveland, USA; the EDP courses are now available to the public as affordable training to develop your skills for teaching pole classes effectively, safely and with absolute confidence.
  • Graduates will be accepted for insurance by DanceSurance Australia (subject to meeting all other underwriting conditions), and receive $20 off their first annual premium.


Our Mission is to provide quality instructor training across all levels that is accessible and affordable, sharing knowledge and providing personal development to teachers and polers with safer technique and a thorough understanding of pole dancing and anatomy, and develop your skills to be practically applied to training and instructing.


What qualifications and experience does Justine have to write these courses – why trust the EDP courses? 

Justine’s Fitness & Dance Credentials:

  • Industry Person of the Year (2017) – Miss Pole Dance QLD (Aus)
  • Nominee for IPDFA IPC “Instructor of The Year” 2013, 2015 & 2018
  • Nominee for the “Representin Award”: Most Positive Role Model in the Pole & Aerial Community (Pole World News Awards USA 2014)
  • IPDFA & World Pole Sport Judge
  • Ecole de Pole Studios (London, Singapore, Cleveland USA) Founder & Director (syllabus creator, instructor trainer, choreographer) Founded 2010
  • Future Fit Training – Pilates Inter & Advanced, Level 2 & 3 Mat Pilates Diploma (2009)
  • Drummond Education – Level 2 Gym Certificate: Exercise to Music (2008)
  • Pole Dancing School, UK – Intensive Teacher Training Course (2008)
  • University of Sydney Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies, Anthropology, Thai, 2005)
  • Hamburg Ballet School – Classical Ballet, Anatomy, Pilates, Spanish, Contemporary, German, Dance History (1998-99)
  • A.R.A.D. Award – Associate of the Royal Academy of Dancing, Advanced, Sydney 1996
  • Pilates (Reformer & Mat) – Penny Latey Studio, Sydney (1996-97)
  • Ecole Classique Sydney – RAD Ballet Int/Advanced, Contemporary, Pilates (1997)
  • Tanya Pearson Academy Sydney – RAD to Elementary, Character, Contemporary (1991-97)
  • Julie Anne Talent School – RAD Ballet Grade 1 -4, Jazz, Song & Dance (1986-1991)

Justine’s Pole Awards:

  • GOT TO DANCE UK 2012, Series 3 – TOP 34
  • IPDFA International Pole Championship Semi-Finalist + shortlisted to top 25 in the world 2012
  • Ranked No 17 in the World by Poleranking.com 2011
  • World Pole Sport & Fitness Semi-Finalist, Budapest, 2011
  • Miss Pole Dance UK tied 1st Place on points & Best Entertainer, 2011
  • Pole Divas Professional Championship Runner Up, 2010
  • Pole Divas Professional Championship London, Winner 2010
  • Miss Pole Dance UK Finalist & Best Costume, 2009
  • VOTED #17 United Pole Artists – Global Poler’s Choice Awards (2016), #20 in 2012, and #25 2013