Miss & Mister Pole Dance Globe judge team
The Miss & Mister Pole Dance Globe Team has invited national and international judges. The most of them come from all over the world and help us to find the best athletes on our pole sport championships. You can find all details about each judge on the page and you will see we took the best of the best. Only a judge with a long experience can make the grade. If you think you could help us as a judge please send us your pole dance vita to
ALL JUDGES REPRESENT THE WORLD WITH THEIR HOME CONTINENTS: EUROPE - SOUTH AMERICA - NORTH AMERICA - ASIA - AUSTRALIA
We are proud to announce that we currently have 5 representing continents. We are still working to find a judge from Africa.
The most of our judges are available for workshops. All details will follow soon!
Alexander Zakirov (Alex No) - Russia
President European Pole Sport Workout Union
National and International Pole Sport Instructor
National and International Pole Sport Judge
Driving force to get pole sport into the IOC
IOC - International Olympic Committee
President - European Pole Sport Workout Union
Driving force - World Assotiation Pole Sport Workout Air Acrobatics
EPSWU and WASPWA
Running the European Pole Sport Championship since 2011
2011 in Moscow
2012 in Rom
2013 in Prague
2014 in Prague
Running the World Pole Sport Championship since 2014
2014 in Prague
Natalie Thander - Sweden
Int. Judge / EPSU Accredited Judge
Natalie has more than 10 years of rigorous dance training and performing on her back and several years of experience in teaching dance in different styles. She started working as a dance instructor from a young age, later specializing in stretching workshops and pole dance training. She has also been involved in organizing and choreographing several performances around Sweden. She currently trains at the Russian Ballet School in London.
- European Pole Sport Championship 2014
- European Championship of Aerial Acrobatics 2014
- European Pole Sport Championship 2013
- Czech Pole Dance Championship 2012
Arlene Caffrey - Ireland
Six-time Ireland Pole Dance Champion
Irish Pole Champion 2011
All Ireland Pole Dance Champion runner up 2011
World Pole Dance Championship Semi-Finalist 2010
European Pole Dance Champion of Champion 4th Place '10
Irish Pole Champion 2010 - Irish Pole Champion runner-up 2009
Irish Pole Champion 2008 - Miss Pole Fitness N.I. '08
Miss Pole Dance Ireland 2007
Contestant Ireland Got Talent Show 2010
Judge experience :
Miss & Mister Pole Dance Germany 2011 & 2013
UKAPP Ireland 2011
Pole Dance Ireland Princess 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
Lincolnshire Pole Dance Championship 2013
Arlene Caffrey is one of Ireland’s best known and loved pole dance artists. She became addicted to pole dance when it was first introduced to Ireland as a fitness concept in 2006 and has since progressed, to travel all over the world to perform, compete, teach and develop her artistry. She is known for her theatrical, expressive and edgy style. With pole dance, she aims to create something beautiful, unique, expressive, free and daring, to rise above the ordinary and defy convention.
Reiko Suemune - Japan
Champion - Miss Pole Dance World 2005-2009
National and International Pole Dance Instructor
National and International Pole Dance Judge
Miss Pole Dance World 2005 - Netherland
World Pole Sport and Fitness Championship 2009 Jamaica - Finalist
Driving force: Miss Poledance & PoleKing Japan Owner Pole School Luxurica
FIRST WORLD POLE DANCE CHAMPION
Judge experience : World Pole Sport and Fitness Championship 2010 World Pole Sport and Fitness Championship 2011
She has been pole dancing for 18 years, and she also has 20 years of experience in jazz dance, hip hop dance. She won the championship at Miss Pole Dance World 2005 in Amsterdam. She opened her own studio, LUXURICA, in Tokyo, 2007 April. Now she is a well-known artist in Japan. Her activity helps Japanese public to recognize Pole dancing an art form and healthy exercise. She established her own company REIKO INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD in 2007 and this company is to supply good lessons, workshops, shows, and opportunities of pole dancing to everybody. She often says “I would like to entertain both men and women, old and young, I mean, everybody!!”
Hyun Joo Kang - South Korea
Korean Pole Dance Association
President of Korean Pole Sports Federation
President of Korean Pole Sports Association
Head of Jk Aerial Art company
Choreographer and art director of aerial art
2015 Miss & Mister Pole Dance Globe (in Germany)
2014 Korean Pole sports championship (in Korea)
2014 International Miss Pole Korea ( In Korea)
2014 Pole Stars Championship ( in Malaysia )
2014 Pole dance and Fitness Competition ( In Russia)
2014 Pole world cup /Arnold classic ( in brazil )
2014 SG International Pole Championship ( In Singapore)
2013 Asia Pacific Pole dance Championship ( In Russia )
2013 WPDC China pole championship ( In China)
2013 International Miss Pole Korea ( In Korea)
2012 Asia Pacific Pole Dance Championship
2012 Miss Pole International Pole Championship (in Hongkong)
2012 WPDC China pole Championship ( In China)
2012 Miss Pole Korea ( In Korea)
2011 WPDC China pole Championship ( In China)
2010 Asia Pacific Pole Championship ( In Russia )
Newspaper and magazine
newspaper : Chosun Iibo, Sports News, Newsen, The Daily Sports, Nanum news, Esports news, Yonhapnews, and etc.
Magazine : Voguegirl, Ceci, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and etc.
SBS : “In-ki-ga-yo”
KBS : Yoon Do-hyun’s “ love letter”, Music bank
MBC : “ Music Center ”
M.net : “ Super Concert ”
JTBC : shooting of “ Wonderful Korea ”
KBS : shooting of “ VJs on the Scene ”
Chosun TV : “ Image Photographing ”
Ystar : shooting of the series of “ Getting in shape of stars through pole dance “
SK Broadband : shooting of the series of pole dance and aerial silk in “ Seoul N”
A opening guest of Shinhwa “Lee, Min-woo” in Japan concert and a guest performer in melon hall in Seoul.
KBS : shooting of “ Nam, Hee-seok ‘s 52 pole acrobatic ”
KBS : Shooting of the diet series of “ VJs on the Scene ”
SBS : shooting of the series of “ national pole champions “ in “ Star King”
Channel A : Shooting of “ Live Open studio ”
JTBC : shooting of “ The eye of small business ”
SBS : shooting of “ Living Economy ”
KBS : shooting of “Good Morning Korea”
Storyon : shooting of the series of pole dance in “ Kim, won-hee’s chatting ”
SBS : Shooting of the series of “ Australian pole dance champion” in “ Start King “
SBS : Shooting of pole dance in “ Morning Wide”
MBC : Shooting of the series of diet in “ Live This Morning”
SBS : Shooting of “ There we go !”
KBS : Sponsorship of “ Gag Concert “
Shooting a movie, “She lacks 10%”
M-net : Shooting of “ USA Korean wave Diet Pole Dance “
A diversity of radio activities
A supporting actress and choreography directing of “ The actor is distressed “, a romantic comedy and released in 2014.
Directing of entertainers’ choreography
Idol girl group : Sister and After School / Actress : Kim, hyo-jin, Cha Yeryeon / Female Comedian : Seo, Seonggeum, Ha, Dami, HyeLeong, Um jiae, An Somi/ New singer: Ha, dami/
Announcer : Jang Yewon, etc
Pole Art director of “ Karma”, showed in Gwangyang World Circus Festival in 2012.
Choreographer on an orientation event in Gyongdong Inc.
Choreographer on an orientation event in GS Home Shopping .
The director-choreographer of performance at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology( KAIST )
Director-Choreographer of Samsung Group’s event of invitation/ The events of Sports Seoul, Shilla Hotel, and professors
Choreographer of group performance in Etude House.
Director-Choreographer of various performances in financial companies
and lots of more activities!
Shaina Cruea - USA
United States National Pole Champion 2014
2014 United States National Pole Champion 1st Place - Professional Division
2014 Atlantic Pole Champion 1st Place - Professional Division
2014 Florida Pole Fitness Championship 3rd Place - Professional Division
2013 Super Shag Pole Fitness Championship 2nd Place - Level 3
2013 United States National Pole Championship 2nd Place - Level 3
2013 Atlantic Pole Championship 2nd Place - Level 2
In October of 2012, Shaina took her first pole dance class at Body & Pole taught by a friend from her high school dance days, Marlo Fisken. She immediately fell in love with the combination of athleticism and grace and was selected to participate in the 2013 work/study program at Body & Pole of NYC. After completing the program, Shaina joined the Body & Pole staff as an elevatED-certified pole instructor. Known for her "legs for days" and stylized contemporary pole dance choreography, Shaina shares her passion through the aerial dance company AERA, her competitive performances and with her students.
Judit Gábris-Baczakó – Hungary
National and International Pole Sport Judge
Pole Sport experience:
- Pole Fitness Hungarian Open 2014. – Doubles 1st place
- Hungarian Pole Sport Championship 2014. – Doubles 1st place
- European Pole Sport Championship 2013. – Doubles 4th place
- Hungarian Pole Sport Championship 2013. – Women solo 3rd place
- World Pole Dance Championships 2012. – Doubles Special Award
- Miss Poledance Hungary 2012. – Doubles 1st place
(Doubles Awards with Eszter Varga)
- Pole Sports Championship Hungary 2015. – Junior Solo Elite 2nd place
- Swiss Artistic Pole Dance Competition 2015. – Women Solo Pro 4th place
- World Pole Sport Championship 2014. – Junior Doubles 1st place
- European Pole Sport Championship 2014. – Junior Doubles 1st place
- Hungarian Pole Sport Championship 2014. – Junior Doubles 1st place
- Miss Poledance Hungary 2013. – Women Solo 3rd place
- Hungarian Amateur Pole Sport Championship 2013. – Doubles 1st place
- Hungarian High Level Pole Sport Tournament 2015.
- Hungarian Amateur Pole Sport Championship 2015.
- Hungarian Junior Pole Fitness Championship 2015.
- Dollhouse Pole Championship (Hungary) 2015.
- World Pole Sport Championship 2014.
- European Pole Sport Championship 2014.
- Miss Poledance Hungary 2014.
Maria Rucheva – Russia
Main judge of the Russian Pole Sport and Workout Federation
- the judge of European Pole Sort Workout Union
- national and International pole sport judge
- pole sport instructor
- organizer of national and international championships since 2009
- leader and the owner of pole sport academies in the north of Russia, named " MARI and me"
- Pole sport , stretching, dancing and fitness trainer since 2009
- trainer of members of the Russian pole sport team(World, European and Russian championship since 2011)
- more than 20 national Russian Championships
- European Pole sport Championship 2012 Rome, Italy
- European Pole Sport Championship 2013, Prague, Czech Republic
- European Pole Sport Championship 2014, Prague, Czech Republic
- World Pole Sport championship 2014, Prague, Czech Republic