Ballet class is the training a student needs to maintain and improve his/her skills, or technique. In the beginning years, it is sufficient for students to take one ballet class per week (train for one day per week). As students get older, their bodies and minds become stronger, enabling them to take on more challenging technique. In order to acquire the level of skill (technique) that is needed for a student to advance, it is necessary to increase the number of classes taken per week. The class structure listed in the SBC Proper Ballet Training Guide should clarify the requirements of proper ballet training so that parents and students can clearly understand the development of a student’s training.