How can a competitor travel abroad to compete at Blackpool for instance, and then off to other parts of the world, and be dancing full time as an amatuer unless they are allowed, as they are in most other countries, to earn money by teaching. By teaching just Social couples that would not be enough. You know what Social Couples are like. Here today and gone tomorrow. Where i live an amatuer can teach proving thay have passed a Level O. The only other stipulation is that there has to be a professional on the premises. Which brings us to the word shamateurism. It`s in the dictionary.