How are new Dancing partners Erin Andrews and Maksim Chmerkovsky getting along on the floor?

“I end up fighting with myself!” Erin told ET during an exclusive interview during one of their practice sessons. “He just stands back and watches.”

Find out where Erin and Maks stand in our DWTS Pre-Season Rankings

Despite his reputation as a demanding coach, Maks has rave reviews about Erin, whom he says is her own harshest critic. “She’s very talented, able, capable. […] Her biggest weakness is she’s asking of herself so much.” In fact, Erin has been pushing herself so hard that Maksim says he’s coming home sore for the first time in a few Dancing seasons!

See Erin and Maksim’s Dancing with the Stars Rehearsal Photos

Check out ET’s interview with the ESPN star and her Dancing partner, plus glimpses at their upcoming routine for the Dancing with the Stars premiere on March 22:

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Meghan hails from Walla Walla, WA, the proud home of the world’s best sweet onions and Adam West, the original Batman. An avid grammarian and over-analyzer, you can usually find her thinking too hard about plot devices in favorites like The OfficeIt’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and How I Met Your Mother. In her spare time, Meghan enjoys drawing, shopping, trying to be funny (and often failing), and not understanding the whole Twilight thing. She’s got a BA in English and Studio Art from Whitman College, which makes her a professional arguer, daydreamer, and doodler.