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Diagrammatic Analysis – Swing Action in Foxtrot

A Diagrammatic Representation of the Foxtrot Swing Action in the Feather Step In this detailed document, Barry Gasson provides a look at the swing action in Slow Foxtrot. Download the PDF file for…

Feathers

What’s in a feather step? By Keith Morris

An easy question to answer one would think. The technique books tell us

  • 1. right foot forward in CBM
  • 2. left foot forward left shoulder leading preparing to step outside partner
  • 3. right foot forward in CBMP OP
  • Pretty straight forward really, until you start to analyse the mechanics of each individual step and what a forward step means.

    Foxtrot 1

    Perfect 10: The foxtrot By Rachelle Stretch

    The slow foxtrot is known to be one of the hardest dances to perfect in the ballroom world, because of the difficulties in mastering the technique and the co-ordination required to give the dance its character. The dance has not had a simple history either – being influenced by several dance styles and undergoing a number of transformations.

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    From Keith Morris “What is a Slow”

    Much has been said on these pages and others regarding the timing or the lack of it these days, in Slow fox and Quickstep a slow relates to two beats and a quick one beat (4/4). But what does slow and quick mean in terms of relative time?

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