Say goodbye to basic footwork! In this series we start with the basic footwork of Rock Step, Triple Step, and Swivel and teach you the basic syncopations on these steps in a solo format with exercises.
After you master the solo steps, we recommend you move on to season 2 where we will start to incorporate this into partner dancing using a little social dancing pattern.
Learn the basic triple step rhythm, counted as "1 a2" and made up of a step-ball change. This rhythm is made most memorable by thousands of hours of dance class where this was decided somewhere in history as "the basic".
Learn the reverse triple step, counted as "a1 2". It is called reverse since a triple step is made up of a 'step' and a 'ball change'. The basic is step-ball change, while the reverse is ball change-step.
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