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What are these steps called?


swantobe

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Please excuse my ignorance, but I was wondering if anyone can give me an idea what the steps at the following times are in the video link posted below:

 

4:19 and again at 4:23?

 

4:28?

 

7:39?

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4:19 and 4:23 - A sort of character saut de basque. Not purely academic classical ballet, but "choreography." :grinning:

 

4:28 - a trick, not classical ballet

 

7:39 - another trick

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At 4:28 it looks to me like he is opening up the saut de basque into a grand rond de jambe.

 

7:39 looks like a variation on a Rivoltade. You see this kick a lot in martial arts.

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