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Dance like a champion

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 22 July, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 22 July, 2006, 12:00am

Hong Kong DanceSport champion George Yip, also president of Hong Kong DanceSport Association Limited, shares top tips to help you shine on the dance floor


WEEK 8 : FOXTROT


Foxtrot is a kind of Standard Dance in the DanceSport Series. This week we introduce one of the Foxtrot Figures - Feather Step


NOTES ON DANCESPORT


Sport, Art and Leisure for age 3 to 80


DanceSport is a new Olympic Sport event


Competitions are held in two styles


Standard Dance and Latin Dance


Standard Dance includes five different dances


Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot and


Quick Step


Latin Dance includes five different dances


Samba, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba,


Paso Doble and Jive


PREPARATION - HOLD


Boy : Left hand holds girl's right hand


Girl : Right hand holds boy's left hand


Boy : Right hand placed on girl's back under left shoulder blade


Girl : Left arm rests lightly on boy's right arm following the curve of his arm to the shoulder


Boy & Girl : Both feet closed


Boy : Right foot forward between partner's feet


Girl : Left foot back


Boy : Left foot forward


Girl : Right foot back


Boy : Right foot forward outside partner's feet


Girl : Left foot back

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