Syncopated Sugar Push and Tuck

This is a syncopated variation to a sugar push and sugar tuck.
-A follower’s initiated syncopation to a sugar tuck with an optional extension.
-Gives the follower an opportunity to influence the rhythm, the timing, and the shaping of the pattern.
-A styled sugar push for the leader.
-These variations can be used independently of one another.

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Root Patterns

A simple and effective way to look at variations that makes them easier to understand and execute for both leads and follows.
– Break down complex variations into root patterns.
– Lead variations more comfortably and predictably.
– Learn quickly by building on strong fundamentals.

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Dips

Dips are a fun way to really dress up your WCS. They create a flashy element that allow you to hit breaks or phrase changes with impact. This video gives a detailed explanation of both the lead’s and follow’s role in executing dips as well how to get in and out of them with ease.

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Hitch Ball Change

This is a must-know for swing dancers of all levels. A hitch ball change is an a method for dancing a triple rhythm with only 2 weight transfers. It allows you to syncopate patterns to suit the music as well as giving you a simple, effective way to extend patterns. This video will show you how to do a hitch ball change along with examples of applications.

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