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Free Tap Dance Dictionary

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ALEXANDER <--click for video (Broadway, Shirley Temple) - &1&2&3&4 or a1 a2 a3 a4 - flap HEEL heel SPANK heel TOE-TIP heel

    Alexander Clunk - &1&2&3&4 or a1 a2 a3 a4 - flap HEEL heel SPANK heel CLUNK heel

B

BACK ESSENCE - &1&2 or a1 a2 - spank step (cross behind) STEP step

    Double Back Essence - a1&a2 - spank step (cross behind) FLAP step

BOMBERSHAY (Bombershe, Toe Clip) - 1&a - step SPANK DIG

    Bombershay Toe - 1e&a - step SPANK DIG TOE

    Brittanyshay - 1e&a2 - step SPANK TOE-TIP step DIG

    Drawbershay - 1e&a - step SPANK heel DIG

    Jackhammer - &1&2 - spank stamp SPANK DIG

    Jinnyshay - a1e&a2e - spank step SPANK DIG stamp SPANK DIG  

    Shayberbom - 1&a - step SCUFF SMACK (STEP)

    Toe Dig Bombershay - 1&a2&a - toe (tip) SPANK DIG dig SPANK DIG

BROADWAY (see Alexander) - &1&2&3&4 or a1 a2 a3 a4 - flap HEEL heel SPANK heel TOE (TIP) heel

BRUSH - 1 - swing foot forward (front or diagonally side) hitting only the ball tap

    Spank (Brush Back, Draw, Pull) - 1 - swing foot back hitting only the ball tap

BUFFALO - 1&a2 - (cross foot in front) step (leap) SHUFFLE STEP

     Buffalo Pullback - 1e&a2 - (cross foot in front) step (leap) SHUFFLE switching pullback

    Buffalo Scuffle - 1e&a*2 - (cross foot in front) step (leap) SHUFFLE scuffle STEP

    Buffalo Turn - 1&a2 - (cross foot in front) step (leap) SHUFFLE STEP (turning)

    Buffalo Wing - 1e&a*2 - (cross foot in front) step (leap) SHUFFLE switching wing

    Click Buffalo - 1e&a2 - (cross foot in front) step (leap) SHUFFLE click-left-toe-tap-to-right-heel-tap STEP

    Double Buffalo - a1&a2 - (cross foot in front) flap SHUFFLE STEP

    Double Buffalo Toe - a1e&a2 - (cross foot in front) flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP STEP

    Double Buffalo Toe Pullback - a1e&a*2 - (cross foot in front ) flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP switching pullback

    Double Toe Buffalo - a1e&a*2 - (cross foot in front) flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP toe-tip STEP

    Faluffalo - a1e&a**2 - (cross foot in front) flap SHUFFLE single-pullback-end-with-a-flap FLAP

    Maddalo - 1e&a*2 - (cross foot in front) step SHUFFLE pullback-to-toe-tip STEP


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COMPLETE DICTIONARY | TOP 100 DICTIONARY | SYLLABUS

Complete 280 Tap Dance Dictionary & Syllabus

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C

CHUG - 1 - lift heels, slide forward and then drop the heels at the end of the slide forward

CININNATI - &1&2&3 or &a1&a2 - spank HEEL shuffle HEEL step

    Cincinnati Flam - &1&2&3 or &a1&a2 - spank HEEL shuffle HEEL flam

    Double Cincinnati - &1&2&a3 or &a1e&a2 - spank HEEL shuffle HEEL flap

CLICK - 1 - click either the toe taps together or the heel taps together or both together

    Clickety Clank - 1&a2&a3 - step SHUFFLE click STEP HEEL clunk

CLUNK - 1 - hit the inside of the toe and heel tap against the floor at the same time

    Clunker - 1&a2&a - clunk HEEL TOE smack (step) HEEL heel  

CRAMP ROLL - 1&a2 - step STEP heel HEEL

    Alternating Cramp Roll (Around the World, Trading Cramp Roll) - 1&a2 - step STEP HEEL heel

    Backwards Cramp Roll - 1&a2 - dig DIG toe TOE

    Cramprolet - 1&a - jump heel HEEL

    Criss Cross Cramp Roll - 1&a2 - step DIG heel TOE

    Double Cramp Roll (Flap Cramp Roll) - a1&a2 - flap STEP heel HEEL

    Double Flap Cramp Roll - a1e&a2 - flap FLAP heel HEEL

    Frap Cramp Roll (NOT flap) - a&1&a2 - frap (riff step) STEP heel HEEL

    Megamines Cramp Roll - &a1e&a2 - riff HEEL dig DIG toe TOE

    Riffle Cramp Roll - &a1e&a2 - riffle step STEP heel HEEL

    Stamp Cramp Roll Turn - 1 2&a3 - stamp STEP step heel HEEL (turning)

    Triple Cramp Roll (Shuffle Cramp Roll) - &a1&a2 - shuffle step STEP heel HEEL

D

DIG (Heel) - 1 - hit the back edge of the heel tap against the floor

    Ditto - 1&2&3& - dig TOE spank TOE dig toe

    Double Heel Stand - 1&a2 - dig DIG step STEP (group sounds tightly together)

    Dub Dub Dig Toe - 1&2& - dig TOE dig toe

    Farmer - 1 a2 - heel stand, spank STAMP

    Sloppy Joe - 1&a2&a3 - dig DIG spank TOE dig toe STAMP

DIG TOE (Heel Toe) - 1& - dig toe

DIG TOE STEP HEEL (Heel Toe Toe Heel) - 1&2& - dig toe STEP HEEL


DOUBLE.... - Looking for a double something? Find the root step and look below it (for double irish, find irish and look below it)


DRAWBACK - &a1 - spank HEEL step

    Crossing Drawback - &a1 - spank HEEL step (cross over the left foot)

    Double Drawback - &1&2 or a1 a2 - spank HEEL flap      

    Drawback Heel - &1&2 - spank HEEL step heel

    Frapback - &1&a2 - spank HEEL frap

    Spiel - 1&a - dig SPANK toe

    Stephunky - 1&a2 & - step SPANK heel TOE-TIP toe

    Swiffle (Tessa Backdraw)- 1&2&3& - spank HEEL toe-tip HEEL step heel

    Triple Drawback - a1&a2 - spank HEEL shuffle step

F

FLAP - &1 or a1 - brush step

    Double Flap - 1&a2 or &a1 - brush step BRUSH STEP (done in rapid succession)

    Flabbergast - a1&a2 - brush step DIG heel STEP

    Flap Ball Change - a1 a2 or &1&2 - brush step STEP step

    Flap Step Ball Change - &a1 & 2 - brush step STEP step STEP

    Flap Heel - &1 2 or &a1 - brush step heel

    Flap Heel Heel - &1&2 or a1 a2 - brush step HEEL heel

    Flap Heel Turn - &1 2 &3 4 or &a1&a2 - brush step heel (turning)

    Frap - &a1 - touch (brush if traveling) dig (scuff if traveling) step

    Scap - &1 or a1 - scuff step

G

GRAB OFF (see Pullbacks) - a1 - jump backwards and "spank" (hit the balls of the feet as your foot travels backwards) both your feet as they leave the floor then land on the balls of both feet

H

HEEL - 1 - hit your heel against the floor

    Heel-Flam - 1 - drop one heel just slightly before the other

    Heelo - 1&a - heel HEEL toe/STEP (traveling right, toe and STEP are at the same time)

HEEL STAND - 1 - jump onto the back edges of your heels and balance

    Heel Stand Turn - 1 - jump onto the back edges of your heels while turning

    Single Heel Stand - 1 - jump up onto the back edge of one heel tap

HOP - 1 - propel yourself into the air off of one foot and land on the ball of that same foot

    Hop Riffle - 1e&a - hop RIFF SPANK

    Hop Scuffle - 1&a - hop DIG SPANK

    Hop Shuffle - 1&a - hop BRUSH SPANK

    Hop Shuffle Hop Scuffle Hop Riffle Hop Stomp Spank - 1&a2&a3e&a4&a - hop BRUSH SPANK hop DIG SPANK hop TOUCH DIG SPANK hop STOMP SPANK

    Twister - 1&a2 - HOP shuffle step/DIG (do the step and DIG at the same time)

I

IRISH - a1 a2 or e&a1 - shuffle HOP step

     Double Irish (version 1) - &1&2&3&4 or a1 a2 a3 a4 - shuffle ball change, shuffle HOP step  

    Double Irish (version 2) - &a1&a2 - shuffle (front) HOP shuffle step

    Irish Flap - a1&a2 - shuffle HOP flap

    Irish Pullback - a1&a2 - shuffle SINGLE-PULLBACK step

    Irish Pullback Heel Flap Heel - &a1e&a*2 - shuffle SINGLE-PULLBACK HEEL flap heel

    Irish Pullback Flap - a1e&a2 - shuffle SINGLE-PULLBACK flap

    Irish Pullback Flap Heel - &a1e&a2 - shuffle SINGLE-PULLBACK flap heel

    Irish Pullback Toe Flap - &a1e&a2 - shuffle SINGLE-PULLBACK-TOE-TIP flap

    Irish Shiggy Bop (Irish Shovel) - a1&a2 - shuffle SCUFF DIG step

    Irish Wing - a1e&a2 - shuffle SINGLE-WING step

    Step Irish Turn - 1e&a2 - step SHUFFLE hop STEP (turning)

J

JUMP - 1 - propel yourself into the air and land on the balls of both feet at the same time

    Jumper - 1 2&3 - jump-out hop heel STEP (cross behind) (travel to the right)

    Jump Flam - 1 - propel yourself into the air and land so that the ball of one foot hits the floor just slightly before the other foot

    Tori - 1&a - jump-together HEEL touch-out-to the-side

L

LEAP - 1 - push off of one foot and into the air and land on the ball of the other foot

    Leap Heel - 1 2 or 1& - push off of one foot and into the air and land on the ball of the other foot, heel

M

MAXIE FORD - 1&2&3 or 1e&a2 or 1 a2 a3 - step SHUFFLE STEP toe-tip (toe-tip crosses in back)

    Double Maxie Ford - &1&2&3 or a1e&a2 or a1 a2 a3 - flap SHUFFLE STEP toe-tip

    Double Maxie Ford Pullback - a1e&a*2 - flap SHUFFLE switching-pullback toe-tip

    Double Maxie Ford Toe - a1e&a*2 - flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP STEP toe-tip

    Double Maxie Ford Toe Pullback - a1e&a**2 - flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP switching-pullback toe-tip  

    Double Toe Maxie Ford - a1e&a**2 - flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP toe-tip STEP toe-tip

    Hot Toe - 1e&a***2 - step SHUFFLE TOE-TIP scuffle STEP toe-tip (last toe-tip crosses in back)

    Maxie Ford Clunke - 1e&a2 - step SHUFFLE STEP clunk (clunk crosses in back)

    Maxie Ford Pullback - 1e&a*2 - step SHUFFLE switching-pullback toe-tip

    Maxie Ford Toe - 1e&a*2 - step SHUFFLE TOE-TIP STEP toe-tip (last toe-tip crosses in back)

    Maxie Ford Turn - 1e&a2 - step SHUFFLE STEP toe-tip (turning)

    Maxie Ford Wing - 1e&a**2 - step SHUFFLE switching-wing STEP toe-tip (toe-tip crosses in back)

O

OVER THE TOP - 1 2 - step KICK LEG INTO THE AIR, jump over the airborne leg and land on the original stepping foot

P

PADDLES (see Scuffle Step) - 1&a - dig spank step

PADDLE AND ROLL (see Scuffle Step Heel) - 1e&a - dig spank step heel

PADDLE TURN - &a1 - spank step STEP (turning)

PARADIDDLE (see Scuffle Step Heel) - 1e&a - dig spank step heel

PULLBACK (Pull, Grab-Off, Pick-Up-which I consider a different step) - a1 - jump backwards and as your feet leave the floor they both do a spank at the same time then both feet land on the balls of the feet at the same time

    Baloney - 1e&a2 - pull PULL step heel TOE-TIP

    Clapull - &a1 - pull both feet into the air, clap, land both feet on the floor at the same time

    Click Pullback - &a1 - pull both feet into the air, click the inside of each foot together, land both feet on the floor at the same time

    Crossing Pullback - a1 - pull both feet into the air and land so that one foot is crossed in front of the other

    Double Pullback - 1&a2 or &a*1 - pull PULL step STEP

    Double Pullback Toe - 1e&a*2 or &a***1 - pull PULL toe-tip TOE-TIP step STEP

    In and Out Pullback (Jumping Jack Pullback) - a1 a2 - start feet apart, pull both feet into the air and land feet together, pull into the air and land feet apart

    Joe Toe Pull - 1e&a*2 - pull PULL toe-tip step heel STEP

    Jordan Pullback - 1e&a2 - pull PULL step heel STEP

    Maddie Mill - 1&a - clunk SWITCHING-PULLBACK

    Pullback Dig Toe - &a1 - pull both feet into the air, land on the back edge of both heels at the same time, drop both toes at the same time

    Pullback Shuffle Step - 1&a2 - pull both feet into the air, shuffle both feet at the the same time while in the air, land on both feet at the same time

    Pullback Toe - &a1 - pull both feet into the air, hit both toe-tips at the same time, land on both feet at the same time

    Rise - 1e&a*2 - pull toe-tip step FLAP stamp

    Single Pullback (One-Foot Pullback) - a1 - start on one foot, push off the floor into the air and as your foot leaves the floor do a spank then land on the ball of the foot

    Single Pullback Toe - &a1 - pull toe-tip step

    Skipping Pullback - &a1 - single pullback STEP

    Switching Pullback (Swapping, Alternating Pullback) - a1 - start on one foot, push off the floor into the air and as your foot leaves the floor do a spank then land on the ball of the other foot

    Switching Pullback Flap - &a1 - start on one foot, push off the floor into the air and as your foot leaves the floor do a spank then FLAP on the other foot   

    Switching Pullback Flap Heel Toe - &a**1 - start on one foot, push off the floor into the air and as your foot leaves the floor do a spank then FLAP HEEL on the other foot, toe-tip

    Switching Pullback Toe - &a1 - start on one foot, push off the floor into the air and as your foot leaves the floor do a spank then STEP on the other foot, toe-tip

    Switching Toe Pullback - &a1 - start on one foot, push off the floor into the air and as your foot leaves the floor do a spank, toe-tip, then STEP on the other foot

    Teeler - 1e&a***2 - pull PULL toe-tip TOE-TIP dig DIG step STEP

    Treadmill - &a1 - brush SWITCHING-PULLBACK

    Treadmill Heel - e&a1 - brush SWITCHING-PULLBACK heel

R

RIFF - a1 - (this is taught many different ways) touch dig or touch scuff or brush scuff

    3-Beat Riff Walk (Slam, Flam, Slurp, Third) - &a1 - touch dig toe or brush dig toe

    4-Beat Riff Walk - a1 a2 - touch scuff dig toe or brush scuff dig toe

    5-Beat Riff Walk - a1&a2 - touch scuff HEEL dig toe or brush scuff HEEL dig toe

    6-Beat Riff Walk - &a1&a2 - touch scuff HEEL dig toe heel or brush scuff HEEL dig toe heel

    7-Beat Riff Walk - &a1e&a2 - touch scuff HEEL dig toe HEEL heel or brush scuff HEEL dig toe HEEL heel

    8-100 Beat Riff Walk - e&a1e&a2 - touch scuff HEEL dig toe HEEL heel TOE-TIP or brush scuff HEEL dig toe HEEL heel TOE-TIP, for riff walks higher than 8 - start with a riff and then add X number of sounds to get a X-beat riff walk

    Annalisa’s 8-Beat Riff Walk - e&a1e&a2 - touch scuff HEEL dig toe SPANK STEP stamp or brush scuff HEEL dig toe SPANK STEP stamp

    Hines Riff (Split Riff) - &a**1 - touch scuff PULL dig STEP or brush scuff PULL dig STEP

    Nicaela Quick- a1e&a2 - spank TOE touch dig toe STAMP

RIFFLE - &a1 - touch dig spank or brush dig spank

    Riffle Dig Toe - a1&a2 or e&a*1 - touch dig spank dig toe or brush dig spank dig toe

    Riffle Step - e&a1 - touch dig spank step or brush dig spank step

    Riffle Step Heel - a1&a2 - touch dig spank step heel or brush dig spank step heel

    Ruffle - 1e&a**2 - touch dig spank toe-tip STEP HEEL smack (step) or brush dig spank toe-tip STEP HEEL smack (step)

    Stamp Step Riff Heel Turn - 1 2&a3 or 1 &a*2 - stamp STEP touch scuff HEEL or stamp STEP brush scuff HEEL

    Step Riff Brush Heel - 1e&a2 - step TOUCH DIG BRUSH heel or step BRUSH DIG BRUSH heel

    Step Riff Heel (Hop Riff Heel, Leap Riff Heel) - 1&a2 or &a*1 - step TOUCH DIG heel or step BRUSH SCUFF heel

S

SCUFF - 1 - swing your foot forward and hit the back edge of the heel tap as the foot swings  

    Bam Bam - &a1 - stamp SCUFF jump-out

    Double Scuff Front - 1e&2 or &a*1 - scuff SCUFF step STEP

    Radiohead - &a1 - scuff SINGLE-TOE-STAND step

    Scout - 1&a2 - scuffle scuff jump-out

    Scuff Dig Ball Change - &1&2 - scuff dig STEP step

    Scuff Dig Toe - &a1 - scuff dig toe       

    Scuff Front - a1 - scuff both feet at the same time then land on the balls of both feet at the same time

    Scuff Heel Step - &a1 - scuff HEEL step

    Shiggy Bop (Shovel, Heel Slide)- &a1 - with your weight on one foot scuff that foot forward, dig, STEP  

    Skunk - e&a1 or &a*1 - scuff, hit the inside of the toe tap, hit the inside of the heel tap, HEEL

    Steel - 1e&a2 or a1&a2 - dig spank scuff dig toe

SCUFFLE (Dig Brush, Dig Spank, Paddle) - &1 or a1 - dig spank

    Double Scuffle Step Heel - 1e&a2e or 1&a2&a - dig spank dig spank step heel  

    Scopper - 1e&a2 - dig spank DIG step STEP

    Scuffaloeo - 1&a2&a - dig spank step DIG TOE step

    Scuffle Ball Change - &1&2 or 1e&a - dig spank step STEP

    Scuffle Dig Toe - e&a1 - dig spank dig toe

    Scuffle Pullback - e&a1 - dig spank SWITCHING-PULLBACK

    Scuffle Step (Paddles, Dig Brush Step) - 1&a - dig spank step

    Scuffle Step Heel (Dig Brush Toe Heel, Paddle and Roll, Paradiddle) - 1&2& or 1e&a - dig spank step heel

    Scuffle Step Turn - 1&a2&a - dig spank step DIG SPANK STEP (turning)

    Scuffle Toe Flap Heel - &a1&a2 - dig spank TOE brush step HEEL

    Scuffit - 1e&a - dig spank scuff step

    Scuffout - 1&a2&a3 - dig spank HEEL scuff HEEL TOE smack (step)

    Squiggly Wiggly - 1e&a*2 - dig spank toe-tip DIG step STEP    

SHIRLEY TEMPLE (see Alexander) - &1&2&3&4 or a1 a2 a3 a4 - flap HEEL heel SPANK heel TOE-TIP heel

SHUFFLE - &1 or a1 - brush spank  

    Blur - 1&a2&a3 - step SHUFFLE STEP scuff dig toe

    Double Shuffle - 1&a2 - brush spank brush spank

    Hoofer’s Shuffle - &a1 - hit the outside of the ball tap, straighten the leg for a split second and let the ball tap brush a tiny bit to the side, tap the ball tap in place or slightly to the other side

    Hop Shuffle - 1&a - hop SHUFFLE

    Pendulum Shuffle - a1 a2 - brush to the front then spank in front of the standing foot, then brush back out to the front and then spank diagonally back to the side

    Penguin - &a1 - brush spank dig (put your weight on the dig)

    Sh-sh-sh-shuffle - 1e&a2e&a3 - STEP shuffle (as you shuffle push off the left foot into the air) shuffle shuffle (while in the air - yeah I know) step STEP

    Shuffle Ball Change - &1&2 or a1 a2 - brush spank step STEP

    Shuffle Ball Change Heel - a1&a2 - brush spank step STEP HEEL

    Shuffle Dig Step Shuffle Toe Step - &1&2&3&4 - brush spank toe-tip STEP brush spank dig STEP

    Shuffle Dig Toe - &1&2 or e&a1 - brush spank dig toe

    Shuffle Flap - &1&2 or e&a1 - brush spank brush step

    Shuffle Heel - &a1 - brush spank HEEL

    Shuffle Heel Step - e&a1 - brush spank HEEL step

    Shuffle Heel Step Heel - a1&a2 or e&a*1 - brush spank HEEL step heel

    Shuffle Pullback - e&a1 - brush spank SWITCHING-PULLBACK

    Shuffle Pullback Ball Change - a1&a2 or e&a*1 - brush spank SWITCHING-PULLBACK STEP

    Shuffle Pullback Heel - e&a*1 - brush spank SWITCHING-PULLBACK heel

    Shuffle Step (Running Shuffle, Leap Shuffles, Jogging Shuffles) - &a1 - brush spank step

    Shuffle Step Heel - &1&2 or e&a1 - brush spank step heel

    Shuffle Toe Pullback Ball Change - a1e&a2 - brush spank toe-tip SWITCHING-PULLBACK STEP

    Shuffle Toe Step - &1&2 or e&a1 - brush spank toe-tip step    

    Shuffle Toe Toe Step - a1&a2 - brush spank toe-tip TOE-TIP step        

    Shunk - &a1 - brush spank clunk/STEP (do the clunk and step at the same time)

    Tucker - 1e&a2 - step SHUFFLE pull jump


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SLAM - 1 - jump-out with straight legs and barely go into the air (it's more like a scoot back on your toes)

SLAP - a1 - brush touch

SLIDE - 1 - run or push off of one leg and allow your feet to glide along the floor without leaving the floor

    Dig Slide  - 1 - run or push off of one leg and allow your feet to glide along the floor without leaving the floor and the front foot should have the back edge of the heel touching the floor during the glide

    Jimmy - &a1 & 2 - scuff dig CHUG/drag-right-dig-out-to-side step STEP

SMACK - 1 - step on the ball of the foot with a straight leg (can also be done without weight)

SPANK (Brush Back, Draw, Pull) - 1 - swing the foot back (coming from the front or diagonally side) hitting only the ball tap  

    Paddle Turn - &a1 - spank step STEP (turning)

    Shoe Shine - a1&a2 - spank toe-tip step SCUFF DIG (hit foot with hand)

    Spackle - 1e&a2 - spank toe-tip DIG TOE smack (step)

    Spank Step (Back Flap) - &1 or a1 - swing the foot back (coming from the front or diagonally side) hitting only the ball tap, step

    Spank Step Ball Change - &1&2 or a1 a2 - spank step STEP step

    Spank Step Heel - a1 2 or &a1 - spank step heel

    Spank Toe Step - &a1 - spank toe-tip step

    Spat - &a*1 - spank single-toe-stand FLAP

    Spots - &1&2 - spank HOP toe-tip step

    Sugar Bop - a1&a2 - spank dig (turn foot inward) TOE-TIP toe (turn outward) STEP

STAMP - 1 - put your foot down flat against the floor with your weight on it

    Stamp Step Toe Heel Turn - 1 2&3 - stamp STEP toe-tip HEEL (turning)

STEP (Leap) - 1 - lift the foot and place the ball of the foot on the floor with weight on it (leap is the same except you are "jumping" onto the foot instead of just placing it down)  

STEP HEEL - 1& - step heel

    Step Heel Heel - 1&a - step HEEL heel

    Step Heel Turn - 1&2& - step heel STEP HEEL (turning - 2 step heels per rotation)

STEP TOE HOP TURN - 1&a2&a - step TOE-TIP hop STEP toe-tip HOP (turning -2 sets per rotation)

STOMP - 1 - lift the foot and place it flat against the floor with NO weight on it

    Toro - &a1 - stomp scuff smack (step)

T

TIME STEP - Traditional Single Time Step - 8&1 2&3&4&5 6&7& or 8 a1 2 a3 a4  a5 6a7 a - shuffle HOP step FLAP step

    Buck Single Time Step - 8 1 2&3&4 5 6&7& or 8 1 2 a3 a4 5 6 a7 a  - stomp (some people add a spank after the stomp) HOP step FLAP step

    Buck Double Time Step - 8 1&2&3&4 5&6&7& or 8 1 a2 a3 a4 5 a6 a7 a - stomp (some people add a spank after the stomp) HOP flap FLAP step

    Buck Triple Time Step - 8 1&a2&3&4 5&a6&7& or 8 1&a2 a3 a4 5&a6 a7 a - stomp (some people add a spank after the stomp) HOP shuffle step FLAP step

    Buck Quadruple Time Step - 8 1e&a2&3&4 5e&a6&7& or 8 1&ea2 a3 a4 5e&a6 a7 a - stomp (some people add a spank after the stomp) HOP shuffle step heel FLAP step

    Single Traveling Time Step - 8&1&2&3&4 5 6&7& - shuffle step SHUFFLE BALL CHANGE BALL CHANGE hop STEP shuffle step (some people start it with the hop)

    Double Traveling Time Step - 8&1&2&3&4 5&6&7& - shuffle step SHUFFLE BALL CHANGE BALL CHANGE hop FLAP shuffle step (some people start it with the hop)

    Triple Traveling Time Step - 8&1&2&3&4 5&a6&7& - shuffle step SHUFFLE BALL CHANGE BALL CHANGE hop SHUFFLE STEP shuffle step (some people start it with the hop)

    Quadruple Traveling Time Step - 8&1&2&3&4 5e&a6&7& - shuffle step SHUFFLE BALL CHANGE BALL CHANGE hop SHUFFLE STEP HEEL shuffle step (some people start it with the hop)

    Heel Grind Time Step - 8&a1&2&3 4&a5&6&7, 8&a1&2&3&4&5&6&7 - hop SHUFFLE STEP dig STEP spank step, hop SHUFFLE STEP dig STEP spank step, hop SHUFFLE STEP dig STEP spank step, shuffle ball change flap ball change

    Traditional Single Time Step - 8&1 2&3&4&5 6&7& or 8 a1 2 a3 a4 a5 6 a7 a - shuffle HOP step FLAP step

    Traditional Double Time Step- 8&1&2&3&4&5&6&7& or 8 a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 a7 a - shuffle HOP flap FLAP step

    Traditional Triple Time Step - 8&1&a2&3&4&5&a6&7& or 8 a1&a2 a3 a4 a5&a6 a7 a - shuffle HOP shuffle step FLAP step

    Traditional Quadruple Time Step - 8&1e&a2&3&4&5e&a6&7& or 8 a1e&a2 a3 a4 a5e&a6 a7 a - shuffle HOP shuffle step heel FLAP step


TOE (flat) - 1 - lift the toe but keep the heel on the floor, then drop the toe to the floor. There is another toe that I call a toe-tip where you lift your foot all the way off the floor and hit the very front edge of the toe on the floor - see toe-tip below

   Toe Toe Heel Heel - 1&2& - toe TOE heel HEEL

TOE-TIP - 1 - lift the foot all the way off the floor and hit the very front edge of the toe on the floor

    Dodo - 1 2 - HOP/toe-tip (both at the same time), HEEL/toe-tip (both at the same time)

    Rorymeister - 1&a2&a - stamp TOE-TIP TOE-TIP toe-tip step STEP

    Toto - 1&a2&a3 - toe-tip SINGLE-PULLBACK toe-tip HOP HEEL smack (step)

TOE STAND - 1 - "jump" up to the tip of your toes and balance on them

    Double Toe Stand - 1&a2 - toe-tip TOE-TIP step STEP

    Single Toe Stand (One Foot Toe Stand) - 1 - "jump" up to the tip toe of one foot and balance on it

    Single Toe Stand Turn - 1 - "jump" up to the tip toe of one foot and balance on it (turning)

    Toe Stand Turn - 1 - "jump" up to the tip of your toes and balance on them (turning)

TOUCH - 1 - lift the foot and place the ball of the foot on the floor with NO weight on it

TRAVEL STEP - 1&a - step out to the side, SPANK, STEP IN

TRENCHES (Hoofer & Broadway Style) - 1 - step on one foot while the other slides backwards coming off the floor at the end of the slide

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WALTZ CLOG - 1&2&3 or 1e&a2 or 1 a2 a3 - step SHUFFLE BALL CHANGE

    Double Waltz Clog - &1&2&3 or a1e&a2 - flap SHUFFLE BALL CHANGE

    Double Waltz Clog Pullback - a1e&a*2 - flap SHUFFLE switching-pullback step

    Double Waltz Clog Toe Pullback - a1e&a**2 - flap SHUFFLE TOE-TIP switching-pullback step

    Double Waltz Clog Wing - a1e&a**2 - flap SHUFFLE switching-wing step

    Waltz Clog Pullback - 1e&a*2 - step SHUFFLE switching-pullback step  

    Waltz Clog Scuffle - 1e&a**2 - step SHUFFLE scuffle STEP step

WING - &a1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet together, scrape both feet outwards and into the air, then spank both feet inwards at the same time and land on the balls of the feet with your feet together

    Backwards Wing - &a1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet apart, scrape both feet inwards and into the air allowing one foot to cross in front of the other, then brush both feet outwards at the same time and land on the balls of the feet with your feet apart

    Click Wing - &a*1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet together, scrape both feet outwards and into the air, then spank both feet inwards at the same time and click them together in the air, then land on the balls of the feet with your feet apart

    Crossing Wing - &a1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet together, scrape both feet outwards and into the air, then spank both feet inwards at the same time and land on the balls of the feet with your feet crossed

    Double Wing (Separated, Staggered, Alternating) - &a***1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet together, scrape both feet outwards and into the air - one before the other, then spank both feet inwards - one before the other, then land on the balls of the feet - one before the other

    Five Count Single Wing - 1e&a2 - scrape the outer edge of one ball tap outwards and into the air, then spank it in, then brush it out again, then spank it in again, then land on the ball of the foot

    Five Count Wing - 1e&a2 - start on the balls of the feet, scrape your feet outwards and into the air, then spank them in, then brush them out again, then spank them in again, then land on the balls of the feet

    One Way Wing - &a1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet together, scrape both feet outwards and into the air towards one side, then spank both feet inwards at the same time and land on the balls of the feet with your feet together

    Scissor Wing - &a1 - start on the balls of the feet with one foot in front of the other, scrape the front foot backwards and into the air while at the same time scraping the back foot forwards and into the air, then spank the foot in front and brush the foot in back at the same time and land where you started

    Single Wing (One Foot Wing) - &a1 - start on the ball of one foot, scrape your foot outwards and into the air, then spank it in and land on the ball of the foot

    Single Wing Heel Toe - 1e&a2 or &a**1 - start on the ball of one foot, scrape your foot outwards and into the air, then spank it in and land on the ball of the foot, heel, TOE-TIP

    Single Wing Toe - &a*1 - start on the ball of one foot, scrape your foot outwards and into the air, then spank it in and land on the ball of the foot, TOE-TIP

    Switching Wing - &a1 - start on the ball of one foot, scrape your foot outwards and into the air, then spank it in and land on the ball of the other foot

    Switching Wing Toe - &a*1 - start on the ball of one foot, scrape your foot outwards and into the air, then spank it in and land on the ball of the other foot, toe-tip

    Wing Toe - &a*1 - start on the balls of the feet with feet together, scrape both feet outwards and into the air, then spank both feet inwards at the same time, hit the toe-tips of both feet and land on the balls of the feet with your feet together


THIS is why you don’t lean forward for a pullback (pick-up, grab-off)


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