Gimme . A . Break .

Crazy Socks TapThe Break in dance or music is defined as a two measure movement that follows a six measure movement to complete an eight measure phrase. These are commonly used and taught in association with Time Steps but may be used in any format. This page is devoted to such breaks as :

Buck Breaks :

Single Buck Break : Demo

Measure / Count / Movement

8 and – Shuffle R fwd

1………….    1 – Hop L

2 – Step R back

and 3 – Shuffle L Fwd

and – Step L

4 and – Shuffle R fwd

2………….     5 – Hop L

and 6 – Flap R fwd

and 7 – Ball change L-R

 

 

Double Buck Break : Demo

Measure / Count / Movement

8 and – Shuffle R fwd

1………….    1 – Hop L

and 2 – Flap R forward

and 3 – Shuffle L Fwd

and – Step L

4 and – Shuffle R fwd

2………….     5 – Hop L

and 6 – Flap R fwd

and 7 – Ball change L-R

 

 

Toe Tap Buck Break : Demo

Measure / Count / Movement

8 and – Shuffle R fwd

1………….    1 – Hop L

and – Toe tap R bk

2 – Step R back

and 3 – Shuffle L Fwd

and – Step L

4 and – Shuffle R fwd

2………….     5 – Hop L

and 6 – Flap R fwd

and 7 – Ball change L-R

 

 

Triple Buck Break : Demo

Measure / Count / Movement

8 and – Shuffle R fwd

1………….    1 – Hop L

and a – Shuffle R (to R side)

2 – Step R back

and 3 – Shuffle L Fwd

and – Step L

4 and – Shuffle R fwd

2………….     5 – Hop L

and 6 – Flap R fwd

and 7 – Ball change L-R

 

Double Triple Buck Break : Demo

Measure / Count / Movement

8 and – Shuffle R fwd

1………….    1 – Hop L

and a – Shuffle R (to R side)

2 – Step R (to L foot)

and a – Shuffle L (to Left side)

3 – Leap fwd to L ft (to L side)

and – Step R (XB of L)

4 and – Shuffle L fwd

2………….     5 – Hop L

and 6 – Flap R fwd

and 7 – Ball change L-R