Crazy Socks Tap™️ :: How to Tap Dance :: The Ball Change

Crazy Socks Tap™️ :: How to Tap Dance :: The Ball Change

Definition ::

A changing of the weigth on the balls of the feet from one foot to other; executed forward, to the side, or in place :

Measure / Count / Movement

and – Step R bk. ) Ball Change
1 – Step L fwd )
And – Step R bk
2 – Step L fwd
And – Step R bk
3 – Step L fwd
And – Step R bk
4 – Step L fwd

This could also be known as Back – Front

As you may have noticed, I have added some variations to the sequence, including a step in between and a faster rhythm.It still all amounts to a Ball Change as the base.

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Crazy Socks Tap™️:: How To Tap Dance :: The Bombershay

Crazy Socks Tap™️:: How To Tap Dance :: The Bombershay

 

 

Bombershay :: A theatrical term for which there were numerous variations

These gradually build from no flap, an added flap, and a hop shuffle. Enter A, B, C, guides.

Measure / Count / Movement

A.

1 – Step R flat ( XF of L )
2 – Step L ( to L side ) – AST ( at same time ) twist on R heel, toe raised to R side
3 – ) Repeat A
4 – )

B.

Step R (flat) XF of L
and 2 – Flap L ( to L side)
AST ( at same time ) Twist on R heel, toe raised to R side
3 – ) Repeat B
4 – )

C.

8 – Hop L
and a – Shuffle R ( to right side )
1 – ) Step R (flat) XF of L
and 2 – Flap L fwd ( to L side )
AST ( at same time ) twist on R heel, toe raised to R side
and – Brush R back (In this video I just did a step)

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Crazy Socks Tap ™️ :: How To Tap Dance :: The Balance

Crazy Socks Tap ™️ :: How To Tap Dance :: The Balance

 

 

A basic ballet movement swaying from one foot to the other. This movement is used in various forms of tap.

Note : This video includes a three sound buildup. It begins without the flap, an added flap, and then ends with two flaps per beat. If you are a beginner you may want to stay with the first phrase.

Measure / Count / Movement

1- Step R fwd (to R side)

2- Step L (XB of R)

3- Step R fwd (to R side)

4- Rest

 

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How to Tap Dance :: Crazy Socks Tap™ :: Shuffle with Bandy Twist

How to Tap Dance :: Crazy Socks Tap™ :: Shuffle with Bandy Twist

Shuffle with Bandy Twist

 

Here is the continuation of the Bandy Twist combo. I added a few shuffles and ball change for rhythm and fun.

 

With Counts: Part C. (With Shuffle)

1-Step R

and 2-Shuffle L fwd

and 3-Ball change L-R

and- Pivot on R for 1/2 turn R

4- Step L

 

Song: Rhumboogie by the Andrews Sisters

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