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Basic In Place

Jive Basic In Place

The Basic In Place is a Newcomer Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, movement, a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.

Start in Closed Position.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
Q
Close LF to RF
--

2
Q
Replace weight to RF
--

3-5
QaQ
Side Chasse LRL
--

6-8
QaQ
Side Chasse RLR
--


Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
Q
Close RF to LF
--

2
Q
Replace weight to LF
--

3-5
QaQ
Side Chasse RLR
--

6-8
QaQ
Side Chasse LRL
--


Notes: This is a practice step to develop rhythm and action.