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Dance Tutor's 'WebBook on Jitterbug'...

SWING 2 - Chapters 4 to 7 & Demo

Intermediate/Advanced Jitterbug

Chapter Four - Uncomplicated but endearing moves
(This Chapter Four also appears in the Beginning/Intermediate 'Book on Jitterbug')
4a.     Hands-free turn

4b.     Underarm Turn to Immediate Closed Position (the Catch)

4c.     The lunge

Combination: Turnstyle Turn, Catch, Lunge

4d.     "She goes, He goes"

4e.     Neck Wrap Slide Away

4f.     Neck Wrap Push Away

Combination: She goes He goes, Slide Away, Push Away

4g.     Leg over

4h.     Duck under lady's arm

4i.     Double Cut-off with Double Turn

Combination: Leg Over, Duck, Double Cut-off

4j.     The Lean

4k.     Mini-dip

4l.     One hand both turn

4m.     Cuddle right, cuddle left

Combination: Lean, Mini-dip, Both Turn, Cuddle

Chapter Five - ‘Choreographed' moves (memorized, not led, sequences)
5a.     Toe - Heel - Cross

5b.     "Kicks"

5c.    Back-to-Back Peek-a-boo

5d.     Lady jumps

5e.     "Rear" step

5f.     Rear step/lady jumps combo

5g.     Double backstep

5h.    Texas Tommy/side by side combo

5i.     Shuffle over

5j.     Turning hop

5k.     Behind the back to Skaters Position

5l.     Jumpin' Jack 'n Jill

Chapter Six - Common moves
6a.     Shoulder slide (butterfly)

6b.     To cape position (aka side-by-side) with tuck turn exit

6c.     Into right cuddle with tuck turn exit

6d.     Touch-backs

6e.     Jive walk with kicks

6f.    Triple Step Twirl

6g.    Touch-backs with looping turn

6h.    Scratch back

6i.     Come on

6j.    Turn with "on-the-back" lead

6k.    Triple Step Step Whoosh

6l.    Triple Step hold hold hold

6m.    Jump (to the side) on One

Chapter Seven - Moves for the spry and nimble
7a.     Throw ‘er

7b.     Hop over, hop back

7c.    Double Underarm Turn

7d.     2-hand both turn

7e.     Behind the back turn ("Texas Tommy")

7f.     Lean ‘n Shuffle ("The Drag")

7g.    Pick 'er up ("Cannonball")

7h.     Triple Step Step Twirrrllllll ('The Ride')

Demonstration Video

Demonstration video (click here) - 35 seconds

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