Beginner Jive - Explanation of single rhythm Jive Ballroom Dance Lesson


Uploaded by aanw97 on 15.02.2009

Transcript:
All we’ll be showing you is the Single Rhythm Jive.
This is what we teach to beginners from Step 1 and when we finish teaching you
the step, we’re going to show you how to dance this
step in the proper rhythm – triple rhythm.
That will all be coming up. So first the basic Jive rhythm
to music, counting it for you. So here we go.
Very simple: 1, 2, 3, 4 (x4).
4 beats to 1 bar of music. 1, 2, 3, 4 (x3).
Divide those beats into slows and quicks with “slow” being 2 beats.
Slow, slow. Slow, slow. 1, 2, 3, 4 (x2).
And the quicks, 1 beat. Quick, quick, quick, quick,
1, 2, 3, 4 (x2). Combining slows with quicks
into a simple rhythm, something like this:
slow, slow, quick-quick (x4). So that is counting the music to slows and
quicks