Syllabus of open step patterns, partner work and combo's

Level 3

Open step patterns

  • left cutaway
  • full flare
  • kick pivot
  • toe-heel-toe step
  • hunts point step
  • side slide hot coals
  • chord beat cross overs
  • suzy-Q plus
  • grapevine
  • cuban side charges + variations
  • corner basic with kick
  • side swing
  • cross-over hop
  • cross-over hop with walk-around righ turn
  • reverse cuban
  • hook step + half turn
  • hook flick + half turn
  • vacunao (men only)
  • cuban walk
  • slave step
  • forward syncopated cutaway
  • cuban drop
  • clave step (on 2-3 clave)
  • clave step (on 3-2 clave)
  • half grape vine
  • pachanga basic
  • circular pachanga basic
  • pachanga slide
  • reverse running man
  • the running man (men only)
  • cross-over hop with (double) right corkscrew turn
  • left flare front double cross sailor step combo
  • tripel pivots
  • grapevine into left corkscrew turn
  • reverse and forward grapevine
  • reverse grapevine into forward charges
  • forward corss-over
  • reverse cross-over
  • left flare double cross kick and triple pivots
  • syncopated front double cross
  • syncopated reverse grapevine
  • 4-point freeze
  • chuck step
  • the gallop step (a caballo)
  • left turn on 7 with the left leg, prep on 6 with the right
  • chord beat syncopated step on campana timing
  • chord beat syncopated step on tumbao
  • side toe taps

 

Open step combo's

  • left axle turn on 6, hook-flick step, half flare, hunts point, forward slide into reverse cross-over
  • half flare, suzy-Q tap, mambo jazz
  • forward half steps, full flare, hunts point
  • backward and forward half steps, semi-circle step, left and right axle turns, chord beat cross-overs,
  • angular suzy-Q, cuban step with turn, cuban side charges, pulsating cuban charges.
  • forward and backward half steps, semi-circle step, reverse cuban step,
  • full swing, sailor step, front double cross, syncopated step, left and right axle turn, reverse cross over into double tap flare, forward slide into cross-over backward
  • half swing, mambo jazz, reverse grapevine into forward charges, reverse cuban step
  • reverse cross-over into double tap flare, side slide hot coals, reverse cuban step,
  • cross-over hop with right corkscrew turn, grapevine, side slide, side swing
  • cross-over suzy-Q, half flare, half swing, mambo jazz, reverse cuban step, kick pivot
  • cross-over hop, grapevine, reverse grapevine into forward charges, half steps forward and backward, half flare
  • suzy-Q plus, spiral kick and tap, the gallop step
  • half swing, toe-heel-toe step, syncopated step, left flare front double cross sailor step combo
  • suzy-Q with half turns, suzy-Q plus, half swing, cross-over hop, side slide hot coals

Partner work

  • CBL "Pedro Gomez": start a CBL, on 4: right turn for the leader instead of continuing his left turn
  • CBL inside left turn with left axle
  • CBL inside left from left handshake with left axle
  • tunnel: start like a back-spot turn, on 2: the leader passes the lady's right hand behind her back, she does a 1.5 left turn, he does a 1.5 left corkscrew turn while passing her right hand twice behind his back
  • reverse tunnel: like a tunnel but instead of the left corkscrew the leader does a 1.5 right axle turn

Partner work combo's

  • Back-spot turn open break into tunnel
  • Tunnel into two handed copa
  • Reverse tunnel into walk-around right turn into fake turn

Salsa lessen in Brussel, Leuven, Mechelen & Antwerpen