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Dancesport - Jive

Louis van Amstel and Julie Fryer
The Netherlands

Index

Welcome
Jive History
Jive Characteristics
Jive Interpretation
Couples to Observe
Jive Music
The previous Dance, Paso Doble



Welcome

The last dance the Jive, in which the couples can show their interpretation of "Rhythm" that what we want to see rhythm, rhythm and rhythm combined with an high level of stamina and enjoyment. The accent is on the legs which show gestural kicks and flicks.

Couples intent to move circling in and out around the "moving centre" in this case the hand hold. I prefer to see the International style influenced by European cultures e.g. Rock 'n' Roll above the authentic jive version which has its roots in Africa (Swing)

The Choreography should be balanced with mixed patterns showing "togetherness" and "solo" work which interacts with the audience. In this dance the audience feedback keeps the couples going.

Best Regards

Piet Rullens

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Jive History

Jive is a rhythmical and swinging dance which influenced by the Rock & Roll, Boogie and the African/American Swing. The roots of the Jive are in New York, Harlem. In 1940 the jive was developed into the jitterbug and the English Jos Bradly and Alex Moore developed from that the International Competition Jive.





Jive Characteristics


  • Character: Rithmical, gestural kicks and flicks
  • Movement: Non progressive, going to and from the "moving centre"
  • Timing: 4/4
  • Bars/min: 44 according the IDSF Rules
  • Accent: On the beat 2 and 4
  • Competition: 1,5 - 2 minutes
  • Rise and Fall: Nil
  • Dynamics: Sudden, direct and light movements


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Jive Interpretation

The International style should show kicks and flicks, while in the authentic style the torso and hips are used more. Today in the competitions you see a mixture of both styles so do what you like most and watch the feedback you receive from the judges..... Success


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Couples to Observe


I have found my personal favourites:
  • Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather
  • Corky and Shirley Balles


Jive Music

The CD's that flow into my mind when writing this page are the following:
  • to be defined