Vocabulary of Basic Tap
Terms in this set (32)
With heel on floor, raise the toe and drop all of the foot, with or without weight.
Raise the heel, leaving the ball of the foot on the floor and drop on the heel of the same foot, with or without weight.
Touch the ball of the foot to the floor, then lift it, keeping the weight on the opposite foot.
Swing the free foot with a relaxed knee, striking the front tap on the floor as it swings through. THe foot remains off the floor at the end.
Reverse motion of brush
Place the ball of the foot on the floor, without taking the weight.
Heel digs into floor, without taking the weight
Step on the ball of the foot, then quickly step on the flat of the opposite foot.
Place the ball of the foot on the floor, taking the weight
Step on the entire flat foot, without weight
Step on the entire flat foot, taking weight
Brush-step; brush the foot, then step on the ball of the same foot.
Brush-dig; brush the foot, then dig on the ball of the same foot. No change of weight.
Jump from one foot to the other
Swing the free foot forward as in a brush, but strike the heel tap on the floor as the foot moves forward. At the end of the scuff the foot remains off the floor.
Forward- brush the free foot forward, striking first the toe then the heel of the same foot
Front riff right, heel drop right, toe drop right
Shuffle off to Buffalo
Leap left, shuffle step right
Step, shuffle, leap, knock
Triplet shuffles- shuffle out to the side
Step on half of one foot, then the ball of the other, then the heel of the first foot, followed by the heel of the other. Done in place or travelling.
Single, Double, Triple, Waltz clog, Tennessee Time, Wing time, Military, Cramp roll, Soft shoe, traveling, buck
2 side shuffles at the same time, Russian scissor- feet crossing toe stand, Single R, L
single, double, cross, switching, split. 3 sounds (pull, tap, land)
A combination of a brush forward and a brush back. At the end of the shuffle, the foot remains off the floor
Put full weight on floor, pick up foot, and spank back.
A riff with R foot and then spank back.
Scuff heel of R foot and spank back.
Brush, tap, spank
Jump off of both feet and land with both feet.
Hop on one foot (without switching weight)