GCSE Dance Technical Skills

STUDY
PLAY
Alignment
Positioning of body parts in relation to the whole shape/body.
Agility
The ability to change direction quickly
Balance
Controlling weight on a particular spot
Core Control
Abdominal strength using the centre of strength
Co-ordination
Controlling all the parts that are moving at the same time
Dynamics
How you move
Extension
Fully stretching limbs into space
Flexibility
Using a range of movement in a joint.
Posture
How the body is held when sitting straight or lying down
Spatial Awareness
Knowing where you are facing, the direction, size, level and shape of the action.
Stamina
Endurance, both muscular and cardio-respiratory
Strength
Muscle power needed to perform an action