Dance GCSE Physical skills

STUDY
PLAY
Posture
The way the body is held
Alignment
Correct placement of body parts in relation to one another
Balance
A steady or held position achieved by an even distribution of weight
Coordination
The efficient combination of body parts
Control
The ability to start and stop movements, change direction and to hold a shape efficiently.
Flexibility
The range of movements in the joints (involving muscles, ligaments and tendons)
Mobility
The range of movements in a joint, the ability to flow fluently from one action to another.
Strength
Muscular power
Stamina
Ability to maintain physical and mental energy over periods of time
Extension
Lengthening one or more muscle or limb
Isolation
An independent movement or part of the body