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Physical Skills - GCSE Dance

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Flexibility
the range of movement in the joints (involving muscles, tendons and ligaments)
Balance
A steady or held position achieved by an even distribution of weight
Stamina
Endurance - both muscular and cardio-respiratory
Control
the ability to start and stop movement, change direction and hold a shape efficiently
Alignment
Correct placement of body parts in relation to each other
Extension
Lengthening one or more muscles or limbs
Mobility
the range of movement in a joint; the ability to move fluently from action to action
Co-ordination
the efficient combination of body parts
Posture
the way the body is held
Strength
muscular power
Isolation
An independent movement of part of the body
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