Slingshot

in Aerials, by eiki

The Slingshot Aerial

Patrick and Natasha show the Slingshot aerial (sometimes also known as the Reverse Knickerbocker). These videos are part of their project:
AroundTheBackAroundTheWorld.com

- Below are the 4 steps in 4 videos. -

Attention: Aerials are dangerous and could result in serious injury. You should consult a doctor before beginning any physical exercise.

1. The Prep

2. How to Spot

3. The Plateau

4. All the Way

Follow the instructions in the videos.

Teachers: Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet
PatrickAndNatasha.com

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Swing routine

Michael and Claire show a small routine.

In this video they break down a short routine that includes some Charleston and Lindy basics with a playful element.

Follow the instructions in the video.

Teachers: Michael Terkowski and Claire Oldfield
http://www.920special.com

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Slingshot starting from open position with spin for follower

Daniel and Gabriella show the Slingshot starting from open with a spin for the follower, which they call the Reverse and Pullback.

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Starting from open position, the leader leads the follow in an inside turn free spin past him on his left side. Then he catches her with his right arm on her left hip in a slingshot position and leads her back in the same direction she came from but ending up in a closed position.

Teachers: Daniel Newsome and Gabriella Cook

Youtube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/newsomed

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Review of fundamental 8-count moves

Peter and Stacia show some basic 8-count Lindy Hop moves with triple steps.

The moves in this video are: the Nothing, the Flip Flop, the She Goes (a.k.a. the Slingshot), the He Goes, the Lindy Circle, the Promenade (with pecks), the Reverse Promenade (again w/pecks).

Teachers: Peter Strom and Stacia Martin http://www.uptownswing.net

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*If you are totally new to the swing scene you can check out the Comprehensive free instructional video offered by www.SwingStep.tv. One of them is a basic Charleston video the other is a basic Lindy Hop video.

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