CindyClough

30 Techniques, Drills and Exercises for Your Jazz Dance Routines

by Cindy Clough
30 Techniques, Drills and Exercises for Your Jazz Dance Routines

Description

Set the tone for your practices and performances with these tips from noted dance coach Cindy Clough. She discusses a variety of topics including how to prepare your dancers for the pressures of a competition, "cleaning" your routines and projecting power during a performance.

In this dance coaching video course, Coach Clough and the Just for Kix team demonstrate and teach more than 20 turns, jumps and leaps you can use to add style and power to your team's jazz dance routines. Each segment shows you how to perform each move, common errors to look for and correct, and full speed and slow motion modeling of each turn, jump and leap.

Additionally, the Coach Clough demonstrates a core building drill you can use to create competition-like pressure during practice and ten ab exercises you can use to build core strength.

This course is a surefire way to help you improve the technical aspects of your team's jazz routines!!


Lessons

1 Introduction 1:05
Style, Choreography, and Power
2 Style 1:10 3 Exposure 0:23 4 Choreography 1:04 5 Power 0:37 6 Flexibility 0:24 7 Step Outside the Box 0:27 8 Cleaning 1:11
Turns
9 Turns 1:04 10 Prepping a Basic Pirouette 2:32 11 Alternate Ways to Prep 0:19 12 Arm Placement on the Prep 0:59 13 Landing a Turn 0:43 14 Spotting Drills 1:56 15 Chaînés Turn 3:15 16 A La Seconde 2:18 17 Fouetté Turn 0:56 18 Fouetté (To Whip) 0:30 19 Piqué Turn 1:08 20 Changing Spot a La Seconde Turns 1:25 21 Changing Spot a La Seconde Turns Variation 1:04 22 A La Seconde into a Float Turn 2:07 23 Exercise at Barre for Balance and Spotting 1:00 24 Turns: Conclusion 0:42
Core Strength
25 Getting Started with Core Exercises 1:07 26 Basic Crunch 1:30 27 Crossover Crunch 0:28 28 Crossover Crunch, Toes Pointed Up 0:16 29 Crossover Crunch, Toes Pointed, Drop Opposite Leg 0:34 30 Lower Legs, Back Flat on Floor 1:08 31 Lean Back, Arms in Front 0:46 32 Lean Back, Arms Side to Side 0:20 33 Lean Back, Bicycle Motion 0:19 34 Plank 0:52 35 Plank, Dip Hips to Ground 0:28 36 Back Stretch 0:19
Jumps & Leaps
37 Firebird Jump 1:08 38 "C" Jumps 0:56 39 Turning "C" Jump 1:07 40 Tilt Jump 1:33 41 Running Tilt Jump 0:33 42 Pitch Kick 0:48 43 Drill for Height on Leaps 0:50 44 Basic Straight Leap 1:50 45 Basic Straight Leap Variation 0:28 46 Switch Leap 1:01 47 Open Second Leap 1:22 48 Back Attitude Leap 1:39 49 Surprise Leap 0:56 50 Reverse Leap 0:49 51 Opposition Leap 1:07
More Moves
52 Stretch for 180º Extension 0:26 53 180º Extension 0:22 54 Standing Illusion 0:39 55 Turning Leg Grab 0:36 56 Jazz Walk 3:05

The Coach

CindyClough

Cindy Clough

Executive Director of Just for Kix

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Cindy Clough, Just for Kix Executive Director & Brainerd (MN) High School Dance Coach, brings more than 30 years of expertise to this video. Clough helped choreograph the halftime show at the 2011 Super Bowl. She has also directed and choreographed half-time performances at the Freedom Bowl, Hall of Fame Bowl, Orange Bowl, Citrus Bowl and Outback Bowl.

Just for Kix oversees precision dance team programs involving 18,000 elementary, middle school, junior high and high school dancers in over 150 communities in seven Midwestern states.

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Caterory: Gymnastics/Cheerleading
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Videos: 56