Argentine Tango KnowledgeBase

WIkipedia for Tango

In 2013, TangoForge began developing the very first comprehensive encyclopedia of Argentine Tango movements and variations, using distilled and consistent technical specifications.

The KnowledgeBase empowers students to learn at their own pace and to their own taste.

Movements

Adorno
Alteracion
Barrida
Butterfly voleo
Calesita
Castigada
Change of foot
Colgada
Cross
Double-gancho
Double-giro
Enrosque
Entrada
Flying step
Gancho
Giro
Lapiz / Pencil
Leaning
Molinete
Molinete lineal
Ocho
Ocho cortado
Parada
Passe
Patada
Piernazo
pirouette
Pivot-parada
Planeo
Pulpeades
Rebote
Rebote cadera
Sacada
Sandwichito
Single-giro
Soltada
Step
Volcada
Voleo
Voleo Circular
Voleo Linear
Walk
Walking-sacada
Wrap

Biomechanics

Abduct
Align
Amble
Arabesque
Arc
Arch of Connection
articulate
Axis
Base leg
Change of Embrace
Co-contraction
Collect
Compression
Connection
Conservation of co-contraction
Contra
Contra Voleo
Cross-system
Decelerate
Disassociation
Dynamic
Embrace
Energy
Extend
External rotation
Fast
First projection
Flex
Force
Frame
Free leg
Freeze
Gait
Geometry
Intention
Internal rotation
lateral
Mirror system
Open
Oppositional power
out-of-axis
Pace-system
Parallel
Pivot
pointed toes
Power
Pro voleo
Project
Second projection
shoulder-flexion
Spiral
Suspension
Tension
Track
Transfer
Transition
Trot-system
Vertical circle

Anatomy

Co-contraction
Core
Deltoid
External rotation
Flex
Gait
Internal rotation
Joint
Obliques
peroneal
Piriformis
Psoas
Quadriceps
Rotator cuff
shoulder-flexion
stabilization chain
Supraspinatus
Transverse Abdominus
Tricep

Deprecated Terms

Axis
Collapse
Collect
Compression
Contra
Core
Cross-system
Disassociation
Energy
enganche
Entrada
Frame
Freeze
Mirror system
Oppositional power
out-of-axis
Parallel
Suspension
Tension

TangoForge Digital School

Since 2014

The KnowledgeBase is an encyclopedia of Tango movements. It contains 150 hyperlinked texts, with diagrams and short demonstrative videos, covering every Element's technique and systems of variation.
Designed for ambitious tango students of both roles and all levels, the MasterCourse is a comprehensive curriculum covering the technique and variations of the 25 Elements in 16 video sessions.
The Exercise Center presents anatomical diagrams and pilates-based video exercises for the 10 most important tango muscles.
Structured Home Practice for solo dancers in both roles and pairs. Each course has 10 video sessions with text notes. For all levels from absolute beginner.

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