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Videos can’t replace the social aspects of group lessons, but we can give you the information you need to understand Argentine Tango thoroughly and train your body to move with strength and fluidity.

TangoForge Digital School

Master Argentine Tango
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.
Home Tango Practice
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.
Argentine Tango KnowledgeBase
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.
The Tango Muscles
The Exercise Center presents anatomical diagrams and pilates-based video exercises for the 10 most important tango muscles.

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DIGITAL SCHOOL

Comprehensive Curriculum
18 Months

  • TangoForge

    MasterCourse
  • MasterCourse
  • All 3 Practice Courses
  • KnowledgeBase
  • Exercise Center
  • Instant access to all material so you can study at your own pace
  • Free entry to all live workshops
  • 6 private video Q/A sessions
  • English and Deutsch versions

PRACTICE STRUCTURE

For solo dancers or pairs
12 months
  • TangoForge

    Home Practice Course
  • TangoForge

    Home Solo Practice Courses
  • 10 Home Practice Sessions on video with text notes (choose either role or the pair course)
  • Exercise Center
  • Instant access
  • English and Deutsch versions
  • Upgrade anytime, just pay the difference

EXPLORE

Wikipedia of Tango
12 Months

  • TangoForge

    KnowledgeBase
  • KnowledgeBase Comprehensive Hyperlinked Wikipedia of tango movements and technique with 150 entries (EN)
  • The 10 most important tango muscles, with training and workouts (EN/DE)
  • Instant access
  • Upgrade anytime, just pay the difference
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The MasterCourse Curriculum
25 Elements in 16 Sessions

MasterCourse Index

01 02 04
Walk Front
Walk Back
Change Foot

We walk together in systems, on tracks, and we can change feet in different combinations.

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03 06
Lateral Steps:
Side steps and Ochos

We step lateral to the partner with open or crossed steps, also called ochos, which are lateral step beginning with a pivot of 90-270 degrees.

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05
Molinete Lineal

Molinete lineal is tango's custom for walking sidewards.

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07
Sacada

In sacada the partners step perpendicular to one another, with one partner displacing the other.

MasterCourse Index

08 09 10
Giros

There are three Giros. double-giro and two single-giros, the Mark’s single-giro and the Revel’s single-giro (also known as Calesita).

MasterCourse Index

11
Cross

The free leg crosses in front or behind the base leg.

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12
Parada

A stop, during any point of a step or pivot.

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13
Barrida

A barrida moves the Revel's free leg by direct contact with the Mark's free leg.

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14 15
Rebote &
Alteración

A rebote is an elastic step which returns to the origin. Alteración is a rebote which pivots and releases at a different point than the origin.

MasterCourse Index

16 17
Voleos:
Circular
& Linear

Voleo Circular maximizes front and back projections during a pivot. Voleo Linear maximizes front, back, and side projections.

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18
Gancho

Ganchos hook a voleo through the partner's leg or around the body.

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19 20
Blocks:
Rebote Cadera
& Patada

Contra block to the Revel's Pivot produces a Rebote Cadera. To a projection produces a kick, often between the partner's legs.

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21 22
Volcada
Colgada

These are the off-balance elements. In Volcada the partners lean on one another. In Colgada the partners hang on one another.

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23
Adorno

Adornos are unmarked autonomous embellishments.

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24
Soltada

Soltada is any nonstandard embrace.

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25
Salta

Salta is a situation in which the Revel's weight is off of both of her feet (jump, lift, drag, sostenida...).

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