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The MasterCourse Curriculum
25 Elements in 16 Sessions

Walking Elements
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

An ocho is a 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.

sacada

07
Sacada

In a 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).

Control Elements
MasterCourse Index

11
Cross

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

parada

12
Parada

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

MasterCourse Index

13
Barrida

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

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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.

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23
Adorno

Adornos are unmarked embellishments. Both partners can do almost anything they want, as long as they remain reliable and predictable.

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24
Soltada

A soltada goes out of the standard embrace.

Power Elements
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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 maximize front and back projections during a pivot. Voleo Linear maximize 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 Revel's Pivot. Patada is a kick, usually between the partner's legs, marked with a contra block.

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25
Salta

A salta is a situation in which the Revel's weight is off of both of her feet. This could be a jump, lift, drag, or sostenida.

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