Ocho Cortado, or the ‘Cut’ Ocho is venerable dancing vocabulary for use in Argentine Tango when coming out of Molinete or Milonguero Turn, initiating a turn on a corner, in a tight space, to keep the follower moving when you don’t know what else to do (bad planning leads tsk, tsk, tsk), or to employ musically in any number of ways and methodologies.
Ocho Cortado Options covers possible entrances and exits for the Ocho Cortado that you might not ordinarly think of. While it does go over a review of the Ocho Cortado in close and open embrace, it does cover sacadas, molinetes, and the open side option, as well as the circular and linear varieties. As well as a few nicieties that you need to be made aware of and a few toys in 14.31 of HD VIDEO.
Pre-Requisites: It is assumed that you understand walking systems and that you have a complete understanding of your foundation and your embrace. If you are uncertain about your understanding of these things, these videos below will help you with that process. Please understand these videos are not here to sell you soap, but rather to further and deepen your clarity around these very important topics. Please purchase/review the following videos: