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Lead Ganchos

further yapping, let’s dive into Lead Ganchos! frank registered. be like frank. 😉 Have you seen our Gancho Video Series ? We have over 24 different Ganchos for you to learn from! Follower Ganchos, Lead Ganchos, Gooey Ganchos, Svelt Ganchos, and the Four Common Ganchos, and more! Over 6 hours of Gancho videos. Go look and start your Gancho journey today! See > All Our Gancho Videos barbara wanted to lead milonga! she subscribed to milonga madness.  What is a Gancho ? In it’s simplest form, in the modern vernacular of Tango, it is a hooking of the free leg around your partner’s leg…

Gooey Ganchos

registered. be like frank. 😉 Have you seen our Gancho Video Series ? We have over 24 different Ganchos for you to learn from! Follower Ganchos, Lead Ganchos, Gooey Ganchos, Svelt Ganchos, and the Four Common Ganchos, and more! Over 6 hours of Gancho videos. Go look and start your Gancho journey today! See > All Our Gancho Videos barbara wanted to lead milonga! she subscribed to milonga madness.  What is a Gancho ? In it’s simplest form, in the modern vernacular of Tango, it is a hooking of the free leg around your partner’s leg or thigh. It is an interruption of the…

Four Common Ganchos

to learn from! Follower Ganchos, Lead Ganchos, Gooey Ganchos, Svelt Ganchos, and the Four Common Ganchos, and more! Over 6 hours of Gancho videos. Go look and start your Gancho journey today! See > All Our Gancho Videos barbara wanted to lead milonga! she subscribed to milonga madness.  What is a Gancho ? In it’s simplest form, in the modern vernacular of Tango, it is a hooking of the free leg around your partner’s leg or thigh. It is an interruption of the extension phase of the step, which can (not always) result in the lifting of the respondent’s leg either as a…

Eight Follower Ganchos

like frank. 😉 Have you seen our Gancho Video Series ? We have over 24 different Ganchos for you to learn from! Follower Ganchos, Lead Ganchos, Gooey Ganchos, Svelt Ganchos, and the Four Common Ganchos, and more! Over 6 hours of Gancho videos. Go look and start your Gancho journey today! See > All Our Gancho Videos barbara wanted to lead milonga! she subscribed to milonga madness.  What is a Gancho ? In it’s simplest form, in the modern vernacular of Tango, it is a hooking of the free leg around your partner’s leg or thigh. More the thigh more than anything else. Secondarily, it is…

Ganchos

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Building Blocks #3

are) inside El Golpe. And if you don’t know what either the Habanera Rhythm is or what “El Golpe” is, you can see it them both here. The second of these elements is used very infrequently, the Gooey Gancho, and in our opinion not enough, as it is one of the more beautiful forms of the Gancho. But due to the Gancho having been overused and forced onto so many Followers that they rightfully have a distaste of and fear of it, it’s no wonder that it’s not exactly the most popular vocabulary on the block. And lastly, this is…

Argentine Wraps

…betcha! And a lot more. See > All The Sacadas and The Ultimate Sacada Bundle the traveling ocho eluded him. he subscribed. he’s better now. What is an Argentine Enganche (or “Wrap”) ? The Enganche is a family of tango movements, and the Argentine Wrap is a limited subset of the Enganche that we want to explore. An Enganche can be but is not limited to where the dancer’s free leg, can engage their partner’s free leg or the open space between their legs in a myriad of different ways through either a Gancho, a Ganchito, a Rebound, un Libre Pierna (a free leg) Columpio (swing), or…

4 Social Dancing Tools

…in this case, the Four Social Dancing Tools are maker tools with lots and lots and lots of variation built into them. 😉 These tools are the meat and potatoes of Social Dancing on the whole. While the cool vocabulary (think: Colgada, Volcada, Sacada, Gancho, Boleo, etc) is … ummmm … flashy, this stuff, the Four Social Dancing Tools that are sitting around them, or leading up to them and from them, is where the entire dance is at. Think of it this way, if you remove all the cool, flashy vocab from your dance, what’s left ? The Four…

Advice 087 – BsAs – La Viruta

…you haven’t mastered this yet (lead or follow) it’s going to be even harder here. And the reason is….HELLO!!!! Again, it’s dark! 🙂 There is no room for boleos, ganchos, open colgadas, or flying legs anywhere. Leave that shit at home. There’s just no space for that here, unless it’s on a Sunday night and it’s closer to ‘closing’ time, which in that case you’ll see a bit more ‘vocabulary’ on display. This is all about proprioceptive dancing. Know it, learn it, live it, dance it. Walk, turn, patter, cross, sacada, single axis turn, sacada, turn, cross, ocho, walk some…

Crossing Sacada Turn

…– 00:00:58 Section 11 – A Variation On A Theme – 00:03:47Section 12 – The Close Embrace Version – 00:01:34 Section 13 – With A Metronome/Closure – 00:02:34 Related Videos Mentioned In This Article:  The Six Ways of Walking – Download Simple Sacadas – Download Close Embrace Sacadas – Article/Download The Argentine Cross – Article/DownloadThe Follower’s Molinete – Download The Self Gancho Exercise/The Self Gancho for Both Roles – Download this video can be purchased through the tango topics store 🙂 The Missing Information. Dearest Reader. TangoTopics is glad that you want to read this Topic, so that you can dig…

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