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 Charleston Basic Footwork

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Description

Charleston footwork uses 8 beats of music, but is in a realm separate from 8-count moves, and uses more kicks.

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Count Breakdown

Leads start on their left foot, follows on their right

Count 1-2: Rock step

Count 3: Kick forward with the first foot (the back foot from the rock step)

Count 4: Step down

Count 5: Kick forward with the second foot (whichever one you didn't kick with on count 3)

Count 6: Bring foot back to neutral, prep for backwards kick

Count 7: Kick back with the same foot from count 5

Count 8: Step down with the foot that just kicked

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