Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Slip Step Video Clip

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Slip Step Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of Slip Step - Lower Hutt Scottish Country Dance Club, Wellington, New Zealand, 2018.

Video Notes
1st couple are shown using Slip Step to travel down the middle and up in jig tempo. They take 4 bars in each direction in the first sequence, finishing in place. In the second sequence, they take 2 bars in each direction and then change to skip change to cast to 4th place in the following 4 bars; 2nd, 3rd and 4th couples step up on the final 2 bars.

Slip Step Demonstration During Burns Night - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of Burns Night By The RSCDS Vancouver Branch Demonstration Team At The Burns Supper, 2009.
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Video Notes
Note that, in this dance, the couples are required to have crossed hands while dancing Slip Step down the middle and up. They take 2 bars in each direction.

Slip Step Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Tutorial by Diane Donald, 2010.
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Slip Step Demonstration - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of Slip Step - Lower Hutt Scottish Country Dance Club, Wellington, New Zealand, 2018.

Video Notes
All four couples use Slip Step to dance 8 Hands Round and Back, taking 4 bars in each direction.

Slip Step Demonstration During The Dunedin Festival Dance - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video
Performance Of The Dunedin Festival Dance By The Mixed RSCDS Edinburgh Display Team At The Newcastle Festival, 2012.
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Video Notes
Here, Slip Step appears in its most common form as the step in 6 Hands Round and Back, taking 4 bars in each direction.

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