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Footwork Key

Flamenco footwork (taconeo) creates rhythms by striking the floor in a number of different ways. The following are used in our choreographies:


 Symbol Pronounced Description
 fflat flat sole strikes floor
 ttoe
 toe digs into ground w raised heel
 h heel heel hits ground from raised posit
x
 flex flexed heel strikes ground forward
b
back
 toe point strikes ground behind
 ↑ out sweep forward, heel brushes ground
 ↓ in sweep back, toe brushes ground
 ↕ brush sweep out & in rapidly, toe both ways
 0 over step over
 -  rest (nothing said, or perhaps the count)