Ball of foot strikes surface of floor as leg extends to open position.
2 x frappé devant, 3 x faster a la seconde, 2 x frappé derriere and
3 x faster á la second.
Rise demi-pointe and
double frappé en croié (cross) finish, with petit battement
Repeat from the back (reverse).
Sutenue to the other side.
Again battement frappé is a very sharp and fast exercise as a preparation for quick movement in the
Reverse accent out, out and out.
Each Page to Guide You Through
Frappés - striking of the foot on the floot.
Petite - small.
Frappé Derriere - striking of the foot behind.
Frappé Duvante - striking of the foot in front.
en Croi - a direction of the body in which one side of the body is turned slightly away from the front with the leg nearest the audience crossed in front of the other one.
standing on ball of foot.