[Tango-L] The Wisdom of the Basic 8 Count

Jean-Pierre Sighe jpsighe at sighes.com
Thu Feb 21 12:51:55 EST 2008

" The Basic 8 Count should be taught with an immediate warning that students quickly free themselves from its structure. It should never be taught as THE basic for Tango dancing. Such fallacy has tremendously regrettable consequences. The unlucky student who falls into the hands of the false prophet will have to face the pain of going back to unlearn or re-learn. It’s just a matter of time. After about a year or so, the truth will surface, starring mockingly at the student. The religiously blind execution of the 8 count suddenly appears quite inadequate to the floor navigation ..."

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Jean-Pierre Sighe

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