HRH notes and revision videos

Hunter River High Year 10 introduction to Modern Jive.

Dear students, don’t forget that the most important thing about dance is enjoyment. This requires safety and respect. Look after your partner. Do your best to make him or her feel great about dancing and you will find that you enjoy it much more. The best dancers enjoy it together.

Concepts and Moves:

  • An Introduction to Modern Jive
  • Basic Footwork
  • Basic Hand holds and turns
  • Leading and Following (workshop break activity)
  • Moves
    • Man Breakthrough
    • Manhattans
    • I turn U turn
    • Octopus
    • Aerial Yoyo
    • Pushaway

You can get the whole beginner curriculum from which these clips are taken for a HRH only price:


For your revision, videos are included below that include most of the content covered.

Intro to Modern Jive

Basic Footwork:

Hand Holds and Basic Turns


Lead – Follow


Man Breakthrough



Aerial Yoyo