Junior Short Program

Junior Trials and World Team athletes will now perform a Junior Short Program instead of Compulsories for the US Trials and World competitions.

Please see the video and description below for information regarding the Junior Short Program.  The video demonstrates the Junior Women’s Short Program.  The Junior Men’s Short Program would be performed to the Men’s Short Program music.

Junior Short Program

This film has been produced to show the start and finish position for each element.

 

Element 1

Grand Jete—R Leg: Start facing the left oblique with arms in a low V and a R. Tendu
Grand Jete—L leg: Start facing the right oblique with arms in a low V and a L. Tendu

Element 2

One spin blind—Start facing the front with arms in a low V and a R. Tendu

Element 3

Four elbow layout—Start facing the front with arms in a low V and a R. Tendu

Element 4

Back neck roll—Start facing the left oblique with arms in a low V and a L Tendu

Element 5

Horizontal 1 ½ to R—Start facing front R arm out from shoulder L. Tendu Pull up into 5th position sous sous

Element 6

Contact Material—Start facing the Left side arms in low V and a R Tendu

Element 7

Right Reverse Illusion—Start facing front with arms in a low V and a R Tendu
Left Reverse Illusion—Start facing front with arms in a low V and a L Tendu

Element 8

Vertical two spin catch left—start facing front with arms in a low V and a R Tendu

 

Download the Junior Short Program description

Sandi Rios

Sandi Rios is the US Technical Adviser for the United States Twirling Association, and has coached numerous State, Regional, National, and World Champions. She is dedicated to to taking the sport of baton twirling to new heights artistically and creatively, and is known for her commitment to excellence and innovative program designs. In addition to being a coach and choreographer, Sandi is also a Master Judge.

One thought on “Junior Short Program

  • October 1, 2018 at 7:57 am
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    Excellent idea !!!! So happy to see the USTA is pushing the sport to continue its growth and longevity. Best of luck present and future atheletes and professionals ! Miss working with some phenomenal people daily.

    Ronnie McGee
    Texas

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