Jive is the fastest dance of International Latin program, that is why at the competitions it is performed last – the dancers have to give it all. Jive basic consist of a rock step and two triple steps. It is a very happy, energetic dance, with plenty of knee-lifting, hip swinging, kicking, flicking and twirling. Originating in the United States in the 1940s, Jive was influenced by the Boogie, Rock & Roll, Swing and Lindyhop.
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