These are the syllabus steps for the Jive, as listed in the British Dance Council Rulebook here.

Videos are by Ballroom Guide and DancePartner2000 - many thanks for these excellent resources! Step descriptions can also be found on Ballroom Guide here.

Nomenclature

  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • PP: Promenade Position
  • CPP: Counter Promenade Position

Chasses to L & R

Chasses as Leader
Chasses as Follower

Basic in Place

Basic in Place

Fallaway Rock Action

Fallaway Rock

Basic in Fallaway

Basic in Fallaway

Fallaway Throwaway

Fallaway Throwaway
Link

Change of Place(s) R to L

Change of Places R to L

Change of Place(s) L to R

Change of Places L to R

Change of Hands Behind the Back

Change of Hands Behind the Back

Promenade Walks (Slow and Quick)

Walks
Quick Walks
Quick Walks with Lead Merengue Action

Hip Bump / L Shoulder Shove

Hip Bump
L Shoulder Shove

Whip

Whip

American Spin

American Spin

Stop & Go

Stop & Go

Mooch

Mooch

Whip Throwaway (Throwaway Whip)

Reverse Whip

Reverse Whip

Windmill

Windmill

Spanish Arms

Spanish Arms

Rolling off the Arm

Rolling off the Arm

Simple Spin

Simple Spin

Miami Special

Miami Special

Change of Place R to L with Double Spin

Change of Place R to L with Double Spin

Overturned Change of Place L to R

Double Cross Whip

DOuble Cross Whip

Curly Whip

Curly Whip

Overturned Fallaway Throwaway

Overturned Fallaway Throwaway

Ball Change

Flick Ball Change
Hesitation Ball Change

Shoulder Spin

Shoulder Spin

Toe Heel Swivels

Toe Heel Swivels

Chugging

Chugging

Chicken Walks

Chicken Walks

Catapult

Catapult

Stalking Walks, Flicks & Break

Stalking Walks, Flicks & Break