Ukrainian Dancing/Central Ukraine/Combination Steps

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Vykhyliasnyk uhynannia or Toe-heel knee-kick[edit]

Ukrainian Name Vykhyliasnyk uhynannia
Cyrillic
English Name Toe-heel knee-kick
Direction of the Step Stationary
Music Combination is completed over two beats.
Opening Position Sixth position. Step is performed on the balls of both feet.

Description[edit]

  1. On the first beat, perform vykhyliasnyk (toe-heel) with the right foot, turning the foot out to the side. Weight is on the left foot.
  2. On the second beat, perform uhynannia (knee-kick) with the right foot. Weight is on the left foot.

Repeat both beats to the left side, reversing the working and supporting legs.

Vypad Tynok or Stamp-kick Tynok[edit]

Ukrainian Name
Cyrillic
English Name Stamp-kick Tynok
Direction of the Step Stationary
Music Combination is completed over two beats.
Opening Position Third position. Step is performed on the balls of both feet.

Description[edit]

  1. On the first beat, perform vypad (stamp-kick or touch-point) with the right foot. Weight is on the left foot. Do not perform pokhid skladnye or bihunets (1-2-3) after the stamp-kick.
  2. On the second beat, perform tynok, leading with the right foot (crossing the left foot in front).

Repeat both beats to the left side, stamping with the left foot, and then performing tynok to the left.

Stamp-kick Knee-kick Cross-kick Stamp-stamp[edit]

Ukrainian Name
Cyrillic
English Name Stamp-kick Knee-kick Cross-kick Stamp-stamp
Direction of the Step Stationary
Music Combination is completed over four beats.
Opening Position Third position. Step is performed on the balls of both feet.

Description[edit]

  1. On the first beat, perform vypad (stamp-kick or touch-point) with the right foot. Weight is on the left foot. Do not perform pokhid skladnye or bihunets (1-2-3).
  2. On the second beat, peform uhynannia (knee-kick) with the right foot. Weight is on the left foot.
  3. On the third beat, perform cross-kick, crossing the right leg in front of the left leg, and kicking the left leg out to the side. Weight is shifted to the right foot.
  4. On the fourth beat, perform a double-stamp.

Repeat sequence to the left side, reversing the working and supporting legs.

Stamp-kick Kick-kick Cross-kick Stamp-stamp[edit]

Ukrainian Name
Cyrillic
English Name Stamp-kick Kick-kick Cross-kick Stamp-stamp
Direction of the Step Stationary
Music Combination is completed over four beats.
Opening Position Third position. Step is performed on the balls of both feet.

Description[edit]

  1. On the first beat, perform vypad (stamp-kick or touch-point) with the right foot. Weight is on the left foot. Do not perform pokhid skladnye or bihunets (1-2-3).
  2. On the second beat, kick the left foot towards the front, and then kick the right foot towards the front.
  3. On the third beat, perform cross-kick, crossing the right leg in front of the left leg, and kicking the left leg out to the side. Weight is shifted to the right foot.
  4. On the fourth beat, perform a double-stamp.

Repeat sequence to the left side, reversing the working and supporting legs.