Swing Discussion Boards > What is 'Club Swing'?

Discussion in 'Swing Discussion Boards' started by Swing Learner, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. Swing Learner

    Swing Learner Member

    I have another dumb, rookie question: what is 'club swing'?

    Thanks for any edification.
  2. Steve Pastor

    Steve Pastor Moderator Staff Member

    Club Swing = Four Count Hustle according to an Arthur Murray studio in Texas.
    Other than that, I know nothing.
    Except that I can't find either of those in Skippy Blair's books. or the Disco book I have.
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  3. Swing Learner

    Swing Learner Member

    Thanks, Steve!
  4. MaggieMoves

    MaggieMoves Well-Known Member

    Honestly this explains a bit - I've seen people dancing "country swing" which really just looks like a hustle to me in country dance clubs.

    Sorry @Swing Learner but I've never actually heard of "club swing" before.
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  5. GJB

    GJB Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I've seen this too but it often looks alot rougher than hustle. Often looks like there is alot of yanking going on.
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  6. tangotime

    tangotime Well-Known Member

    In "dance", there are no dumb questions, only dumb answers .
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  7. twnkltoz

    twnkltoz Well-Known Member

    At my studio, they use that term to differentiate the ecs/lindy hop done in the actual swing scene vs what is done in the ballroom lexicon.
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  8. Swing Learner

    Swing Learner Member

    Ah, that makes sense. Thanks, twnkltoz!
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