Motions - The Techniques of Hand and Foot Movement
- The "downstroke" of the hand corresponds to the "heel" stroke with the foot.
- The "tap" stroke of the hand is analogous to the "ball" stroke of the foot.
- The "upstroke" of the hand is equal to the "toe" stroke of the foot.
- In the hand, a downstroke or a tap can be played "open" handed or "closed" handed.
- An upstroke executed by the hand will always be "closed" handed.
- In the foot, "heel down" for downstroke or tap correlates to the closed hand motion.
- An upstroke executed by the foot will always lift the heel.
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