“got play?” Followers’ Liberation for WCS: Beginner


Are you comfortable with your basic WCS techniques and patterns and you are ready to add a little style to your dance?

This video is full of ideas and skills to help you get started, and contains the context and movement vocabulary necessary to understand the Intermediate and Advanced video that are next in the series.

The Theory section explains several essential distinctions required for play, featuring “Groove” and “Hijack”.
The Technical section breaks down new skills featuring “Lower Body rhythms & Isolations”.
The Practical section offers several applications of skills for each basic figure. Special emphasis is on Anchor and Pass variations.


  • No partner required
  • While this video is aimed at followers, these movement skills can be applied to WCS by any human in any role.
  • “Beginners” refers to beginner STYLING, not beginner DANCING. You should start with this video even if you are en experienced dancer.

What to watch next:

  • Got Play Intermediate
  • The Conversation Game: The rules for negotiating follower’s play in WCS

All these videos are included FREE inside the Dancer Development Program.

This is just the beginning…

This video is a small piece of a massive puzzle. For a comprehensive online training program showing you all the pieces and how they fit together to accelerate and liberate your West Coast Swing, check this out:

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