Set Combinations and Examinations News

Set Combinations For Grade Four Tap The B.C. Branch Set Combinations are 1 – 4.     SET COMBINATIONS FOR JUNIOR TAP SYLLABUS Effective January 1, 2015, the following revisions have been made to the Junior Tap Syllabus It is highly recommended you purchase an emailed revised version of the Syllabus   Preliminary Tap Examination Teacher to prepare 4 combinations                                     Use either 2a or 2b (not both) Effective January 1, 2015, Please note: Students count aloud while clapping and marking the Rhythm Study.  Primary Tap Examination The three set combinations for B.C. Branch are as follows- 1a, 2a, and 3a. Teacher selects two more combinations from remaining list Five combinations total. Effective January 1, 2015 Combo #1(b) – pg.4- on “flap ball changes side to side” cross behind on first step of ball change. Combo #6 – pg.5- show transfer of weight on all ball digs. Grade One Tap Examination Standard combinations are to include use of arms, ability to count and explain. Note music is now required. The three set combinations for B.C. Branch are as follows- 2, 3 and 6 Teacher selects two more combinations from remaining list Five combinations total Effective January 1, 2015 Combo #7  typo- should be “flap L, Shuffle R”  (Line 2) Grade Two Tap Examination The four set combinations for B.C. branch are as follows- 2,5,6, & 9 Teacher selects three more from combinations from remaining list. Seven combinations total. Effective January 1, 2015 Combo #4 change “ball change” to “step step”Continue reading

The New Senior Tap Syllabus Takes Effect

The National Senior Tap Syllabus was available in 2010.  The B.C. Branch at that time opted to wait before making it mandatory in B.C. until such time as there were DVD’s available to support this new syllabus. The DVD’s are now available (for order forms please see our Stage Syllabi DVD Order Form). To those wishing to now purchase the new syllabus (this will include all updates) Please go to Stage Syllabi Order FormContinue reading