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CLOGGING

the history of clogging
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Austin Zettel

on 24 October 2012

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Transcript of CLOGGING

CLOGGING Clogging is a kind of historically
developed folk dancing incorporating additional tap dancing steps as a special feature.
In order to emphasize the rhythm of the steps, the dancers wear shoes that are stud with iron taps on both heels and toes. Clogging is a widespread sport/activity throughout the world. As the appalachians were settled in the mid 1700s by the Irish, Scottish, Engish and Dutch-Germans, the folk dances met and began to combine in an impromptu foot-tapping style, the beginning of clog dancing as we know it today. The word "clog" comes from the Gaelic and means "time". Clogging is a dance that is done in time with the music -to the downbeat -usually with the heel keeping rhythm. As clogging made its way to the flat lands, other influences shaped it. This is a random picture we found. The name clogging itself gives a clue on the origin of the dance. That a clog is a wooden shoe points out that the original dance was performed in wooden shoes. There are no official costumes/uniforms. However they do wear special shoes called clogs. Traditional dancing in Holland is normally called folkloristisch, Borendansen, or Klompendansen. Clogs for dancing are made lighter than the traditional 700 year old style. Now we will show you how to clog
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