Choreographer
Mike Liadouze January 2020

Easy Intermediate (Jive)   32 Count   4 Wall

Music
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights (170 BPM)

By Mike Liadouze January 2020



     

Tutorial Video
Music Video





Weeknd Jive Stepsheet


Introduction: 48 counts after battery start (on lyrics)
 
[1-8] CROSS, KICK, CROSS, KICK x3, BACK, KICK, BACK, KICK
1-2Cross RF over LF, Kick LF to L diagonal
3-4Cross LF over RF, Kick RF to R diagonal
5-6Kick RF over LF, Kick RF to R diagonal
&7Step RF back, Kick LF side slightly back
&8Step LF back, Kick RF side slightly back

[9-16] BACK, ROCK STEP 1/4 L, SAILOR STEP x2, HOLD BALL STEP
&1-2Step RF back, Rock step LF back, ..1/4 turn L.. Recover on RF side (9:00)
3&4Cross LF behind RF, Step RF side, Step LF side
5&6Cross RF behind LF, Step LF side, Step RF side
7&8HOLD, Step LF together, Step RF side

[17-24] (TOUCH BEHIND, UNWIND 3/4 L, TRIPLE SIDE) x2
1-2Touch L toe behind RF, Unwind ..3/4 turn L.. transfer weight on LF (12:00)
3&4Step RF side, Step LF together, Step RF side
5-6Touch L toe behind RF, Unwind ..3/4 turn L.. transfer weight on LF (3:00)
7&8Step RF side, Step LF together, Step RF side

[25-32] BRUSH HITCH TOUCH/PRESS & SNAP, KNEE POP IN & OUT, KICK, TOUCH, KICK, TOGETHER
1&2Brush L toe with knee in, Hitch L knee, Touch/Press L toe side with knee out & SNAP to R
3-4Pop L knee in, Pop L knee out
5-6Kick LF to L diagonal, Touch L toe together
7-8Kick LF to L diagonal, Step LF together

Ending: On wall 15 (6:00, end of battery): music seems to slow down, continue normal speed : replace 2nd UNWIND 3/4 turn L (count 22) by a 1/2 turn L to face 12:00 & STOP on the word « TOUCH » (count 34), head to L.

The choreo’s name is « Weeknd Jive » for the nod to the singer but it could of been « We Can Jive » .
For styling, try to add some LILT action, and prepare all kicks from the knees & down to the floor.
But most important, HAVE FUN !!