JAM: Medal test syllabus

Medal test syllabus

Please note that the information on this page is under review by NZ Branch

Summary

Medal tests include five sections

Steps, formations, music, exercises, dances.

Candidates must display an appropriate level of technique in all dancing sections as prescribed by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.

There is a syllabus for each medal test

All candidates will be evaluated on

  • Accurate footwork
  • Use of hands
  • Phrasing
  • Covering
  • Use of the correct steps for specific movements
  • Teamwork
  • Showing consideration for other dancers
  • Rhythmic dancing
  • Good deportment
  • Some knowledge of Scottish Country Dance music
  • Bow and curtsey
  • Dance etiquette
  • Understanding of progression

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