Tempo – 22 measures of 4 beats per minute
– 88 beats per minute
Pattern – optional
Duration – The time required to skate 3 sequences is 1:14 min.
The Blues should be skated with strong edges and deep knee bends to achieve the desired expression. The man begins the dance with a cross roll moving form outside the closed position while step 1 for the lady is crossed behind. The lady crosses in front on step 2 while her partner skate a progressive.
Inventors – Robert Dench and Lesley Turner
First Performance – London, Streatham Ice Rink, 1934