Dancers line up in front of the examiner in the following way:
4 3 2 1
Here is a useful set of videos of other dancers, taken from the Internet, which show the exercises from Grade 3. Use them to practice with. They usually use our choice of music. I think you will agree, these dancers are trying their best and working very hard. Enjoy practising!
GRADE 3 BARRE
Exercises taken in the correct order:
Battements tendus & Glisses
Battements fondus & developpes devant
Grands Battements devant
Grands battements to second and derriere
The video below contains the Ports de bras, Transfer of Weight, Adage, Turns and a version of the reverence.
Centre work taken in correct order – ignore the dance at the end!
Ports de bras
Ronds de Jambe a Terre
Transfer of weight
Sautes and changements
Glissades, sissonnes & assembles
Poses and temps leves – no video, because we make up our own exercise for this.
Reverence – No video as we do our own version.
Exam Day – what to expect – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLouywuk5js&t=7s