This title helps you learn basic tap dance techniques. Designed for those on introductory tap dance courses, Beginning Tap Dance contains concise descriptions of exercises, steps and techniques. Featuring more than 70 video clips of tap steps with verbal cues, the web resource helps students review content learned in class or other beginning steps. It also contains learning features to support and extend students' knowledge of tap dance, including assignments, e-journaling prompts, tests of tap dance terminology, a glossary and links to further study. The book introduces students to the dance form by detailing its physical and mental benefits. With Beginning Tap Dance, students also learn about etiquette, proper attire, class expectations, health and injury prevention for dancers. Beginning Tap Dance is a part of Human Kinetics' Interactive Dance Series. The series includes resources for ballet, tap, modern dance and jazz that support introductory technique courses taught in dance, physical education and fine arts departments.