Half beaten against time. It is the second half of the full contretemps demi. This is mostly a preparatory step. Fifth position right foot front. Spring upwards of the right foot. Bring the left foot sur-le-cou-de-pied derriére. With a chassé passé croisé en avant. Ballet term Demi-contretemps can also be performed from the fourth position. Using Left foot back, pointe tendue.
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