Definition of petit battement in English:

petit battement

Line breaks: petit batte|ment
Pronunciation: /ˌpəti ˈbat(ə)mɒ̃
, ˌpɛti, p(ə)ti batmɑ̃/


  • A movement in which one leg is extended and lightly moved forwards and backwards from the ankle of the supporting leg.
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    • A kick, either high (grand battement) or low (petit battement), which may be executed in any direction.
    • We did two new barre exercises, one of them was petit battement.

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