Strictly Come Dancing, week two: whose technique set the dance floor alight this week?

Anton du Beke may be the (self-styled) King of Ballroom, but it was Karim Zeroual who took the crown in this week’s Foxtrot battle royale. Good footwork on the basics – leading with the heel, then toe, toe on the slow, quick, quick – meant a nice rise and fall, and absorbing the body weight in his knees as he lowered back down kept transitions smooth. Out of hold, he sometimes throws away his “lines” – snatching the arm back in, rather than taking that extra beat to extend the fingers and create a lovely shape.

Read my full Telegraph article here

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