Ribbon Tie Technique

It is very important for both rehearsals and performance that your ribbons are neatly tied.

  • Start with the shoe on your foot, in the flexed position.
  • Take the outside ribbon and wrap it one and half times around the ankle (starting over the front) so that it ends on the inside.
  • Take the second ribbon and wrap it twice round the ankle (over the front first) so that it crosses with the first ribbon and also ends on the inside.
  • Tie the two ribbons together in a double knot.
  • Make sure you have trimmed your ribbons so that they are not too long (but long enough to tie)
  • Tuck the knot and excess ribbon under the ribbon wrapped around your ankle.

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