Battement jeté, grand

Ballet Term Definition

How to say & pronounce Battement jeté, grand:

grahn bat-MAHN zhuh-TAY

What does Battement jeté, grand translate to?

large battement thrown

Grand Battement Jeté is a classical ballet term meaning a “large battement thrown.” Grand battement jeté is often used in the russian school to better describe how a grand battement is “thrown.”  Its the idea that the working leg quickly gets to the top of the position as opposed to slowly.  A quicker grand battement jeté leads to a better grand allegro.

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