Jeté – A jump with the leg “thrown” outwardFrom the French “jeter,” meaning “to throw,” jetés are jumps where the leg is brushed outwards and the weight it transferred onto the extended leg to land. There are many different types of jetés and can be done in all directions.
Jeté Entrelacé – A jeté with the straight legs “weaving” around each other in the airA jump where the legs are brushed in front of the body, one at a time, high into the air, switching past one another, almost lacing together, in order to land on the opposite leg from the takeoff leg. The body switches direction swiftly in the air.
Jeté, petit – A small jumping step
A small jumping step, with the feet tightly switching in the air, as if “nesting,” to land on one leg in cou-de-pied. Often done in sequence from cou-de-pied to cou-de-pied. Also called Changement Emboîté.