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Rotary Hand to Hand Checked Turns

Commence facing LOD in Open Position with L to R hand hold. Step 1 commences on the last quarter of the previous beat

Man Lead Foot/Body Position Turn/Alignment Footwork Count
1-2 Leading Lady backward Turning to R, Hop on RF. Flick LF forward without weight in Fan Position 3/8 to R on RF, facing DW against LOD B, BH (RF), LF off floor a1
3-5 Leading Lady to replace weight forward Close LF to RF in Fan Position. Flick RF to side without weight. RF crosses behind LF, T to H. Latin Cross No turn, backing DC B(H)
RF off floor
B(H)
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6 Leading Lady forward to turn to L, then release hold LF to side to end in Open Position without hold No turn, facing DW against LOD BH 3
7 Taking R to R hand hold, lead Lady forward then to check her movement RF forward & across in RSP, with Lady facing opposite direction No turn, facing DW against LOD BH 4
8 Leading Lady backward to turn to R, then release hold LF to side with Lady to end with L side toward front of Man's body 1/4 to R, facing DC against LOD BH 1
9 Leading Lady visually, then retake L to R hand hold RF to side in Fan Position 1/4 to R, facing DC BH 2
10-18 Leading Lady backward in Fan Position, Hop on RF in place & Flick LF forward to repeat steps 1-9, using exactly the same amount of body turn and same footwork on each step, to end once again in Fan Position, facing wall or changing the amount of turn to Open Position a3a4a
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Commence backing LOD in Open Position with L to R hand hold

Lady Foot/Body Position Turn/Alignment Footwork Count
1 RF backward in Fan Position No turn, backing LOD BH 1
2 Replace weight forward to LF in Fan Position. 1-2 of Link in Fan Position No turn, facing against LOD BH 2
3 RF forward, then turn to L on RF as a Loose Spiral Action to end RF back with R side toward front of Man's body 5/8 to L on RF, facing DC B 3
4 LF forward in RSP, with Man facing opposite direction. Check No turn, facing DC BH 4
5 Turning to R on LF as a Loose Spiral Action, RF forward with L side toward front of Man's body to L side into Fan Position 1/2 to R, backing against LOD BH 1
6 LF forward to end back, passing in front of Man's body 5/8 to R on LF, facing against LOD B, foot flat (LF), BH (RF) 2
7-12 RF back to repeat steps 1-6, using exactly the same amount of body turn and same footwork on each step, to end once again in Fan Position or with Man changing the amount of turn to Open Position 34
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Suggested Popular Combination

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Change of Places R to L

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Any suitable syllabus figure commenced in Open Position

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Overturned Lunge Throwaway

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Travelling American Spin

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