Cuban Breaks (Silver)

LF Cuban Break
RF Cuban Break

LF Cuban Break

Commence in Open CPP with L to R hand hold

Man

Step_# Count Step Position Turn
1 2 LF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) LSP 1/8 to R before 1
2 & Replace weight to RF LSP  
3 3 LF to side Closed 1/4 to L between 2-3
4 & Replace weight to RF Closed  
5 4 LF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) LSP 1/4 to R between 4-5
6 & Replace weight to RF LSP  
7 1 LF to side Closed 1/4 to L between 6-7

1) May be danced without turn over steps 1-6, turning 1/8 to L to face partner on step 7, with or without hold
2) May be danced facing partner without turn and without hold
3) May be danced as a part of the Time Step Challenge
4) (Gold) May be danced without turn in R Shadow Position, RSP, or Tandem Position without hold

Lady

Step_# Count Step Position Turn
1 2 RF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) LSP 1/8 to L before 1
2 & Replace weight to LF LSP  
3 3 RF to side Closed 1/4 to R between 2-3
4 & Replace weight to LF Closed  
5 4 RF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) LSP 1/4 to L between 4-5
6 & Replace weight to LF LSP  
7 1 RF to side Closed 1/4 to R between 6-7

1) May be danced without turn over steps 1-6, turning 1/8 to R to face partner on step 7, with or without hold
2) May be danced facing partner without turn and without hold
3) May be danced as a part of the Time Step Challenge
4) (Gold) May be danced without turn in R Shadow Position, RSP, or Tandem Position without hold

Preceding Figures

Commenced in Open CPP As described in the charts above
PreBronze Closed Basic; New York to RSP; Spot Turn to L (Lady to R); Underarm Turn to R; R Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to LSP; Side Steps to R commenced with RF; Time Step
Bronze Three Cha Chas in LSP; Alemana; Hockey Stick; Natural Top; Closed Hip Twist
Silver Open Hip Twist; Aida with ending 1 or 2; Curl; Spiral; Rope Spinning; Cross Basic; RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with LF
Gold Hip Twist Spiral
   
Commenced in Closed Position Having released hold at the end of the previous figure, making no turn throughout the Cuban Break
PreBronze Closed Basic; New York to RSP; Spot Turn to L (Lady to R); Underarm Turn to R; R Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to LSP; Side Steps to R commenced with RF; Time Step
Silver RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with LF
   
Commenced in LSP Having maintained LSP from the previous figure, making no turn between the last step of the previous figure and step 1 of the LF Cuban Break
PreBronze Three Cha Chas in LSP

Following Figures

Ended in Closed Position As described above in the charts
PreBronze Closed Basic (from step 6); Basic in Place (from step 6); Underarm Turn to R; R Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to LSP; Side Step to R commenced with RF; Side Step to L commenced with RF; Time Step (from step 6)
Bronze Fan (from step 6)
Silver Aida; Cross Basic (from step 6); RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF
   
Ended in Open PP Man turns an additional 1/8 to L (Lady to R) between steps 6-7
PreBronze New York to RSP; Spot Turn to L (Lady to R)
Bronze Three Cha Chas in RSP (from step 4); Closed Hip Twist (from step 6)
Silver RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF

RF Cuban Break

Man

Step_# Count Step Position Turn
1 2 RF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) RSP 1/8 to L before 1
2 & Replace weight to LF RSP  
3 3 RF to side Closed 1/4 to R between 2-3
4 & Replace weight to LF Closed  
5 4 RF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) RSP 1/4 to L between 4-5
6 & Replace weight to LF RSP  
7 1 RF to side Closed 1/4 to R between 6-7

1) May be danced without turn over steps 1-6, turning 1/8 to R to face partner on step 7, with or without hold
2) May be danced facing partner without turn and without hold
3) May be danced as a part of the Time Step Challenge
4) (Gold) May be danced without turn in R Shadow Position, RSP, or Tandem Position without hold

Lady

Step_# Count Step Position Turn
1 2 LF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) RSP 1/8 to R before 1
2 & Replace weight to RF RSP  
3 3 LF to side Closed 1/4 to L between 2-3
4 & Replace weight to RF Closed  
5 4 LF fwd and across (Checked Fwd Walk) RSP 1/4 to R between 4-5
6 & Replace weight to RF RSP  
7 1 LF to side Closed 1/4 to L between 6-7

1) May be danced without turn over steps 1-6, turning 1/8 to L to face partner on step 7, with or without hold
2) May be danced facing partner without turn and without hold
3) May be danced as a part of the Time Step Challenge
4) (Gold) May be danced without turn in R Shadow Position, RSP, or Tandem Position without hold

Preceding Figures

Commenced in Open PP As described in the charts above
PreBronze 1-5 Closed Basic; New York to LSP; Spot Turn to R (Lady to L); Underarm Turn to L; L Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to RSP; Side Steps to L commenced with LF; 1-5 Time Step
Bronze Three Cha Chas in RSP
Silver 1-5 Cross Basic; LF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF
   
Commenced in Closed Position Having released hold at the end of the previous figure, making no turn throughout the Cuban Break
PreBronze 1-5 Closed Basic; New York to LSP; Spot Turn to R (Lady to L); Underarm Turn to L; L Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to RSP; Side Steps to L commenced with LF; 1-5 Time Step
Bronze Three Cha Chas in RSP
Silver 1-5 Cross Basic; LF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF
   
Commenced in RSP Having maintained RSP from the previous figure, making no turn between the last step of the previous figure and step 1 of the RF Cuban Break
PreBronze Three Cha Chas in RSP

Following Figures

Ended in Closed Position As described above in the charts
PreBronze Closed Basic; Basic in Place; L Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to RSP; Side Step to L commenced with LF; Side Step to R commenced with LF; There and Back; Time Step
Bronze Fan
Silver Reverse Top (from step 6); Cross Basic; Rope Spinning
   
Ended in Open CPP Man turns an additional 1/8 to R (Lady to L) between steps 6-7
PreBronze New York to LSP; Spot Turn to R (Lady to L); Underarm Turn to L
Bronze Three Cha Chas in LSP (from step 4)
Silver LF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with LF