Change Hands Behind Back (PreBronze)

Commence in Open Position

Man Foot Position Turn Lead Count
1.2 1.2 of Link LR No turn As 1.2 of Link Q Q
3-5 Fwd chasse LRL, toward Lady's R side 1/8 to R over 3-5 Place R hand over Lady's R hand on 3, leading lady toward R side. Release L hand hold on 5 Q a Q
6-8 Turning Chasse RLR, to end RF back in Open Position 3/8 to L over 6-8 Take both hands behind back on 6. Place Lady's R hand into L hand behind back on 7. Release R hand hold and extend L arm fwd to normal Open Position on 8 Q a Q

Study Alignment      Commence facing wall       1 Backing centre       2 Facing wall       3-5 End facing DW       6-8 End backing wall

Note

Keep hands below waist level when behind back

Alternative use of Hands

Place Lady's R hand on R side of waist on 5. Release L to R hand hold on 6, allowing Lady's R hand to trail around waist. Catch L to R hand hold on the completion of turn

Lady Foot Position Turn Count
1.2 1.2 of Link RL No turn Q Q
3-5 Fwd chasse RLR, toward Man's R side 1/8 to L over 3-5 Q a Q
6-8 Turning chasse LRL, to end LF back in Open Position 3/8 to R over 6-8 Q a Q

Study Alignment      1 Backing wall       2 Facing centre       3-5 End facing DC       6-8 End backing centre

Preceding Figures

PreBronze Fallaway Throwaway - Change of Places R to L - Change of Places L to R - Change of Hands Behind Back - Hip Bump
Bronze American Spin - Stop and Go
Silver Windmill - Spanish Arms - Rolling off the Arm - Simple Spin
Gold Shoulder Spin - Chugging - Catapult

Following Figures

PreBronze Link - Change of Places L to R - Change of Hands Behind Back - Hip Bump
Bronze American Spin from L to R hand hold - Stop and Go