Mooch (Bronze)

Commence in Closed Position

Man Foot Position Turn Lead Count
1 LF back in RSP 1/4 to L With L hand turn Lady to R, then release L to R hand hold. Allow R hand to slide further around Lady's back Q
2 Replace weight to RF in RSP No turn Retain position Q
3 Flick LF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in RSP " " Q
4 Close LF to RF in RSP " " Q
5 Flick RF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in RSP " " Q
6 Close RF to LF in RSP " " Q
7 LF back in RSP " " Q
8 Replace weight to RF in RSP " " Q
9-11 LF fwd in RSP to chasse LRL to end LF side in Closed Position 1/4 to R over 9-11 On 9 turn Lady to L with R hand, then release R hand hold. Place L hand on Lady's back on 11 Q a Q
12 RF back in LSP 1/4 to R Allow L hand to slide further around Lady's back Q
13 Replace weight to LF in LSP No turn Retain position Q
14 Flick RF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in LSP " " Q
15 Close RF to LF " " Q
16 Flick LF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in LSP " " Q
17 Close LF to RF in RSP " " Q
18 RF back in LSP " " Q
19 Replace weight to LF in LSP " " Q
20-22 RF fwd in LSP to chasse RLR, to end RF side in Closed Position 1/4 to L over 20-22 On 20 turn Lady to R with L hand, then release L hand hold. regain normal hold on 22 Q a Q

Study Alignment      Commence facing wall       1 Backing against LOD       2-8 Facing LOD       9-11 End facing wall       12 Backing LOD       13-19 Facing against LOD       20-22 End facing wall

Lady Foot Position Turn Count
1 RF back in RSP 1/4 to R Q
2 Replace weight to LF in RSP No turn Q
3 Flick RF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in RSP " Q
4 Close RF to LF in RSP " Q
5 Flick LF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in RSP " Q
6 Close LF to RF in RSP " Q
7 RF back in RSP " Q
8 Replace weight to LF in RSP " Q
9-11 RF fwd in RSP to chasse RLR to end RF side in Closed Position 1/4 to L Q a Q
12 LF back in LSP 1/4 to L Q
13 Replace weight to RF in LSP No turn Q
14 Flick LF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in LSP " Q
15 Close LF to RF in LSP " Q
16 Flick RF fwd from knee, slightly off floor, in LSP " Q
17 Close RF to LF in LSP " Q
18 LF back in LSP " Q
19 Replace weight to RF in LSP " Q
20-22 LF fwd in LSP to chasse LRL, to end side in Closed Position 1/4 to R over 20-22 Q a Q

Study Alignment      Commence facing centre       1 Backing against LOD       2-8 Facing LOD       9-11 End facing centre       12 Backing LOD       19-19 Facing against LOD       20-22 End facing centre

Notes to Man and lady

1 On steps 1 and 12, turn is commenced toward the end of the previous beat of music
2 On the Flicks (2, 3, 14, &16), the ankle and instep are stretched
3 Lady slide L hand across Man's shoulder on 1 and Place R hand across Man's shoulder on 12

Preceding Figures

Bronze Basic in Place - Fallaway Rock - Link - Whip - Reverse Whip

Following Figures

Bronze Basic in Place - Fallaway Rock - Fallaway Throwaway - Change of Places R to L - Walks
Gold Stalking Walks, Flicks and Break

Development

The following methods may be used on steps 3-6 and 14-17

Method 1 "Boppy" Hops Count
Slight hop on RF and at same time flick LF off floor a Q
Slight hop on RF and at same time close LF to RF a Q
Repeat starting with other foot (Lady normal opposite foot) a Q a Q
Method 2 "Flick Cross" action Count
Slight hop on RF and at same time flick LF off floor a Q
Spring to LF, crossing it well in front of RF, RF slightly off floor at back Q
Repeat starting with other foot (Lady normal opposite foot) a Q Q