Walks (Bronze)

Commence in Closed Position

Man Foot Position Turn Lead Count
1.2 1.2 of Fallaway Rock LR 1/8 to L, No turn on 2 As 1.2 of Fallaway Rock Q Q
3-5 LF diag fwd to chasse LRL. End in PP No turn Turn Lady to L over 3&4. Commence to turn lady to R on 5 Q a Q
6-8 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP to chasse RLR " Continue to turn Lady to R on 6. 7&8 Weight changes Q a Q

3-8 may be repeated

Study Alignment       1 Commence facing wall and turn to back DC against LOD       2-8 Moving along LOD, facing DW

On step 1 turn is commenced toward end of previous beat of music

Note

Walks may commence in PP, making no turn on 1

Alternative Method

After 2 or 8, substitute single "Quick" steps for the chasses as follows:

Count
LF diag fwd turning Lady to L Q
RF fwd and across in PP turning Lady to R Q

Repeat these two steps once, twice, or three times. Lead Lady into each turn toward the end of the previous beat of music

Lady Foot Position Turn Count
1.2 1.2 of Fallaway Rock RL As 1.2 of Fallaway Rock Q Q
3-5 Side chasse RLR. End in PP 1/4 to L over 3&4. Commence to turn R on 5 Q a Q
6-8 Fwd chasse in PP LRL 1/4 to R over 5&6. No turn on 7&8 Q a Q

Study Alignment      1 Commence facing centre and turn to back against LOD       2 Facing LOD       3.4 Facing centre       5 R toe pointing DC       6-8 Facing LOD

On step 1, 3 & 6 turn is commenced toward end of previous beat of music

Note

Walks may commence in PP, making no turn or 1/8 R on 1

Alternative Method

After 2 or 8, substitute single "Quick" steps for the chasses as follows:

Count
RF to side, having turned 1/7 L on LF Q
LF fwd in PP, having turned 1/4 R on RF Q

Repeat these two steps once, twice, or three times. Each turn is made toward the end of the previous beat of music

Preceding Figures

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

Following Figures

Bronze 3-8 Fallaway Throwaway - 3-8 Change of Places R to L - Chasse diagonally forward LRL, turning 3/8 to R to end LF side and slightly forward facing Lady (Lady chasse forward making no turn) to follow with Whip or Whip Throwaway

Development (Silver)

The alternative method of substituting single "Quick" steps for the chasses could be danced as follows, Man using a "Merengue" action:

Count
Firmly straighten R knee on second half of preceding step, causing R hip to move back and to R, and place LF diag fwd with split weight (Lady close RF to LF, having turned 1/4 to L on second half of preceding beat) Q
Firmly straighten L knee on second half of preceding step, causing L hip to move back and to L, and close RF to LF in PP with split weight (Lady LF fwd and across in PP, having turned 1/4 R on second half of preceding beat) Q

Repeat these two steps once, twice, or three times, Man taking weight fully on last step

Note

When using this method, the Walks may be curved slightly L