Argentine Crosses (Silver)

Commence in Closed Position. No Bounce

Man Foot Position Alignment Turn Foot-
work
Lead Count
1 LF fwd, toe turned out To wall Commence to turn R on 1 BF Slight pressure with R hand to lead Lady fwd Q
2 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) Facing DW against LOD 1/8 to R between 1&2 B Weight change Q
3 LF to side and slightly fwd Facing against LOD 1/8 to R between 2&3 BF " S
4 RF fwd in line with LF, small step. Toe turned out To centre 1/4 to R between 3&4 BF Slight pressure with R hand to lead Lady fwd Q
5 LF to side and slightly back Facing DC 1/8 to R between 4&5 B Weight change Q
6 RF fwd in line with LF, small step. Toe turned out Down LOD 1/8 to R between 5&6 BF " S
LF fwd, toe turned out Down LOD Continue to turn R on 1 BF Slight pressure with R hand to lead Lady fwd Q
8 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) Facing DW 1/8 to R between 7&8 B Weight change Q
9 LF to side and slightly fwd Facing wall 1/8 to R between 8&9 BF " S
10 RF fwd in line with LF, small step. Toe turned out Against LOD 1/4 to R between 9&10 BF Slight pressure with R hand to lead Lady fwd Q
11 LF to side and slightly back Facing DC against LOD 1/8 to R between 10&11 B Weight change Q
12 RF fwd in line with LF, small step. Toe turned out Facing centre 1/8 to R between 11&12 BF " S

Notes

1 Incline body slightly to L over 1-3 and 7-9, and to R over 4-6 and 10-12
2 More turn could be made (up to two complete turns over 1-12) and other alignments may be used
Lady Foot Position Alignment Turn Footwork Count
1 RF in line with LF, small step. Toe turned out To centre Commence to turn R on 1 BF Q
2 LF to side and slightly back Facing DC 1/8 to R between 1&2 B Q
3 RF fwd in line with LF, small step, toe turned out Down LOD 1/8 to R between 2&3 BF S
4 LF fwd, toe turned out To wall 1/4 to R between 3&4 BF Q
5 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) Facing DW against LOD 1/8 to R between 4&5 B Q
6 LF to side and slightly fwd Facing against LOD 1/8 to R between 5&6 BF S
7 RF in line with LF, small step. Toe turned out Against LOD Continue to turn R on 7 BF Q
8 LF to side and slightly back Facing DC against LOD 1/8 to R between 7&8 B Q
9 RF fwd in line with LF, small step, toe turned out To centre 1/8 to R between 8&9 BF S
10 LF fwd, toe turned out Down LOD 1/4 to R between 9&10 BF Q
11 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) Facing DW 1/8 to R between 10&11 B Q
12 LF to side and slightly fwd Facing wall 1/8 to R between 11&12 BF S

Notes

1 Incline body slightly to R over 1-3 and 7-9, and to L over 4-6 and 10-12
2 More turn could be made (up to two complete turns over 1-12) and other alignments may be used

Preceding Figures

Silver Whisk to R - Side Samba Walk (Man 1/4 to R, Lady 1/4 to L) - RF Stationary Samba Walk - Criss Cross Voltas - Solo Spot Volta to R (Lady L)

Preceding Figures to 4-12

Silver Whisk to L - LF Stationary Samba Walk - Solo Spot Volta to L

Following Figures

Silver Whisk to L (with or without Lady's underarm turn) - LF Stationary Samba Walk, leading Lady underarm into Spot Volta to R, releasing hold with R hand, then regain normal hold in Closed Position and follow with any syllabus figure commenced with RF, depending on finishing alignment of Argentine Crosses

Following Figures from 1-9

Silver Whisk to R (with or without Lady's underarm turn) - RF Stationary Samba Walk leading Lady underarm into Spot Volta to L, releasing hold with R hand

Development

Gold Over 4-6, Man may turn Lady to L under raised L arm, releasing hold with R hand (Lady LF fwd into a Bota Fogo, turning 1/2 to L to end facing Man again). Regain normal hold and continue with 7-12 (or repeat Lady's underarm turn again over 10-12)