Closed Rocks (Bronze)

Commence in Closed Position. No bounce

Man Foot Position Alignment Turn Foot-
work
Lead Count
1 RF fwd Facing LOD No turn BF Weight change, increasing tone in arms S
2 LF fwd, small step " " BF Weight change, exerting slight pressure through L hand Q
3 Replace weight to RF, toe slightly turned out Against LOD " B Weight change, increasing tone in arms Q
4 LF fwd Facing LOD " BF " S
5 RF fwd, small step " " BF Weight change, exerting slight pressure on Lady's back through R hand Q
6 Replace weight to LF, toe slightly turned out Against LOD " B Weight change, increasing tone in arms Q

Notes to Man

1 Steps 1-3 or 1-6 may be repeated
2 If preferred, the back foot may be drawn slightly toward front foot on 3 and 6
Lady Foot Position Alignment Turn Footwork Count
1 LF back Backing LOD No turn BF S
2 RF back, small step, toe turned out. Knee slightly flexed Down LOD. RF backing DW 1/8 to R (RF) B Q
3 Replace weight to LF Facing against LOD No turn BF Q
4 RF back Backing LOD 1/8 to L (RF) BF S
5 LF back, small step, toe turned out. Knee slightly flexed Down LOD, LF backing DC 1/8 to L (LF) B Q
6 Replace weight to RF Facing against LOD No turn BF Q

Notes

1 Steps 1-3 or 1-6 may be repeated
2 On 2 and 5, the turn of foot is reflected in the hips, the upper body remaining square to Man. The toe of back foot is opposite the heel of front foot
3 It is important for Lady to respond to Man's increase tone in arms with matching tone in her arms in order to accept the lead
4 If preferred, the front foot may be drawn slightly toward the back foot on 3 and 6

Preceding Figures

Bronze Natural Basic - 1-3 Reverse Basic
Silver Argentine Crosses ended facing LOD, with LF Stationary Samba Walk and Lady's underarm turn ending
Gold Natural Roll

Following Figures

Bronze Natural Basic - Corta Jaca (When near a corner)
Silver Open Rocks
Gold Natural Roll - Three Step Turn

Following Figures from 1-3

Bronze Reverse Basic - Reverse Turn
Gold Reverse Roll - Three Step Turn