Reverse Turn (Bronze)

Commence in Closed Position. Use Bounce action

Man Foot Position Alignment Turn Foot-
work
Lead Count
1 LF fwd Commence facing LOD and turn to face DC 1/8 to L BF Weight change 1
2 RF to side and slightly back, without weight Backing wall 1/8 to L between 1&2 I/E of T Retain tone in arms a
3 Take minimal weight to RF and cross LF in front of RF. Toe turned out Backing DW 1/8 to L between 2&3 BF Weight change 2
4 RF back and slightly rightward Backing DC 1/4 to L between 3&4 BF " 1
5 Place L heel close to R heel, without weight Pointing DW 1/4 to L between 4&5. Body turns less B Retain tone in arm a
6 Take minimal weight to LF and close RF to LF Facing DW Body completes turn BF Weight change 2

May be repeated

Inclination of Body

1 Slightly fwd
2.3 Fwd and slightly L
4 Slightly back
5.6 Back and slightly R

Notes to Man

1 When following with another Reverse Turn, step 1 is facing LOD. Turn 1/4 L between 1 and 2 to back wall, then continue as chart (A complete turn is made overall)
2 The timing of S Q Q S Q Q may be used, causing the following differences:
Full weight is taken on each step
Footwork on 2 is B, and on 5 is BF
There is no Bounce action
Lady Foot Position Alignment Turn Footwork Count
1 RF back Commence backing LOD and turn to back DC 1/8 to L BF 1
2 Place L heel close to R heel, without weight Pointing DW 1/4 to L between 1&2. Body turns less B a
3 Take minimal weight to LF and close RF to LF Facing DW Body completes turn BF 2
4 LF fwd Facing LOD 1/8 to L between 3&4 BF 1
5 RF to side and slightly back, without weight Backing wall 1/4 to L between 4&5 I/E of T a
6 Take minimal weight to RF and cross LF in front of RF. Toe turned out backing DW 1/8 to L between 5&6 BF 2

May be repeated

Inclination of Body

1 Slightly back
2.3 Back and slightly R
4 Slightly fwd
5.6 Fwd and slightly L

Notes to Lady

1 When following with another Reverse Turn, there is a 1/4 turn to L between preceding step and 1. Foot position on 1 will be RF back and slightly rightward. Continue as chart (A complete turn will be made overall)
2 The timing of S Q Q S Q Q may be used, causing the following differences:
Full weight is taken on each step
Footwork on 2 is BF, and on 5 is B
There is no Bounce action

Preceding Figures

Bronze 1-3 Natural Basic - Reverse Basic - Reverse Turn - 1-3 Closed Rocks
Silver 1-3 Open Rocks - Rolling off the Arm (Lady overturned to Closed Position) - Maypole (Man turning R)
Gold Reverse Roll

Preceding Figures to 4-6

Silver Back Rocks - Plait

Following Figures

Bronze Reverse Basic - Whisk to L (Reverse Turn underturned to end facing wall) - Travelling Bota Fogo Fwd commenced with LF - Bota Fogo to PP&CPP (Reverse Turn underturned to end facing wall) - Reverse Turn
Gold Reverse Roll

Following Figures from 1-3

Bronze Travelling Bota Fogos Back
Silver Back Rocks - Plait