Side Basic (PreBronze)

Side Basic to Right
Side Basic to Left

Side Basic to Right

Man

Commence in Closed Position with Closed Hold, Facing Wall
This figure uses Bounce Action

Step_# Steps Turn Alignment Moving
1 RF to side   Facing Wall Against LOD
2 LF closes to RF, part weight   Facing Wall Under Body
3 Replace weight to RF   Facing Wall Under Body
Step_# Timing Rhythm Position Footwork
1 1 S Closed BF
2 a a Closed B
3 2 S Closed BF

1) This figure is mainly used to teach basic rhythm and action to beginners, otherwise the Whisk is usually danced

Lady

Commence in Closed Position with Closed Hold, Backing Wall
This figure uses Bounce Action

Step_# Steps Turn Alignment Moving
1 LF to side   Backing Wall Against LOD
2 RF closes to LF, part weight   Backing Wall Under Body
3 Replace weight to LF   Backing Wall Under Body
Step_# Timing Rhythm Position Footwork
1 1 S Closed BF
a a Closed B
3 2 S Closed BF

1) This figure is mainly used to teach basic rhythm and action to beginners, otherwise the Whisk is usually danced

Preceding Figures

Commenced Facing Centre  
PreBronze Natural Basic; 1-3 Reverse Basic; Side Basic to L; Whisk to L; LF Stationary Samba Walk; 1-3 Criss Cross Bota Fogos
Bronze 1-7 Criss Cross Voltas; LF Solo Spot Volta; LF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; 1-3 Reverse Turn; Corta Jaca; Foot Change 2
Silver 1-9 Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning L
Gold Natural Roll
   
Commenced Facing Wall  
PreBronze Natural Basic; 1-3 Reverse Basic; Side Basic to L; Progressive Basic; Whisk to L; LF Stationary Samba Walk
Bronze LF Solo Spot Volta; LF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; Corta Jaca; Foot Change 2
Silver 1-9 Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning L

Following Figures

Ended Facing Centre  
PreBronze Reverse Basic; Side Basic to L; Whisk to L; LF Stationary Samba Walk
Bronze LF Solo Spot Volta; LF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; 8-14 Corta Jaca; Foot Change 1
Silver Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning L
   
Ended Facing Wall  
PreBronze 4-6 Natural Basic; Reverse Basic; Side Basic to L; Whisk to L; LF Stationary Samba Walk
Bronze Bota Fogos to PP & CPP; LF Solo Spot Volta; LF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; 8-14 Corta Jaca; Foot Change 1
Silver Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning L

Side Basic to Left

Man

Commence in Closed Position, Facing Wall
This figure uses Bounce Action

Step_# Steps Turn Alignment Moving
1 LF to side   Facing Wall Wall
2 RF closes to LF, part weight   Facing Wall Under Body
3 Replace weight to LF   Facing Wall Under Body
Step_# Timing Rhythm Position Footwork
1 1 S Closed BF
2 a a Closed B
3 2 S Closed BF

1) This figure is mainly used to teach basic rhythm and action to beginners, otherwise the Whisk is usually danced
2) When the Side Basic to L is danced following 1-3 Natural Basic facing DW, this is called the Progressive Basic

Lady

Commence in Closed Position, Backing Wall
This figure uses Bounce Action

Step_# Steps Turn Alignment Moving
1 RF to side   Backing Wall Wall
2 LF closes to RF, part weight   Backing Wall Under Body
3 Replace weight to RF   Backing Wall Under Body
Step_# Timing Rhythm Position Footwork
1 1 S Closed BF
a a Closed B
3 2 S Closed BF

1) This figure is mainly used to teach basic rhythm and action to beginners, otherwise the Whisk is usually danced
2) When the Side Basic to L is danced following 1-3 Natural Basic backing DW, this is called the Progressive Basic

Preceding Figures

Commenced Facing Centre  
PreBronze 1-3 Natural Basic; Reverse Basic; Side Basic to R; Whisk to R; RF Stationary Samba Walk
Bronze RF Solo Spot Volta; RF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; 1-7 Corta Jaca; Foot Change 2
Silver Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning R
   
Commenced Facing DW See note 2
PreBronze 1-3 Natural Basic
   
Commenced Facing Wall  
PreBronze 1-3 Natural Basic; Reverse Basic; Side Basic to R; Whisk to R; Side Samba Walk; RF Stationary Samba Walk; Criss Cross Bota Fogos
Bronze Criss Cross Voltas; RF Solo Spot Volta; RF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; Reverse Turn; 1-7 Corta Jaca; Foot Change 2
Silver Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning R
Gold Reverse Roll

Following Figures

Ended Facing Centre  
PreBronze Natural Basic; 4-6 Reverse Basic; Side Basic to R; Whisk to R; RF Stationary Samba Walk
Bronze RF Solo Spot Volta; RF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; Corta Jaca; Foot Change 1
Silver 4-12 Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning R
   
Ended Facing DW  
PreBronze Natural Basic; 4-6 Reverse Basic; Progressive Basic
Bronze Foot Change 1
Silver Maypole turning R
Gold Natural Roll; Promenade & Counter Promenade Runs
   
Ended Facing Wall  
PreBronze Natural Basic; 4-6 Reverse Basic; Side Basic to R; Whisk to R; RF Stationary Samba Walk
Bronze RF Solo Spot Volta; RF Continuous Solo Spot Volta; Corta Jaca; Foot Change 1
Silver 4-12 Argentine Crosses; Maypole turning R