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Forward and Backward Runs (PreBronze)

These are three small steps forward or back and are part of the There and Back and Sweetheart

Backward Runs may be used in place of 3-5 of Open Basic, and Forward Runs in place of 8-10 (Lady normal opposite)

(Silver) Forward Runs may be used in place of the Forward Lock danced on 8-10 of Hockey Stick or Spiral when ended in Left Side Position, or in place of the Forward Lock in The Chase

Footwork Ball flat on each step

Knee commences to straighten on each step

Note about the Cha Cha Chasse

The 4th beat in each bar of music is divided into two equal parts, each part using a half beat. The first two steps of the Cha Cha Cha Chasse are taken on these two half beats (counts '4 and'), and the third step is taken on the first beat of the following bar of music (count '1')

In its basic form, this chasse is a group of three steps taken in any forward, backward, or sideways direction, with the second step moving toward (or to) the other foot

Steps 1 and 2 of all Chasses have equal weight distribution (Exception: Twist Chasse)

The chasse may also be danced in place or without turn

In the charts, for simplicity, only the foot position of the first step of each chasse is given (Example: RF forward to chasse RLR). Where the third step of each chasse is given. The type of chasse used is also given (Examples: Forward Lock, Compact Chasse, etc.)