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Change of Hands Behind Back


This figure commences in Closed Position and Gentleman Facing Wall. Gentleman keeps hands below waist level when they are behind his back.


Newcomer: Fallaway Throwaway, Change of Places Right to Left, Change of Places Left to Right, Change of Hands Behind Back, Hip Bump

Bronze: American Spin, Stop & Go

Silver: Windmill, Spanish Arms, Rolling off the Arm, Simple Spin

Gold: Shoulder Spin, Chugging, Catapult

Follows if Change of Hands Used:

Newcomer: Link, Change of Places Left to Right, Change of Hands Behind Back, Hip Bump

Bronze - Gold: American Spin from left to right hand hold, Stop & Go



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Alternative Use of Hands:

Gentleman places Lady's right hand on the right side of her waist on step 5. He then releases Left to Right Hand Hold on step 6, allowing the Lady's right hand to trail around waist. Catch Left to Right Hand Hold on completion of the turn.



Foot Position

Turn Footwork
1 Q LF back 1/8 to L  
    RF back 1/4 to R  
2 Q Replace weight to RF No turn  
    Replace weight to LF Commence to turn L  
3-5 QaQ Forward Chasse LRL, towards Lady's right side 1/8 to L over 3-5  
    Forward Chasse RLR, towards Man's right side 1/8 to R over 3-5  
6-8 QaQ Turning chasse RLR, to end RF back in Open Position 3/8 to L over 6-8  
    Turning chasse LRL, to end LF back in Open Position 3/8 to R over 6-8  


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