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Fallaway Reverse Turn


This figure commences in Closed or Contact Position, Man facing wall. This figure may also commence with Man facing Center or Diagonal Center dancing a normal Appel on 1 with no turn. It may also commence with Man facing Diagonal Wall or Wall turning 1/4 or 3/8 on the Slip Appel to face Diagonal Center. Lady may make 1/4 turn to L on step 5 (the Pivot) to backing Line of Dance, then 1/8 or 1/4 between steps 6 & 7 to back Diagonal Center or Center.


Silver - Gold: Any syllabus figure ended with feet together, facing wall


Silver - Gold: Any syllabus figure commenced with feet together, depending on alignment

Follows (when follows commenced with step 3):

Gold: Promenade, Sixteen, Promenade and Counter Promenade, La Passe, Twist Turn, Traveling Spins from Promenade Position, Traveling Spins from Counter Promenade Position, Fregolina, Twists

Follows to Development :

Gold: Promenade Close, Huit, Grand Circle, Spanish Line in Inverted Counter Promenade Position



Development - Fallaway Reverse Turn with Open Telemark Ending:

Gold: Dance steps 1-5 of Fallaway Reverse Turn (1/4 L on 5 - the Pivot) to face Line of Dance (Man), counts Continue into 2-4 of Open Telemark (turn 1/8 more between 2 & 3 to achieve normal alignment on 3) ready to move along Line of Dance in Promenade Position on steps 4, counts 6.7.8.

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Foot Position

Turn Footwork
1 1 Slip Appel on RF 1/8 to L Ball Flat
LADY Slip Appel on LF " " " "
2 2 LF forward in CBMP* Continue to turn L Heel Flat
    RF back in CBMP " " Ball Flat
3 3 RF back in Fallaway, right side leading 1/2 to L between 2 & 3 " "
    LF back in Fallaway, L side leading No turn " "
4 4 LF back in CBMP* and Fallaway " " " "
    RF back in CBMP* and Fallaway, small step, LF held in CBMP* 5/8 to L (Pivot) Ball Heel Ball (foot flat)
5 5 RF back, small step, LF held in CBMP* 1/8 to L between 4 & 5, 1/8 on 5 (Pivot) " "
    LF forward in CBMP, small step, RF held in CBMP* 1/8 to L (Pivot) Ball Flat
6 6 LF forward in CBMP* Continue to turn L Heel Flat
    RF back and slightly rightwards " " Ball Flat
7 7 RF to side 1/8 to L between 6 & 7 Ball or Ball Flat
    LF to side " " " "
8 8 Close LF to RF No turn " "
    Close RF to LF " " " "


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