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Inside Whip

West Coast Swing Inside Whip

This pattern starts in open position, then closed and then back to open position again. Lady has an inside turn when doing the Whip.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
1
LF diagonally back slightly to side

Starting same as Turning Basic.
2
2
RF forward

there is resistance with with lady.
Catch lady.
3
3
LF to side
turn 1/4 to R
Close up with lady. expand
4
&
RF cross  in front of LF
turn 1/4 to R
Lady is doing coaster step.
Give it a rubber band effect.
contraction.
5
4
LF side
continue rotating to R
LF is all the way to the other side of slot,
Man's L arm is up, will lead lady to do inside turn.
6
5
RF forward, turning R
turning R 1/4
Man's center should be facing Lady.
7
6
LF side after turning
another 1/4 to R
R hand glide around Lady's back, then release R hand
total is one full turn for the whole pattern.
8-10
7&8
triple anchor step


Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
1
RF forward

Starting same as Turning Basic.
Directly forward in slot.
2
2
LF forward, then 1/2 to R at end of count
1/2 turn to R

3
3
RF back

This is a "Coaster Step"
4
&
LF close together with RF


5
4
RF forward


6
5
LF forward, the turn
turning 1/2 to L

7
6
RF back


8-10
7&8
triple anchor step


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