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Sweetheart Whip

West Coast Swing Sweetheart Whip

This is also called "Locked Whip", "Basket Whip", "Walk around", "Pull back".

This pattern starts in double hand hold in open position. It can start from single hand hold, and then change to double hand hold when lady passed by.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
1
LF diag. back side

Man will walk around lady 1 full turn.
2
2
RF forward

Man raise L arm to go over lady's head
3
3
LF to side
1/4 to R
The footwork is like Underarm Turn.
4
&
RF cross in front of LF
continue turning R 1/4
Man's L hand will drop down over count 3&4
5
4
LF to side
finish total of 1/2 turn.

6
5
RF forward
continue to turn R
walk around lady,
give lead pressure to lead her
Man's R hand is gliding behind Lady's back.
7
6
LF to side
1/2 turn to R, complete full turn
Man start releasing R hand.
8-10
7&8
anchor triple step


Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
1
RF forward
--
Lady does straight forward and then back in this pattern.
2
2
LF forward
--

3
3
RF forward, small step
--
forward coaster step.
4
&
LF closes together to RF


5
4
RF back


6
5
LF back
--
Lady feels Man's lead, then do walk step (not triple)
7
6
RF back
--
not very big step
8-10
7&8
anchor triple step
--

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