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Twin Cities

West Coast Swing Twin Cities

This pattern starts in open position in double hand hold and ends in open facing position.
It's 2-Hand Tuck Turn, followed by Underarm Turn footwork.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
1
LF hook behind RF
 1/4 to L
Man looks to his left. Lead using body.
L arm is extended. R arm contract to make R arm cross in front,
 leading lady to pass through slot.
2
2
RF to side

arm starts to open up
3
3
LF touch


4
4
LF forward
another total 1/4 to L
raise L arm to turn the lady,
Do not release R hand. Maintain hand hold and get into hammerlock position after 5&6.
6-8
5&6
anchor triple step

at the end of 6, slight push with arm/hand forward, produce resistance.
9
1
LF back slightly to side


10
2
RF forward

At the end of 2, raise L arm.
11
3
LF to side
turn 1/4 to R
turning lady 2 rounds (1 and 1/2 turn for lady) over count 3&4
12
&
RF cross  in front of LF
another 1/4 to R

13
4
LF side, slightly back

Lower hand at the of count 4.
14-16
5&6
Chasse in place RLR


Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
1
RF forward


2
2
LF forward

feeling Man leading with his R arm.
3
3
RF tuck, touch step
slight turn to L to tuck
turning L toward Man to wind up
4
4
RF forward, away from Man
starting turning R
Keep both hand connection. Keep R arm up.
L arm wrap behind back.
6-8
5&6
triple step turning 1/2 to R
total 1/2 to R
end in hammer lock position.
9
1
RF step almost in place, or very small back step


10
2
LF forward

Turn starts at end of previous step
11
3
Turn at the end of previous step, making RF back, continue to turn
1/2 to L
1 and 1/2 turn to L over count 3&4, turning 1/2 turn on each step.
12
&
LF forward, continue to turn
1/2 to L

13
4
RF back
1/2 to L

14-16
5&6
Chasse in place LRL


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