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Reverse Whip

Jive Reverse Whip

Reverse Whip is a Silver Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, movement, a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.

Start in Closed Position. (It may start in PP position, with no turn on step 1.)

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1.2
QQ 1 2 of Fallaway Rock LR 1/8 to L on step 1. No turn on step 2. Step 1 is started towards end of previous beat.
Step 1 can be taken to side.
3 Q LF fwd and across RF in Closed Position 1/4 to L over steps 3-5
4
a RF to side and slightly back

5 Q LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross)

6 RF fwd and slightly to side  5/8 to L over steps 6 and 7   
7 Q Swivel on ball of LF, ending LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross)    
8-10 QaQ Side chasse RLR No turn   

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Turn Notes
1.2
QQ 1 2 of Fallaway Rock RL 1/8 to L on step 1. No turn on step 2. Step 1 is started towards end of previous beat.
3-5 QaQ RF to side in Closed Position to chasse RLR. End RF back and slightly to side 5/8 to L over steps 3-5
6 LF behind RF (Cuban Cross) 5/8 to L over steps 6-7  
7 Q RF back and slightly to side    
8-10 QaQ Side chasse LRL No turn   

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