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Whip Throwaway

Jive Whip Throwaway

Whip Throwaway is a Bronze 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.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
Q
Cross RF behind LF (Cuban Cross)
1/4 to R
lead lady fwd towards R side
2
Q
LF to side
1/4 to R btwn 1-2

3-5
QaQ
Compact chasse RLR. End in open position, almost facing lady
1/4 to R over 3-5


Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
Q
LF fwd towards Man's R side
1/4 to R

2
Q
RF fwd btwn Man's feet, small step
1/4 to R btwn 1-2

3-5
QaQ
LF to side and slightly back to chasse LRL. End LF back in open position, almost facing Man.
1/8 to R over 3-5.


Notes:
  • Amounts of turn: more turn can be made over 1 and 2.
  • Double Whip Throwaway: repeat step 1 and 2.