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Foxtrot Silver Routine Technique Notes


Preparation step: a bit unusual to have Man starting BLOD, weight on his RF; Lady weight on her LF.
  • Man LF forward, shaping Lady, then continue with Feather Finish.
  • Lady, RF back, rotate to right, head shape to right. Make sure to stay on Man's right, do not cross to his space. Picture pose. 
  1. Feather Finish  (SQQ): Man RF back, Lady: LF fwd - Feather finish, ending Man Facing DW
  2. Three Step  (SQQ)
    • Feather and Three should be on one straight line, do not veer from the line.
  3. Hover Cross  (SQQQQQQ) at corner, changing LOD.
    • Lady: smooth head movement.
  4. Open Telemark and Feather Ending  (SQQSQQ)
  5. Hover Telemark  (SQQ) 
  6. Natural Weave  (SQQ QQ QQ) overturned
    • S: Man may shape to left, in which case, shape with Man and turn head to left. If Man doesn't shape, keep head to right, but do not get ahead of Man, Man needs to get ahead.
    • Keep head movement smooth. Scooping action starting S
    • Last QQ QQ: Weave part. Lady: All Toe leads. Overtuned, to end Man Facing LOD.
  7. Reverse Turn  (SQQ SQQ)
    • Lady: For this one, keep head to left, keep classic look.
    • Last Q: not dropping heel, changing direction to start Top Spin.
  8. Top Spin  (QQQQ) ending DW new LOD
    • Make this flatter, make it travel down short side
  9. Reverse Wave  (SQQ SQQ)
    • Man: don't turn too much, flatten it out, more swing on step 5 (Lady is on the outside of turn on this step 5)
    • Lady: Wave: curve with Man, stay with his right side. slowly turning head back smoothly.
  10. Open Impetus  (SQQ) facing DC new LOD
    • Lady: stay in closed position as long as possible, don't turn head too early.
  11. Weave from PP  (SQQ QQ QQ)
    • Lady: doesn't turn till second step. Follow Man's shape, can shape to L or right.
  12. Three Step  (SQQ)
    • Keep straight line, stay in your space.
  13. Natural Telemark  (SQQQQ)
  14. Foxtrot Open Telemark, Natural Turn to Outside Swivel and Feather Ending (SQQSQQS) finish in PP in the corner
    • Lady:
      • Last S: Head can stay in left (in which case, make sure the hip does turn into Promenade position), Or, turn head into Promenade (stay behind Man)
  15. Weave from PP  (SQQ QQ QQ)