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Contra Check

Tango Contra Check

Tango Contra Check is a Gold level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; steps diagram; 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.

Leader

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn CBM Notes
1 S LF fwd in CBMP slightly flexing the knees DW pointing almost down LOD B (Flat) Body turns to L CBM
2 Q Transfer weight back to RF DC against LOD BH Body turns to R

3 Q LF placed to side w/o weight in PP Facing DW IE of B of LF


Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn CBM Notes
1 S RF back in CBMP slightly flexing the knees DW feet backing almost LOD B Body turns to L CBM
2 Q Transfer weight fwd to LF DC against LOD BH Body turns to R 1/4 to R btwn 2-3.

3 Q RF placed to side w/o weight in PP Facing DC B LF with foot flat and IE of B of RF



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