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Fallaway Fourstep

Tango Fallaway Fourstep

Tango Fallaway Fourstep 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 Q LF fwd in CBMP Down LOD H 1/8 to L between 1-2 CBM
2 Q RF to side and slightly back in Fallaway To wall backing DW against LOD BH
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3 Q LF back in CBMP and Fallaway To wall backing DW against LOD BH
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4 Q RF closes to LF slightly back in PP Facing DW of new LOD BH
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Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn CBM Notes
1 Q RF back in CBMP Down LOD BH 1/8 to R  between 1-2 -
2 Q LF to side and slightly back in Fallaway To wall backing DW BH
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3 Q RF back in CBMP and Fallway To wall backing DW BH
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4 Q LF closes to RF slightly back in PP Facing DC of new LOD BH
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Note:
  • This figure can also be danced at side of room.
  • At corner, Man can turn 1/4 from DW, Lady making no turn to end in alignment as in chart.