Reverse Fleckerl

Viennese Waltz Reverse Fleckerl

The Viennese Waltz Reverse Fleckerl is a Silver 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.

Man

Commencing facing LOD (any other alignment is possible)

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
1
LF fwd, toe turned out (small step)
Pointing center
HB
1/4 to L btwn preceeding step and 1
Nil
CBM
Nil

2
2
RF to side and slightly back, with 1/2 weight
BDC
B
3/8 to L btwn 1 and 2
-

-

3
3
LF crosses in front of RF
LOD
BH
3/8 to L btwn 2 and 3
-

-

4
1
RF to side and slightly back to inside edge of Lady's LF
DC
BHB
1/8 to L btwn 3 and 4
-

-

5
2
LF crosses behind RF, 1/2 weight (a type of twist turn)
BDC
B
1/2 to L 4 and 5
-

-

6
3
End weight on RF
LOD
BH
3/8 to L 5 and 6
-

-

Lady


Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
1 1 RF to side and slightlly back to inside edge of Man's LF
BDC
BHB
1/8 to L btwn preceding step and 1
-

-
Continue turning movement on RF from previous step, do not put LF down too early (that will cut down the turn).
2 2 LF crosses behind RF, 1/2 weight (a type of twist turn)
DC
B
1/2 to L btwn 1 and 2
-

-

3 3 End weight on RF
BLOD
BH
3/8 to L btwn 2 and 3
-

-

4
1
Draw LF back to RF
Pointing to Wall
BHB
1/4 to L btwn 3 and 4
-
CBM
-

5
2
RF to side and slightly back with 1/2 weight
DC
B
3/8 to L btwn 4 and 5
-

-

6
3
LF crosses in front of RF
BLOD
BH
3/8 to L btwn 5 and 6
-

-


Note:
  • For both Man and Lady, there is a strong rotation, so there must be a foot swivel on the ball of the flat foot on each step.
  • When the steps are repeated, the Man will dance step 1 as lady's step 4 (draw LF back to RF, L heel closes to inside edge of RF).