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)

StepTimingMovement 
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBMRise & 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


StepTimingMovement 
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
11RF 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).
22LF crosses behind RF, 1/2 weight (a type of twist turn)
DC
B
1/2 to L btwn 1 and 2
-

-

33End 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).

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