Inside Whip

West Coast Swing Inside Whip

This pattern starts in open position, then closed and then back to open position again. Lady has an inside turn when doing the Whip.

Leader

  • 1: LF diagonally back slightly to side

  • 2: RF forward

    • there is resistance with with lady.

    • Catch lady.

  • 3: LF to side | turn 1/4 to R

    • Close up with lady. expand

  • &: RF cross in front of LF | turn 1/4 to R

    • Lady is doing coaster step.

    • Give it a rubber band effect.

    • contraction.

  • 4: LF side | continue rotating to R

    • LF is all the way to the other side of slot,

    • Man's L arm is up, will lead lady to do inside turn.

  • 5: RF forward, turning R | turning R 1/4

    • Man's center should be facing Lady.

  • 6: LF side after turning | another 1/4 to R

    • R hand glide around Lady's back, then release R hand

    • total is one full turn for the whole pattern.

  • 7&8: triple anchor step

Follower

  • 1: RF forward

  • 2: LF forward, then 1/2 to R at end of count | 1/2 turn to R

  • 3: RF back | This is a "Coaster Step"

  • &: LF close together with RF

  • 4: RF forward

  • 5: LF forward, the turn | turning 1/2 to L

  • 6: RF back

  • 7&8: triple anchor step