Foxtrot Choreography

Foxtrot Newcomer Routine #1

Start Man FDC. Preparation (1234 5678)

Repeat from #1

Foxtrot Newcomer Routine #2

Start Man FDC. Preparation (1234 5678)

  1. Feather Step (SQQ)

  2. Reverse Turn (SQQ SQQ)

  3. Three Step (SQQ)

  4. 1-3 Natural Turn (SQQ)

  5. Closed Impetus and Feather Finish (SQQ SQQ)

  6. Reverse Turn (SQQ SQQ)

  7. Three Step (SQQ)

  8. Natural Turn (SQQ SSS)

Repeat from #1

Foxtrot Bronze Routine (2 sides)

Start Man FDC. Preparation step (1234 5678)

Repeat from #1

Foxtrot Bronze Routine (4 sides)

Start long side: Man FDC. Preparation step (1234 5678)

Repeat from #1

Foxtrot Silver Routine

Start with one hand hold, Man BDC or BLOD (a bit unusual), stand at the beginning of short side.

Main with weight on his RF; Lady weight on her LF.

Preparation: one step preparation: Man LF fwd, Lady RF back, head shape to R, make sure to stay on Man's right, do not cross into his space. Picture pose.

  1. Feather Finish (SQQ): ending Man Facing DW

  2. Three Step (SQQ)

  3. Hover Cross (SQQQQQQ) at corner, changing LOD.

  4. Open Telemark and Feather Ending (SQQSQQ)

  5. Hover Telemark (SQQ)

  6. Natural Weave (SQQ QQ QQ) overturned

    • S: Man may shape to left, in which case, shape with Man and turn head to left. If Man doesn't shape, keep head to right, but do not get ahead of Man, Man needs to get ahead.

    • Keep head movement smooth. Scooping action starting S

    • Overtuned, to end Man Facing LOD.

  7. Reverse Turn (SQQ SQQ)

    • Lady: For this one, keep head to left, keep classic look.

    • Last Q: not dropping heel, changing direction to start Top Spin.

  8. Top Spin (QQQQ) ending DW new LOD Make this flatter, make it travel down short side

  9. Reverse Wave (SQQ SQQ)

    • Man: don't turn too much, flatten it out, more swing on step 5 (Lady is on the outside of turn on this step 5)

    • Lady: Wave: curve with Man, stay with his right side. slowly turning head back smoothly.

  10. Open Impetus (SQQ) facing DC new LOD

    • Lady: stay in closed position as long as possible, don't turn head too early.

  11. Weave from PP (SQQ QQ QQ)

    • Lady: doesn't turn till second step. Follow Man's shape, can shape to L or right.

  12. Three Step (SQQ) Keep straight line, stay in your space.

  13. Natural Telemark (SQQQQ)

  14. Foxtrot Open Telemark, Natural Turn to Outside Swivel and Feather Ending (SQQSQQS) finish in PP in the corner

    • Lady: Last S: Head can stay in left (in which case, make sure the hip does turn into Promenade position), Or, turn head into Promenade (stay behind Man)

  15. Weave from PP (SQQ QQ QQ)

Repeat from #2.

Foxtrot Gold Routine

Start on short side, Man FDC.

Preparation (1234 5678) ---------- start short wall

  1. Feather Step (SQQ)

  2. Bounce Fallaway with Weave Ending (QQQQ QQQQ) starting Man DC, ending Man DW

  3. Fallaway Reverse and Slip Pivot (QQQQ) Fallaway is along DW, into the corner (not the typical alignment)

  4. Change Of Direction (SS) (corner) End: Man DC (or DW on new LOD)

  5. Curved Feather to Back Feather, Feather Finish (QQ SQQ SQQ) ---------- corner, don't over turn, will travel DC.

  6. Basic Weave (QQ QQ QQ)

  7. Hover Feather (QQ), extra shaping

  8. Three Step (SQQ) Moving along DW; bigger movement; Lady: 1st Q - swing L hip

  9. Curved Feather (SQQ)

  10. Open Impetus (SQQ) (corner) with Feather Ending (SQQ) ---------- corner

  11. Basic Weave (QQ QQ QQ)

  12. Hover Feather (QQ) (For music phrasing)

  13. Open Telemark, Passing Natural, Outside Swivel (SQQ SQQ S) corner

  14. Curved Feather to Back Feather, Feather Finish (SQQSQQ SQQ) ---------- corner

  15. Fallaway Reverse and Slip Pivot (QQQQ)

  16. Basic Weave (QQ QQ QQ)

  17. Hover Feather (QQ)

  18. Reverse Wave (SQQ SQQ) corner

  19. Closed Impetus and Feather Finish (SQQ SQQ) ---------- corner

Repeat from Feather Step