LF and RF Rocks
These are Bronze Level figures. 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.
Tango RF Rock
Q: RF back in CBMP | Back LOD | BH
Maintain the body position, rotate only on the man's back steps.
Q: Transfer weight forward to LF in CBMP | Against LOD | H
S: RF back small step CBMP | Down LOD | BH
Q: LF fwd in CBMP | Down LOD | H
Very upward, strong stretch on right side.
Styling option: simply staying left, or, look at each other. More neutral position, so you have more to "give" in the next Corte
Q: Transfer weight back to RF in CBMP | Backing Against LOD | BH
S: LF fwd small step in CBMP | Down LOD | H
Rocks may be danced down LOD or DC
When a RF Rock follows a LF Rock, the first step of the RF Rock will be down LOD. When a Closed Finish follows a LF Rock the first step of the Closed Finish will be DC
Tango LF Rock
Q: LF Back L side leading | Backing LOD | IE of BH
Q: Transfer weight forward to RF in R side leading | Against LOD | H
S: LF back small step L side leading | Down LOD | IE of BH
Q: RF fwd R side leading | Down LOD | H
R side if very "up" to Man.
Don't let ab muscle go. Keep core engaged.
Q: Transfer weight back to LF L side leading | Backing Against LOD | IE of BH
S: RF fwd small step R side leading | Down LOD | H
Give center to Man and leave head behind.
Note: When this figure is following an Open Finish, the LF Rock will be danced in CBMP with Lady outside and up to 1/4 turn to R may be made.