Paul Walker's B+L Routines in Lent 2018

Tango:

Walks
Open Rev. Turn
Swivels to PP
Chase with Chasse
Promenade Turn
Rocks
Back Corte
Walks
Five Step
Closed Promenade
Waltz:

(Nat. Turn 1st)
Open Spin Turn
Wing
Open Telemark
Chasse From PP
Fwd Check + Slip Pivot L
Fwd Chasse To R
Open Nat. Turn 2nd
Nat. Turn 1st
Back Chasse To R + Pivot R
Quickstep:

Natural Turn
Back Lock
Running R Turn = Open Nat.
+ 4 more times
Fish Tail (DC)
Step
Quick Open Reverse 1st
+ 2nd + Lock = Four Quick Run
Cha-Cha:

CPP New York
Spot Turn
NY Cuban Breaks
CPP New York
Alemana Turn + lock to R side
Nat.Opening Out into ...
Advanced Hip Twist to ...
Fan with ...
Hockey Stick exit
Link into ...
Natural Top
Nat.Opening Out into ...
Cross Body
Rumba:

(Basic)
Alemana Turn into ...
3 Opening Out On Arm
+ Spiral out to Fan
Exit from Fan
with Hockey Stick
Cross Body (2 bars)
2 New Yorks + Spot Turn
2 Hand-to-Hand + Hybrid!
Turn from CFP to FP
Rocks + Tap
Spot Turn
Jive:

Link And Whip
Full Mooch PP + CPP
2x Drunken Sailor Step
Spanish Arms with walks
Spanish Arms + Rolling Off
American Spin
Change Of Places L-to-R
2x Cross Flick Steps


Key

R = right
L = left
F = forward/front
B = back/behind
S = side
C = close
K = lock
X = cross
D = diagonally
points, taps and brushes are without weight - ie not "steps"

OP = outside partner
PO = partner outside
PP = promenade position
CPP= counter-promenade
FP = fallaway position
CFP= counter-fallaway

LOD = line of dance
DC = diagonally to centre
DW = diagonally to wall

Amount of turn sometimes given in eighths (ie 45 deg):
+ = clockwise/R
- = anticlockwise/L

Improvers Tango

start along LOD (long side)

Walks [SS] (facing LOD)
* leader: LF, RF
* follow: RB, LB

Reverse (L) Turn [QQS QQS] (open, end with follower's hook)
* leader: LF, RS, LB (PO), RB, LS, RF (OP)
* follow: RB, LS, RF (OP), LF, RS, LB (hook R)

Swivels to Promenade [QQQQ]
* leader: LB (PO), turn to PP, RF, tap L to PP
* follow: RF (OP), swivel to R, LF, tap R to PP

The Chase into ... [SQQQQ] (quick version of open prom. +...)
* leader: LdF (PP), RxF (PP), LS, RF (OP), (pivot R) LB (PO)
* follow: RdF (PP), LxF (PP), RS, LB (PO), (pivot R) RF (OP)

... Back Chasse to PP [QQ&S] (like a quick back corte + PP)
* leader: RB, LS, RC, tap L to PP
* follow: LF, RS, LC, tap R to PP

Promenade Turn (R) [SQQS]
* leader: LdF (PP), RxF (PP), LS (+ pivot R), RF
* follow: RdF (PP), LxF (PP), RF (+ pivot R), LB

Rocks [QQ] (inline to R)
* leader: LB, RF
* follow: RF, LB

Back Corte [SQQS] (turn L)
* leader: LB, RB, LS, RC
* follow: RF, LF, RS, LC

(optionally) Walks [SS] (towards new corner)
* leader: LF, RF
* follow: RB, LB

Syncopated Five Step [QQS&S] (instead of QQQQS)
* leader: LF, RS, LB (PO), RS, turn to PP
* follow: RB, LS, RF (OP), LS, turn to PP

Closed Promenade [SQQS]
* leader: LdF (PP), RxF (PP), LS, RC
* follow: RdF (PP), LxF (PP), RS (head L), LC

and repeat.

Improvers Cha-cha

start with chasse (R for leader, L for follower)

CPP New York [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LS Chasse
* follow: RF, LB, RS Chasse

Spot Turn [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RF (turn L), LF, RS Chasse
* follow: LF (turn R), RF, LS Chasse

NY Cuban Breaks [2&3, 4&1]
* leader: LxF-RxB, LS, RxF-LxB, RS
* follow: RxF-LxB, RS, LxF-RxB, LS

CPP New York [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LS Chasse
* follow: RF, LB, RS Chasse

Alemana Turn + lock towards R sides [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RF Lock
* follow: LF (turn R), RF, LF Lock

Nat.Opening Out into ... [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LB Lock (PO)
* follow: (turn R) RB, (turn L) LF, RF Lock (OP)

Advanced Hip Twist to Fan [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RxF, LC, RS
* follow: (turn R) LF, RFSB (turn L), LB Lock

Exit from Fan [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LC Chasse or LB, RF, LC
* follow: RC, LF, RF Lock

with Hockey Stick [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, (turn R) RF Lock
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LB Lock

re-link into ... [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LS Chasse
* follow: RB, LF, RF Lock

Natural Top [2,3, 4&1] (single bar rotation to R)
* leader: RxB, LS, RxB, LS, RC
* follow: LdF, RxF, LdF, RxF, LdF

Nat.Opening Out into ... [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LS chasse
* follow: (turn R) RB, (turn L) LF, RF Lock

... Cross Body [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LFX (turn L), RS Chasse
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LS Chasse

restart

Improvers Waltz

start into corner of long side:

Natural Turn (1st) [SSS]
* leader: RF, LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Open Spin Turn [SSS] (ie to PP)
* leader: LB, RF, LF (PP)
* follow: RF, LB, RF (PP)

Wing [SSS] (walk around from PP to OP on L)
* leader: RF (PP), LC brush and hold
* follow: LF (PP), RF, LF (on wrong side!)

Open Telemark [SSS] (ie rev. heel turn to PP)
* leader: LF, RS, LF (PP)
* follow: RB, LC, RF (PP)

Chasse From PP [SQQS]
* leader: RF (PP), LS, RC, LS
* follow: LF (PP), RS, LC, RS

Fwd Check + Slip Pivot [SSS]
* leader: RF (OP), LB, RBX+2
* follow: LB, RF, LFX+2

Fwd Chasse To R [SQQS]
* leader: LF, RS, LC, RS
* follow: RB, LS, RC, LS

Open Nat. Turn (2nd) [SSS] (instead of weave!)
* leader: LB (PO), RS, LF
* follow: RF (OP), LS, RB

Natural Turn (1st) [SSS]
* leader: RF (OP), LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Back Chasse To R + Pivot R [SQQS]
* leader: LB, RS, LC, RSFX+4
* follow: RF, LS, RC, LSBX+4

... into Open Spin Turn for next long wall

Improvers Rumba

Basic (just to get started)
* leader: LF, RB, LS
* follow: RB, LF, RS

Alemana Turn (overturned into ...)
* leader: RB, LF, RC
* follow: LF (turn R), RF, LS

Opening Out On The Arm (RLH)
* leader: LS, RS, LC
* follow: RB+2, LF-2, RS

Opening Out On The Arm (LRH)
* leader: RS, LS, RC
* follow: LB-2, RF+2, LS

Opening Out On The Arm with spiral exit
* leader: LS, RS, LC
* follow: RB+2, LF-2, RS spiral L

to Fan Position
* leader: RS, LS, RC
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LB

Exit from Fan
* leader: LF, RB, LC
* follow: RC, LF, RF

with Hockey Stick
* leader: RB, LF, (turn R) RF
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LB

Cross Basic 1st bar
* leader: LF, RB-2, LS
* follow: RB, LF, RF

Cross Basic 2nd bar
* leader: RB, LF-2, RS
* follow: LF, RFSB-4, LS

CPP New York
* leader: LF+2, RB-2, LS
* follow: RF-2, LB+2, RS

PP New York
* leader: RF-2, LB+2, RS
* follow: LF+2, RB-2, LS

Spot Turn
* leader: LF (turn R), RF, LS
* follow: RF (turn L), LF, RS

CF Hand-to-Hand
* leader: RB+2, LF-2, RS
* follow: LB-2, RF+2, LS

Fallaway Hand-to-Hand
* leader: LB-2, RF+2, LS
* follow: RB+2, LF-2, RS

CF Hand-to-Hand and step-turn through middle
* leader: RB+2, LF-2, RXFSB (turn L)
* follow: LB-2, RF+2, LXFSB (turn R)

Change to Fallaway
* leader: LF-2, RS, LB-2
* follow: RF+2, LS, RB+2

Rocks and Tap
* leader: RF, LB, RF, LS+2 tap
* follow: LF, RB, LF, RS-2 tap

Spot Turn
* leader: LF (turn R), RF, LS
* follow: RF (turn L), LF, RS

and repeat from Alemana

Improvers Quickstep

start into corner of long side:

Natural Turn [SQQ]
* leader: RF, LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Back Lock [SQQS]
* leader: LB, RB, LkF, RB
* follow: RF, LF, RkB, LF

Running R Turn / Open Natural [SQQ] - like running finish
* leader: LxB (PO), RS, LdF
* follow: RxF (OP), LS, RdB

Running R Turn / Open Natural [SQQ]
* leader: RxF (OP), LS, RdB
* follow: LxB (PO), RS, LdF

+ 3 times more to go round short wall and end diag. centre

Fish Tail [SQQQQS]
* leader: RF (OP), LkB, RF, LF, RkB, LF
* follow: LB (PO), RkF, LB, RB, LkF, RB

Step [S]
* leader: RF (OP)
* follow: LB (PO)

Quick Open Reverse [SQQ]
* leader: LF, RS, LB
* follow: RB, LS, RF

ending with Four Quick Run, ie

Quick Open Reverse (2nd) [SQQ]
* leader: RB, LS, RF
* follow: LF, RS, LB

Naked Lock [QQS]
* leader: LF, RkB, LF
* follow: RB, LkF, RB

Improvers Jive

start in open hold (LRH)

Link And Whip [4] (rapid rotation to R)
* leader: LxB RxF, LF chasse (turn R), RkB LS (turn R), RS chasse
* follow: RxB LxF, RF chasse (turn R), LdF RF (turn R), LS chasse

Full Mooch PP [5] (RLH arms)
* leader: LxB RxF, LF flick LC, RF flick RC, LxB RxF, LS chasse
* follow: RxB LxF, RF flick RC, LF flick LC, RxB LxF, RS chasse

... and CPP [5] (LRH arms)
* leader: RxB LxF, RF flick RC, LF flick LC, RxB LxF, RS chasse
* follow: LxB RxF, LF flick LC, RF flick RC, LxB RxF, LS chasse

Drunken Sailor Step both sides [2] (LRH)
* leader: LxB-RC LS, RxB-LC RS
* follow: RxB-LC RS, LxB-RC LS

Spanish Arms with walks [4] (DH into LRH high RLH low)
* leader: LxB RxF, (turn R) LS chasse, RF LF (pull R), RS chasse
* follow: RxB LxF, (turn L) RS chasse, LB RB (spin R), LS chasse

Spanish Arms Rolling Off [4] (lower arms, let go)
* leader: LxB RxF, (turn R) LS chasse, RF LF (pull R), RS chasse
* follow: RxB LxF, (turn L) RS chasse, LB RB (spin R), LS chasse

American Spin [3] (LRH)
* leader: LxB RxF, LC chasse (brace), RS chasse
* follow: RxB LxF, RF chasse (spin R), LS chasse

Change Of Places L-to-R [3] (LRH)
* leader: LxB RxF, LS chasse, RS chasse
* follow: RxB LxF, RF chasse (turn L), LS chasse

Cross Flick Steps both sides [2] (LRH)
* leader: LxF flick LC, RxF flick RC
* follow: RxF flick RC, LxF flick LC


Advanced Intermediates Waltz

start into corner of long wall:

Natural Turn [1,2,3]
* leader: RF, LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Open Impetus Turn [1,2,3]
* leader: LB, RC, LF (PP)
* follow: RF, LB, RF (PP)

Running R Weave [1&2,3]
* leader: RF, LS, RB, LB (PO)
* follow: LF, RF, LF, RF (OP)

Reverse Turn with double lock [1,2&3&]
* leader: RB, LS, RKb, LF, RKb
* follow: LF, RS, LKf, RB, LKf

(Quick) Open Reverse with slip pivot L step [was 1&2,3 now 1,2,3&]
* leader: LF, RS, LB (PO), RB-4
* follow: RB, LS, RF (OP), LF-4

Double Reverse Spin [1,2&3 or 1,2,3&]
* leader: LF, RFSB-4, LC-4 brush
* follow: RB, LC-4, RFSB-4, LKf

Contra Check [1,-,-]
* leader: LF
* follow: RB

Recover plus slight slip pivot [-,2,3]
* leader: RB, LB+1
* follow: LF, RF+1

Open Natural Turn [1,2,3]
* leader: RF, LS, RB
* follow: LB, RS, LF

Back Chasse To R + pivot R into [1,2&3]
* leader: LB, RS, LC, RSFX+4
* follow: RF, LS, RC, LSBX+4

Natural Spin Turn
* leader: LB+3, RF+4, LB+1
* follow: RF+3, LB+4, RF+1

Turning Lock or Running Finish to PP [1&2,3]
* leader: RB, LKf/LB, RBS+2, LF (PP)
* follow: LF, RKb/RF, LFSB+4, RF (PP)

Advanced Intermediates Samba

start in same-foot shadow pos.:

2 Walks + Lock [SS]
* both: LF, RF

Lock [QQS]
* both: LF, RKb, LF

2 Walks [SS]
* both: RF, LF

Hiccup Lock + Step [&QQS]
* both: RF, LKb, RF, LF

Twisting Lock to R [QQS]
* both: RF, LKb, RF

Twisting Steps [SS] vs Twisting Lock [QQS] (out of shadow)
* leader: LF, RF
* follow: LF, RKb, LF

PP to CPP Runs [123]
* leader: (turning R round partner) LFSB, RBSF, LF
* follow: RF (inline), LF, RF

CPP to PP Runs [123]
* leader: RF (inline), LF, RF
* follow: (turning R round partner) LFSB, RBSF, LF

+ repeat runs

Advanced Intermediates Cha-Cha

start with chasse into:

CPP New York [2,3,4&1]
* leader: LXF+2, RBX-2, LS, RC, LS
* follow: RXF-2, LBX+2, RS, LC, RS

PP Walks into Aida (Back Lock) [2,3,4&1] (with linked arms either side)
* leader: RXF-2, LFSB+4, RB, LKf, RB
* follow: LXF+2, RFSB-4, LB, RKf, LB

Step Through Turn + Fwd Lock [2,3,4&1]
* leader: LFX-4, RFSB-4, LF, RKb, LF
* follow: RFX+4, LFSB+4, RF, LKb, RF

Side Closes [2,3,4&1]
* leader: (-2)RS, LC, RS, LC, RS
* follow: (+2)LS, RC, LS, RC, LS

Time Steps [2&3,4&1]
* leader: LC, RC, LS, RC, LC, RS
* follow: RC, LC, RS, LC, RC, LS

Basic with lock into [2,3,4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LB, RKf, LB
* follow: RB, LF, RF, LKb, RF

Advanced Hip Twist to [2,3,4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RxF, LC, RS
* follow: (+2)LF, RFSB-4, LB, RKf, LB

Fan and exit [2,3,4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LB, RF, LC (or LxB RC LS)
* follow: RC, LF, RF, LKb, RF

passing into shadow [2,3,4(&)1]
* leader: RB, LF, RS, LC, RS
* follow: LF, RF, LFSB+4, RBS+2

Split Cuban Breaks [2&3,4&1]
* both: LxF, RxB, LS; RxF, LxB, RS

Solo NY + L Ronde [2,3,4&1]
* both: LxF, RxB, LxB, RC, LS

Syncopated Close + Fwd Lock [-&3,4&1]
* both: RC, LF, RF, LKb, RF

Syncopated Spot Turn + R Ronde + Fwd [2&3,4&1]
* both: LFSB+4, RF, LFSB+4, RxB, LF, RF

then turn into continuous non-shadow locks (leader backwards)
* leader: LFSB+4, RF ?
* follow: LFSB+4, RF ?