Square Dancing: Interactive C4 Flash Cards

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Direction Anchor Fraction

Couple.

Using the dancer nearest direction as the pivot point, Cast Off Fraction.

¼ | ¾ Cross

2 Parts

Various.

Those Who Can Right Arm Turn ¼ | ¾.

Centers Of Line Or Wave Cross Run.

Brace Yourself

Couple consisting of 1 boy & 1 girl.

Normal Couples Courtesy Turn.

Half-Sashayed Couples U-Turn Back.

Cross Breed Thru

Not Fractionalizable

Applicable facing couples. Applicable right-hand wave.

Pass Thru.

Normal Couples Left Shoulder Partner Tag.

Half-Sashayed Couples ¼ Out.

Cross Horseshoe Turn

2x4 with ends in columns facing out.

Curlique

Facing dancers of opposite sex. Right-handed mini-wave.

Right touch.

Man Right Arm Turn ¼.

Lady Left-Face ¾ Turn to end in Man's original starting position.

Curli-Cross

Facing couples. Right-hand wave.

Curlique & Cross.

Cycle & Anything

Applicable formations.

In A Mini-Wave Recycle.

Others Anything.

Diamond Chain & Anything

Twin diamonds.

Diamond Circulate.

Very Centers Trade.

Center 4 Cast Off ¾.

Ends U-Turn Back.

The words "& Anything" are actually said.

Cross Double Down

Various.

Trailing Ends & Adjacents Split Circulate 2.

Others Cross Over Circulate.

In Roll To A Diamond

Parallel lines where ends all have right or all have left shoulder toward the center.

In Facing Ends. Adjacent Centers Do your part of an In Roll Circulate.

Others Slide sideways toward the center to become centers. Hinge.

In Roll To A Wave

Twin diamonds. Parallel lines where ends all have right or all have left shoulder toward the center.

Ends Do your part of an In Roll Circulate.

Others Slide sideways toward the vacated end position. Hinge.

Peel | Trail The Deal

Not Fractionalizable

Mini-wave box. Tandem couples.

Leaders Peel Off | Trail Off & Roll. Step Ahead.

Trailers Tandem follow the Leaders.

Reverse Flip The Hourglass

Hourglass.

In The Diamond Flip away from the center.

Others Hourglass Circulate.

Reverse Explode [From A Line]

Line.

Not Fractionalizable

Ends Step Ahead. ¼ Out.

Centers ¼ Out. Step Ahead.

Split & Cross

Applicable 2x2 box.

Box Circulate & Cross.

Shadow The Column

Columns.

#1 & #3 Dancers act as ends.

#2 & #4 Dancers act as centers of parallel 2-faced lines.

Cast A Shadow.

Shadow To A Diamond

Applicable parallel lines.

Ends Cast A Shadow.

Lead Centers Run. Extend.

Trailing Centers ½ Circulate. Trade.

Shadow Formation Anything

Applicable parallel lines. Applicable twin diamonds. Other applicable.

Outsides Cast A Shadow but don't spread. That is, ½ Zoom. Cast Off ¾.

Centers In Formation Anything.

Cloverflow

Trade by. Right-hand ¾ tag.

Clover & Pass Thru.

Clover & Pass Thru.

Cloverleaf Turn

Trade by. Right-hand ¾ tag.

Clover & Turn Thru.

Clover & Turn Thru.

Deuces Wild

Parallel lines. Other applicable..

Centers Trade.

Outsides Zoom.

Diamond Anything

Twin diamonds.

Anything, but use all 4 dancers in your Diamond when executing all movements to the outside. The traffic pattern usually contains Diamond Circulates. Ends in twin diamonds.

Go First Class

Parallel waves.

Leaders Switch The Wave.

Trailers Scatter Circulate.

Anything The Action

Various.

Anything

Centers Right-hand star ½

Outsides Hinge. Trade.

Finish It.

Fan Back

Line. Wave.

Centers Cast Off ¾.

Ends U-Turn Back.

Nicely

Line. Wave.

Hinge & Cross.

Single Shuffle

Couple.

Belle step in front of Beau to end in a tandem.

Single File Anything

1x4 column, usually single double pass thru.

Do Anything with the Centers acting as the dancers who would, in the 2x2 version of the call, be the first to reach the center.

Swing Chain (Concept)

Replace all ¾ turns, including star ¾ with ¼ turns.

Transaction

Zoom Roll Circulate

Parallel lines where ends all have right or all have left shoulder toward the center.

Out Facing Ends Zoom.

Others Run to vacated spot.