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Latch On ({fraction}) [C3A]
  
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Latch On (fraction) -- [C3A]
   (Lee Kopman 1975)
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From Tandem dancers, Facing dancers, or Back-to-Back dancers.

Right Roll To A Wave, Arm Turn 1/4 (or the designated fraction).

Ends in a R-H Mini-Wave. This is a 2-part call.

   
before
Latch On
 after
Right Roll To A Wave
 after
Arm Turn 1/4
(done)

CONTRAST THE FOLLOWING:

This is the starting formation
for each of the following:

after
As Couples Once Removed Latch On

after
Once Removed As Couples Latch On

  1. For the first case, 'As Couples' is heard first, so you work As Couples to do the call 'Once Removed Latch On'. See diagrams below.

     
    Imagine you start here
    where each dancer is a couple
     after
    Once Removed Latch On

  2. For the second case, 'Once Removed' is heard first, so you work Once Removed to do the call 'As Couples Latch On'. Note that, for this case, the dancers in the set {, , , } are on every other plane in both the starting formation and the ending formation. Similarly, so are the dancers in the set {, , , }.

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Choreography for Latch On (fraction)

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