Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 

From an applicable generalized 1/4 Tag.

Very Centers and the directly facing Outside dancers do a Pass Thru as the End of the Center Line Counter Rotate 1/4 (on the Outside); Centers of each side Hinge; Center 4 Star 1/4 as Outsides Trade; Those who meet Cast Off 3/4 as Others move up (Phantom Hourglass Circulate).

Ends in Parallel Lines|Waves.

Notes:

before
Chain Reaction
 
     
after
Those Facing Pass Thru as Ends of Center Line Counter Rotate 1/4
  after
Centers of each side Hinge
 after
Centers Star 1/4 as Outsides Trade
 after
Those who meet Cast Off 3/4 as Others move up
(done)
before
Chain Reaction
 
     
after
Those Facing Pass Thru as Ends of Center Line Counter Rotate 1/4
  after
Centers of each side Hinge
 after
Centers Star 1/4 as Outsides Trade
 after
Those who meet Cast Off 3/4 as Others move up
(done)
From symmetric starting formations, Chain Reaction (Star 1/4 or Star 3/4) always ends in Parallel Lines. It never ends in a Parallelogram. Chain Reaction, Star 1/2 sometimes ends in a Parallelogram.

Listed below are the eight possible symmetric starting formations and corresponding ending formations for Chain Reaction.

Starting formation Ending formation Ending formation
Centers Outsides (after Star 1/4 or 3/4) (after Star 1/2)
R-H Wave Couple R-H Waves R-H Waves
L-H Wave Couple L-H Waves L-H Waves
R-H Wave R-H Mini-Wave L-H 2FL Parallelogram 3 & 1 Lines
L-H Wave L-H Mini-Wave L-H Waves L-H Waves
R-H 2FL Couple 3 & 1 Lines 3 & 1 Lines
L-H 2FL Couple 3 & 1 Lines 3 & 1 Lines
R-H 2FL L-H Mini-Wave 3 & 1 Lines 3 & 1 Lines
L-H 2FL R-H Mini-Wave 3 & 1 Lines Parallelogram R-H Waves

https://www.ceder.net/def/chain_reaction_c1.php -- Copyright © 2021 Vic Ceder.  All Rights Reserved.