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Cross & Turn, Reverse Cross & Turn [C1]
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Cross & Turn, Reverse Cross & Turn -- [C1]
   (Lee Kopman 1966)

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From Facing Couples. EN: 10
Z formace Facing Couples. CZ: 10

Cross & Turn:
Beaus diagonally Right Pull By as Belles U-Turn Back. EN: 20
Beaus diagonally Right Pull By, Belles U-Turn Back. CZ: 20

Reverse Cross & Turn:
Belles diagonally Left Pull By as Beaus U-Turn Back. EN: 30
Belles diagonally Left Pull By, Beaus U-Turn Back. CZ: 30

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples. EN: 40
Končí v Back-to-Back Couples. CZ: 40

Cross & Turn:

Cross & Turn

Reverse Cross & Turn:

Reverse Cross & Turn


  • Historically, the right hand was used for the Pull By during a Reverse Cross & Turn. However, many callers/dancers felt that this was wrong, since Reverse often means to do the Mirror Image of the call. Until recently (May 1996), the CALLERLAB definitions stated that dancers use the right hand. The current CALLERLAB definitions say to use the Left-hand. EN: 50
    Historicky se pro Pull By při figuře Reverse Cross & Turn používala pravá ruka, nicméně calleři i tanečníci cítili, že je to špatně, protože Reverse často znamená, že se dělá Mirror Image dané figury. Ještě donedávna (květen 1996) definice od CALLERLAB stále uváděla, že tanečníci používají pravou ruku. Současná definice už mluví o levé ruce. CZ: 50
  • Dancers doing the diagonal Pull By often yell 'Bang!', pulling an imaginary gun from an imaginary holster, shooting the other diagonal dancer (as if in an Old West duel). This often results in many dancers dispensing with the Pull By altogether and simply doing a Jaywalk; they are too busy 'gunning each other down', their hands are occupied and they neglect to use them. EN: 60
    Tanečníci, co dělají Pull By, často křiknou 'Bang!', vytáhnou z pouzdra pomyslnou zbraň a zastřelí tanečníka na diagonále (jako při westernovém duelu). To často způsobí, že pak místo Pull By udělají jednoduše Jaywalk, protože mají ruce zaneprázdněné střílením. CZ: 60

Variation: Grand (Working Forward) Cross & Turn (from R-H 1/4 Box): 6 Right Pull By, 2 U-Turn Back. EN: 70
Varianta: Grand (Working Forward) Cross & Turn (z formace R-H 1/4 Box): 6 Right Pull By, 2 U-Turn Back. CZ: 70

Grand Cross & Turn:

Grand Cross & Turn

CALLERLAB definition for Cross and Turn / Reverse Cross and Turn

Choreography for Cross & Turn, Reverse Cross & Turn

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