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Cut The Diamond [Plus]
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Cut The Diamond -- [Plus]
   (Lee Kopman 1973)

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From a Diamond.

Centers do your part Diamond Circulate as Points slide together & Trade (Cross Run) to end in the furthest Center position.

A normal Diamond ends in a Two-Faced Line; a Facing Diamond ends in a Wave.

Aus einer R-H Diamond:

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Aus einer Facing Diamond:

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Aus einer Funny Diamond:

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In this case, the points slide together
and do a Partner Trade.
Aus another Funny Diamond:

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The original centers end on the same spot,
so they step to right hands,and the overall
ending formation is offset

  • Sound effect: Those doing the slide together and trade (the original points) make a noise such as "hi-yah!" (as in a karate chop).
  • The Trade could be an Arm Turn 1/2, or a Partner Trade. Do not always assume an Arm Turn 1/2.

Reverse Cut The Diamond [C2]: Aus einem Diamond. Die Centers tanzen Trade & Spread, während die Points ein Diamond Circulate tanzen. Endet in einer Line.

Flip The Diamond [Plus] (Deuce Williams 1973): Aus einem Diamond. Centers machen ihren Teil vom Diamond Circulate, während die Points Flip In (180°) zu nächsten Center-Position. Ein normaler Diamond endet in einer Wave.

Cut The Hourglass [A2] (Tim Ploch): Aus einem Hourglass. Points rutschen zueinander und Trade, während die Centers Hourglass Circulate. Endet üblicherweise in Parallel Lines.

Siehe auch

CALLERLAB definition for Cut The Diamond

Choreography for Cut The Diamond

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