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Diagonal Box Concept -- [C3B]
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A Diagonal Box is a 2 x 2 which is offset by two positions. EN: 10

Diagonal Box Formation:

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From a 2 x 4 there are two Diagonal Boxes. Work in the Distorted 2 x 2 illustrated below. Use Stars for the traffic pattern when appropriate. EN: 20

Work with these dancers in a Diagonal Box. EN: 30

Diagonal Box Counter Rotate 1/4:
 

 
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Diagonal Box Counter Rotate 1/4
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Notes:

  • For historical reasons the word 'Box' is often omitted (e.g., 'Diagonal Scoot Back' means 'Diagonal Box Scoot Back'; 'Diagonal Circulate' means 'Diagonal Box Circulate'). EN: 40
  • Diagonal Coordinate | Motivate | Percolate | Perk Up | etc. means to replace the first Circulate of the call with a Diagonal Box Circulate. It doesn't mean to do the entire call within your Diagonal Box! Nowadays, callers can be more explicit by saying something like Initially Diagonal Box MotivateEN: 50

Diagonal Boxes can show up in formations other than a 2 x 4: EN: 60

 
 
(Sometimes called Twin Parallelogram) EN: 70
 
(Also known as Parallelogram Split) EN: 80

See also Diagonal Column | Line | Wave CONCEPT [C4].

Choreography for Diagonal Box Concept

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