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Pass The Sea [A1]
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Pass The Sea -- [A1]
   (Holman Hudspeth 1965)

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From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave). EN: 10
Aus Facing Couples (oder einer R-H Wave). DE: 10

Pass Thru; 1/4 In; Left Touch.

Ends in a L-H Wave. EN: 20
Endet in einer L-H Wave. DE: 20

Alternate definition: EN: 30
Ersatz-Definition: DE: 30
Pass Thru; Face Your Partner; Left Step To A Wave.

Aus Facing Couples:

Pass The Sea
Pass Thru
1/4 In
Left Touch

Aus einer R-H Wave:

Pass The Sea
Pass Thru
1/4 In
Left Touch


  • Pass The Sea is a 3-part call. EN: 40
    Pass The Sea ist ein dreiteiliger Call. DE: 40
  • Pass The Sea is the same as Pass The Ocean except that you step to a Left-hand Wave instead of a Right-hand Wave. EN: 50
    Pass The Sea ist das gleiche wie Pass The Ocean bis auf dass du in eine Left-hand Wave trittst an Stelle einer Right-hand Wave. DE: 50
  • Ocean means Right, Sea means LeftEN: 60
    Ocean bedeutet Right, Sea bedeutet LeftDE: 60
    • Pass The Ocean: Pass Thru; 1/4 In; (Right) Touch.
    • Pass The Sea: Pass Thru; 1/4 In; Left Touch.
  • When dancing Pass The Sea, blend the 3-parts into one smooth movement. EN: 70
    Beim Tanzen von Pass The Sea, vermische die drei Teile in einer weichen Bewegung. DE: 70
  • From a R-H Wave, Pass The Sea feels different because the Pass Thru is very quick ('rear-back' if you need to see where you are). In this case, the Pass Thru is the same as a Step Thru. EN: 80
    Aus einer R-H Wave fühlt sich Pass The Sea anders an, weil das Pass Thru sehr schnell ist ('rear-back' (etwas zurücktreten) wenn du sehen möchtest, wo du bist). In disem Fall ist das Pass Thru das gleiche wie ein Step Thru. update DE: 80
  • Be sure that the ending formation is a Left-hand Wave! EN: 90
    Stelle jederzeit sicher, dass die Endformation eine Left-hand Wave ist! update DE: 90

1/4 In [A1] (Jim Faulkenberry und Clarence Watson 1959):
From a Couple or Mini-Wave. Turn 90° in place toward the adjacent dancer. Ends in Facing Dancers. EN: 87
Von einem Couple oder Mini-Wave. Drehe dich auf der Stelle 90° zum angrenzenden Tänzer. Endet in Facing Dancers. DE: 87

Touch [NOL]:
From Facing Dancers. Step forward and to the Left to end side-by-side with Right-hands joined. A Touch 1/4 [Basic] is a Touch followed by Arm Turn 1/4. EN: 158

Left Touch [NOL]:
From Facing Dancers. Step forward and to the Right to end side-by-side with Left-hands joined. EN: 159

Pass The Ocean [Mainstream] (Holman Hudspeth 1965):
From Facing Couples. Pass Thru; 1/4 In; Touch (Step To A R-H Wave). Ends in a R-H Wave. EN: 157

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17-September-2019 14:56:19
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