Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts

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Right | Left Roll To A Wave -- [A1]
(Dick Han 1970)
 A1:

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From a Generalized Tandem (i.e., Front-to-Back Dancers, Back-to-Back Dancers, or Facing Dancers). EN: 10

Right Roll To A Wave:
As one movement, Leaders Right-face U-Turn Back and all Step To A Right-Hand Mini-Wave. EN: 20

Left Roll To A Wave:
As one movement, Leaders Left-face U-Turn Back and all Step To A Left-Hand Mini-Wave. EN: 30

Right Roll To A Wave
 Right Roll To A Wave之前 之后
 Right Roll To A Wave之前 之后
 Right Roll To A Wave之前 之后

Left Roll To A Wave
 Left Roll To A Wave之前 之后
 Left Roll To A Wave之前 之后
 Left Roll To A Wave之前 之后

• The Leader's part is danced as one smooth movement. Do not U-Turn Back then Step To A Wave - instead, do the U-Turn Back as you move into your ending position. EN: 40
Leader 的动作部分是做为一个单一平滑的动作. 不是先做完一个 U-Turn Back 然后再 Step To A Wave -- 而是在做 U-Turn Back 的同时移向最终位置. CH: 40
• The definition is worded (i.e., 'as one movement') so that the Leaders can RollEN: 50
因为定义已经表达得明确(即, '做为一个单一平滑的动作') 因此 Leaders 可以有 RollCH: 50
• A common mistake when dancing Right | Left Roll To A Wave is that everyone tries to do a U-Turn Back. Only the Leaders do the U-Turn Back. Another common mistake is that the Trailers assume that they are not active, and hence they do not move. The Trailer's part is Step To A Wave. EN: 60
一个常见的错误是做 Right | Left Roll To A Wave 时, 所有人都想做 U-Turn Back. 只有 Leaders 做 U-Turn Back. 另一个常见的错误是 Trailers 认为自己不需要做动作，因此没有移动. Trailer 的动作是 Step To A Wave. CH: 60
• This call has historically been named Roll Right | Left To A Wave. As such, several ways of calling it have evolved. All of the following are equivalent: EN: 70
这个口令历史上名为 Roll Right | Left To A Wave. 所以这个口令有好几个喊法. 下列各喊法都是等同的: CH: 70

• Right Roll To A Wave
(the preferred command since the direction is given first). EN: 80
(这个喊法是推荐的, 因为方向先给出了). CH: 80
• Right Roll To An Ocean Wave
• Right Roll
• Roll Right To A Wave
• Roll Right
• Some callers insert the word 'Leads' (or 'Leaders') before calling Right | Left Roll To A Wave when they actually want everyone to do the call. This terminology is confusing because both the Leaders and the Trailers have an active part in the call. Also, this terminology is ambiguous from formations in which the Leaders are Back-to-Back, and the Trailers are Facing (e.g., Parallel Inverted Lines): Does everyone do the call, or just the Leaders? Our advice to callers is to avoid using the word 'Leads' (or 'Leaders') unless only those dancers are to do the call. EN: 90

Right Roll To A Wave 3 Times:

 Right Roll To A Wave 3 Times EN: 100 3 次 CH: 100 之前 1之后 2之后 3之后

Teamwork is required to successfully dance Right Roll To A Wave 3 TimesEN: 110

1. Do the first instance of the call; EN: 120
做第 1 次; CH: 120
2. Verify that the resulting formation is 'reasonable' (properly aligned, symmetric, and dancers appear to be in the correct position); EN: 130
确认做完时的队形是'合理的' (对齐的, 对称的, 舞者的位置也是正确的); CH: 130
3. Re-evaluate your position within the new formation (determine who you will work with next, and whether you're a Leader or Trailer); EN: 140
重新评估自己在新队形下的位置(确定该和谁做下一步动作, 以及自己是 Leader 还是 Trailer); CH: 140
4. Do the second instance of the call; EN: 150
做第 2 次; CH: 150
5. Verify that the resulting formation is 'reasonable'; EN: 160
确认做完时的队形是'合理的'; CH: 160
6. Re-evaluate your position; EN: 170
重新评估自己的位置; CH: 170
7. Do the third (and final) instance of the call. EN: 180
做第 3 次(即最后一次) . CH: 180

Latch On (fraction) [C3A] (Lee Kopman 1975):
From a Generalized Tandem. Right Roll to a Wave, Arm Turn 1/4 (or the designated fraction). Ends in a R-H Mini-Wave. This is a 2-part call. EN: 101

CALLERLAB definition for Right Roll to a Wave
CALLERLAB definition for Left Roll to a Wave

Choreography for Right | Left Roll To A Wave