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Swap The Wave [C2]
 
 
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Swap The Wave -- [C2]
   (Lee Kopman 1972)
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From a Wave. EN: 10

As one movement, Step Thru; resulting Beaus 1/4 Right & Wheel Thru. EN: 20

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples. EN: 30

From a R-H Wave:
 

     
before
Swap The Wave
 after
Step Thru
 after
Beaus 1/4 Right
 after
Beaus Wheel Thru
(done)

From a L-H Wave:
 

     
before
Swap The Wave
 after
Step Thru
 after
Beaus 1/4 Right
 after
Beaus Wheel Thru
(done)

Notes:

  • The end result of Swap The Wave is the same as if you did a 'rear back' and Swap Around, but the traffic pattern is different. EN: 40
  • Most other definition books give two definitions for Swap The Wave, depending upon whether the starting formation is a R-H Wave or a L-H Wave. EN: 50
    • From a R-H Wave, Swap The Wave is typically defined as Step Ahead and original Ends 'Tag Right'. EN: 60
    • From a L-H Wave, Swap The Wave is typically defined as Centers Turn Thru as Ends Step Thru. EN: 70
    Hint: Those with the right hands toward the Center of the Wave do the 'Tag'. EN: 80

At C4, there are 2 different usages of anything The WaveEN: 90
  1. anything The Wave [C4]:
    From a Wave. Do the anything call as if you started from Facing Couples. Some dancers 'rear-back' and then do the call. For example: Cross & Turn The Wave, Split Swap The Wave. This usage of The Wave is rarely used since it is usually awkward to dance. EN: 708
  2. anything The Wave [C4]:
    From Parallel Waves. In Tandem Step Thru; do the anything call. The anything call is usually a Peel Off movement (Peel Off, Trail Off, Peel & Trail, etc.) or Cloverleaf movement (Cloverleaf, Cross Cloverleaf). When the anything call is a Peel Off movement, the word 'Off' is conventionally omitted; similarly, when the anything call is a Cloverleaf movement, the word 'leaf' is conventionally omitted. This usage of The Wave is not related to Swap The WaveEN: 675

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