Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts

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Swing The Fractions [C1]

From Parallel Waves, Facing Diamonds, Thar, Alamo Ring, or other applicable formations.

1. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4;
2. those who can Left Arm Turn 1/2;
3. those who can Right Arm Turn 3/4;
4. those who can Left Arm Turn 1/2;
5. those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4.

Swing The Fractions is a 5-part call.

 Swing The Fractions之前 1/4 by the Right(1/5)之后 1/2 by the Left(2/5)之后 3/4 by the Right(3/5)之后 1/2 by the Left(4/5)之后 1/4 by the Right之后 (完成)

• Start with the R-H, and alternating hands Arm Turn 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1/2, and 1/4 (i.e., 1-2-3-2-1).
• It is generally accepted that all Arm Turns must be done from Mini-Waves, not from facing dancers. Most callers and dancers believe it is inappropriate to call Swing The Fractions starting from a setup such as an Eight Chain Thru.
• Swing The Fractions is a 'Those Who Can' call. Only those who have the appropriate hand joined can do the next part of the call.
• 4/5 Swing The Fractions is commonly called.

 Swing The Fractions之前 1/4 by the Right(1/5)之后 1/2 by the Left(2/5)之后 3/4 by the Right(3/5)之后 1/2 by the Left(4/5)之后 1/4 by the Right之后 (完成)

Note: Swing The Fractions is a palindrome (i.e., its definition is the same forward or backward [Reverse Order]).

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Choreography for Swing The Fractions