Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 
From any Line of 4.

As one movement, 1/2 Tag then turn 1/4 in place toward your initial turning direction.

Ends in a 2 x 2.

From a R-H Two-Faced Line:

 
 
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From a L-H Two-Faced Line:

 
 
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From a L-H Wave:

 
 
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From a One-Faced Line:

 
 
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Notes:

Line Of n Turn & Deal [NOL]: From a Line of n (n is an even number, usually 6 or 8). Do a 1/2 Tag in the Line of n, then turn 1/4 in place toward your initial turning direction. Ends in Parallel Lines of n/2.

 
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Any Shoulder Turn & Deal [NOL]: From a Two-Faced Line. Passing the most convenient shoulder (right-shoulders from a R-H Two-Faced Line; left-shoulders from a L-H Two-Faced Line), do a Turn & Deal. Ends in Facing Couples.

Vertical Turn & Deal [C4]: From a non-T-Bone 2 x 2. Vertical 1/2 Tag; Original Leaders Turn an extra 1/4 in place toward their initial turning direction. Hint: Think about doing a Vertical 1/2 Tag & Roll.

Turn To A Line [C2]: From an applicable 2 x 2. As one movement, Zig-Zag, Complete The Tag (Tandem Step Thru) and Turn 1/4 in your initial turning direction. A non-T-Bone 2 x 2 ends in a Line.

Triple Turn [C4]: From a non-T-Bone 2 x 2. Turn To A Line; Turn & Deal; Turn To A Line. Ends in a Line. Triple Turn is a 3-part call.

Single Turn & Deal [C4]: From a Couple or a Mini-Wave. As one movement, 1/4 In, Touch, and turn 1/4 toward your initial turning direction. A Couple ends in Tandem dancers; a R-H Mini-Wave ends in Facing dancers; a L-H Mini-Wave ends in Back-to-Back dancers. From a Couple or R-H Mini-Wave, Single Turn & Deal is the same as Single Wheel [A2]; from a L-H Mini-Wave, Single Turn & Deal ends in Back-to-Back Dancers whereas Single Wheel ends in Facing Dancers.

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