Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 
From a Generalized Tandem (i.e., Tandem Dancers, Facing Dancers, or Back-to-Back Dancers) or other applicable formations.

Zig-Zag:
Leaders 1/4 Right (Zig) as Trailers 1/4 Left (Zag).
A Generalized Tandem ends in a R-H Mini-Wave.

Zag-Zig:
Leaders 1/4 Left (Zag) as Trailers 1/4 Right (Zig).
A Generalized Tandem ends in a L-H Mini-Wave.

 
before
Zig-Zag
 after
 
before
Zag-Zig
 after

Notes:

From a One-Faced Column of 3, the caller could give three words (e.g., Zig-Zag-Zag), in which case the first word goes to #1, the second to #2, and the third to #3.

 
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Zig-Zag-Zag
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Similarly, from a One-Faced Column of 4, the caller could give four words.

 
before
Zig-Zag-Zag-Zig
 after

Zig-Zig:
1/4 Right.

Zag-Zag:
1/4 Left.

Sidetrack [C3B] (Tim Scholl 1976): From applicable formations. Zig-Zag; Counter Rotate 1/4; Roll. This is a 3-part call.

Single Turn To A Line [C3A]: From Tandem dancers, Facing dancers, or Back-to-Back dancers. As one movement, Zig-Zag, Step Thru, and turn 1/4 toward your initial turning direction. Ends in a Couple or a Mini-Wave.

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