Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Zing [C1]
 
 

From an applicable 2 x 2.

Leaders, as one movement, 1/4 Out and Run as Trailers Box Circulate and 1/4 In.

A non-T-Bone ends in Facing Couples.

 
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Zing
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Notes:
  • When Zing is called from Parallel Lines|Waves, be sure to work in each Box.
  • Remember that 1/4 Out & 1/4 In are relative to the Center of your Box, not the Center of the Set.

#{n} Zing {m} [C4]: From Columns. The n-th dancer in the Column 1/4 Out & Run past m dancers as the dancers being Run around Circulate & 1/4 In.

 
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#1 Zing 2
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Pitch direction | anything [C4] (Lee Kopman 1977): From a Generalized Tandem. Leaders, as one movement, 1/4 Right and Run as Trailers Circulate (Press Ahead) and 1/4 toward the given direction or do the anything call.

 
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Zing-A-Ling [obsolete] (Lee Kopman 1981): From an applicable 2 x 2. Leaders Zing as Trailers Run & Roll. A Mini-Wave Box ends in Facing Couples.

Zing Roll Circulate [obsolete] (Norm Poisson 1982): From Parallel Lines with the Ends in Tandem. Out-Facing End Zing as the Others in their Line Flip toward that position (as in In|Out Roll Circulate [A2]). Ends in a T-Bone setup.

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