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Square Dance Calls authored by Dave Hodson

16 records

This may not be a complete list of all calls authored by Dave Hodson.

 Cross Run Away 

Definition:
 

From lines or waves: Centers Crossrun and Roll; new centers face the middle and half arm turn by the right. Finishes in one quarter tag formation.

Dave Hodson

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Emulate Anything 

Definition:
 

From any formation: Without changing your footprint position, turn in place to end facing the direction you would be facing if you had done the designated (anything) call.

Dave Hodson

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Erase 

Definition:
 

From a Line or a Diamond.

Centers U-Turn Back (toward each other) as Ends do their part of Fan the Top.

Usually ends in a Diamond or a Line.

Jim Davis and Dave Hodson 1977

Erase

 Explode The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From twin diamond formation: Those in the wave across the set Explode The Wave and points (regular) Circulate one position. The two points (ends) now facing out do a U-turn back. Finishes in a "Centers In" line.

Dave Hodson 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Funny Square Thru 

Definition:
 

From facing couples with one person in one of the couples facing partner's shoulder: Those who can right hand pull by and turn, then those who can left hand pull by and turn; those who can right hand pull by and turn and those who can left hand pull by and don't turn. Finishes in another gimmicked formation. NOTE: Can be Half and 3/4 Funny Square Thru also.

Dave Hodson 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Good And Plenty 

Definition:
 

From parallel 2-faced lines: Centers Box Recycle and Step and Fold as ends Circulate Twice; all finish as in And Plenty i.e. continuing with two Star/Circulates.

Dave Hodson and Ross Howell and Lee Kopman

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Grand Cross And Turn 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: The extreme right hand person of each line does a U-turn back while all the left hand people diagonally pull by with a right hand. Finishes in lines facing out.

Dave Hodson 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Left Run Away 

Definition:
 

From lines or waves: Centers Run and Roll. New centers face the middle and left arm turn half. Finishes in a one quarter tag formation (left hand wave in the center).

Dave Hodson 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Run Away 

Definition:
 

From a Line of 4.

Centers Run as Ends Tag (Centers Kick Off); New Centers Touch 1/2.

Ends in a R-H Single 1/4 Tag.

Comments and Examples:

Cross Run Away:
From a Line of 4.
Centers Cross Run as Ends Tag (Centers Cross Kick Off); New Centers Touch 1/2.
Ends in a R-H Single 1/4 Tag.

Dave Hodson 1973

Run Away

 Run Away 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves or lines facing in or out: Centers Run and Roll as the new centers face the center and half arm turn by the right. Finishes in one quarter tag formation.

Dave Hodson 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Run The Wheel 

Definition:
 

From couples back to back or mini-waves: Designated dancers Run as others do their part of Trade & Roll; then designated dancers finish with their part of a Wheel Thru. Always ends in mini waves at right angles to initial facing directions.

C. Myers and Dave Hodson

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Soft Touch 

Definition:
 

From a general line or diamond: Centers Hinge and Flip away from center; ends Face In and Touch.

Dave Hodson and Lee Kopman

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Traction 

Definition:
 

From columns: Dancers 1 & 2 Track II; 3 & 4 Split Circulate.

Dave Hodson

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Turn On 

Definition:
 

From column formation: Box Counter Rotate then Extend the Tag. Finishes in 3/4 Tag formation. (If Box Counter Rotate and Extend the Tag are known to your group, then this is direction!)

Dave Hodson 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Turn The Key 

Definition:
 

From various formations: All Partner Trade; All 8 Counter Rotate; All Partner (single) Hinge.

Dave Hodson

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Unwrap Concept (A to Z) 

Definition:
 

From any appropriate formation (e.g. parallel waves): 1) Designated dancer is leader; 2) others Circulate in named formation toward leader's position; 3) name new formation/call that leader and others will use for the Unwrap action when/if reaching the leader's initial position; 4) Designated number of positions (times) the dancers will move. Example: Head men lead, take your box of 4, use In Roll Circulate, Unwrap 3.

Dave Hodson

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.
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