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Charlston 1st move
ClassFirst move VariationCharlston add/remove favourite
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HandsLH SignalNone
ContactContactTypeIntermediate
Level
d
Rating
 62%
Date addedTue 10th of Nov 1998 Views9301
Move number 4Move signal
Move description
Into First move, but left hand to left shoulder with a flat hold,
  • push lady out 180o clockwise side by side,
  • together ( lady does mirror image): step forwards left,
  • kick right,
  • step back right,
  • kick left,
  • step forwards left,
  • kick right,
  • left hand to left shoulder and finish first move as normal.

  • Comments
    Footwork. Nice and jivey if your partner knows what you are going to do. Hopeless if she doesn't! This is one of those moves you talk about first.
    Man: "OK, I'm going to have a go at the .. (points at feet)" Lady: "Pardon? its too loud in here". Man: "Footwork - old fashioned move!!" Lady: "Yes it's very loud in here!"