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Lesson 4: Man's Under Arm Turn.
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Lesson 4: Man's Under Arm Turn

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Count Rhythm

Man's Part

Lead

Woman's Part

1-2

S

LF Fd diagonal to the L on Count "1"

LF pivots 1/2 turn L on Count "2"

Open Swing Position

Men, your LH is high. As you begin to turn under the bend of your own wrist, apply upward pressure.

Ladies, you should meet this pressure with a gentle downward resistance.

RF Fd on Count "1" outside and to L of partner.

RF pivots 1/4 turn R on Count "2"

3-4

S

RF Sd on Count "3"

RF pivots 1/4 turn on Count "4"

. LF Sd on Count "3"

Hold on Count "4"

5

q

LF Bd Resume facing partner. RF Bd

6

q

RF Fd IP . LF Fd IP

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