Courtesy Turn – Analysis

Basic Part 1
Courtesy Turn

Links:   Define Standard Module Teach Other Extend

Call Analysis:

Hands needed at the start: Left
Hands held at the end: Both

Body flow at the start: CCW
Body flow at the end: CCW

Good preceding calls:
— Pass Thru
— Square Thru 3

Good following calls:
— Forward and Back
— Circle Left

Ending Formations for Standard Starting Formations and Arrangements:

a) Lines Facing Out, Normal Couples: Courtesy Turn
Ends in Facing Lines, Normal Couples

b) Eight Chain Thru, “1” (Girls in the center with their left hand free): Men reach out and Courtesy Turn the girl in front
Ends in Facing Lines, Normal Couples

Some Extended Applications:

ARC Rulings (Applications Review Committee of CALLERLAB):

(September/October 2004)
Q: Is it proper or improper to do a Courtesy Turn from Half-sashayed couples and same sex couples at Mainstream (MS)?
A: Improper. The MS definition clearly limits this action to couples with man on left, woman on right.