BROKEN ARROWS

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Broken Arrows by Daughtry

Counts: Part A(32), Part B(48&), Part C(32&)

Sequences: A,A,C, A, A , B, A, B

Type: phrased intermediate line dance

Part A(32 counts, 2 wall dance):

NIGHT CLUB BASIC, L, NIGHT CLUB BASIC R, TURN ¼ L AND STEP, TURN AROUND L MOVING FORWARD WITH TWO STEPS/ALTERNATIVE: TURN LEFT ¼ AND STEP 3 STEPS FORWARD, ROCK STEP WITH ¼ TURN R

1-2& step left to side, rock right back, step left little across right

3-4& step right foot to side, rock left back, step right foot little across left

5 step left to left turning ¼ left

6-7 turn ½ left and step right back, turn ½ left and step left forward/alternative: step forward right, left

8& rock right forward, step left in place and turn ¼ right(facing 12.00 o´clock wall)

REVERSE NIGHT CLUB BASIC R, REVERSE NIGHT CLUB BASIC L, WEAVE R, DIAGONAL PIVOT TURN

1-2& step right foot to side, step left foot across right, step right in place

3-4& step left to side, step right across left, step left in place

5&6&7 step right to side, left across, right to side, cross left behind right, step right to side

8& step left diagonally forward right, turn ½ right and step right in place

STEP FORWARD, RUNNING STEPS FORWARD(TRIPLE), LUNGE FORWARD, HOLD, STEP IN PLACE, STEP BACK,STEP RIGHT DIAGONALLY RIGHT, CROSS ROCK STEP, STEP TO SIDE, SLIDE R AND STEP R ACROSS LEFT

1 step left forward (7.30 o´clock)

2&3 step forward right, left, right

4-5 step left forward, hold

&6 step right in place, step left diagonally right back

&7& step right diagonally right forward, step left across right,step right in place

8& step left to side, slide right foot to left and step it across left

UNWIND ½ TO L 2 STEPS FORWARD, ¼ PIVOT TURN R, CROSS STEP, 2 STEPS WITH SWEEP TURNING L AROUND AND MOVING FORWARD, STEP FORWARD

1 unwind ½ turn left(weight is now on the right foot)

2-3 step forward left, right (facing 3 o´clock)

4&5 step left forward and turn ¼ right, step right in place, step left across right(facing 6 o´clock)

6-7 sweep right toe forward and step right forward turning all around left , (sweep left toe forward and) step left forward(facing 6 o´clock)

8 step right forward

Part C(32&):

1-16& counts: dance 1-16& from part A

17-32& dance 17-32& from part B

Part B(48&):

Counts 1-16&: dance 1-16& from Part A

Counts 17-48&(”Broken Arrows” 3 times):

Counts: 17-24&(”Broken Arrows”):

STEP FORWARD, 2 WALKS, DIAGONAL LOCK STEP BACKWARDS, ROCK STEP BACK, TURNING ¼ R, DIAGONAL PIVOT TURN ½ R

1 step left forward

2-3 step forward right, left(facing7.30 o´clock)

4&5 step right foot diagonally right back, step left across right, step right diagonally right back(back to the 10.30 o´clock)

Optional hand movements: when doing lock step stretch your hands to the left in shoulder level

6-7 rock left back, step right in place(facing 4.30 o´clock)

Optional hand movements: when rocking back with left foot, take your left hand near to the left eye

as aiming at with the arrow, when step right in place, release the arrow lightly

8& turn on the right foot ¼ right and step left foot diagonally right forward(facing 7.30 o´clock),

turn ½ right and step right foot forward(facing 1.30 o´clock). Note: you are turning 3 corners on the 8& -counts.

Note: All the movement lines(o´clocks) described above are such as in the first ”Broken Arrows”

1-8& counts in the part C. Later the section begins to the 6.00 o´clock wall.

Counts 25-48&: repeat 17-24& counts 3 times.

Ending: When you have danced the second B you are facing the front wall. Step left foot back and put your hands to the cross-bow position.

 

 

 

 

 

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