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  SSD (Social Square Dance) Call List

SSD, as defined by CALLERLAB, is a limited list of calls and is a DESTINATION
program. It is NOT intended to be a replacement for or a stepping stone to the
previously defined BASIC, MAINSTREAM or PLUS (and other) programs.

The goal of Swinging 21ers, as a club, is to advance our new dancers to the PLUS
program, as defined by CALLERLAB. Be aware: this involves a LOT of calls and takes a
rather long series of lessons.

In contrast - and for your information - here is the 12 week lesson plan suggested for
teaching the SSD program. While this is NOT the teaching order used at 21ers, calls
will be marked as they are introduced to our new dancers.

    This page is subject to modification as calls are taught
       (Last update: 6/15/2022)

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Lesson 1:
   ●   Naming of positions within the square
   ●   Circle - Right/left, All 8 or as named
   ●   Move Forward and Back
   ●   Dosado
   ●   Swing
   ●   Promenade (As Couples)
   ●   Promenade (Single File)
   ●   Star Promenade
   ●   Arm Turns
   ●   Allemande Left
   ●   Right and Left Grand
   ●   Weave The Ring
   ●   Right and Left Hand Stars
   ●   Courtesy Turn
   ●   Two Ladies Chain
   ●   Four Ladies Chain
   ●   Pass Thru
   ●   Wheel Around
Lesson 2:
   ●   Star Thru
   ●   Slide Thru
   ●   Half Sashay
   ●   Rollaway
   ●   Ladies In, Men Sashay
Lesson 3:
   ●   California Twirl
   ●   Bend the Line
   ●   U-Turn Back
   ●   Backtrack
   ●   Dive Thru
Lesson 4:
   ●   Square Through
   ●   Grand Square
Lesson 5:
   ●   Lead Right
   ●   Veer Left (or Right)
   ●   Circulates from two faced lines (general)
   ●   --- Couples Circulate
   ●   --- Ends (Boys) Circulate
   ●   --- Centers (Girls) Circulate
   ●   General notes on Trade
   ●   --- Couples Trade
   ●   --- Specified Dancers Trade (In 2 faced lines)
   ●   --- Specified Dancers Trade (In a normal line)
   ●   Chain Down The Line
Lesson 6:
   ●   Right and Left Thru
   ●   Flutter Wheel
   ●   Reverse Flutter Wheel
   ●   Sweep a Quarter
Lesson 7:
   ●   Circle to a line
   ●   Separate Around 1 or 2
   ●   Split Two
   ●   Wheel and Deal (from 2 faced lines)
   ●   Wheel and Deal (from normal lines)
   ●   Double Pass Thru
   ●   First Couple Left, Next Couple Right
Lesson 8:
   ●   Ocean Waves
   ●   Single Circle to a Wave
   ●   The Alamo Ring
   ●   Specified Dancers Trade (In a wave)
   ●   Swing Thru in Ocean Waves
   ●   Swing Thru in an Alamo Ring
   ●   Run (General Rule)
   ●   Run (in lines or waves)
   ●   Cross Run
Lesson 9:
   ●   Pass The Ocean
   ●   Extend
   ●   Zoom
Lesson 10:
   ●   Centers In
   ●   Cast Off 3/4 (from lines)
   ●   Ferris Wheel
   ●   Partner Trade
   ●   Trade By
Lesson 11:
   ●   Box the Gnat
   ●   Hinge
   ●   Hinge (Couples)
   ●   Touch a Quarter
   ●   Circulates from ocean waves (general)
   ●   --- Ends Circulate
   ●   --- Centers Circulate
   ●   --- All Eight Circulate
   ●   Circulates from columns (general)
   ●   --- Column (or Single File) Circulate
   ●   Tag The Line
   ●   Half Tag
Lesson 12:
   ●   Split Circulate (from a wave)
   ●   Split Circulate (from a column)
   ●   Fold
   ●   Cross Fold
   ●   Scoot Back
   ●   Recycle