_HORNPIPE STEPS_


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3. Hornpipe Steps  (4 beats to a bar)

   A. Basic Hornpipe Step
         {step on flat of foot}
     {Hop step:
          Hop R: Hop with the right foot - at the same time lifting the left foot.
          Hop L: Hop with the left foot - at the same time lifting the right foot.

       Gents:  (Hop R) L R ; (Hop L) R L ; repeat 
       Ladies: (Hop L) R L ; (Hop R) L R ; repeat
       counted:     hop, one, two, three
                    hop, two, two, three
                    hop, three, two, three
                    hop, four, two, three
                    .
                    .
                    .
                    hop, eight, two, three   

   B. House Movement

     Men:
    -In the House movement, when turning clockwise the men pivot 
     just after they Hop.
      (Hop with the right foot, then pivot on the right foot),
      (Step with the left),
      (Step with the right),
      (Step in position with the left),
      (Hop with the left foot, then pivot on the left foot),
      (Step with the right),
      (Step with the left),
      (Step in position with the right).  

     Women:
    -In the House movement, when turning clockwise the women pivot 
     just after they Hop.
      (Hop with the left foot, then pivot on the left foot),
      (Step with the right),
      (Step with the left),
      (Step in position with the right),
      (Hop with the right foot, then pivot on the right foot),
      (Step with the left),
      (Step with the right),
      (Step in position with the left).  

   C. Body  (Hornpipe)

     The In & Out 
        Hop : Men hop with the right foot - at the same time lifting the left foot.  
              Women hop with the left foot - at the same time lifting the right 
              foot.
 
        1   : Men, then with the left foot take a short step towards the centre 
              of the Set.
              Women, then with the right foot take a short step towards the centre 
              of the centre of the Set.

        2   : Men, followed by a step with the right foot.
              Women, followed by a step with the left foot.

        3   : Men, step in position with the left foot.
              Women, step in position with the right foot.

      Stamp : Men, followed by a stamp with the right foot.
              Ladies, followed by a stamp with the left foot.

        1   : Men, then step backwards with the right foot.
              Women, then step backwards with the left foot.    

        2   : Men, followed with the left foot.
              Women, followed with the right foot.

        3   : Men, step in position with the right foot.
              Women, step in position with the left foot.

       The Turn the Corner 
         -When moving to the position of the couple on the right, the men pivot 
          on the sole of their left foot and continue to dance in the 
          Hop 1, 2, 3, Hop 1, 2, 3 fashion.

             



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