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Hustle Routine Sequence
    I don't know the names of these figures, but a rough description of the steps in the video clip (with RealPlayer) are provided below. Click anywhere on the video to pause for frame-by-frame viewing. To restart the video from the beginning, right-mouse click in the video window and select 'Reload frame'.
    1. Start L foot forward on beat 2, R foot foward on 3.

    2. Closed left turn basic to open position
     

    3. Cross body with L hand lead to lady's open right 1/2 turn. Release lady's right hand to takes lady's left hand as she crosses.
     

    4. L hand check to lady's left 1 1/2 underarm turn right into a closed left turn basic. Guide lady out of turn with R hand on lady's back. Release  lady's left hand to change back to her right hand.
     

    5.  Closed left turn basic
     

    6.  Open basic with arms in 'egg-beater' motion
     

    7.  Lady's full right turn into a double-arm wrap moving cross body from left to right.
     

    8.  Unwrap lady with full left turn.
     

    9.  'Banana split' with lady moving cross body right to left with quarter right turn. Lead reverses hand hold above lady's head. Lady does a right hand face loop.
     

    10. Left hand checks lady into 1 3/4 open left turn into a closed left turn basic. Lead releases left hand for a open lady's left turn. Catch lady at waist with right hand to lead into the left turn basic.
     

    11. Throw out to an open basic.
     

    12. Behind-the-back hand exchange. Lead puts lady's R. hand to lead's R. hand, as lead slips L.hand on lady's back.
     

    13. Left-hand leads lady into cross-body 1/2 right turn finishing in a right-side closed position.
     

    14. Right-hand leads lady forward into a full right underarm turn. Then lead changes to right-to-right hand hold as lady completes another half turn into sweetheart position with left-to-left hand hold.
     

    15. Curl lady out with one-half underarm right turn with L. hand into an open basic.
     

    16. Curl lady back with one half left turn. Release R.hand and place on lady's back.
     

    17. Curl lady out into a 1 & 1/2 underarm turn. At end of lady's full turn, release with left hand while placing right hand on lady's back to lead her into a closed one-half left turn basic.
     

    18. Half turn basic with right hand leading lady into a open left 1-1/2 spin. Lead follows lady to place right hand on lady's back.
     

    19. Right hand lead back into closed half turn basic.
     

    20. Closed half turn basic to open position with egg-beater arm motion.
     
     


    Steps #21-24 are repeats of steps #7 -10.


     






    21. Repeat steps 7 through 11 again. Lady's full right turn into a double-arm wrap moving cross body from left to right.
     

    22.  Unwrap lady with full left turn, ending with windmill arm motion.
     

    23.  'Banana split' with lady moving cross body exchange from right to left. Lead switches hand hold above lady's head. Lady does a right hand face loop. 
     

    24. Left hand checks lady into 1 3/4 open left turn into a closed left turn basic. Lead releases left hand for a open lady's left turn. Catch lady at waist with right hand to lead into the left turn basic.
     
     


    Closing sequence...


     






    25. Right hand leads lady into an open 1 1/2 left spin. Catch lady at waist with right hand. Lead directly into a left turning basic with egg-beating left hand.
     

    26. Throw out to an open basic with arms in egg-beater motion.
     
     
     
     

    27. 'Banana split' (as in #23), but release left hand and use right hand to turn lady 1/2 right turn for an open basic. Switch back to left hand hold.
     

    28. Left hand leads lady to cross-body exchange with lady moving right to left.


 

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 By Allan Jeong
July 16, 1998