Advanced Class

DOCUMENTS

Harlan Kerr’s Advanced Class Syllabus 2018

How May I Help? – A guide for Angels by Barry Clasper
Advanced Study Guide – Written by Harlan Kerr to help you learn
Hints for Improvement of Your Dancing Skill – Written by Vic Ceder with annotations by Harlan Kerr
Tips on Becoming a Better Dancer – Written by Bill Heimann
Advanced Definitions – From CALLERLAB

RESOURCES
Vic Ceder’s Ceder.net website has written definitions
Tam Twirler’s Tamination website has animated choreography

CALLS TAUGHT BY DATE


Monday 15 October 2018 – Intro Week #1 – Harlan Kerr

Week 1 Advanced Study Guide PDF

Belles
Beaus
A1 Naming Convention  
Wheel Thru A1 Tamination Ceder Clap hands
Turn and Deal A1 Tamination Ceder  
Quarter Thru
Left Quarter Thru
A1 Tamination Ceder  
Transfer the Column A1 Tamination Ceder Centers: “Hookers”
VARIANT: “Where do you want it?”
Pass the Sea A1 Tamination Ceder “Seee!”
VARIANT: “Wheee!”

 

Monday 22 October 2018 – Intro Week #2 – Harlan Kerr

Left Wheel Thru A1 Tamination Ceder  
Partner Tag A1 Tamination Ceder  
Ends Bend A1 Tamination Ceder  
Split Square Thru A1 Tamination Ceder  
Grand Quarter Thru A1 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 30 October 2018 – Class Begins – Harlan Kerr

Step and Slide A1 Tamination Ceder “Scratch and Sniff”
Horseshoe Turn A1 Tamination Ceder “Ah choo!”
VARIANT: “Ah choo!” then “Bless you”
VARIANT: “Ah, shit!”
VARIANT: “Horse shit!”
VARIANT: “Horse shoes!”
Chain Reaction A1 Tamination Ceder “Hinge, fold, pass, peel”
VARIANT: “Hinge, fold, cop a feel”
Gand Follow Your Neighbor A1 Tamination Ceder  
Trade Circulate A2 Tamination Ceder “Ding, ding” then “He’s not here”

 

Monday 5 November 2018 – Class #1 – Harlan Kerr

Triple Trade A1 Tamination Ceder “Pink Lemonade!”
Pass In A1 Tamination  
Pass Out A1 Tamination Do a mock faint

 

Monday 12 November 2018 – Class #2 – Harlan Kerr

Mix A1 Tamination Ceder “Meow”
VARIANT: “Woof! Woof!”
Cast a Shadow A1 Tamination Ceder Hingers whoop
Non-whoop-ees shout “Rats!”
Those casting back do elaborate over-the-shoulder arm sweep
Shadower raises arms, stalks the person being followed
VARIANT: “Casta Diva”
VARIANT: Hingers ask “How you doing?”
Touch a Quarter Basic Tamination Ceder “Touch this!”
Left Touch a Quarter Basic Tamination Ceder “Touch that!”

  

Monday 19 November 2018 – Class #3 – Kurt Gollhardt

Clover and Anything A1 Tamination Ceder  
Turn and Deal
from other positions
A1 Tamination Ceder  
Pair Off A1 Tamination Ceder “Nice Pair”
Left Turn and Deal A1 Tamination Ceder “Ouch”
Triple Scoot A1 Tamination Ceder “Rooty Toot Toot”

 

Monday 26 November 2018 – Class #4 – Harlan Kerr

Cross Over Circulate A1 Tamination Ceder  
Scoot and Dodge A1 Tamination Ceder  
Left Handed Chain Reaction A1 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 3 December 2018 – Class #5 – Harlan Kerr

Quarter In A1 Tamination Ceder  
Quarter Out A1 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 10 December 2018 – Class #6 – Kurt Gollhardt

Cross Clover and Anything A1 Tamination Ceder  
Brace Thru A1 Tamination Ceder “Make me normal”
Six by Two Acey Ducey A1 Tamination Ceder  
Touch (fractions)   Tamination    

 

Monday 17 December 2018 – Class #7 – Michael Levy

Lock It
A1
“Click!”

 

Monday 7 January 2019 – Class #8 – Harlan Kerr

Swap Around A1 Tamination Ceder Belles mime slapping opposite beau’s face
Explode the Line A1 Tamination Ceder  
Fractional Tops A1 Tamination Ceder  
Reverse Swap Around A1 Tamination Ceder Beaus mime slapping opposite belles’ face

 

Monday 14 January 2019 – Class #9 – Harlan Kerr

Double Star Thru A1 Tamination Ceder “Bing, Bang”
Triple Star Thru A1 Tamination Ceder “Bing, Bang, Bong”

 

Monday 21 January 2019 – Class #10 – Harlan Kerr

Right Roll to a Wave A1 Tamination Ceder  
Square Chain Thru A1 Tamination Ceder “Don’t forget the Turn Thru”
Split Square Chain Thru A1 Tamination Ceder “Don’t forget the Turn Thru”
As Couples A1 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 28 January 2019 – Class #11 – Harlan Kerr

In Roll Circulate A2 Tamination Ceder (person circulating across the set) “Me!”
VARIANT: (anybody other than the person circulating across the set) “Not Me!”
VARIANT: (person circulating across the set) “Taxi!” (Attributed to Chi Town Squares)
VARIANT 2014: (person circulating across the set) “Uber!” / “Lyft!”
Triple Cross (Double Cross) A1 Tamination Ceder Snarl crossly
Cycle and Wheel A1 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 4 February 2019 – Class #12 – Kurt Gollhardt

Any Hand Concept A1 Tamination Ceder  
Switch the Wave A2 Tamination Ceder “To what, to what, to what?”

 

Monday 11 February 2019 – Class #13 – Harlan Kerr

Motivate A2 Tamination Ceder “I don’t wanna”
All 8 Concept A2 Tamination Ceder  
All 4 Couples Concept A2 Tamination Ceder  
Switch to a Diamond A2 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 18 February 2019 – Class #14 – Harlan Kerr

Hourglass Circulate A2 Tamination Ceder  
Flip the Hourglass A2 Tamination Ceder  
Cut the Hourglass A2 Tamination Ceder  
Switch to an Hourglass A2 Tamination Ceder  
Remake A2 Tamination Ceder “Quarter, Half, Three Quarters”
VARIANT: “Quarter, Half, Seventy Five Cents”

 

Monday 25 February 2019 – Class #15 – Harlan Kerr

Diamond Chain Thru A2 Tamination Ceder  
Mini Busy A2 Tamination Ceder “…but few are chosen”
VARIANT: “…my peas are frozen!”
Facing Recycle A2 Tamination Ceder  
Remake the Thar A2 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 4 March 2019 – Class #16 – Kurt Gollhardt

Out Roll Circulate A2 Tamination Ceder (person circulating down to the end of the wave) “Me!”
VARIANT: (anybody other than the person circulating
down to the end of the wave) “Not Me!”
VARIANT: “Taxi!” (Attributed to Chi Town Squares)
VARIANT 2014: “Uber!” / “Lyft!”
Scoot Chain Thru A2 Tamination Ceder “Work, work, work”
VARIANT: “Work, work, work” then “Bitch, bitch, bitch”
VARIANT: “Work, Shop, Play”

 

Monday 11 March 2019 – Class #17 – Kurt Gollhardt

Single Wheel A2 Tamination Ceder  
Slip A2 Tamination Ceder INSIDE (in the bedroom)
Slide A2 Tamination Ceder OUTSIDE (in the playground)
Swing A2 Tamination Ceder OUTSIDE (in the playground)
Slither A2 Tamination Ceder INSIDE (in the bedroom)
Mock kiss as noses pass

 

Monday 18 March 2019 – Class #18 – Kurt Gollhardt

Pass and Roll A2 Tamination Ceder “Pass the rolls?”
VARIANT: “Casserole!”
VARIANT: Original centers slap floor twice after turning around

 

Monday 25 March 2019 – Class #19 – Harlan Kerr

Scoot and Weave A2 Tamination Ceder “Scooting” then “Weaving”
Box Counter Rotate A2 Tamination Ceder  
Split Counter Rotate A2 Tamination Ceder  

 

Monday 1 April 2019 – Class #20 – Kurt Gollhardt

Pass and Roll Your Neighbor A2 Tamination Ceder “Howdy neighbor” when neighbors meet and cast
Trade Circulate A2 Tamination Ceder “Ding, ding” then “He’s not here”

 

Monday 8 April 2019 – Class #21 – Harlan Kerr

Trail Off A2 Tamination Ceder  
Peel and Trail A2 Tamination Ceder “Peeling” then “Trailing”