AMERICAN SOLDIER

CHOREOGRAPHER: Jo Thompson Szymanski (8/07)
COUNT: 32
TYPE: 4 Wall Line Dance
LEVEL: Intermediate
MUSIC: American Soldier by Toby Keith

(Wait for him to sing the first verse of 32 counts, then start the dance on the word "do"
of the line "I don't do it for the money". Listening Tip: You will be counting in 5,6,7,8
starting with "5" on the word "Head" of the line "Head down to my boots")

WALK FORWARD 4, 2 SYNCOPATED TWINKLES MOVING BACK

1-4	Step forward Right, Left, Right, Left (walk with pride)
5&6	Step Right across in front of Left (allow body to turn slightly left so that this step
	will start you traveling back to where you started, Step Left foot to Left side,
	Step Right to Right side, slightly back
7&8	Step Left across in front of Right (allow body to turn slightly Right to continue
	moving back to where you started, Step Right to Right side, Step Left to Left side

JAZZ BOX, WEAVE RIGHT, CROSS BACK, UNWIND 1/2 RIGHT

1-2	Step Right across in front of Left, Step back with Left
3-4	Step Right to Right side, Step Left across in front of Right
5-6	Step Right to Right side, Step Left crossed behind Right
7-8	Sweep Right toe around Right side, place ball of Right foot crossed tightly behind Left,
	Keeping feet where they are unwind Right 1/2 turn (end with weight on Right)

CROSS, SIDE, SAILOR SHUFFLE, CROSS, SIDE, SAILOR SHUFFLE

1-2	Step Left across in front of Right, Step Right to Right side
3&4	Step Left crossed behind Right, Step ball of Right foot to Right side,
	Step Left in place slightly forward to be under body
5-6	Step Right across in front of Left, Step Left to Left side
7&8	Step Right crossed behind Left, Step ball of Left foot to Left side,
	Step Right in place slightly forward to be under body

CROSS, SIDE, SYNCOPATED CHASSE RIGHT TWICE, ROCK & TURN

1-2	Step Left across in front of Right, Step Right to Right side
3&4	Hold, Step together with Left, Step Right to Right side
5&6	Hold, Step together with Left, Step Right to Right side
7&8	Rock Left across in front of Right, Replace weight back to Right,
	Turning 1/4 Left step forward with Left

START AGAIN FROM THE BEGINNING

From: TKANDR@aol.com

Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
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