CRICKET KING


Count: 48 Wall: 4 Level: beginner/intermediate
Choreographer: Jodi Wittman
Music: Shut Up And Kiss Me by Mary Chapin Carpenter


 Dedicated to Dan, the Cricket King

RIGHT MONTEREY, RIGHT ROCK FORWARD, BACK
1-2Touch right to right side, turn ½ to right and step right together
3-4Touch left to left side, step left together
5-6Rock forward on right foot, recover weight back on left
7-8Rock back on right foot, recover weight forward on left

HESITATION STEPS FORWARD
9-12Turning toes and hips slightly in to center, walk forward right, left, right, hold
13-16Continue pigeon-toed walk forward left, right, left, hold

RIGHT MONTEREY, RIGHT ROCK FORWARD, BACK
17-18Touch right to right side, turn ½ to right and step right together
19-20Touch left to left side, step left together
21-22Rock forward on right foot, recover weight back on left
23-24Rock back on right foot, recover weight forward on left

HESITATION STEPS FORWARD
25-32Turning toes and hips slightly in to center, walk forward right, left, right, hold
29-32Continue pigeon-toed walk forward left, right, left, hold
You should be facing your 'home' wall

¼ MILITARY TURN LEFT, ½ MILITARY TURN LEFT
33-34Step forward on right, turn ¼ to left
35-36Step forward on right, turn ½ to left

RIGHT JAZZ BOX
37-38Cross right over left, step back on left
39-40Step right to right side, touch left together
Keep weight on right foot

CRICKET KING KICKS WITH LEFT LEG
41-42With weight on right foot, kick left leg straight back and clap, touch left toe next to right
43-44Kick left leg straight back and clap, touch left toe next to right
Cricket is a dart game. Most players will place their weight on one leg, and kick the other back when throwing to maintain balance.

SIDE STEP TO LEFT (OR SHIMMY)
45-46Step left to left side, hold
47-48Touch right next to left, hold and clap
Mirror image ending of 789 stroll. Add shimmies if you like.

REPEAT