Playing With Matches

Count:

84
Wall:

1
Level:

Phrased High Intermediate
Choreographer:

Travis Taylor (AUS) - January 2021
Music:

Matches - Britney Spears & Backstreet Boys
1-2Step R to R side dragging L, Hold for Count 2

&3-4Step L ball next to R, Cross R over L, 1/4R Stepping L back

5-6-71/4R BIG Step R to R side as you drag L towards R over 2 Counts (don't meet the R foot)

&8Step L together, Step R to R side

1-2-3-4Cross Rock L over R, Replace weight on R, 1/4L Stepping L fwd, 1/2L Stepping R back

5-6-71/4L BIG Step L to L side as you drag R towards L over 2 Counts (don't meet the L foot)

&8Step R together, Step L to L side

1-2-3-4Cross Rock R over L, Replace weight on L 1/4R Stepping R fwd, 1/2R Stepping L back

5-6-71/2R Stepping R fwd, 1/4R Stepping L to L side as you drag R towards L for Counts 6-7

&8Step R ball next to L, Cross L over R

1&2Point R to R side, Step R together, Point L to L side

&3&4Step L together, Touch R heel fwd, Step R together, Step L fwd

5-8Step R fwd, 1/2 L Pivot weight on L, Step R fwd, 1/2 L Pivot weight on L

1-2&Step R to R side, Rock L slightly behind R, Replace weight on R

3-4&Step L to L side, Rock R slightly behind L, Replace weight on L

5-6&1/2L Stepping R back sweeping L around, Rock back L, Replace weight on R

7&8&1/2R Stepping L back, 1/2R Stepping R fwd, Step L fwd then Step R fwd (Run-Run) (or you can do another roll turn over R for 8&)

1-2&Step L to L side, Rock R slightly behind L, Replace weight on L

3-4&Step R to R side, Rock L slightly behind R, Replace weight on R

5-6&1/2R Stepping L back sweeping R around, Rock back R, Replace weight on L

7&8&1/2L Stepping R back, 1/2 L Stepping L fwd, Step R fwd then Step L fwd (Run-Run) (or you can do another roll turn over L for 8&)

1-4Cross R over L, Step L back, Step R to R side, Cross L over R (try to hit the drum kicks)

1-2Step R to R side dragging L, Hold

&3-4Step L ball together, Cross R over L, Hold

&5Step L ball to L side, Step R behind L as you ronde L around

6-7Step L behind R, 1/8 R Step R fwd

8&1Step L fwd, Lock R behind L, 1/8 Step L fwd

2Hold for Count 2

&3-4Lock R behind L, 1/8 L Step L fwd, Hold

&5Lock R behind L, 1/8 L Step L fwd (9:00) (TRY TO SMOOTHLY TRANSITION THESE TURNS IN AN ARC SHAPE)

6-7Cross/Press Rock R over L, Replace weight on L as you ronde R around

8&1Step R behind L, Step L to L side, Cross R over L

8&1Step R behind L, 1/4 R Step L to L side, Step R to R side dragging L towards for Count 1-2

2Hold for Count 2

&3-4Step L ball to L side, Step R behind L, Hold

&5Step L ball to L side, Cross R over L

6-71/4R Stepping L back, 1/4R Stepping R to R side (3:00)

8&1Point L to L side, Step L together, Point R to R side

2Hold for Count 2

&3-41/4 R Stepping R together, Point L to L side, Hold for Count 4

&5-6Step L together, Point R to R side, 1/2R Monterey bringing R together

7&8Rock L to L side, Replace weight on R, Cross L over R