Intermediate - WCS
Shaz Walton (UK) & Katie Cramer - November 2012
'Diamonds' by Rihanna (iTunes)
Count:- in 16 Counts
Step. Touch. Step. Triple full turn left. Back. Sweep. Hitch. Anchor step.
1&2Step right forward. Touch left beside right. Step left forward. (Step slightly to diagonal. Bending knees)
3&4Triple full turn left, stepping R-L-R (or shuffle forward right)
5-6Step back left sweeping right from front to back. Step right back Hitching left slightly.
7&8Step back left . Cross rock right over left. Recover left.
¼. Point. ¼. Step forward. Mambo step. Step. ½. Press. Back. Touch.
&1-2Make ¼ right stepping right to right. Point left to left side. Make ¼ left stepping forward left. (optional flick with right here)
3Step forward right.
4&5Rock forward left. Recover right. Step left beside right.
6&7Step back right. Make ½ turn left stepping left forward. Press right forward.
8&Step back left. point right back to the right diagonal. ** restart point**
¼ Cross & Touch. & Cross & Touch &. Step. Rock. Back. ½. ¼.
1&2Make ¼ right as you cross right over left. Step back left. Touch right to right diagonal.
&3&4Step right beside left. Cross left over right. Step back right. Touch left to left diagonal.
&5-6Step left beside right. Step right forward. Rock/press forward on left.
7&8Step back on right. Make ½ left stepping left forward. Make ¼ left stepping right a large step to right.
Sway. Sway. ¼ Sway. Coaster step. Kick. Step back. Back. Touch.
1-2-3Step left to left as you sway left. Sway right. Sway left making ¼ right (weight left)
4&5Step back right. Step back left. Step forward right.
6&7Kick left forward. Step back left. Step back a big step back on right.
8&Step back left. Touch right beside left.
Restarts – Restart the dance on walls 6 at 12 o clock & 9 at 3 o clock both after 16 counts – you still have to make a ¼ turn right and Restart the dance facing the 12 O clock & 3 O clock walls.
“Shine Bright Like A Diamond”