I Ain't in Checotah

Count:
52
Wall:
2
Level:
Improver / Intermediate
Choreographer:
Karen Hannaford (NZ) - November 2012
Music:
I Ain't in Checotah Anymore - Carrie Underwood. Album: Some Hearts (3:21)
QRCODE

Start on vocals (16 count intro)

[1-8] CROSS ROCK, TOG, CROSS ROCK, SIDE ROCK, HITCH & TURN,BACK, BACK.
1,2&Step L over right, recover weight on R, step L next to right. 12:00
3,4Step R over left, recover weight on L.
5,6Step R to right side, recover weight to L hitching the right and make a full turn right
7,8Step R back, step L back while sweeping right to right side. 12:00
(Non turning option: count 6 just hitch without turning.)

[9-16] BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS, ¾ UNWIND, COASTER, PRISSY WALKS R,L, STEP R ¼ TURN LEFT, TOG
1&Continue to sweep R and cross behind, step L to left side 12:00
2,3Cross R in front of left, unwind ¾ left taking weight onto R 3:00
4&5Step L back, step R beside left, step L fwd.
6,7Step fwd on R crossing over the left, step fwd on L crossing over the right
8&Turning ¼ left step R to right side, step L next to right 12:00

[17-24] CROSS, FULL UNWIND, TOG, CROSS, FULL UNWIND, TOG, CROSS ROCK, SAILOR, CROSS ¼
1, 2&Cross R over left, unwind 360 degrees left taking weight to R, step L next to right 12:00
3, 4&Cross R over left, unwind 360 degrees left taking weight to R, step L next to right
(On the above counts, you should be moving on a slight diagonal, aiming for roughly 10:00 but still facing 12:00)
5,6Cross R over left, recover weight to L 12:00
7&8&Step R behind left, step L to left side, step R to right side, cross L in front of right turning ¼ left 9:00
Note: Count “&” ¼ turn left. It may help to jump slightly as you do this so you don’t trip over your other foot

[25-32] BACK DRAG, BACK, TOG, CROSS SHUFFLE, SCISSORS, 1/4, 1/4. FWD.
1,2&Step back on R dragging left, step L back, step R beside L 9:00
3&4Cross L over right, step R to right side, cross L over right
5&6Step R to right side, step L next to right, cross R over left.
7&8Turn ¼ right stepping back on L, turn ¼ right step R to side, step fwd L (^) 3:00
{Wall 5 Tag / Resart here}

[33-40] CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND, SWEEP, BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS, ¼, ¼, FWD, FULL TURN, HALF PIVOT
1&2&Cross R over left, step L to left side, cross R behind left, sweep L round from front to back. 3:00
3&4Cross L behind right, step R to right side, Cross L in front of right. (#)
{Wall 4 Tag / Restart here}
5&6Turning ¼ left step back on R, turning ¼ left step L to left side, step R fwd 9:00
7&Turn ½ right and step back on L, Turn ½ right and step fwd on R,
8&Step fwd on L, pivot ½ right taking weight on R. 3:00

[41-48] FWD, DRAG, ROCK, REPLACE, ½ ROCK, REPLACE, ½ ROCK, REPLACE, ¼ SIDE, SCUFF, JAZZ SQUARE CROSS
1,2Take a big step fwd on L, dragging R up to meet left over the two counts 3:00
3&4&Rock fwd on R, recover weight to L, turn ½ right and rock fwd on R, recover weight to L 9:00
5&6&Turn ½ right and rock fwd on R, recover weight to L, turn ¼ R and step R to right side, scuff L fwd 6:00
7&8&Step L across right, step R back, step L to left side, cross R over left. 6:00

[49-52] SCISSORS X2 DRAG
1&2Step L to left side, step R next to left, cross L over right 6:00
3&4&Step R to right side, step L next to right, cross R over left, drag L up to meet right 6:00
(Count 52&: the drag starts as soon as you have weight on the R and feet should be together on the ‘&’ count. Continue moving the L smoothly across and fwd as you start the dance again)

TAGS AND RESTARTS:-
WALL 4: Dance to count 36 (#) (you will be facing 9:00), Add the following 2 count tag, then Restart facing 12:00
1&2Turn ¼ right and side shuffle (step R to right side, step L next to right, step R to right side) 12:00

WALL 5: Dance to count 32(^)(You will be facing 3:00),Add the following 2 count Tag and Start again facing 12:00
1,2Turn to 12:00 and step R to right side dragging L towards right for 2 counts 12:00

ENDING Dance to count 7 and drag L back to touch toe in front of right.

Contact: linedancergal@gmail.com