Saddle Up Shawty (aka Hip Hop Twist)

Style: 48 counts, 4 walls/intermediate (1 restart in wall 9, after 32 counts)

Choreographer: Guyton Mundy (Choreographed: 2-28-2008)

Music: Saddle Up Shawty (Club Mix) by Mikel Knight; CD: Urban Cowboy

Intro: None, cold start immediately after the rooster crows

 

Kick, Step; Kick, Hook; Step; Hold (add hands), Hitch; Walk back & Touch; Left Hip bumps x 2 

1&2&  Low kick R fwd, step on R, Low kick L fwd, Hook L over R knee,

3&4     Step L slightly fwd (3) Hold on (&) Shift weight back to R and hitch L up (4)

            [Hands: L arm out to low left side with R fist at inside of L elbow (3), R arm out to low right side

with L fist at inside of R elbow (&), Leaving L arm across body, bend R arm up vertically over R

 shoulder on same count as L leg hitch(4)]

5 & 6   Walk back L, walk back R, Touch L out to left side

7, 8      Bump L hip up and to the left twice (12:00)

 

Step to L side; Quarter-turn Sailor; Half-turn Sailor; R shuffle fwd; Step fwd L

1,         Step L to left side

2&3     Step R behind L, turn to left stepping fwd on L, step R to right side

4&5     Step L behind R turning to left, Step R to right side turning to left, Step L fwd

6&7     Step R fwd, Step L next to R, Step R fwd

8          Step fwd on L (3:00)

 

Step R fwd, Half-turn hip roll; Half-turn Sailor; Step R fwd, Half-turn hip roll; L Coaster Step

1, 2      Step R fwd, Roll hips around in counter-clockwise turn (weight stays on R)

3&4     Step L behind R turning to left, Step R to right side turning to left, Step L fwd

5, 6      Step R fwd, Roll hips around in counter-clockwise turn (weight stays on R)

7&8     Step L back, Step R back next to L, Step L fwd (9:00)

 

Funky skates fwd x 2; Cross, back, turn; turn; turn; L Shuffle fwd

1, 2      Big step up and out with R to right side, Big step up and out with L to left side

3&4     Cross step R over L; Step back on L; Step R to right side turning to right

5, 6      Turn to right stepping L to left side; Half Hinge turn to the back over R shoulder stepping R to right side

7&8     Step L fwd, Step R next to L, Step L fwd (9:00) **Restart here on wall 6

 

Right Out, Out, In, In, Scuff, Hitch, Step; Left Out, Out, In, In, Scuff, Hitch, Step

1&2&  Step R out to right side, Step L out to left side, Step R in to center, Step L in to center

3&4     Scuff R, Hitch R, Step on R next to L

5&6&  Step L out to left side, Step R out to right side, Step L in to center, Step R in to center

7&8     Scuff L, Hitch L, Step on L next to L (9:00)

 

Step Side Right; Split Heels; Small Hip Rolls; Chasse to left; Quarter-turn paddles x 2 

1&2     Step R out to right side; with weight on balls of feet, split heels out and back to center

 (Knees go in)

3, 4      Roll hips in small counter-clockwise circle; repeat (weight stays on R)

5&6     Step L to left side; Step R next to L; Step L to left side

7, 8      Keeping weight on L for both counts, paddle to left touching R foot to right side; paddle to left touching R foot to right side (3:00)

**Restart: After 32 counts of Wall 6 you will be facing the original starting wall.  Restart the dance from the beginning after the Left Shuffle forward (count 32).