Square Dance Call Teaching Order

First choose a level using the dropdown to view our teaching order for that level. You can search for a call within a level by typing a few letters of the call in the Search Call Name field.

Call Level Caller's Notes
1 Circle Left / Circle Right   Basic
2 Forward and Back   Basic
3 Do Sa Do   Basic
4 Swing   Basic
5 Couples Promenade   Basic
6 Single Promenade   Basic
7 Right and Left Grand   Basic
8 Weave the Ring   Basic
9 Courtesy Turn   Basic This is the second part of Ladies Chain and Right and Left Thru.
10 Ladies Chain   Basic
11 Grand Square   Basic
12 Rollaway With a Half Sashay   Basic
13 Ladies In, Men Sashay   Basic
14 Allemande Left   Basic
15 Right and Left Thru   Basic
16 Pass Thru   Basic
17 U-Turn Back   Basic
18 Separate   Basic
19 Star Thru   Basic
20 Lead Right   Basic
21 Circle to a Line   Basic
22 Bend the Line   Basic
23 California Twirl   Basic
24 Half Sashay   Basic
25 Dive Thru   Basic
26 Split the Outside Couple   Basic
27 Walk All Around the Corner   Basic
28 See Saw   Basic
29 Square Thru (1 to 5 hands)   Basic
30 Star Left / Star Right   Basic (This call has no Taminations link, but the link will take you to a page with the definition).
31 Star Promenade   Basic
32 Gents or Ladies Backtrack   Basic
33 Wheel Around   Basic
34 Box the Gnat   Basic
35 Wrong Way Grand   Basic
36 Allemand Thar   Basic
37 Shoot the Star   Basic
38 Slip the Clutch   Basic
39 Ferris Wheel   Basic
40 Veer Left/Veer Right   Basic
41 Couples Circulate   Basic
42 Ocean Waves   Basic
43 Swing Thru   Basic
44 Boys Run   Basic
45 Boys Trade, Girls Trade, Centers Trade, Ends Trade   Basic
46 Pass the Ocean   Basic
47 Extend   Basic
48 Ocean Wave Circulates   Basic
49 Swing Thru (from facing couples)   Basic
50 Couples Promenade 3/4   Basic
51 Couples Trade   Basic
52 Partner Trade   Basic
53 Wheel and Deal   Basic
54 Double Pass Thru   Basic
55 First Couple Go Left, Next Couple Go Right   Basic
56 Flutterwheel   Basic
57 Reverse Flutterwheel   Basic
58 Sweep a Quarter   Basic
59 Zoom   Basic
60 Wheel and Deal (from two faced lines)   Basic
61 Trade By   Basic
62 Touch A Quarter   Basic
63 Circulate (from a column)   Basic
64 Girls Run   Basic
65 All 8 Circulate   Basic
66 Swing Thru (from more difficult formations)   Basic
67 Left Square Thru   Basic
68 Wrong Way Thar   Basic
69 Do Paso   Basic
70 Shoot the Star a Full Turn Around   Basic