Too Good at Goodbyes

    Choreography: Gemma Ridyard & Lyn Ridyard – September 2017

    Count: 48

    Wall: 2

    Level: Phrased Intermediate

    Video: 

    Music: Too Good At Goodbye’s by Sam Smith

# 32 count intro – Sequence – A, B, A + Restart, A, A, B, A, A, B

A1: 2 x syncopated Sailor steps with press, 2 x jazz box ¼ turn’s
1&2&Step RF forward to R diagonal, cross LF behind RF, step RF forward to diagonal, step LF forward to L diagonal

3&4cross RF behind LF, step LF to L diagonal, press ball of RF to R diagonal snap fingers

5&6&cross LF over RF, step RF back, make a ¼ turn L step LF forward, step RF forward

7&8cross LF over RF, step RF back, step LF to L side step fingers

A2: Cross rock drag, ball step, side rock ¼, ¼ turn weave, ½ turn sweep
1&23Facing 5:30 Cross rock RF over LF, replace weight to LF, big step back RF dragging LF toward RF L toes lifted

&4close LF next to RF, cross RF over L

5,6squaring up to 6 o’clock rock LF to L side, replace weight to RF making a ¼ turn R

7&8make a ¼ turn R step LF to L side, cross RF behind LF, making a ½ turn over L shoulder step LF forward sweep RF round

(Restart here on wall 2)

A3: Cross shuffle, side rock, syncopated jazz box, cross ball heel
1&2cross RF over LF, step LF to L side, cross RF over LF

3,4Rock LF to L side, replace weight to RF

5&6cross LF over RF, step RF back, step LF to L side

7&8cross RF over LF, step ball of LF to L side, dig R heel to R diagonal

A4: ¼ Flick, L shuffle forward, ½ turn step back, L anchor step, out out close cross
12&3make a ¼ turn R step down on RF as you flick LF behind, step LF forward, close RF beside LF, step LF forward,

4make a ½ turn L stepping RF back

5&6step LF small step back, close RF next LF, small step back on LF

&7&8¼ turn R step RF to R side, step LF to L side, close RF next to LF, cross LF over RF

Part B – Nightclub
B1: Basic Nightclub, reverse spiral, forward ½ ¼ reach, sway, sway, push, run around sweep
12&3Large step to R side, cross rock LF behind RF, Replace weight to RF, make a ¾ reverse spiral turn over R shoulder

4&5step RF forward, ½ turn R stepping LF back, ½ turn R step RF to R side lifting L toe from the floor reaching R arm to R side

6&7step ball of LF to L side on L tip toe swaying up body to L, step ball of RF to R side on R tip toe swaying up body to R, bending both knees step LF forward to L diagonal (11:30) push R arm forward

8&1run around over R shoulder 1 and a ¼ turn R,L,R sweeping LF from back to front (1:30)

B2: L mambo forward step back, Run Run ½, step turn back, R back rock
2&3rock LF forward (dropping head), replace weight to RF, big step back LF (reaching both arms forward with index fingers pointed on the word YOU)

4&5Step RF back, Step LF back, turn ½ turn R stepping RF forward to diagonal (taking R arm over in a large sweeping action)(7:30)

6&7Step RF pivot ½ turn R, transfer weight forward to RF, turn ½ turn R stepping LF back (arms hug chest)

8&rock RF back, replace weight forward to LF ( 7:30)