Stickin' With It

Choreographed by Maurice Rowe & Melissa Daum
Description: 40 count, 4 wall, beginner/intermediate east coast swing line dance 
Music: I Ain't No Quitter by Shania Twain [ 162 bpm ] 
16 count Intro; Start dancing on words "He Ropes, He Rides" 

SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK/RETURN, SIDE SHUFFLE, ROCK/RETURN 
1&2 Step right to right, step left together with right, step right to right 
3-4 Rock left behind right, recover on right 
5&6 Step left to left, step right together with left, step left to left 
7-8 Rock right behind left, recover on left 

SUGARFOOT (SWIVEL HIPS FOR STYLING), HOP BACK (TWICE) 
1-2 Touch right toe beside left, touch right heel beside left 
3 Cross right over left taking weight onto right 
4-5 Touch left toe beside right, touch left heel beside right 
6 Cross left over right taking weight onto left 
&7 Hop slightly backward on left, tap right toe next to left foot 
&8 Repeat count 7 (weight remains on left foot) 

TURNING SIDE SHUFFLES, SYNCOPATED JAZZ BOX 
&1&2 turn right, step right to right side, step left beside right, step right to right 
& Turn turn right 
3&4 Step left to left, step right beside left, step left to left (facing 9:00 wall now) 
5-6 Cross right over left, step back on left 
&7-8 Step right beside left, cross left over right, point/touch right to right side 
Optional for last count (for the quick and brave) 
8 Quickly press/weight right ball 
& Return weight to left in place 

CROSS, HOLD, UNWIND, KICK BALL CHANGE, WALK, WALK 
1-2 Cross right over left, hold 
3-4 Unwind slow turn left (transfer weight to left foot) 
5&6 Kick right forward, step right home, step left home (kick/ball/change) 
7-8 Walk forward right, left (walk is done with "attitude") 

WALK, WALK, WALK, TURN, KICK (TWICE) 
1-2 Diagonal walk toward 4:30 right, left (your body has a funky lean to the right as you walk and kick here) 
3&4 Continue walking toward 4:30 with right foot, turn left to face 1:30, kick left (toe pointed) toward 1:30 
5-6 Diagonal walk toward 1:30 left, right (your body has a funky lean to the left as you walk and kick here) 
7&8 Continue walking toward 1:30 with left foot, turn right to face 4:30, kick right (toe pointed) toward 4:30 
& Turn slightly left to face new wall (3:00 wall is new starting wall) 
The key to the final 8 counts is attitude: strut your stuff! 

REPEAT