If you have a problem accessing anything, including the 'Members Only' page after signing-in with your email, please contact Gene Turner to ask him to set the permissions for you. All paid up members of the SDCCGB are entitled to have access to 'Members Only'
Do you still have a record deck that you no longer need, but have not got around to getting rid of it?
Why not donate it to help a new caller get started.
Contact Simon Fielding 01582-735-118 or email Susie.
Regional Caller Associations
London and Home Counties Regional Callers Association, Affiliate of the SDCCGB.
Northern Counties Regional Callers Association, Affiliate of the SDCCGB.
Wessex Regional Callers Association, Affiliate of the SDCCGB.
International Association of Square Dance Callers.
CALLERLAB Dance Programs (available for downloading)
Download the CALLERLAB Basic & Mainstream Teaching Tips (21-06-2010)
Download the CALLERLAB Experimental Sustainable Square Dance System (SSD) which has been re-designated the 'Social Square Dance System' (SSD). It is a complete teaching guide and plan to teach fifty calls in twelve sessions and includes a teaching order, Patter suggestions and singing call choreo for each session. - New LINK
New Square Music is devoted to creating square dance music that can be used by callers when working with new square dancers using modern music systems. For this reason, callers and dancers may find our music very useful.
Semi-sight Calling by Tom Perry
A guide to sight calling by Tom Perry (published on the web, available for download, as the original book is out of print)
a FREE animated program for square dance callers and for dancers to see what each call does from each legitimate starting formation. Here you will find animations for square dance calls from Basic through C-3B. This is the link to the Taminations website which does not require installation on your computer or device. You should also find a link on the Taminations site so that you can use Taminations on your smartphone/tablet/portable device.
A video to direct non-dancers to if you are asked the question. This is from an American TV show (The Phil Donohue Show - 1980) and features professional caller Lee Kopman explaining and demonstrating Modern Western Square Dancing to a TV audience.