Tim Marriner
Square Dance Caller & Instructor
CALLERLAB Accredited Caller Coach
Specializing in Country Hoedowns, American Folk & Line Dancing, and Modern Western Square Dancing



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Education for callers and dancers


One of Tim's many passons was caller education. These are for you to use and please think of Tim

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I have written many articles that I use at my schools.  Here are some you can download.  All of the downloads are in Adobe PDF format

After Parties

Angel Letter

Associated Dance Forms

Business Side of Calling

Caller Contract

Caller's Partner

Chicken Plucker Evolution

Choreographic Nightmare

Condensed Teaching Method (Zip File)

Dance Parties

Do Not Call List

Easy Party Dance Choreography


Flash Cards-Formations (Zip File)

Flash Cards-Mainstream Calls (Zip File)

Flash Cards-Plus Calls (Zip File)

Glossary of Common Caller Jargon


History and Heritage

How I Started Calling


Line Dance Cue Sheets (Zip File)

Mainstream Get Outs

Master of Ceremonies

Mechanics of Choreography

Methods of Choreographic Management

Microphone Techniques

Modular Basics

Modular Calling

Music  Alternatives

Music Management

Music Structure

New Dancer Coordinator

New Dancer Letter

Plus Get-Outs


Program Outline (Blank)



Self Improvement


Showmanship Approaches

Sight Resolution

Simple Sight

Singing Call Adaption

Singing Call Techniques

Smooth Dancing

Square Recovery



Teaching Tips-Basic & Mainstream

Teaching Tips-Plus

Vocal Delivery

Vocal Techniques

Working with Squares & Rounds

Worksheet for Callers: Analyzing a Call

Worksheet for Callers: Body Flow

Worksheet for Callers: Checkers

Worksheet for Callers: Choreographic Pot Holes

Worksheet for Callers: Creating Choreography

Worksheet for Callers: Dancers Required

Worksheet for Callers: Degree of Difficulty

Worksheet for Callers: Equivalents

Worksheet for Callers: Formation Arrangement

Worksheet for Callers: Formation Transformation

Worksheet for Callers: Modules

Worksheet for Callers: Programming

Worksheet for Callers: Resolving with Checkers

Worksheet for Callers: Sight Normalization

Worksheet for Callers: Timing Singing Calls

Worksheet for Callers: Zeros