- When ringing up, aim to start chiming
- When ringing down, and chiming at the end, "miss one and
catch in -"
1, 3, 5, 7, 2, 4, 6, 8
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- To lead off the tenor when ringing on odd numbers of
- Hand stroke as the tenor ringer catches the
- Back stroke as the tenor sally starts to rise
- Rhythm on six should be
where 13 is the gap before the hand stroke of the next change
- To lead off the last bell of the previous change
- Hand stroke as the last ringer of the previous
- Back stroke as the sally of the last bell in the
previous change starts to rise
N.B. The two bells to lead off are different
- If you can't see the bell to lead off, ring by rhythm
and watch for the
- To return to rounds when called from a method that
fired up, assume the tenor is correct and lead off that bell.
ring just in front of the second.
- Always count your places and know which place you
- Look at the other ringers for help.
- Ringing over a bell at hand/back stroke means to ring
the bell at hand/back stroke
- Ringing under a bell at hand/back stroke means
front of the bell at hand/back stroke
- 'Roll up' refers to the back bells ringing in order,
usually 5,6,7,8 at back stroke.
- 'Lead right' - lead at hand then at back
- 'Lead wrong' - lead at back then hand
- 'Treble bob' - dodge in each dodging position
- Don't worry about ringing - it is fun and none of us
know it all.