Advanced Class Notes

2017 Standard

Quickstep
Long Wall:

Natural Turn SQQS As per usual
Back Lock SQQS Lady steps inline for step 1
Running Finish SQQ Man’s 2nd step is side and slightly forward

Quick Open Reverse SSQQ Man steps outside partner on 1, Lady on 4
Progressive Chasse SQQS Starts LOD

Natural Turn, Back Lock, Running Finish (same as above). If too long, change to Natural Spin turn, Progressive chasse to turn corner

Short Wall:

Running Right Turn SQQ S SSS SQQ Natural, Pivot, Heel Turn, Running Finish (lady steps outside on 1)
Lock Step SQQS If needed to reach end of short wall

Slow Fox

Figure Timing Direction of movement of step #1 Footwork (Man/Lady)

Feather Step SQQ DC HT,T,TH / TH,TH,TH
Reverse Turn SQQ DC HT,T,TH / TH,HT,TH
Feather Finish SQQ LOD THT,T,TH / HT,TH,TH
3-Step SQQ DW H,HT,TH / TH,TH,TH

Natural Hover Telemark SQQSQQ DW HT,T,H,T,TH / TH,HT,T,TH,TH

Bounce Fallaway QQQQ DC HT,T,T,T / THT,T,T,T
Weave Ending QQQQ LOD T,T,T,TH / T,T,TH,TH

3-Step SQQ DW H,HT,TH / TH,TH,TH
Natural Turn SQQSSS DW HT,T,TH,TH,H,H / TH,HT,TH,H,TH,T

Tango
Figure Counts Direction of Step #1

2 Walks SS DW
Progressive Link QQ DW
Closed Promenade SQQS LOD
Back Corte SQQS C
Basic Reverse Turn QQ&QQS DC

4 Step Change QQQQ DW
2 Walks SS DC
Reverse Turn Lady Inline QQSQQS DC
w/ open finish
Outside Swivel SQQ DC ag. LOD

2 Walks SS DW
Progressive Link QQ DW
Closed Promenade SQQS LOD
5 Step QQQQS DW

2017 Latin

Cha Cha
1. Half basic
2. Open hip twist to fan
3. Hockey stick
4. Chase
5. Lock steps back
6. Natural top (3 bars)
7. Spiral to Rope Spin
8. Split Cuban Breaks
9. NY – Spot turn to beginning
Jive
1. American spin (2)
2. Catapult
3. Basic link to whip
4. Curly whip
5. Mooch
6. Walks and swivels
7. Runaway Throwaway
8. Chicken walks SSQQQQ
9. Runaway Throwaway
10. Chicken walks QQQQ
11. Change of place L to R (double hand hold)
12. Toe-heel swivels
13. Stalking walks
14. Flicks to break
15. Throwaway
16. Simple spin
Rumba
Open hip twit to fan position/Fencing with spin ending
(join with half basic and spot turn)
Hand to hand
Aida with double spot turn ending
Jive
Whip
Whip Throwaway
Curly whip
(N.B. 3 whips = Whip/curly whip/whip throwaway)
Simple spin
Samba
Whisk to L, UAT with foot change
Volta to L in Shadow position
Boto fogos in Shadow position
Volta to R in Shadow position
foot change with lady’s turn
Reverse turn (1½ )
Back rock x3
4-6 rev turn to end facing W
Whisks (1½)
lady’s UAT to “cuddle” position
Samba walks and rolling off the arm (x2, 2nd one ending in closed position)
reverse turn