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Quickstep

The quickstep evolved from the early days of the Charleston combines with the foxtrot in the 1920s. The tempo is brisk with a touch of Polka rhythm, hops, jumps, turns and is much faster than the other ballroom dances.

It is very popular in Europe as a competition dance. It ranks among the “Big Five,” the other four are the Slow Foxtrot, the Waltz, the Tango and the Viennese Waltz.

Beats:

4 beats in each bar (measure)

Rhythm:

Slow, Slow, Quick, Quick

Rhythm:

50-52 beats per minute

Origin:

England

Dance Moves for Quickstep

°Back Lock
°Basic Step
°Change of Direction
°Chasse
°Chasse Reverse Turn
°Closed Impetus
°Closed Telemark
°Cross Swivel
°Crosse Chasse
°Double Reverse Spin
°Fishtail
°Forward Check Step
°Forward Lock
°FOur Quick Run
°Hover Corte
°Natural Pivot Turn
°Natural Spin Turn
°Natural Turn
°Natural Turn to Back Lock
°Natural Turn with Hesitation
°Progressive Chasse
°Progressive Chasse to Right
°Quarter Turn
°Quick Open Reverse
°Reverse Pivot
°Reverse Turn
°Rumba Cross
°Running Finish
°Running Right Turn
°Six Quick Run
°Tipsy to Right and Left
°Tripple Chasse to Right
°V6

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