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American Style Syllabus (Steplist)

Date Published:
September 8, 2008

American Style Smooth
Foxtrot

Bronze Silver
- Forward Basic
- Backward Basic
- Closed Position Quarter Turns
- Open Position Quarter Turns
- Promenade Basic
- Left Box Turn
- Right Box Turn
- Swing Step
- Left Rock Turn
- Right Rock Turn
- Simple Twinkle
- Progressive Twinkles Forward
- Progressive Twinkles Backward
- Promenade Walk-Around
- Promenade Pivot
Silver
-Open Left Turn
-Running Steps A & B
-Open Triple Twinkle
- Open Right Turn
- Pivots to Spin
- Grapevine
- Fall-Away Turn
- Weave
- Promenade Cross and Chase
-Curved Run to Back Lock

Waltz
Bronze Forward Basic
- Backward Basic
- Forward and Backward Hesitation
- Sideward Hesitation
- Left Box Turn
- Right Box Turn
- Promenade Hesitation
- Side Cross Hesitation
- Simple Twinkle
- Progressive Twinkles Forward
- Progressive Twinkles Backward
- Promenade Walk-Around
Silver

- Advanced Left Turn
- Promenade Pivot
- Running Steps
- Open Progressive Twinkles
- Cross-Body Lead
- Promenade Cross to Quick Chase
- Pivots to Spin
- Hesitation Left and Right
- Contra Check
- Open Right Turn to Fan
- Quick Fall-Away to Rock
- The Oversway


Tango
Bronze
\- Closed Basic
- Outside Position Basic
- Promenade Basic
- Promenade Basic to Back Tango Close
- Argentine Walk
- Closed Promenade
- Open Promenade
- Forward Rocks
- Turning Rock
- Rock Changes
- Simple Corte
- Rock with Corte
- Rock with Fan
- Open Promenade to Fan
- Promenade Walk-Around
- Promenade Pivot
Silver
- Checked Promenade
- Walk and Link
- Double Fan
- Quick Fans
- Turning Rock to Contra Check
- Fall-Away to Fan
- Cobra Fan
- Samefoot Lunge
- Promenade Twist

Viennese Waltz
Bronze\- Basic Left Turn
- Left Hesitation Turn
- Basic Right Turn
- Right Hesitation Turn
- Side Hesitation
- Side Cross Hesitation
- Forward Hesitation
- Backward Hesitation
- Progressive Hesitation
- Curtsey Hesitation
- Right Outside Run-Around
- Promenade Run-Around
- Canter Rocks Left
- Canter Rocks Right
- Left Fleckeral
- Right Fleckeral
Silver
- Underarm Turn
- Parallel Run
- Counter Promenade Run
- Kick and Run
- Open Canter
- Fan and Twinkle
- Twist Turn
- Underarm Turn in Canter Time
- Sweetheart Canter
- Advanced Balance Combination

American Style Rhythm
Swing
Bronze

- Basic Step
- Open Break
- Underarm Turn, Lady's
- Underarm Turn, Gentleman's
- Tuck-In with Underarm Turn
- Tuck-In with Free Turn
- Double Tuck-In
- 8-Count Basic In Place
- 8-Count Basic Turning
- 8-Count Basic with Open Break
- 8-Count Variation
- 8-Count Underarm Turn Left
- 8-Count Underarm Turn Right
- Sugarfoot
- Simple Sugar Push
- Turning Sugar Push
- Circle Swivel
- Peak-a-Boo
Silver
- Kick Ball-Change
- Shoulder Spin
- Toe Heel Swivels
- Lindy Variations-
- Promenade Walks
- Back to Back Swivel
- Swing Hop
- Lindy Whip
- Swing Slide
- Kick Breaks





Rumba
Bronze

- Basic
- Forward and Backward Breaks
- Sideward Breaks
- Outside Breaks Forward
- Outside Breaks Backward
- Forward Rocks
- Backward Rocks
- Basic with Underarm Turn
- Promenade Breaks
- Open Break
- Cross Body Lead
- Cross Body Lead with Cuban Walk
- Forward Spot Turn
- Backward Spot Turn
- Right Underarm Turn
- Left Underarm Turn
Silver
- Cuban Walk with Cross-Over
- Cross-Over
- Rhythm Changes A, B, & C
- Roll-Away
- Wraparound
- Snap Turn
- Cuban Walk with Underarm Turns
- Counter Promenade Chase
- Shadow Breaks
- Spot Turn


Cha-Cha
Bronze
- Basic
- Passing Basic
- Promenade Break
- Open Break
- Open Break with Underarm Turn
- Simple Cross-Over
- Cross-Over with Underarm Turn Ending
- Cross-Over with Apart Turn Ending
- Outside Breaks Forward
- Outside Breaks Backward
- Peek-a-Boo
- Single Cuddle
- Double Cuddle
- Cross Body Lead
- Half-Turn Chase
- Cross-Over Chase
- Full Turn Chase
Silver
- Swivel and Cross-Over
- Roll-Away to Back Drop
- Surprise Break
- Triple Cha Cha Cha
- Rhythm Changes A, B, & C
- Counter Zig Zag
- Kick Breaks
- Swivel to Pull Back
- Circle
- Two Way Spot


S Mambo
Bronze
- Preparation
- Basic
- Passing Basic
- Basic Breaks Forward and Backward
- Side Breaks
- Open Break
- Open Break with Under Arm Turn
- Cross Over
- Outside Breaks Forward
- Outside Breaks Backward
- Forward Spot Turn
- Backward Spot Turn
- Cross Body Lead
- Underarm Turn Left
- Cuddle
- Chase Half Turn
- Chase Full Turn
Silver
- Closed and Open Box Step
- Cross-Over and Swivel
- Swing Mambo
- Promenade Swivels
- Surprise Break
- Double Spin
- Kick Tap
- Whip Turns
- Swivels to Pull Back
- Half Time