(Western Dance – Couples )
The basic position is Closed Western Dance Position.
The tempo of music can vary from about 160 to about 192 beats per minute.
The basic step is danced to six counts of music, quick, quick, slow, slow counted 1 2 3 5, or slow, slow, quick, quick counted 1 3 5 6.
The dance has a generally forward movement and any move that temporarily slows the forward movement should be done towards the centre of the floor.
Eight count variations and six count syncopations are acceptable.