American Rhythm

The American Rhythm category includes Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing, Mambo, and Bolero.

American Rumba

Step List:

  1. Box Step
  2. Fifth Position Break
  3. Box Step with Underarm Turn
  4. Crossover Break
  5. Crossover Break with Underarm Turn
  6. Crossover Break with Walkaround Turn
  7. Open Rumba Walks
  8. Open Break to Back Spot Turn
  9. Cross-body Lead to Wrap Around
  10. Box Step
  11. Open Rumba Walks
  12. Rock Step

American Cha Cha

Step List:

  1. Basic
  2. Basic Turning with Cross-body Lead
  3. Crossover Break
  4. Crossover Break with Underarm Turn
  5. Crossover Breaks (x3) with Underarm Turn
  6. Lead Turn/Follow Turn
  7. Crossover Break to Walk-Around
  8. Open Break to Back Spot Turn
  9. Cross-body Lead to Chase Turn to Underarm Turn
  10. Two-Hand Basic
  11. *Shadow Breaks
  12. Knee Lift

* Only legal in silver and above.

American Swing

Step List:

  1. Basic
  2. Basic Turning to Right
  3. Basic Turning to Left
  4. Basic Underarm Turn from Open Break
  5. Basic Tuck Turns
  6. Tuck Turn from Open Break
  7. Tuck Turn from Handshake
  8. Wrap Turn
  9. Reverse Wrap Turn
  10. Wrap to Reverse Wrap Turn
  11. Lead Right Turn, Follow Free Turn
  12. Kick Ball Change
  13. Wrap to Peek-a-Boo