Four Quick Run
Quickstep Four Quick Run
The Quickstep Four Quick Run is a Silver Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; steps diagram; a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.
S: RF back | Backing LOD | THT | start to turn L | CBM | Rise e/o 1
Q: LF to side and slightly fwd | Pointing DW | T | 3/8 between 1-2 body turns less | Up
Q: RF fwd in CBMP | Facing DW | T | slight body turn to L | Up
Q: LF diag fwd | Facing DW | T | -- | Up
Q: RF crosses behind LF | Facing DW | T | -- | up
S: LF diag fwd | Facing DW | TH | -- | Up. Lower e/o 6
S: RF fwd in CBMP, OP | Facing DW | H | -- | CBM
S: LF fwd | Facing LOD | HT | start to turn L | CBM | Rise e/o 1
Don't be back-weighted, avoid being steppy, keep smooth motion.
Keep left side strongly to the Man all through the steps.
Q: RF to side | Backing wall | T | 1/4 between 1-2 | Up
Swivel RF so R knee won't be in Man's way
A series of backward steps - keep body upward and forward toward partner.
Lengthen R side of body, take head strongly left, outside of L elbow.
Do not think about rotating upper body to R, which can take spine off standing leg.
Q: LF back in CBMP | Backing DW | T | 1/8 between 2-3 body turns less | Up
Q: RF diag back | Backing DW | T | -- | Up
Q: LF crosses in front of RF | Backing DW | T | -- | Up
S: RF diag back | Backing DW | TH | -- | Up. Lower e/o 6
S: LF back in CBMP | Backing DW | T | -- | CBM
V6 (at corner, LF back with Lady OP, TH, S, into 2-12 V6)
Tipsy To L (into 2-12 V6; or into 2-5 Back Lock down LOD)
Six Quick Run (LF back with Lady OP, TH, S, into Six Quick Run)