See Also: Standard Technique page for general technique for International standard dances.
Closed syllabus level figures have no PP in Quickstep. Keep head closed most of the time. Head change has to be result of something else
The rise and swing in Quickstep is less than in Waltz, as there isn't time for the full swing and rise of Waltz.
When it's syncopated chasse, Q&Q, it is flat, absorb rise in knees and ankles. When moving, it may appear to be going downward because of stepping, but do not think about going down, think about keeping flat.
Lady: dance with soft knees, track Man's right thigh.
How does lady know if a step is a lock step?
QQ timing, step is elevated, and moving forward and back (as opposed to side-ways).
Don't rush the Slow's.