See Also: Standard Technique page for general technique for International standard dances.
Quickstep is like a roller coaster. We go down on the "S" and pick up speed, and then go up on the "Q"s and slow down on "S" again.
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.
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.