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Holds Directions Actions Positions

Normal closed hold

Normal open holds

Crossed holds

Facing the line of dance

Facing perpendicular to the line of dance

Change of a hand hold, Change of directions
Cross body lead, Turns, Duck, Check
Copa or 'In and Out', Hand drop, Hand throw
Natural top, Walks
Hammerlock
Half hammerlock or Broken arm
Embrace, Arm loop, Sombrero
Arm lock or Arm hook

Turns

Variations Description Symbol
One left turn The man or the lady executes a single left turn 1@
One and a half left turns The man or the lady executes one and a half left turns 1+1/2@
Two left turns The man or the lady executes two left turns 2@
Multiple (=n) left turns The man or the lady executes multiple (=n) left turns n@
One right turn The man or the lady executes a single right turn @1
One and a half right turns The man or the lady executes one and a half right turns @1+1/2
Two right turns The man or the lady executes two right turns @2
Multiple (=n) right turns The man or the lady executes multiple (=n) right turns @n
Turn followed by a duck The man or the lady executes a turn followed by another turn with a duck @1+1

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