International Foxtrot Syllabus


Figures

Variations

Methods of dancing figures that differ fundamentally from their basic forms are listed on this page as variations, such as different amounts of turn, different commencing positions, different finishes, and instances when a figure is cut short to be followed by another figure.
 
Prep Step The Prep Step is not a figure of any Syllabus level per se, but a method of commencing the dance
   

PreBronze

Three Step curved 1/8 to L
Feather Step Natural Turn alternate timings
Three Step Natural Turn with alternate amounts of turn to round a corner
Natural Turn 1-4 Natural Turn followed by Closed Impetus
Reverse Turn & Feather Finish  
Closed Impetus & Feather Finish  
   

Bronze

 
Natural Weave Change of Direction with alternate amounts of turn to round a corner
Change of Direction 1-4 Reverse Turn followed by Basic Weave
Basic Weave Basic Weave with alternate amounts of turn, commenced backing Wall of new LOD or backing DW against new LOD
   

Silver

 
Closed Telemark Natural Weave commenced in PP
Open Telemark Hover Telemark followed by forward walk OP into Basic Weave
Feather Ending Hover Telemark ended in PP
Top Spin Natural Telemark with alternate amounts of turn to round a corner
Hover Feather Reverse Wave with alternate alignments and amounts of turn
Hover Telemark 1-6 Reverse Wave  followed by Closed Impetus or Open Impetus
Natural Telemark  
Hover Cross  
Open Natural Turn  
Outside Swivel & Feather Ending  
Open Impetus  
Weave From Promenade Position  
Reverse Wave, Alignments A-E  
   

Gold

 
Naturl Twist Turn Natural Twist Turn with Weave Ending
Curved Feather to Back Feather Natural Twist Turn with Closed Impetus & Feather Finish Ending
Natural Zig-Zag from Promenade Position Natural Twist Turn with Open Impetus Ending
Fallaway Reverse & Slip Pivot Curved Feather commenced in Promenade Position into a corner
Natural Hover Telemark 1-3 Curved Feather followed by Closed Impetus or Open Impetus commenced in OP
Bounce Fallaway with Weave Ending 1-7 Curved Feather to Back Feather & Feather Finish followed by Basic Weave
  Curved Feather to Back Feather & Feather Finish with alternate amount of turn to round a corner
  Fallaway Reverse & Slip Pivot without turn into a corner

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