These are the syllabus steps for the Paso Doble, as listed in the British Dance Council Rulebook here.

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Nomenclature

  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • PP: Promenade Position
  • CPP: Counter Promenade Position

Basic Movement - March - Sur Place

Basic Movement Forward
Basic Movement Backward
Sur Place

Chasses to R & L - including Elevations

Chasse to Right
Chasse to Left

Drag

Drag

Deplacement - (Attack)

The Attack
Promenade Link
Promenade Close

Ecart

Fallaway Whisk

Ecart / Fallaway Whisk

Appel

Huit

Huit

Promenade

Promenade

Separation

Separation

Fallaway Ending to Separation

Fallaway Ending to Separation

Sixteen

Sixteen

Promenade & Counter Promenade

Promenade & Counter Promenade

Grand Circle

Grand Circle

Alternative Entries to PP

Open Telemark

Open Telemark

Twist Turn

Twist Turn

La Passe

La Passe

Banderillas

Banderillas

Fallaway Reverse

Fallaway Reverse & Slip Pivot

Coup de Pique

Coup de Pique

Coup de Pique - changing from LF to RF - from RF to LF - Syncopated, Couplet

Changing Feet

LF Variation

Left Foot Variation

Spanish Line

Spanish Line to Inverted PP
Spanish Line to Inverted CPP

Flamenco Taps

Flamenco Taps

Syncopated Separation

Syncopated Separation

Methods of Changing Feet

Travelling Spins from PP

Travelling Spins from PP

Travelling Spins from CPP

Travelling Spins from CPP

Fregolina - incorporating Farol Twists

Fregolina and Farol

Chasse Cape - including Outside Turn

Chasse Cape including Outside Turn

Chasse Cape

Chasse Cape