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

Videos are by Ballroom Guide, Egils Smagri and Andy Wong - many thanks for these excellent resources! Step descriptions can also be found on Ballroom Guide here.

Nomenclature

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

Walk

Quarter Turn to R

Quarter Turn to Right

Progressive Chasse

Progressive Chasse

Natural Turn (at a corner)

Natural Turn

Natural Turn with Hesitation

Natural Turn with Hesitation

Natural Pivot Turn

Natural Pivot Turn

Natural Spin Turn

Natural Spin Turn

Progressive Chasse to R

Progressive Chasse to R

Forward Lock

Forward Lock

Backward Lock

Backward Lock

Reverse Pivot

Reverse Pivot

Tipple Chasse to R

Tipple Chasse to R

Tipple Chasse to R (after 1-3 Natural Turn at corner)

Tipple Chasse to R after 1-3 Natural Turn at corner

Tipple Chasse to R (after 4 of Back Lock)

Tipple Chasse to R after 4 of Back Lock

Running Finish & Open Running Finish (to PP)

Running Finish
Running Finish ended in PP

Natural Turn & Back Lock, Tipple Chasse to R

Natural Turn & Back Lock, Running Finish

Natural Turn & Back Lock, Running Finish

Double Reverse Spin

Double Reverse Spin

Closed Impetus

Closed Impetus

Impetus Turn

Quick Open Reverse

Quick Open Reverse

Zig-Zag, Back Lock, Running Finish

Zig-Zag, Back Lock, Running Finish

Fishtail

Fishtail

Running Right Turn

Running Right Turn

Four Quick Run

Four Quick Run

V6

V-Six

Closed Telemark

Closed Telemark

Tipple Chasse to L

Tipple Chasse to L

Cross Swivel

Cross Swivel

Running Cross Chasse

Passing Natural Turn (Open Natural Turn)

Passing Natural Turn

Six Quick Run

Six Quick Run

Rumba Cross

Rumba Cross

Tipsy to R & Tipsy to L

Tipsy to R & Tipsy to L

Tipsy followed by 2-4 of Forward Lock

Tipsy followed by 2-4 of Forward Lock

Hover Corte

Hover Corte