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Three-turns turned by a couple at the same time around a common axis. The partners skate these turns in Waltz hold (e.g., Austrian Waltz steps 29- 31, Ravensburger Waltz steps 39-40) or offset in partial tango hold (e.g., Golden Waltz steps 1-5).
The minor accent of a piece of music. For rhythms with a skating count on two measures, the first beat of the second measure is the weak beat (e.g., skating count 3 of the Quickstep; skating count 4 of the American Waltz). The skating count of each rhythm is explained in the ISU Ice Dance Rhythms Booklet and CD.