American Rhythm dances can be improvised or performed with a set routine.

Dances

  • Cha Cha
  • Rumba
  • Triple Swing
  • Bolero
  • Mambo

Tempo

American Rhythm tempi approved by the NDCA
Style Beats
per
Meas.
Bronze All Others
MPM BPM MPM BPM
Cha Cha 4 30 (120) 30 (120)
Rumba 4 32-36 (128-144) 32 (128)
Triple Swing 4 34-36 (136-144) 36 (144)
Bolero 4 24-26 (96-104) 24 (96)
Mambo 4 48-51 (192-204) 47 (188)