The Hand Hold consists of the following contact points between the Man and the Lady. The order below also acts as a suggested procedure for assuming the connection.
|Procedure for Hand Hold||Connection achieved and/or function|
|1) Man’s left hand takes Lady’s right hand||Held approx. at Lady’s eye level, maintaining the natural shape of hands|
|2) Man’s right hand is placed on Lady’s left shoulder blade||Support Lady and indicate movements forward, backward and sideways|
|3) Lady’s left hand placed over lower end of Man’s right Deltoid muscle||Show smooth shape of hand and shoulder, avoiding pulling the Man’s shoulder with Lady’s hand.|
General Function of Hand Hold
To create a natural and smooth connection, keeping the shoulders parallel to each other, creating a sharp line with the Man’s arms and a rounded line with the Lady’s arms.