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Martin Ortiz

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Tsu Rum

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Katie | life + style + friend

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Ryan Meza

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Christian Paul Tabuena Yusi

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This Is How You Do ‘Crazy Legs’ On Roller Skates | Where I Go

by Whitney Clavin |

Every Thursday night, my friend Amy and I arrive at Moonlight Rollerway on a lonely industrial strip in Glendale in the blouses and pants we wore to work and throw on leggings and baggy shirts in the bathroom. We’ve got a few pairs of matching, patterned leggings—our favorite space-themed set (think swirling nebulas and stars), one with neon tiger stripes, and a new, racier pair with netted stripes up the sides. I shove on worn beige skates with purple laces while Amy puts on white skates with orange laces. And then we shuffle across a black carpet with little rainbow patterns and glide onto the polished wood floors. Under a disco ball and glittery banners, we dance.

While Thursday at Moonlight is technically “kids’ night” (no age limit), we think of it as R&B night because the DJ plays rhythmic beats that inspire the bouncing and rolling hip-hop-like steps of our dance routines: “Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll,” by Vaughan Mason and Crew, “Lay With You,” by El DeBarge. We used to skate Mondays at Moonlight, an adults-only night, but the music—mostly Top 40 and rock—wasn’t as good. Some of the songs work—such as “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke—but it’s really hard to groove to Bon Jovi.

We also come because Thursday nights aren’t that crowded, so we have plenty of space to practice routines and tricks. Lately, we’ve been learning to do “crazy legs” all the way up on our toes. We like to watch advanced jam skaters like Marcus, a rink guard in a black-and-white referee shirt whose rubbery legs swerve around like Gumby’s. Marcus impresses the crowd during the designated “advanced backward skate time” by rolling around while doing splits. One night of skating costs $9.

Amy and I usually spend about two or more hours at the rink, mostly skating, with one snack break to chat. We get water and popcorn and plop down on a carpeted bench for about 15 minutes to talk about everything from life goals to glitter nail polish. Even though Amy and I are both in our 40s, it’s nice to feel as if we are 14 again.

Skating makes me feel calm and elated at the same time. It’s like flying. I’m free. I first put on skates when I was 4 years old. Growing up in Mountain View, California, my sister and I skated everywhere—to buy Now & Laters at the 7-Eleven, to friends’ houses, and to the cement skate rink at our elementary school, where we’d practice doing the “orange,” a basic spin. Trips to the big, indoor rink in Milpitas were a special treat.

When my now-husband and I moved to Los Angeles from New York 11 years ago, I started to show up at Moonlight by myself, drawn to the nostalgia of the rink and craving a good heart-pumping roll. One day, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, the guys from the HBO comedy show Flight of the Conchords, were there teetering around on rentals. My friend Jen had come with me that night, and we were both freaking out. Bret approached us, asking if we would like to skate in his band’s music video adorned in disco clothes. We played it cool, pretending we had barely heard of the show, but literally jumped up and down when they left. About a week later, we spent a day with Bret, Jemaine, and a small group of skaters, filming their “Ladies of the World” music video in Venice Beach. You can see me leaning against a tree on the beach in an orange one-piece bathing suit in the beginning. (My only quibble is that skaters would never ever really stand in the sand!)

Because of Moonlight, I also ended up as a background skater on the set of Cold Case, shooting an episode about a 1970s murder case involving a roller rink. That’s where I met my mentor, Nelson. Nelson wears a gold roller skate necklace and chain and an impressive, sculpted roller skate belt buckle. There’s no other skater like Nelson, who smiles like a Buddha during his minute-long spins. Nelson learned to skate in the early 1980s, right after he moved to the U.S. from El Salvador, and, to this day, he still skates up to six nights a week in the Los Angeles area. He taught me all of the basic dance skate moves at Moonlight years ago—and a routine called the “downtown,” a series of bouncing, rolling, and spinning moves. Nelson also talked me into checking out the temple of skate dance that was World on Wheels.

World on Wheels, in midtown Los Angeles, was a pulsating, whirring dance party on skates. You paid your $10, pushed through a heavy buzzer door, and joined people of all ages, from 15 to 75. We skated together for exercise, to socialize, and melt stress away, to R&B, funk, soul, and hip-hop, holding hands and bopping around the rink. Many of the skaters had been going there for decades, since opening night in 1981. People wore jeans and fitted tops, and some of the skaters had loafer shoes fashioned into skates with tiny wheels. Sweat rags hung out of back pockets. I learned the “grapevine” at World on Wheels, a zigzagging move where you glide sideways as you cross your feet, moving from toes to heels.

Last year, World on Wheels closed. Roller rinks are on their way to becoming an endangered species in Los Angeles. Skate Depot in Cerritos, where many of the World on Wheels veterans ended up going, and which hosted hundreds of skaters from across the country each year for a raucous Memorial Day weekend skate party, is reportedly shutting its doors this August. With the closure of World on Wheels and Skate Depot, that crew will probably drive all the way to Skate Express in Chino and Skateland in Northridge.

There are a few other places to skate that are closer to home. Amy and I try to go once a month to Venice Beach, where you can perform outdoors on a little cement circle for the tourist crowds who watch from hilly lawns. The rink is too small to whip around in laps; it’s better for tricks and routines. The music there is my favorite of all the places we roll. They play everything from Rihanna, Drake, and Snoop Dog to upbeat remixes of pop songs like Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know.” The Venice skaters are a diverse bunch of black, Latino, and white folks, mostly over the age of 40. Pam—an icon of the Venice skate scene—is a volunteer who runs the music set-up both Saturdays and Sundays. She wears black shiny leggings and keeps her curly red hair in a ponytail under a visor. She and the Venice regulars break-dance, getting down on all fours to kick up their wheels.

But for our regular fix, Amy and I head to Moonlight, which thankfully doesn’t appear to be going anywhere any time soon.

Kids’ night isn’t ideal for us dance skaters. Sometimes, the owners stop the free skate to play the dice game. It can happen when I’m right in the middle of bouncing to “Happy” by Pharrell. The skaters on the floor have to go to one of four corners, each of which are assigned a number. A giant fuzzy dice is rolled; if your number’s called, your corner has to get off the rink. Once, I was the last standing, winning a free orange soda.

Typically, only a handful of kids show up to skate. They range in age between about 7 to 12 years old. Occasionally, rowdy teenagers spill all over the floor as they try to race around on wobbly legs. I’d estimate Thursday nights draw about 50 or so people in total.

This past Thursday, as Amy and I were sweating and shuffling our legs about in a new variation of the downtown routine, one of the two kids at the rink that night—a floppy-haired boy of about 8—parked himself right in front of us. “How do you do that?” he asked. “I’ll tell you later, after we finish,” I huffed back, hoping he’d scoot away. His next salvo: “Your haircut looks like my mom’s friend’s.”

The kid clearly wasn’t going anywhere, so we stopped the routine, and patiently showed him the very basic steps: “Heel, foot over, restore, foot back, restore, heel.” We picked up the pace, and the boy caught on—he was doing the downtown. I started to picture him, decades later, busting out our dance with his skater friends. The rinks and the moves just might survive.

How to learn to dance breakdance at home. Breakdance

Breakdance is a spectacular street dance that came to us from New York in the 60s. In Russia, this direction includes 2 different concepts: the upper break dance and the lower break dance.

Break dancers are in excellent physical shape, as the performance of complex acrobatic movements requires special training. B-boys (as dancers call themselves) develop the strength and flexibility of the body, a sense of balance and endurance.

History of origin

The history of break dancing began in the late 60s in New York, in one of the poorest areas - the Bronx. At this time, electronic music was gaining popularity among young dancers who used the elements of rotation on the ground and called this direction Good Foot. The name B-boys and B-boying appeared thanks to the DJ Kool Herc, B-boys - an abbreviated name for Break boys - broken beat dancers.

Fundamentals of Choreography / Dance Technique

The base of breakdance includes many basic elements:

Fly / Flare

Fly is the rotation of the legs in a circle, alternately changing hands.

Gelik / Windmill

Rotation on the floor with legs wide apart due to leg swings. There are varieties in setting the position of the hands behind the back - this is one of the basic movements.


Headspin - rotation on the head with the help of hands. The position of the legs can be with the legs apart and bent into an obtuse or right angle. One of the brightest movements want to learn breakdance beginners.

Candle / Ninety Nine

Rotation of the body on a straight arm.

Candle / TWo thousand

Rotation of the body on two hands.


Rotation of the body 180 degrees and repulsion from the floor with a change of supporting hand.


Horizontal rotation of the body on bent arms, which rest with the elbow on the press.

Air Flare

A 180 degree rotation of the body in which the legs constantly make circles in the air.


Horizontal rotation of the body on bent arms, but only one arm acts as the center of gravity, the second is the guide.

Six steps

Six leg movements with the arms as support. It looks like a circular run with your feet on the floor.

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Break dance is a spectacular dance that combines amazing plasticity and the complexity of acrobatic stunts. Its main properties are improvisation, originality and incendiary

Breakdancing represents the dance direction of hip-hop culture and includes many styles. Its execution requires good coordination, physical endurance, a sense of rhythm and flexibility. In movements that include improvisational transitions from original plastique to acrobatic elements with spins on the head, jumps on the arms and turns around his body, the dancer not only demonstrates mastery, but also splashes out his emotions and energy.

The history of the origin of dance

There is an interesting legend telling that in the early 70s in America, people from the poor neighborhoods of New York, who were accustomed to sort things out with weapons in their hands, decided to demonstrate their strength and dexterity in a more original way. The opponents went out in turn against each other and showed their skills and intentions in the language of movements.

Any legend is based on real facts, so we can definitely say that breakdancing originated as a street dance and only in the process of its development became a performing art. Break dancers rarely use this name, preferring "breaking" or "b-boying". The term "breakdancing" was created artificially and was used in the media. It was necessary to separate the different directions included in the concept of breaking.

Breakdancing is predominantly performed by males, as it is difficult for girls to learn it due to their physical characteristics, although many b-girls (girls who dance breakdance) also achieve amazing success.

In its progress, breakdance went through several stages, including both borrowing from other dances that included their elements in breakdance, and the development of b-boying itself. So we can mention the Good Foot style, in which broken movements and elements of rotation on the ground first appeared. Do not forget about the influence of Puerto Ricans, who developed and implemented many acrobatic tricks. "Participated" in the formation of breakdance and elements of kung fu, and rhythmic components that came from African immigrants, etc.

Of course, the development of breakdance was facilitated by battles - competitions of breakers, in which it was very important to impress the enemy with the greatest possible sophistication of combinations of movements and tricks. The dancers began to unite in teams, developing their own styles and original movements.

Currently, breakdance is spread all over the world, there are numerous breakdance schools, championships and festivals are held.


Conventionally, breakdance is divided into upper and lower. The division is formal because the dance includes combinations of elements from both levels.

Upper breakdance elements require more plastique and improvisational moves, while lower breakdance requires more physical training and acrobatic skills.

Top breakdance includes many directions, but the main ones are:

  • Animation - a style in which dancers imitate the intermittent movements of animated dolls.
  • Waving - body movements that visually resemble waves.
  • King tut - a dance in which the movements of the limbs must be carried out at right angles.
  • Slowmo - A style similar to slow motion video playback.

In turn, the lower breakdance includes the following main styles:

  • Fly (flare / delasal) - is the movement of the legs in a circle with a change of hands.
  • Head spins (headspin, drill)
  • Rotations on the back or shoulder blades (backspin, windmill)

There are many styles of breakdance, and the more of them a dancer has, the more opportunities he has for successful battle performances.

Breakdancing Features

Break dance is danced to fast music with strong percussion, the most commonly used musical genres are:

Despite the distribution of educational videos, it is better to learn break dance at school under the guidance of an experienced coach.

Break dance

Break dance or b-boying ) - street dance, one of the currents of hip-hop culture. All dance breaking came from New York from the South Bronx, except for pop locking, which came from California. Breakdance originated in the late 60s, but it is generally accepted that it was formed as a separate dance by 1973. For the first time, the dance was introduced to the general public by James Brown, as breakdance dancers participated in his show.

Origin of the term

This is a dance that belongs to the hip-hop culture, and inside it is called "breaking" (breaking, English breaking ). As such, it was conceived by the creators of this movement (Afrika Bambaataa).

To distinguish between male and female dancers, the MCs announced "B-boys" (Eng. B-boys) ) and B-girls (eng. B-girls ). The word "B-Boying" gained popularity in the 1980s when it became public knowledge. David Toop describes breakdancing as an adaptation of Breaka (Eng. Break) ), a dance that was popular before being taken out by Freak , but once again risen to prominence thanks to the likes of the Nigga Twins, Spy and Zulu Kings. However, one of the founders of hip-hop, Dj Kool Herc claims that the word breaking comes from the slang word break , (literally "pause") since, initially, the best dancers went into musical losses during the song - pause. For the first time, the word "b-boy" was used by Dj Kool Herc, who called people who performed breakdancing that way.

Types of breaking

Breakdance, in fact, as a dance is represented by only one form - breaking (or b-boying). In our country, for a long time it was customary to divide breakdance into “lower” and “upper”. Such a division was born back in the mid-80s of the last century, when only fragmentary information about breakdancing got into our country through the iron curtain. Largely due to the lack of truthful information in the CIS for a long time, the “upper break” developed, which did not exist anywhere else in the world, so Western dance culture has gone far ahead.

Actually, what we called the "top break" is a different form of street dance, originating not on the East Coast of the USA, but on the West. These dances are based on West Coast funk culture and are popping, locking and electric boogaloo (not to be confused with electric boogie!). The locking style was invented by a man named Don "Campbellock" Campbell, and gained popularity and popularity with the help of The Lockers, which he created. The Electric Boogaloo and Popping styles were created by Sem "Boogaloo Sam" Salomon and developed by his Electric Boogaloos team.


  • Strobing - Imitation of movements in the light of a stroboscope. It consists of many small phases, stops, with sharp transitions between them. The important thing is that for easy and correct execution of the style, the muscles must be relaxed. It is necessary to work out the gesture first smoothly and relaxing, then also smoothly, but with full muscle tension.
  • Dimestop - Dimestop is both a style and a way of stopping, fixing. The name comes from the American "dime" - a coin of ten cents, and "stop" - stop. This is explained by the fact that when a person studied this direction, he scattered coins around him. Stepping on a coin while moving, the dancer froze for a moment. Thus, dimestop is a quick stop of the whole body or part of it, but without any impulse or push.
  • Floating/Gliding - Sliding is also a separate style from other funk styles, and a separate movement. In total, there are more than 40 of its variations. The most popular are glide - sliding to the left, right or along a geometric figure (circle, square), moonwalk. This, of course, not counting all kinds of knee glides - sliding on your knees. Here it is necessary to make a digression and draw a clear line between gliding and floating. All of the above are glides. Floats should be understood as nothing more than elementary heel-toe walking.
  • Waving - waves. It is the waves, combined with fixation, that are called “electric boogie” in Russia. Although, of course, this is not “boogie”, but wavering is one of the funk styles. Its main idea is to imitate the fact that a wave or a bunch of energy moves through the dancer's body. Rather, it is a visual effect, not an idea. There are a huge number of sub-styles in waving.
  • 3D - Information on this style is very scarce. We can only say that 3D is a combination of wave and strobing, when the wave traveling through the body is broken into more points.
  • Bopping - the secret style of the dancer Boppin "Dre (Andre), and the LA Bopping crew. Boppin Dre's students founded a team that mainly practices this direction. The shortest definition says that bopping is a dancing robot.
  • King tut (tutting) - primitive slang king tut - short for "king", was originally an imitation of ancient Egyptian drawings depicting people in various poses. It was characteristic that in all movements right angles were observed between the body and arms, shoulder and forearm, forearm and wrist. The palms are even (or “boat”), fingers together, legs either together or at certain angles to the body.
  • Spiderman is a style that has not yet been mastered in Russia. What is it, all these "digits" and "spidermen"? Once upon a time, Poppin "Pete, the brother of Boogaloo Sam, the founder of The Electric Boogaloos team, created the spiderman style, the essence of which was to work with the fingers. Subsequently, a wave of rave culture swept America, then two styles of dance appeared that did not have nothing to do with funk - one was called "liquid", and the other "digits". Digits is a dance exclusively with fingers. That is, palms and fingers perform certain sequences of movements to the music. Qualitatively performed, this dance is simply mesmerizing. Unfortunately, today day, you can see it only by searching the Internet for video clips.At one time there were entire sections dedicated to videos of liquid and digits.However, now it is not so easy to find them.Finger waving speaks for itself - waves with fingers, in various sequences and combinations.Attention of the viewer always involuntarily embraces not the dancer as a whole, but only separate parts of his body... A very important role here is played by the hands and feet.0096
  • Robot (botting) - it was this style that, at one time, made a name for breakdance in the Soviet Union (however, this is debatable). One of the founders of botting (robotting) is the American mime Robert Shields. In the seventies, there was a show on television where two talented artists demonstrated the art of pantomime in various subjects. The show was called Shields & Yarnell (Yarnell - that was the name of Shields' partner). Perhaps this TV show is not the only one that served as an impetus for the creation of a dance direction, but, in any case, it had a huge impact on dancing youth. Perhaps that is why Robert Shields is considered almost a living legend and enjoys great respect among people who know the history of funk styles. He himself, being already an elderly man, is the owner of a design company, but sometimes he chooses the time to show up at major events, like the Freestyle Session and Bboy Summit. "Robot" Shields is a classic, and he uses just the dimestop technique, although this is not necessary in modern times. The secret of botting as a style lies in two things. In technology, this is, of course, isolation. All movements should be as isolated from each other as possible. "Isolation" is a pantomime term, and you can read more about it in the relevant sources. The second secret lies in attitude. There are some other important details. The viewer's attention is fixed not on the body as a whole, but on such things as hands, fingers and, of course, the face (in particular, the eyes). Therefore, the above parts of the body and facial expressions must be given special attention.
  • Hitting/Ticking - both of these terms have a double meaning. On the one hand, they imply what is called "fixation", that is, a sharp contraction of the muscles and, as a result, a strong, or not very noticeable push. On the other hand, “ticking” can also be called your own direction in dance. The dancer uses sharp muscle contractions not at the beginning or end of the movement, but during it. In other words, “ticking” is like strobing, only smooth and with fixation.
  • Strutting - Stratting - as a style, it implies characteristic movements, that is, leg movements. The essence of the movements is that the full step is divided into several small steps. For example, the dancer is standing, the right leg is in front, the left is behind, the body is in the middle. In a normal walk, the weight of the body is transferred to the right foot and the left step is full length, so that it is in front and the right is behind. The simplest stratting will imply that you first need to put your left foot to the right, and only then step forward. Thus, your step is divided into two parts. You can, of course, divide it into smaller segments. You can add ticking here (fixing the body) or dimestop for every small step.
  • Saccin" (Sacramento style) - The style originated somewhere in Sacramento. Sekkin implies characteristic movements of the legs, along with fixation. Pose "A": right leg behind, left leg in front, body in the middle, body weight on two legs. Pose "B": everything is the same, only the legs have changed places - the right one in front, the left one in the back, the body remained in the same place. During the step, the leg that is in front moves first. She stands back, and then the other leg steps forward. The body remains in place, that is, the steps are performed without direct movement.
  • Filmore - Fillmore as a direction also takes its name from Filmore street. There is practically no exact description of this style anywhere. Fillmore, performed in the process of popping, involves movements of the hands, observing clear angles. Fillmore has nothing to do with Egypt. The arms are either straight or bent at a right angle. An analogy was given to soldiers marching with rifles in a parade.
  • Popping - popping is both a separate dance style, and at the same time the so-called umbrella term, that is, a general term for all funk styles. Although it is still incorrect to use it as a general term. Popping, as one of the funk styles, involves the rhythmic contraction of all the major muscle groups of the body to the music, creating a wince effect. Free movement on the dance floor, the body takes various poses and positions in space. The process of popping comes down to changing various positions to the rhythm along with pop fixation. The main music for popping is funk. Popping has a set of basic moves, such as "fresno", etc. By itself, in its purest form, it is not at all like what is used to be understood as "top breakdancing" in the former Soviet Union. However, popping is the most common funk style. Its creator is Sam Solomon (Sam Solomon, founder of The Electric Boogaloos).
  • Boog (boogaloo) - Boogaloo is extremely difficult to describe, but this style is very interesting. In Russia, this style in battles was combined into electrickboogie, popping. His father is also Sam Solomon (Boogaloo Sam). Boogaloo is a very fluid style, characterized by the fact that the body assumes unnatural poses, making smooth transitions between them. One of the basic movements are the so-called boogaloo rolls, literally “rolls”. Rolls mean the rotation of various parts of the body - legs (leg rolls), hips (hip rolls), chest (chest rolls), etc.
  • Snaking - A style that includes several sub-styles. Snaking was created during the dawn of funk culture by members of the Mysterious Poppers. The dancers in this group each had their own version of snaking in their arsenal. The most common of them, and, perhaps, the hallmark of the whole style, was the "cobra". This is a complex, multicomponent wave. The meaning of the cobra is in the simultaneous rotation of the head, shoulders (in different directions, one clockwise, the other against), rotation of the chest (in the direction opposite to the head), hips, as well as certain leg work (when the right shoulder is below during rotation, it bends the right leg, thus, the knee is brought forward, and when the left shoulder is below, vice versa).
  • Slowmo - Slowmo (short for slow motion - slow motion) is an imitation of slow motion video or film. Slowmo looks very impressive, subject to high-quality performance. For example, at some point in the dance, you can sharply slow down to the rhythm of the music and repeat the movements already performed, but only slowly, and then accelerate sharply, or vice versa, slow down slowly and stop completely.

More about locking, electric boogaloo and popping

Types of breaking elements

As such, the bottom break does not exist. Breaking is a combination of a complete set of elements, as well as a change of levels. Footwork

  • - footwork performed on the floor. It includes elements of Sixsteps, Scramble, Fivesteps, Babylove, Zulu Spin, Pretzels, CC, Swing, etc.
  • Toprock - the level of breaking, which the townsfolk call the top. In fact, Top rock, along with footwork, is one of the most obvious indicators of the level of B'boy'ya or B'girl. Top Rock is made up of many elements. Below is an example of just a few and the main ones: Cross Step, indian step, outlaw step, salsa step, front step, march step, etc.
  • Freeze - fading for a couple of seconds in one position. This type includes Baby freeze, Headstand freeze, Chair, Halo freeze, etc.
  • Power move (Power Elements) - Also called "Air Moves" - power spin moves like Windmill, Flares, Head Spin, Air Twist (Air Tracks), Elbow Twist (Elbow Tracks), Flare (Fly), Elbow Flare (Elbow Fly ), 1990 (Spine), 1999 (Revers), 2000, Elbow Spine (1990), Elbow Revers Spine (1999), Halo (Tracks), Windmills, Muchmills, Swipes, Airplane mills, Headspin, Turtle, Cricket, Jackhummer, Ufo , Alligator, Wolf etc.

Lower breakdance elements

Flare/Delasal - in Russian: fly - rotation of the legs in a circle, placing them in a corner, alternately changing hands.

Windmill - in Russian: gelik (from Helicopter) - Rotation on the floor with legs wide apart. Rotation occurs due to the swing movements of the legs. The transition across the back should be through the area of ​​the shoulder blades to reduce the chance of injury to the spine. After the transition from the shoulder blades, the head rests on the floor, the hand rests on the press to be able to make the next run. There are varieties of this element, one of which is to set the position of the hands behind the back and, as a result, after the transition from the back, the hands are not involved.

Munchmill - in Russian: barrel - similar to gelik, but turning over occurs by jumping with the help of a push with legs that are crossed and pressed to the chest.

Headspin - rotation on the head - rotation occurs with the help of hands. The position of the legs may be different. The most common is with legs spread apart and bent into an obtuse (or right) angle. It is often performed in combination with a "helik" and ends with some element (most often in the form of one straightened leg and the second, placed across the knee, like an inverted "4").

1999/ninety-nine - in Russian: candle - rotation on a straight arm, there are many options for the location of the legs and the second hand.

2000\two-thousand - also called a candle, but it is a two-handed spin. There are also many leg options.

Swipe - rotation of the body by 180 degrees around the horizontal axis with repulsion from the floor with one or two legs and change of the supporting arm. The key features of this element are the strong extension of the leg or legs while twisting the body. There are varieties of this element, one of which is to place the elbows on the floor, not the hands.

Turtle - in the Russian version: turtle - Horizontal rotation of the body on bent arms, which rest with the elbows on the press. Rotation consists in dragging the body from one elbow, which rests against a certain part of the press (right or left), to the other supporting elbow while simultaneously directing the body in the direction of movement

Air Flare is one of the most difficult elements. With the movement of the arms, it is very similar to the Swipe element, but the main feature is that the legs do not come into contact with the floor, they constantly make swing movements in a circle in the air, thereby allowing the body to be kept in a position close to horizontal. There are varieties of this element, one of which is to put the elbows on the floor, and not straight arms.

Cricket is an element that is very similar to the Turtle element. In this element, instead of transferring the center of gravity of the body from one elbow to another, only one hand is used, while the second is a guide. The first hand makes a push, and due to this, the body bounces. At this moment, the first hand turns around and is placed on the floor, after which the second hand, resting on the floor, scrolls the body. There are variations of this element, one of which is to use only one hand to push and to twist the body.

Six steps - translated into Russian as Six Steps . It is called so because it consists of six leg movements. The hands in this element are the support. There is a movement of the legs in a different position, in addition, when rearranging the legs, they must be crossed twice. The result will be circular runs with your feet on the floor.

backspin - 360 degree or more back twist with legs wide apart or crossed. Similar to Windmill scrolling on the shoulder blades.

Flare - (in Russian “fly”) the element is similar to the gymnastic element “dalasalom”, that is, rotation on a horse, only in this case on the floor and with legs apart.

Baby freeze - a frieze similar to Turtle, but without rotation. Unlike Turtle, the head is lowered and one knee rests on the elbow, varieties: open baby freeze, close baby freeze, baby gun

Air baby freeze - standing on the arm slightly bent at the elbow with the knee placed on the elbow.

Air Chair - frieze, the elbow rests with the triceps on the hip, legs together and on itself, the body turns as much as possible towards the floor, so that it seems as if the biboy is standing with his back to the ground.

Drill - One of the types of headspin, legs are straightened up crossed among themselves, hands are pressed to the shoulders, or apart, but do not touch the floor. B-boy spins fast, standing on just one head.

Halo - An element similar to Baby freeze, but during this movement, the b-boy scrolls his head to the side, then stands on Baby freeze and again "jackhammer" - an element similar to Cricket, but jumps are made on one hand.

These are not all elements of b-boying, dance is unlimited and b-boy is first of all individual.

Battle Ten Commandments

  • Don't sleep!
  • Never show your entire "arsenal" of moves
  • Never make moves that are not yet perfected
  • Do not use multiple "outputs" at one time
  • Never repeat the opponent's moves (usually the list of exceptions are those cases when, after the repetition, you complete your opponent's move with a spectacular ending)
  • Less words, more concentration
  • Battle is won not by movement, but by thought
  • If this is a battle - let me know about it, influence the unconscious!
  • Keep your eyes on your target!
  • Know how to accept your defeat.

Legendary teams

Rock Steady Crew

Highly professional, one of a kind and inimitable legendary Rock Steady Crew. Its founder is a certain Jo-Jo. Now R.S.C. not just a dance group consisting of several dancers, it is a whole empire that takes root all over the world.

Not everyone can become a member, but there is still a small chance. The first Rock Steady Crew was registered in the early seventies in New York, and its second generation included seven dissimilar monsters of dance culture: Crazy Legs, Prince Ken Swift, Baby Love Buck 4, Kuriaki and Doze. Crazy Legs and Prince Ken Swift are still official members of R.S.C. Buck 4 and Kuriaki passed away a few years ago for unknown reasons. The last member of the Doze team devotes most of his time to the art of graffiti.

Today the Rock Steady Crew officially includes: Crazy Legs, Prince Ken Swift, Y-Not, Mr. Wiggles, Masami, Orko, Bailrock.

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Flying Steps

But still, the direction of music for this dance is not limited to those listed above. You can dance to any genre of music (often these are remixes of different songs). On world battles, such genres as European electronica and even operatic compositions are also progressing.

In the USSR and Russia

1986, the first battles in the "Oktobris" club in Riga

Among the first electric-boogie dancers were Igor Zakharov, Oleg Smolin, Alexei Gerulaitis, Konstantin Mikhailov.

B-boy performance at Sparrow Hills

The name "break dance" is not entirely correct, it is correct to call this style breaking or b-boying. How can you describe this style? This is culture, art, rotations, extreme movements, as well as the direction of hip-hop. It was first danced on the New York streets in the 70s. Breaking used to be the dance of the Underground culture, or rather the underground. Later, Puerto Ricans added capoeira elements that looked like (screw, somersault). How is breakdancing at home?

Breaking music

Have you set yourself the task: “I want to learn how to break dance”? Then pick up the music first. For this, accelerated remixes of hip-hop tracks are suitable, as well as break-beat music, for example, Funkshone, Dj Skeme Richards, Big Daddy Moochin, Ill Boogs and others.

How to learn how to breakdance at home: basic movements

1. Strike. Sit on the floor, one leg is bent at the knee and on the toe, the other needs to be pulled forward, the toe looks up. Next, we take the extended leg to the side, cut the second one and return it to its original position without bending.

2. Balance. Learn to balance. Take a position as for push-ups on the floor, lean on one hand and try, balancing, to stay on it. The right elbow should be brought to the stomach, transfer the weight to this hand without losing balance.

3. Tumbler. You need to fall on your back, somersault back and lift the body on your hands, then fall again and so on.

4. Swipe. You need to stand on one hand, the body is parallel to the floor, does not sag and is turned to the side, raise the other hand to the ceiling. You can first change your hand and at the same time turn the body in the opposite direction. Together with the replacement of hands, you need to perform a jump from both legs.

5. Footwork. These are leg movements. These include weaves, paths, rhythmic footsteps around the body, running.

6. Spinning move or power move. These are elements of rotation that amaze with their spectacularity. For example, "crab" - the body rotates horizontally on the arms, and the legs are spread apart into a twine.

7. Power Trix. Power movements that are unthinkable without appropriate physical training.

8. Friezes. These include fading in different positions.

How to learn how to breakdance at home? This, of course, is not too simple, but it is quite real. To perform break dance lessons at home, use the tips that will help you in your endeavor:

All technical elements will require endurance from you, so learn endurance and patience - not everything works out the first or even the fifth time.

When performing acrobatics, get a friend or coach to back you up.

To avoid injury, be sure to warm up and cool down - warm up the muscles well.

Be careful when performing movements, move from simple to complex gradually.

Conduct training in a team - it is easier to notice your own and other people's mistakes and avoid them in the future. In addition, this is a great incentive to dance better than others and learn how to perform the most inconceivable movements.

Now you know how to learn how to breakdance at home, and this is a great start, as dancing in this direction is a great replacement or addition to any sport.

Breakdancing originated around the 1970s, but it continues to evolve and be one of the most popular forms of modern dance movement. What is a unique dance style that was born on the streets of New York.

What is breakdancing?

Many people, including established professional dancers, often view breakdancing as a form of dance that peaked in the 1980s and is now dead. However, this is very far from the truth. Breakdancing actually originated 20 years before the heyday of its popularity - at the beginning of the 19In the 1970s, this form of dance was popular with young African Americans and other ethnic minorities in the Bronx. Children began to bring their radios to the streets and try different dance moves. These dancers became known as "breakers" because of the association with starting the dance after turning on the radio.

The Evolution of Dance in Society

Quite quickly, break dancing caught the attention of more experienced professionals in the dance world, and it soon became popular throughout the United States. The dance often took place on the street, was used to peacefully resolve disputes by warring gangs, and soon these informal competitions turned into more organized events. Soon, dance groups began performing breakdancing at big events and discos. Today, there are worldwide competitions dedicated specifically to break dancing, and many dance studios offer break dancing lessons. Often the steps of this dance are taught in conjunction with more modern hip hop. Breakdancing is now an international phenomenon and is popular in every corner of the globe.

Breakdancing Movements

Breakdancing has four unique movements - Power Elements, Freezes, Toprock and Footwork. Each of these has its own function in the overall breakdancing choreography, and the dance essentially consists of a combination of these four types of movements.

Toprock is a series of movements performed while standing. This series of moves requires good flexibility and a sense of rhythm, and many dancers use Toprock as an introduction to a series of dance tricks.

Footwork is the exact opposite - it is done mostly on the floor.
Power movements are rotational elements that can be used in any phase of the dance.
Friezes - freezing for a couple of seconds in one position after the end of any set of movements.

Women dancing in the street

Women have been on the sidelines of the break world for decades. However, in recent years, "B-girls" have found their niche in this dance art. The girls are now creating their own groups and also dancing with their male counterparts.

How to learn to dance shuffle - Lifehacker

Iya Zorina

Author Lifehacker, athlete, CCM



This style of dance includes a lot of freedom and improvisation. That is why he is so good. You can master the basic movements in a couple of hours, and then complicate them to infinity and combine them with each other, create your own combinations and spy on others.

Dance in sneakers, socks or barefoot, in any outfit, anywhere.

Master the basic movements of the shuffle

In this style, you do all the basic movements with your feet, your arms most often move freely - according to your heart.

Running man

This is the most basic and essential shuffle movement. You can do it in three different ways.

Full foot

The movement begins by bending your knee and lifting one leg. Next, you need to simultaneously put both legs - supporting and raised - at a distance of one step from each other.

The raised leg is placed forward on a full foot, the standing one behind slips back on the ball of the foot and remains on it - the heel is not placed on the floor. The weight is evenly distributed between the two legs.

After that, it remains to return to the starting position. To do this, the front leg slides back, and at the same time, the back leg is pulled up. You find yourself in the starting position and repeat the cycle. The movement itself is soft and springy: do not stick into the floor, keep your legs relaxed.


This is a lighter and faster running man look that may be needed for some combinations. Here you put your foot not on the whole foot, but on the heel. At the same time, the one standing behind remains on the toe.


In this variation, the foot is placed forward on the pad. At the same time, the one standing behind also remains on the ball of the foot, and the body leans slightly back.


In this movement, one foot constantly makes a “herringbone” - turns the heel in and out - and the second touches the floor and immediately rises back.

When the heel of the skating leg turns inward, the toe of the other leg touches the floor; when outward, the other leg rises, turning the knee inward.

It turns out two positions: closed - when the legs are wrapped with the knees inward, and one leg is raised, and open - when the legs are turned with the knees outward, and the toe touches the floor. Practice doing the T‑step in both directions: slowly at first, then with acceleration.


You jump on one foot while the other touches the floor in different places: on the side of the supporting leg, across, behind - anywhere you want. You can put your foot on the toe or on the heel - the latter is called a kick. The supporting leg can simply rise low or perform a T-step - move the heel out and in.


To begin, you turn your knees and toes inward and lift one leg. Then turn your toes and knees outward, and put your raised leg forward crosswise. Repeat the same with the other leg.

All movement occurs on the balls of the feet, the heels do not fall to the floor. You can move both forward and backward.


First you put your feet crosswise with your toes outward with a jump, then you also spread your legs apart with a jump.


One leg is straight, stands on the whole foot, the other is with a bent knee on the pad. Leaning on the pad, you slip the foot of a straight leg back, as if wiping the sole on the floor.

Immediately after the slip, you turn around. In the turn, the straight leg bends and goes to the pad, and the one that was on the pad, on the contrary, turns on the heel. After that, it remains only to change legs and move in the same way in the other direction.


From the starting position - standing with a raised leg, as in Running man - you turn your hips to the side with a jump and put your legs crosswise.

The front foot is on the heel, the back foot is on the ball. Then you jump back to the starting position and do the same on the other side.


From the starting position, you turn your hips to the side with a jump and spread your legs a step apart from each other. The standing foot in front is placed on the heel, the standing one behind remains on the pillow. Then, with a jump, you collect your legs and do the same on the other side.

Try other variations of the basic shuffle movements

You can perform basic movements in different directions: forward and backward, turning around. This will give you more freedom to improvise.

Running man variations

Do several times in place and then turn around. You can also try walking this way to the side. Each time the leg will need to be placed slightly crossed in order to slowly move to the side.

Variations T‑step

You can drop your foot on the toe, on the whole foot, touch the floor to the side of the supporting leg or forward and behind it.

You can also leave the other leg on the floor at all - leave it on the toe and turn the knee in and out.

Variations Diamond

Here, another element is added to the movement - the heel strike. In the starting position, you wrap the toes of the feet and knees inward, and then jump on the heels, turning the socks to the sides.

From this position, without jumping, you turn your toes and knees inward, cross your legs with a jump, turning your feet with your toes outward, and then return to the starting position.

Charleston Variations

After three turns of the Charleston, turn both toes in one direction and then in the other. At the end, you can turn the knee to the side.

Connect familiar shuffle moves

While you lack the skills to move freely and come up with something of your own, learn a few combinations. They contain interesting movements that will replenish your dance vocabulary.

Combination 1

This is a simple combination of two basic movements - Running man and T-step. First take five Running man steps, then four T-steps to the side and repeat the same in the opposite direction.

Combination 2

Another combination of two basic movements. Here you do three Running mans, then one T‑step with a back foot touch, and two front heel touch kicks. The same on the other side.

Combination 3

There are no standard steps here, but there are already familiar Sidekick and transition from heels to toes.

Learn more difficult combinations

We will add some videos with good combinations.

1. Cool video for beginners: movements are repeated in slow motion to make it easier to dance to the music.

2. And here the combination is analyzed step by step in slow motion, dividing it into three parts. Very comfortably. Look for more on this channel, there are several such analyzes.

3. There is no slowdown here, just a great combination. But you already know almost all the movements, so you can figure it out. If something is not clear, watch the video at a speed of 0.25.

Pick the music and improvise

You probably have a favorite song to shuffle to. Turn them on and start with basic movements: just do the Running man and periodically add different elements when you want. Move in different directions, relax and have fun.

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